Stand-up comedy: What makes Bengaluru tick

Stand-up comedy: What makes Bengaluru tick
Mix this bunch with an audience that is totally tuned in, and you have a description of the stand-up comedy scene in Bengaluru. The 'industry' has evidently grown in the past two years, with the city being a launchpad for amateur performers eyeing the …
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Sick Puppies Stand Up Comedy Classes
Stand Up Comedy Level 1 (No Experience Required) 6 weeks of instruction on the same night every week from 8-10:30PM. You'll have a final performance at one of our Monthly Stand Up shows on the 4th Friday of the month. Do you have an interest in Stand …
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Stand-up comedian harasses writer for giving him a bad review
An Australian comedian has launched a scathing tirade against a female journalist, calling her a "deadshit" and "f***ing amateur" for her unfavourable review of his latest show. Isabella Fowler praised Lawrence Mooney's show at the Adelaide Fringe …
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POSTPONED — Kevin McDonald feat. Nashville Improv

POSTPONED — Kevin McDonald feat. Nashville Improv
Rescheduled for Jan. 24 due to weather. See for ticket information. Of the five members of Mulroney-era legendary Canadian sketch comedy troupe Kids in the Hall, funnyman Kevin McDonald always played the best sad sack. He was the …
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Improv troupe prepares for season opener
The University of Southern Mississippi comedy improv troupe, Stage Monkeys, will present their first show of the semester, the “Red Carpet Show,” at 7 p.m. Thursday in Wilbur Stout Hall Room A, free of charge. In addition to performing improv comedy …
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St. Clair College to offer standup comedy course
The art of standup comedy is a new workshop being offered at St. Clair College through its Continuing Education Program. Professional comedian Leo Dufour will teach the course. Students enrolled in the course will learn the fundamentals of standup …

Stand-up comedy is Kevin Hart's therapy
He arrived in Singapore from Antwerp, Belgium, using his movie press trip here to do his stand-up comedy show for his What Now? tour this evening at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. Singapore will be his only stop in Asia. He has a …
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Stand-up comedy not for Mumbai police
There are some things you just do not dream of doing; they're so obviously stupid. For example, as Jim Croce wrote and sang: You don't tug on Superman's cape,. You don't spit into the wind. You don't pull the mask off that old Lone Ranger. And you don …
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Stand-up comedy hall of fame? Mega-brewery? 8 ideas for boosting Eastland Mall
Before the NASCAR Hall of Fame came to Charlotte, I secretly hoped NASCAR would choose Atlanta or Daytona, so my adopted hometown could become home to a Stand-Up Comedy Hall of Fame. If Cleveland can be home to the Rock and Roll Hall of …
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Standing Up To Sexual Harassment And Assault In LA's Comedy Scene
But as the improv and sketch comedy scene has exploded, theater companies have struggled to be more inclusive while still allowing for the political incorrectness and spontaneity they've always championed. Last year, UCB and iO West, arguably Los …
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Comedy group to perform improvisation with a splash of technology in “Control
Today, the group defines themselves as “one-third improv comedy, one-third sketch comedy and one-third rock and roll.” Although Mee-Ow performs shows throughout the year, its two main stage productions during Winter Quarter are unique in that they …
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Nigeria: Ay Opens Up On '30 Days in Atlanta'

Nigeria: Ay Opens Up On '30 Days in Atlanta'
Comedian cum film maker, Ayo Makun, popularly known as AY, has declared that despite grossing about N168 million at the box office in Nigeria, he didn't think his award-winning romantic comedy film, "30 Days in Atlanta" made huge returns after all. AY …

The Curious Decline of Paul Mooney
A comedian's comedian, he was known to command the stage at the Comedy Store in West Hollywood for hours, riffing acidly on show business, politics, and, especially, the ugly state of America's race relations. …. It was a creatively exciting time …
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Check Out a Sketch Kevin Hart Made with a Comedy Group from Sweden

Check Out a Sketch Kevin Hart Made with a Comedy Group from Sweden
Kevin Hart recently did something a little different to promote his latest film Ride Along 2 by teaming up with Swedish comedy group IJustWantToBeCool in their latest video “Fat Tuesday.” In the video, Hart learns two important facts about the Swedes …
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Más Mejor Latino Comedy Network Launches From Broadway Video, NBCU Telemundo
“SNL” producer Broadway Video, together with NBCUniversal Telemundo, has launched Más Mejor, a comedy studio and network aimed at discovering new Latino talent and reaching a youthful, multicultural audience. Más Mejor will create short-form sketch …
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Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson talk political fashion crimes on 'Saturday Night
This was Stiller's second appearance as Zoolander on SNL, while Wilson, 47, has never appeared on the New York City sketch comedy show. Stiller, 50, spiked his hair and donned his Zoolander person for a 2011 episode, two decades after Stiller ended his …
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