Spring Guide 2016: Hilarious comedians heading our way

Spring Guide 2016: Hilarious comedians heading our way
Hosted by comedians Rob Alesiani and Joe Tuzzi, the late night variety show will include celebrity guests, monologues, musical acts, sketch and stand-up comedy, along with interactive games with the audience. March 25, 11:55pm. $ 5. Philly Improv …
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5 New TV Shows We Can't Wait to Watch in March
In the traditional TV schedule, March has long been a largely-arid month when it comes to new scripted series. Midseason replacements tend to arrive closer to the top of the new year, while many shows are bopping along toward their season finales in …
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A Guide to New York Stand-up Comedy

A Guide to New York Stand-up Comedy
New York City and stand-up comedy are inextricably linked, like two dysfunctional conjoined twins that share one very hard-working liver. Stand-up exists outside of New York, of course, most obviously in Los Angeles and Chicago, but there seems to be …
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5 Hot Books: A History of Stand-Up Comedy, the Novel Behind the New Leo
Think of Laura Hillenbrand's Unbroken, but set in the West, just after Lewis and Clark made their trek, and that's The Revenant, a fictionalized account of a grueling historical journey. It won plenty of fans when it was published in 2002, but will no …
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Stand-up comedy in Mandarin
He told similar fish-out-of water stories at the Flushing Comedy Club in New York. The appreciative audience was mostly from northern China and Taiwan. They loved that Mr Bishop, along with two other stand-up comedians, were making jokes about New …
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