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A Shortcut to Comic Celebrity
New York Times
Thus far he has parlayed a profane sense of humor that mocks the tropes of social-media culture and the hipsters who propagate them; an apparent affection for pot, pets and grandparents; and his own slovenly, outlandish physical appearance (he strolls ...

Jimmy Shubert has an edge fans are drawn to
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
After appearing on NBC's “Last Comic Standing” earlier this year (Shubert came in ninth place), the veteran comedian has been busier than ever. ... “It's funny. I've been doing this for 25 years, but for some reason, 'Last Comic Standing' really popped ...

Why the Gender Gap in Comedy Isn't That Funny
Huffington Post
could make poop humor funny and go there (wink wink) with dirty sex jokes. While Sex and the City made $153 million at the domestic box office -- an obvious success -- Bridesmaids was a horse of a different color. It proved that a female-starring ...

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10 Things to Do
Crain's Chicago Business
2 If you travel in comedy or live reading circles, you probably know Funny Ha-Ha, the humor reading series that has been going strong for 10 years at the Hideout. This weekend, the series is marking that anniversary with "Funny Ha-Ha: Again," which ...

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Punch line: Offensive humor can make us laugh--or just make us look
Las Vegas Weekly
Haha. It wasn't his words so much as all that genocide,” tweeted comedian Ricky Gervais, in the midst of backlash for a snarky comment he made about the nude celebrity photo hack. Accused of ... Funny or not, irreverence is clearly its thing. But just ...

'Barefoot' still funny after all these years
"Barefoot in the Park" may be more than a half century old, having premiered on Broadway in 1963 to launch the career of playwright Neil Simon, but it is still one of the best comedies around. A film version followed in 1967, in which Robert Redford ...

Gallery Players' 'Bad Jews' addresses conflicts
Columbus Dispatch
The New York Times theater critic Charles Isherwood praised Bad Jews for its “delectably savage humor.” “The best comedy of the season to date . . . crackles with energy,” Isherwood wrote in his review. Paula Shtein plays Daphna Feygenbaum, a student ...

Holiday Inn Express Engages Comedian Jim Gaffigan For Revived 'Stay Smart ...
Gaffigan also saw a great fit when he was approached. “It was kind of a no brainer for me because I have stayed in a fair number of Holiday Inn Expresses. They had always used humor in their advertisements and it was always good, funny stuff. So I was ...

New York Daily News

Volkswagen and Funny or Die take humorous spin in 2015 Golf
Autoblog (blog)
This comedic video highlights the versatility of the 2015 Golf and the modern, functional style of Target's Room Essential home décor and storage products, all through the signature sense of humor that has made Funny Or Die the go-to place for laughs ...
Volkswagen Does 'Funny Or Die' For 2015 GolfMediaPost Communications
Funny Or Die, Target partner with Volkswagen to promote 2015 GolfNew York Daily News

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9/19-20: Robert Duchaine at Comedy Spot in Scottsdale
Duchaine has upset some audience members by touching on certain topics, especially related to race and religion, but he always tries to present smart humor that makes his audiences think. "It's kind of like walking a fine line, but it's got to be funny ...

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