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Results tagged with 'comedy'

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Chappelle packs the Pabst

Published Oct. 29, 2014

After nearly 10 years of more or less being off the radar with only the occasional stand-up gig, comedian Dave Chappelle decided to embark on an earnest comeback tour and many presumed - although some questioned if - he could bring it back.

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Notaro turns personal crisis into comedy legend

Published Oct. 20, 2014

In 2012, comedian Tig Notaro went through a series of intense, significant personal crises that would be overwhelming in a four-year stretch, much less in merely four months. In a matter of a few months, Notaro faced a break-up, a sudden death in the family and two potentially fatal ailments. And in the middle of all of that, she had a stand-up gig at Largo in Los Angeles. The rest, as the cliché says, is history.

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Chatting about comedy with Marlon Wayans

Published July 9, 2014

Some families are all redheads or wear glasses. Some are all athletes or outdoors folk. Some pass down their noses, ears, eye color or a particular laugh. In the case of the Wayans family, a flair for the showbiz spotlight is their special trait that seems to be the dominant gene.

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Geeking out with comedian Kumail Nanjiani

Published June 10, 2014

Comedian Kumail Nanjiani is having what some would call a moment. The next stop on his climb to comedy fame, however, is the Turner Hall Ballroom, where he'll perform Tuesday, June 17. Before then, OnMilwaukee.com got a chance to chat with the comedian about "Silicon Valley," crafting a crucial d*ck joke, his love of "The X-Files" and his abusive relationship with "Game of Thrones."

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An Extended Mess

Friday July 18th, 2014 – Island Lake, IL    My life is an extended mess, and I don’t know how to fix it. It’s not messy like a lot of people, and in fact my mess is pretty boring. There are no drug or alcohol addictions or cheating on my pregnant wife with a se...

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