Articles tagged with 'Comedy'

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6 questions for Manitowoc Minute's Charlie Berens

Published Oct. 22, 2017

Before his set of shows at Turner Hall Ballroom next month, we chatted with the up-and-coming comedian about the origins of the Manitowoc Minute and how he's handling Aaron Rodgers' heartbreaking broken collarbone.

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New Bucks arena books Jim Gaffigan as its first comedy show

Published Oct. 12, 2017

Today, the new Downtown arena began filling out its inaugural schedule by announcing one of its first non-sports acts: comedian Jim Gaffigan, who will perform the building's first comedy show on Saturday, Sept. 22 next year.

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The comedic evolution of Giannis' Bucks Media Day jokes

Published Sept. 26, 2017

For the fourth year in a row, Milwaukee star Giannis Antetokounmpo had jokes at Bucks Media Day. And while, objectively, they were not good jokes, it is inarguably impossible not to laugh while listening to Antetokounmpo gleefully tell them. He's the best.

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Comedian John Mulaney adds second Riverside show

Published June 21, 2017

Last week, the Riverside announced that comedian John Mulaney would perform at the theater on Friday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. And apparently, it was news so nice, the Riverside decided to do it twice, adding a second show this morning.

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Summerfest 50: George Carlin's Big Gig act for the ages

Published June 13, 2017

In its early days, the Summerfest grounds in no way resembled the sophisticated venue we see today. The stages were wooden platforms under rented tents, and performers were generally delivered there by boat. On July 21, 1972, George Carlin was one of them.

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Lane Moore's "Tinder Live" show swipes right into Turner Hall on Friday

Published June 5, 2017

"Tinder Live with Lane Moore" examines and soothingly lampoons the weird world of mobile-app dating. Before her show Friday night at Turner Hall, we talked to Moore about the concept, show experience, why it's not as exploitative as you think and how we all kind of suck at dating anyway.

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Actor Frank Ferrante talks about the timelessness of Groucho Marx

Published March 25, 2017

Comedy can have a brutally short shelf life. The expiration date on the classic comedic stylings of the Marx Brothers, however, remains far off in the distance. And proving that has been Frank Ferrante's mission for more than three decades.

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