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Learning to be Funny at Flappers University – and with Up-and-Coming Standup Comic Gail Moss


Can you learn to be funny? That’s what the folks at Flappers University believe, and having spent a day at their “Intro to Comedy Intensive” class, I’m inclined to agree. Read More »

Theater Review (LA): ‘The Twilight of Schlomo’ by Timothy McNeil


An unsuccessful stand-up comedian is forced to come to terms with his failure in this well-staged dark comedy. Read More »

Comedy CD/DVD Review: Owen Benjamin – ‘High Five Til it Hurts!’


The comic's well-crafted performance includes a session at the piano and lots of wiener jokes. Read More »

CD/DVD Comedy Review: Eugene Mirman – An Evening of Comedy in a Fake Underground Laboratory

The latest from Eugene Mirman misses the mark. Read More »

Comedy CD Review: Anthony Jeselink – Caligula

Bad taste is Anthony Jeselink's stock in trade. Read More »

Comedy Review (Singapore): Kings and Queens of Comedy III

Four standup comics left Singaporeans in stitches, with commentary on Asian life in the West and other topics. Read More »

Comedy CD Review: Jim Gaffigan – Mr. Universe

Jim Gaffigan is one of the funniest comics working today. That's all you need to know before you buy this CD. Read More »

Comedy CD Review: Demetri Martin – Standup Comedian

Demetri Martin's Standup Comedian is a master class in the art of the one-liner. Read More »

Comedy CD Review: Jim Gaffigan – Mr. Universe

Mr. Universe is comic Jim Gaffigan at his peak. Read More »

DVD Review: Norm MacDonald: Me Doing Standup

Norm MacDonald takes us to the edge of jocularity with his comedic approach to standup in Me Doing Standup. Read More »