Fun fact? UCB Theatres also do not offer health insurance to employees
While comedy critics and comedians continue to debate the merits of paying the performers at the Upright Citizens Brigade theaters — yes, it remains a healthy debate, along the lines of the old 1970s school versus employer defense once employed by the late Mitzi Shore at The Comedy Store &mdas... [Read More]
Fun fact? UCB Theatres also do not offer health insurance to employees
While comedy critics and comedians continue to debate the merits of paying the performers at the Upright Citizens Brigade theaters — yes, it remains a healthy debate, along the lines of the old 1970s school versus employer defense once employed by the late Mitzi Shore at The Comedy Store &mdas... [Read More]
'Improv saved my life': the comedy classes helping people with anxiety
Once the domain of aspiring performers, improv courses are increasingly being attended by students experiencing mental health problems“Your heart’s beating faster, you feel all these eyes on you, your body reacts with panic.” No, it’s not the discarded first line of Eminem&rs... [Read More]
Comedy in a care home: the standups taking slapstick into new territory
The residents were expecting bingo. Instead they got lessons in strawberry spitting, a Railway Children spoof – and a stuntman stripping to his underpantsMonday afternoon is usually bingo time at the Madelayne Court care home, in the village of Broomfield, near Chelmsford. So today’s act... [Read More]
Comedy in a care home: the standups taking slapstick into new territory
The residents were expecting bingo. Instead they got lessons in strawberry spitting, a Railway Children spoof – and a stuntman stripping to his underpantsMonday afternoon is usually bingo time at the Madelayne Court care home, in the village of Broomfield, near Chelmsford. So today’s act... [Read More]
Jimmy Kimmel rips U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy for misleading America on health care, using Kimmel’s name in vain
“Health care is boring. I don’t want to talk about it.” But talk about it Jimmy Kimmel must, as the latest worst idea from the Republicans on dismantling the American health-care system, aka the Graham-Cassidy Bill, is being rushed through by a U.S. Senator, Bill Cassidy (R-La.), w... [Read More]
Lydia Towsey: how I discovered the Venus in me
From Botticelli to glossy magazines, women have been idealised and misrepresented for centuries. Performance poet Lydia Towsey reveals how her own near-fatal eating disorder set her on a path to explore new ways of looking at female bodiesBotticelli’s painting of the Birth of Venus was the fir... [Read More]
Why I wrote a comedy show about incontinence | Elaine Miller
As a physiotherapist, I know a third of women don’t have reliable body control. I wanted to raise awareness of this taboo subject at Edinburgh festivalI’m a physiotherapist, and as a fresh-faced graduate, my ambition was to work in elite sports. I did it, too, thriving on team spirit, tr... [Read More]
Artie Lange reveals emergency surgery in a series of Tweets: “I cheated the devil for the hundredth time”
Over the weekend, comedian Artie Lange posted a series of Tweets revealing he underwent emergency surgery after a recent performance… MORE Artie Lange reveals emergency surgery in a series of Tweets: “I cheated the devil for the hundredth time” appeared first on The Laugh But... [Read More]
Artie Lange reveals emergency surgery in a series of Tweets: “I cheated the devil for the hundredth time”
Over the weekend, comedian Artie Lange posted a series of Tweets revealing he underwent emergency surgery after a recent performance… MORE Artie Lange reveals emergency surgery in a series of Tweets: “I cheated the devil for the hundredth time” appeared first on The Laugh But... [Read More]