Bostonians: Get Free Tickets to See Comedy Central's 'Half Hour' Standup Tapings
by Megh Wright From Tuesday, March 25th through Friday, March 28th, Comedy Central will be taping its Half Hour standup specials at The Royale in Boston, and the network has made tickets available for free. If you're in the area, you can find show tickets (two shows nightly at 7:15pm and 9:15pm; 6:4... [Read More]
Exclusive: A behind the scenes look at Comics Come Home
We’re psyched that we got the chance to team up with the awesome music/comedy/pop culture site Under The Gun Review for this pretty awesome feature where we were offered a backstage look at Comics Come Home up in Boston. Make it a point to visit the team over there at UTG daily, they’re ... [Read More]
What It's Like to Be an Artistic Director at a Comedy Theater
by Elise Czajkowski Comedy is an industry, and for every performer on stage, there are hundreds of people working behind-the-scenes. These creative and business jobs, which exist in all disciplines and levels of comedy, collectively make up the comedy scene. In this column, we're looking a comedy jo... [Read More]
Will Noonan Interview: From Boston with Love (Not Ready for Edit)
Will Noonan is from Boston and has absolutely no accent. This is probably the only interesting thing about him. Just kidding, he’s a funny fellow with so much love to give. So much love that he gives it to city buildings. For real. Ladies, check him out humping Boston’s City Hall: I... [Read More]
Exclusive: Tracy Morgan, Jimmy Fallon, John Mulaney, and more to perform at 19th annual Comics Come Home
Comics Come Home, the longest running live comedy benefit in the US has exclusively revealed its lineup to us and it’s a killer one! As is tradition, comedian Denis Leary gathers some Boston comedian friends and other big acts in the comedy world to raise money for charity. This year Leary wil... [Read More]
Dane Cook announces first stand-up tour in four years
Last we heard about Dane Cook’s stand-up career was nothing to celebrate about, what with his announcement of a long hiatus. But it seems that hiatus is at an end! Cook has just announced that he will hit the road again in the fall with all new material. His new Under Oath tour will follow [..... [Read More]
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Will Noonan Makes Love to City Buildings (interview)
In this interview, Will Noonan opens up about his roots, the irony of his dad being a cop and he a stoner, his brother coming out in his late twenties to his Irish-Catholic family and his reaction to the tragic marathon bombings that struck his city ... [Read More]
Dane Cook angers Boston fans by pulling his set from Boston Strong live stream (poll)
Last night several big acts that have close ties to the city of Boston, like Aerosmith, James Taylor, Jimmy Buffet and New Kids on the Block gathered for the Boston Strong concert held to raise money for One Fund Boston which is supporting victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings. Dane Cook, a comedi... [Read More]
Watch Steven Wright at the Boston Strong benefit show for Boston Marathon bombing victims (Video)
Last night some of the world’s best known Boston-native performers – including comedians Dane Cook and Steven Wright – came together at the TD Garden in Beantown to raise money for The One Fund in honor of the victims of last month’s bombing at the B... [Read More]
I had to delete it. I can’t speak against the hive mind of Twitter. It’s a crowd.
“I didn’t hit send on that tweet and and think, ‘Where’s my applause?’ I thought the joke was defensible, but I think people got mad more because I was a celebrity, not a comedian. People know who I am now. I tweeted about Aurora, no one cared.” – Anthony Je... [Read More]