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Tuesday Apr 15 | The Huffington Post

Amy Schumer Takes On 'The Newsroom' And NAILS It

The clip above, posted ahead of this week's episode, is complete with everything that makes Sorkin's drama both fantastic and terribly cringe-worthy.


Related Topix: Sports Night, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Josh Charles, Last Comic Standing, Reality TV, Amy Poehler

Sat Apr 12, 2014

She Knows

5 Comedians who got their start at Upright Citizens Brigade

There's a common thread between some of the funniest people in comedy today: They all were performers with the Upright Citizens Brigade.


Related Topix: Amy Poehler, Upright Citizens Brigade, Entertainment, Television, Matt Walsh, Emmy Awards

Thu Apr 10, 2014


The Heir Apparent

There are so many great things about Classic Stage Company's hilarious production of David Ives' "The Heir Apparent," it's hard to know where to begin.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Wedding Crashers, Matt Walsh, Theater, Arts

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

My holidays: Guy Williams

'The only downside of being a comedian is it's difficult to tell when you're working and when you're on holiday.'


Related Topix: Amy Poehler, Matt Walsh, Travel

Chicago Reader

The Upright Citizens Brigade, in its element

Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh have written the book on improv. Well, they've written a book, anyway.


Related Topix: Amy Poehler, Matt Walsh, Chicago, IL

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Post-Standard

Upright Citizens Brigade brings improv tour to the Palace Theatre in Syracuse

The Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company, an extension of the improv group started by Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh and Matt Besser, will present a fully improvised comedy show at the Palace Theatre in Syracuse on March 29. When improviser John Frusciante and his colleagues from Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company step on stage, ... (more)


Related Topix: Amy Poehler, Matt Walsh, Syracuse, NY, Entertainment

The Post-Standard

Salt City Magic Show, Upright Citizens Brigade Tour: 5 things to do this weekend

Nathan Fillion turns 43. The RED Solo Cup Party to benefit the AIDS Walk/Run begins at 6 p.m. at Toby Keith's I Love this Bar & Grill in Destiny USA.


Related Topix: Amy Poehler, Matt Walsh, Toby Keith, Country, Syracuse, NY, Entertainment

Mon Mar 24, 2014


Video: Andy Samberg Warns Brooklyn Nine-Nine Finale Shocker

The cast of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" send out a season finale warning -- buckle up! The last episode is going to be a shocker! Get a sneak peek below! In the episode, Jake's investigation of philanthropic civic leader Lucas Wint is shut down by Commissioner Podalski .


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Saturday Night Live, Television, Andy Samberg, Celebrities, John Belushi, Homicide: Life on the Street, Drama, Men of a Certain Age


Girl Code Introduces Probiotic For When You Have Diarrhea... Just You, No One Else Gets Diarrhea

Watch this ridiculous ad parody from MTV's "Girl Code" featuring Alice Wetterlund as a commercial actress who booked a pretty humiliating gig.


Related Topix: Last Comic Standing, Comedy, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Amy Poehler

Fri Mar 21, 2014

The Huffington Post

'Inside Amy Schumer' Mocks Relentless Jewelry Commercials With 'DeFears' Ad

"Inside Amy Schumer" returns to Comedy Central on April 1, but the writers decided to give us this little tidbit to tide us over until then.


Related Topix: Watches, Last Comic Standing, Comedy, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Amy Poehler

Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Huffington Post

Lena Dunham Faces Off With The Infamous Elena On 'Billy On The Street'

Lena Dunham is clearly a big fan of "Billy On The Street," but maybe not as big as its unsuspecting breakout star, Elena.


Related Topix: Animated TV, The Street, Entertainment, Television, Watches, Last Comic Standing, Comedy, Reality TV, Amy Poehler

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Digital Post Production

Chicago Improv Festival Set to Warm Up Chicago With LOL Comedy

Laughter is the best medicine, which means the 17th annual Chicago Improv Festival from March 31 to April 6, 2014, promises to remedy Chicagos winter blues.

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Related Topix: Chicago, Chicago, IL, Matt Walsh