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  1. Chicago comedy mecca in NapervilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2010 | Examiner.com

    When we think of improvisational comedy, most of people will think first of The Second City , which is fine if you're a tourist and we're just visiting looking for a quick hit of some accessible humor. But to those who live and breathe improv, to those who are studying comedy, writing, and performing, and promoting the concepts of the originators of the modern idea of improvisation as an art form, Chicago is just the epicenter -- it's collar communities are home to some of the strongest and most creative minds contributing to the art.

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  2. Classic film book: The Films of Laurel and HardyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Examiner.com

    First published in 1967, William K. Everson's The Films of Laurel and Hardy was one of the first books to take the work of the famous comedy team seriously. Part of Citadel Press' wide-ranging "The Films of" series, the Laurel and Hardy entry was different than many of the other books of the series.

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  3. Theater Review: 'Lend Me a Tenor'09/12/14 Marty Fugate reviews Ken...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | YourObserver

    Ken Ludwig's "Lend Me a Tenor" is now playing at the Players. The whole production is a farce.

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  4. The Cricket: Salt Lake Comic Con: James Hong's lon...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... where his talent for impressions - which he showed off to the Salt Lake Comic Con crowd - got him booked on Groucho Marx's game show "You Bet Your Life." Hong came to Hollywood during the era of blacklisting, and his first acting teacher, Jeff ...

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  5. The Cricket: Salt Lake Comic Con: James Hong's lon...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... where his talent for impressions - which he showed off to the Salt Lake Comic Con crowd - got him booked on Groucho Marx's game show "You Bet Your Life." Hong came to Hollywood during the era of blacklisting, and his first acting teacher, Jeff ...

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  6. Call Her SavageRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | DVD Verdict

    At the end of the silent era, few actresses were more popular than Clara Bow . Her freewheeling attitude and unbelievable charm made her the image of womanhood at the time, so much so that the term "It Girl" was coined for her specifically.

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  7. Director seeks to highlight nobility of 'Mice and Men' at Pittsburgh PlayhouseRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | Hispanic Business

    He generally directs at least one show a year for The Rep, professional theater company. Over the years, Miller has directed The Rep's productions of "Death of a Salesman," "All My Sons" and "The View From the Bridge," all of which were written by his father, producer, director and screenwriter who is most widely known as producer of the film "The Crucible," which received two Academy Award nominations and featured unexpectedly nostalgic and funny "Ah Wilderness!," which he directed for The Rep in 2007.

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  8. Baseball game in Japan goes 50 innings; kids go 0 for 18Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 3 | The Las Vegas Sun

    On a 1955 episode of "You Bet Your Life," a female contestant told Groucho Marx that she had 16 siblings because her father loved children.

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  9. Duck SoupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | Dallas Observer

    If you've never seen a Marx Brothers film, stop reading and download one right now.

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  10. Statesman Shots #31: Jason Neulander on 'The Intergalactic Nemesis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Austin American-Statesman

    Molly Sloan doesn't, but in looking for him, she'll get a lot more than she bargained for in the latest installment of " The Intergalactic Nemesis ."

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  11. The Marx Brothers TV CollectionRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | DVD Verdict

    ... features a hodgepodge of programs, skits, game shows (including You Bet Your Life , which was hosted by Groucho Marx), comedic moments, and other bits and pieces culled from the archives of the Marx Brothers. This newly released set features the ...

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  12. Ice Bucket: A song before ALS takes it allRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Journal and Courier

    ... than just about anybody I knew. But I'd heard that he wasn't doing well. The email that introduced itself with Groucho Marx's calling card from "Animal Crackers" made the situation clear: Gardner, who lives in Fowler, explained that he'd been racing ...

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  13. Revival of Marx Brothers' I'll Say She Is a rousing successRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Examiner.com

    As mentioned in a previous article, The Marx Brothers' 1924 Broadway hit I'll Say She Is was their only Broadway stage show that was not made into a film.

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  14. Chicago comedy mecca in NapervilleRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2010 | Examiner.com

    When we think of improvisational comedy, most of people will think first of The Second City , which is fine if you're a tourist and we're just visiting looking for a quick hit of some accessible humor.

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  15. Social Media Ruined Shark WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Atlantic

    My family and I had just settled in to watch a segment of Discovery Channel's Shark Week- I Escaped Jaws II , a harrowing report about people who have survived shark attacks-when up popped the on-screen feed of Facebook posts and tweets from other viewers tuning in.

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  16. New DVD set is a must-see for devoted Marx-istsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | New York Daily News

    New set offers some of the best slapstick humor and insults of Groucho, Zeppo, Harpo and Chico, including the 'You Bet Your Life' series If you could take only one set of famous American brothers to a desert island, the Kennedy brothers, the Manning brothers and the Wright brothers are all yours.

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  17. Marx Bros. TV shows new to DVDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Effingham Herald

    Harpo, left, and Chico Marx co-star in "The Incredible Jewel Robbery," a 1959 episode of "The General Electric Theater," part of the new DVD set "The Marx Brothers TV Collection."

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  18. Exclusive interviews celebrate legacy of actress Thelma RitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Examiner.com

    ... as a gag writer, a fixer, and a man with creative stories. His uncredited days were soon to be behind him as Groucho Marx liked what he came up with for "A Night At The Opera", also starring Kitty Carlisle. Marx took him on board for the next Marx ...

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  19. On this Day in Movie History, August 19, 1977: Groucho Marx diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Examiner.com

    On June 22, 1977, Groucho Marx was taken to Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for pneumonia.

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  20. Making the grade: Higher education at the moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Creative Loafing

    ... is no way to go through life, son." A- Horse Feathers (1932). Huxley College president Quincy Adams Wagstaff (Groucho Marx) turns to two bumblers (Harpo and Chico) to help the school's football team win their big match against Darwin College; ...

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