Comedy

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INTERVIEW: RYAN DONAHUE OF DAVIS SQUARE THEATRE’S NEW COMEDY SHOW ‘STRANGE BEHAVIOR’

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When Leonard Bucket invented the bucket, he didn’t tell people they needed buckets. They just saw how cool his bucket was and then they were like, “Man. I want to go see that new comedy show in Davis Square.” Continue reading

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LOUIS C.K.’S LOCAL OPENERS IMPRESS AT SOMERVILLE THEATRE

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The two talented performers chosen to kick things off rose to the occasion, going beyond the call of duty as “warm-up” acts by making lasting impressions on an already eager crowd as local comics to watch for. We caught up with Dan Boulger and Gary Petersen to chat about their recent gigs and where to find them next. Continue reading

Arts 

STONEHAM-ING IT UP: STAND-UP JOSH GONDELMAN ON WRITING FOR JOHN OLIVER, BOSTON, AND WOMEN’S MAGAZINES

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“A year and a half ago I did a set for 15 year-old Jewish boys in someone’s basement. I drove out to Forest Hills Queens, did a half hour as a dweeby, almost 30 year-old guy who showed up to a party with kids eating pizza saying ‘This guy isn’t Kevin Hart!’” Continue reading

Music 

RUN FOR COVER: STEVIE WONDER VS. WILL SMITH: “I WISH / WILD, WILD WEST”

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For someone in his 60s, Stevie Wonder is more than an American icon. He’s a prodigy. Will Smith knew that and didn’t even try to play with the original. Instead, he got as ridiculous as it gets.
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REVIEW: ODDBALL COMEDY & CURIOSITY FESTIVAL

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At the Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival jokes were of “east coast arms,” watching rats copulate on a subway platform, and the four horsemen of lube (spit, gravy, tears, duck sauce).

Pure. Comedy. Magic.
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DONT TAKE DATING ADVICE FROM DEAD KEVIN

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Joined by local acts Will Noonan, Ken Reid, and Rob Potylo, the dudes of Dead Kevin will be at Johnny D’s performing their own sets, lead drinking games, and presenting a few clips from their series. Continue reading

Arts Film 

A WELCOME SURPRISE

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Jenny Slate stars in Obvious Child, the abortion narrative cinema has been lacking. Continue reading