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
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
STONEHAM-ING IT UP: STAND-UP JOSH GONDELMAN ON WRITING FOR JOHN OLIVER, BOSTON, AND WOMEN’S MAGAZINES
“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
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.
The appreciation of film and the role it plays in geek culture runs far deeper than waiting to be astonished by the next unnecessarily 3D cash grab. Continue reading
The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival’s got it all: two stages, the Cut Throat Freak Show, booze, food, and more booze. Did we mention the freak show? Continue reading