Posts Tagged ‘reggie watts’

Rosie O’Donnell Cancels Bentzen Ball Appearance

But Tig Notaro will teach you to make dumplings!

Comedy Bang Bang’s Scott Aukerman on Celebrities, Hugs, and Making It in the Seafood Industry

Scott Aukerman’s Comedy Bang Bang is probably one of the funniest and most inventive shows on television right now. Featuring a plethora of guests ranging from cult comedians to A-list Hollywood actors, the show, based on Aukerman’s podcast of the same name, twists and turns its way through absurdist sketches, interviews, and pop culture send-ups.
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ToDo ToDay: Monty Python and Simpsons Trivia

Officially, local screenings of the remastered Monty Python and the Holy Grail do not involve an audience participation segment. But don’t be surprised if the whole theater recites most of the movie back to the screen. The film, first released in 1975, achieved cult-classic status not long afterward; now, it’s simply part of the fabric of [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Reggie Watts

Reggie Watts isn’t exactly a comedian. He doesn’t tell jokes or stories or anything like that. He’s more a song-and-dance man who uses his voice, a microphone, pedals, and a multitrack looper to build beat-boxed tracks like “Fuck Shit Stack,” a complex, wordy, lewd tune that toys with English grammar and commercial hip-hop clichés. (Read [...]

This Could Be Funny: Two Kids in the Hall

Your next seven days should be filled with laughter. The following could help.
Friday, August 19: Scott Thompson and Kevin McDonald at Arlington Drafthouse
Hooray for The Kids in the Hall! After changing sketch comedy (there’s no The State without the Kids and there’s no Upright Citizens Brigade without The State and there’s no Human Giant without [...]