Stories tagged: Comedy
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 1:37 p.m.
Playwright Neil Simon, a master of comedy whose laugh-filled hits such as “The Odd Couple,” “Barefoot in the Park” and his “Brighton Beach” trilogy dominated Broadway for decades, has died. …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 4 a.m.
T.J. Miller’s comedy revolves around the absurdity of everyday happenings and the strange situations in which he finds himself. His delivery is controlled but slightly unhinged.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 10:55 a.m.
Actor/director Kevin Smith is hoping a new cannabis-themed TV show will appeal to all sorts of viewers, who also will have a role in whether new episodes are filmed.
Thu., July 26, 2018, 10:06 a.m.
Seattle-based comedian, a graduate of SCC and EWU, is happy to be coming back to Spokane for a run that starts tonight.
Fri., May 25, 2018, 11:40 a.m.
Many marijuana users report that one of the more enjoyable side effects is a big boost to one’s sense of humor – you’re likely to find more things funny, including …
UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018, 3:39 p.m.
What keeps this from being nothing more than an actor with an inflated ego trying to get another credit is Deadpool would be nothing more than a foul-mouthed, annoying, sex-driven …
Thu., May 10, 2018, 3:52 p.m.
“I started only doing standup, and the other the stuff came as a byproduct of it,” Buress said in a recent phone interview from Las Vegas. “I’m an entertainer that …
Wed., April 11, 2018, 4:48 p.m.
Mitzi Shore, owner of the Los Angeles club the Comedy Store and one of the most influential figures in stand-up for more than four decades, has died. She was 87.
Mon., April 9, 2018, 1:40 p.m.
Now, with his “Office” days behind him, Bratton tours the country, bringing a blend of comedy and music to audiences everywhere. He’ll land at the Bing in Spokane in July. …
Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 3:45 p.m.
Fans in the Spokane area will get a chance to check out Meadow’s act when he headlines two nights at the Spokane Comedy Club. It’s a return engagement to the …
Sun., Dec. 31, 2017
Among those not-quite-the-biggest cities: Spokane, where on Oct. 1, 2015, Todd Barry headlined a show at the Bartlett.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 5:48 p.m.
Rebecca Corry left her home of Kent, in the Seattle suburbs, at age 19, bound for Chicago. She lived for nine years in the Windy City, study writing, acting and …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 4:14 p.m.
May died Friday in a private residence in Las Vegas after going into cardiac arrest, his representative confirmed to the New York Daily News.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
Host of “Late Night With Seth Meyers” is likely to talk current events during his Dad’s Weekend visit to Pullman.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
On Saturday, before finishing up his last night at the Spokane Comedy Club, the actor-comedian-writer will hold two events at Auntie’s: one for the kids and one for their parents.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
Chris Pratt and Anna Faris have announced they are separating after eight years of marriage.
Mon., July 31, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
The 50-year-old actress said she’s at a point in her life where she’s eager to try anything and isn’t worried about failure.
Fri., July 14, 2017, 5 p.m.
Laughs are drying up at the multiplex, and it’s a trend that goes beyond this summer. Last year, the shockingly poor performance of Andy Samberg’s “Popstar” ($9.6 million in its …
Wed., May 31, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Comedian Carlos Mencia keeps his stand-up schedule packed to keep his fans and himself happy. He’ll perform material from an upcoming special Thursday-Saturday at Spokane Comedy Club.
Wed., May 31, 2017, 8:10 a.m.
Kathy Griffin continued to drown in backlash over a gruesome photo shoot that has enraged President Donald Trump, drawn bipartisan criticism, and could endanger her relationship with CNN, for whom …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
Jimmy Fallon is feeling a little defensive now about one of his most famous bits during the presidential campaign.
Thu., April 20, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
‘Everyman’ comedian Bill Engvall’s latest special, “Just Sell Him For Parts,” brings him to Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel.
Thu., March 30, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
“It was this stupidity you have where you go ‘I can make it in show business.’ ” he said. “I didn’t think in terms of the odds of making it, …
Thu., March 30, 2017, 4 p.m.
Always on the move, comedian Josh Blue returns to Spokane Comedy Club for two shows Friday.
Fri., March 24, 2017
Award-winning role on “Baskets” has opened up a new fan base for the stand up comedian, who comes to Spokane on Thursday.
Thu., March 16, 2017, 4 p.m.
The famously frenetic comic is performing Sunday night at the Spokane Comedy Club to gear up for a new hourlong special, his first since 2011.
Thu., March 9, 2017, 7 a.m.
“We wanted people to have an idea of what the Spokane scene is about and be able to grab one album and say ‘Here’s 13 of their best comics,’ ” …
Thu., March 2, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
He made the best-seller lists with a raunchy book about single fatherhood. “The only time a publishing company would buy the book was when I was a little more well …
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017
The comic, actor and podcaster will perform at the Spokane Comedy Club this weekend, his first performance in the city. Harland Williams is best known for his minor roles in …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 5 p.m.
One of the great things about comedy is it demands so little effort to enjoy. Grins and guffaws can seem to issue directly from a tickled funny bone. On the …