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Re-elected? ‘Probably’ Stormy Daniels answers S-R questions ahead of Spokane Comedy Club show on Presidents Day

Stormy Daniels is full of surprises. Donald Trump was taken aback when the adult film star filed a lawsuit against the president over a nondisclosure agreement negotiated before the 2016 …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 3, 2020

A winter of comedy, dance, theater: Tom Segura, Broad Comedy, ‘An American in Paris,’ ‘Jay and Silent Bob’

Spokane is kicking off 2020 on a high note with plenty of theater, comedy and dance shows happening in the coming months.

Kevin Nealon talks standup, ‘Hiking With Kevin,’ working with other comedians

If Kevin Nealon was an animal, he would be a shark because he’s in perpetual motion. Ever since the cerebral actor-comic became a “Not Ready for Primetime Player” on “Saturday …

For Roy Wood Jr., it’s all relative

Don’t expect a heavy dose of politics when Roy Wood Jr. comes to Spokane Comedy Club this weekend. The comedian, a correspondent on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” says his …

Damon Wayans’ return: Comic-actor remembers ‘beautiful’ Spokane during filming of ‘Roxanne’

That familiar face whizzing through the trails of Mt. Spokane this weekend just might be the mug of Damon Wayans. The veteran comic-actor, who will perform Thursday through Sunday at …

This week in comedy: Joe Machi, Alvin Williams, Mark Curry, Brad Williams and more

Comedy shows are happening practically every night this week.

Damon Wayans to perform six shows at Spokane Comedy Club in October

Around the same time The Spokesman-Review’s Fall Arts Scene preview of music, stage and theater was shipped to the printers Thursday afternoon, it was announced that comedian and actor Damon …

Falls Arts Preview: A season full of comedy, dance and theater

Comedy, dance, theater – no matter your interest, or age, there is plenty to take in in the coming months. Read on to learn more about what’s coming to town …

‘Community’ star Joel McHale set for Spokane stand-up shows

Joel McHale has a snappy response for almost everything. If you can take his word at face value, McHale’s performances this weekend at the Spokane Comedy Club will be nothing …

Jim Breuer aims to be ‘inspiringly funny’ in his comedy show, coming to the Bing

Breuer’s passion for metal and the emotional-psychological intensity the genre entails has heavily informed his devotion to the healing qualities he finds in comedy.

Bob Saget kicks off new tour in Spokane

“My job is to entertain and I want to take people out of their pain, no matter where they come from or what they believe. I can’t look at it …

The 10 most wonderfully weird ‘SNL’ sketches from 2018, ranked

“Saturday Night Live” gets attention for its political humor, but seasoned viewers know that the best sketches often veer toward the bizarre – humor so outrageous it makes even the …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018

First love at Second City: Famed comedy troupe brings touring show to Spokane

The Second City National Touring Company is bringing its “best of” show to Spokane on Wednesday for an evening of sketch comedy, improv and a whole lot of laughs.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018

Eddie Ifft will test new material at Spokane Comedy Club with eye to new hourlong special

As he develops his latest comedy hour, “Walking On Eggshells,” comedian Eddie Ifft is making his way across the United States entertaining fans and experimenting with new material.

‘America’s Got Talent’ finalist Samuel J. Comroe stops by Spokane Comedy Club

Comroe’s first show is sold out, but he added a second performance at 9:45 p.m.

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018

Neil Simon, Broadway’s master of comedy, dies at 91

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. …

Controversial comedian T.J. Miller brings his act to the Spokane Comedy Club

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.

New Kevin Smith cannabis comedy lets viewers decide its fate

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.

Comic Brad Upton says the stage isn’t too different from the classroom

Seattle-based comedian, a graduate of SCC and EWU, is happy to be coming back to Spokane for a run that starts tonight.

‘The Dope Show’ bringing laughs to Spokane

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

‘Deadpool 2’ explosion of crass comedy, amazing action

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 …

Hannibal Buress: Comedian, actor and writer, this guy does it all

“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 …

Mitzi Shore, whose club was a comedy mecca, dies at 87

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.

Coming to Spokane: ‘Office’ scene-stealer Creed Bratton

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. …

For funnyman Tim Meadows, stand-up is his latest avenue for comedy delivery

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 …

Excerpt: Barry’s book hits smaller big cities – like Spokane

Among those not-quite-the-biggest cities: Spokane, where on Oct. 1, 2015, Todd Barry headlined a show at the Bartlett.

Comedian Rebecca Corry continues fighting for her beloved pit bulls

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

Stand-up comedian Ralphie May dies at 45

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

WSU lands Seth Meyers for Dad’s Weekend gig

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

He writes, he acts, he tells jokes: Michael Ian Black will showcase it all in Spokane

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.