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UTG @ Melbourne International Comedy Festival: Nina Conti, Nick Cody, and Sam Simmons

Comic: Nina Conti Show: In Your Face Venue: Melbourne Town Hall Ventriloquist Nina Conti and her long-time, foul-mouthed puppet companion, Monkey, have been delighting MICF audiences for years with their unique brand of comedy. If Tuesday night’s performance is anything to go by, Conti’s new show In Your Face will only intensify Melbourne’s love affair […]

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UTG @ Melbourne International Comedy Festival: Mark Watson – ‘Flaws’

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Comic: Mark Watson Show: Flaws Venue: ACMI Beyond Mark Watson is a hardworking man of very many talents. With a decade of seasons at the Edinburgh Fringe, multiple 24-hour comedy marathons, TV appearances and a library of novels up his sleeve – as well as a family waiting for him at […]

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UTG @ Melbourne International Comedy Festival: David Quirk – ‘Thrasher’

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Comic: David Quirk Show: Thrasher Venue: Fast Times – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia David Quirk is a skateboarding lifer who works in a skate shop. He also happens to be a comedian. So when it came time to find a place to host a comedy show about his life’s work in skateboarding […]

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UTG @ Melbourne International Comedy Festival: Joel Creasey – ‘The Hurricane’

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Comic: Joel Creasey Show: The Hurricane Venue: ACMI Below The last twelve months have seen Joel Creasey rise from the ranks of ‘promising young comedian’ to genuine comedy superstar and national celebrity status. This ascendance has blessed him with an insight into the lifestyles of the rich and famous, exposing him […]

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UTG @ Melbourne International Comedy Festival: Rhys Nicholson – ‘Forward’

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Comic: Rhys Nicholson Show: Forward Venue: Melbourne Town Hall (Backstage Room) Rhys Nicholson is regarded as one of the world’s most promising young stand-up talents, and if his new show Forward is anything to go by, it’s not hard to see why. Taking to the stage dressed like a “lesbian debutante […]

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Ralphie May Releases New Stand-up Special Via Netflix

Comedy legend Ralphie May has partnered with Netflix to release his latest stand-up special, and earlier this week a teaser for the premiere was shared online. Titled Unruly, the latest special from May is his first since 2012’s successful Too Big To Ignore tour. Filmed live in front of a raucous, fist-pumping crowd at Cobb […]

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Louis C.K. Releases New Special, ‘Live At The Comedy Store’

Comedian Louis C.K. has surprised fans around the globe with the digital release of a new, hour-long stand-up special. Live At The Comedy Store was released through the star of Louie‘s official website earlier today. It’s the first special from C.K. in two years, and his first to be filmed at a venue other than […]

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STAND-UP WEDNESDAYS: Robert Kelly (Interview)

Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny. This week, Angie puts a spotlight on Robert Kelly’s comedy career. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com. On Friday, January […]

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Best of 2014

Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny. This week, Angie puts a spotlight on the top ten comedy specials of 2014. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife’ Delivers Big, Inconsistent Laughs

Film: Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife Starring: Donald Faison, Patrick Wilson Directed By: Scott Foley Following a long tradition of comedic films about murder that never find the right groove, Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife is an inconsistent romp that works more often than not. Ward is a full-grown man with a decent job, a beautiful new […]

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Bill Burr

Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny. This week, Angie puts a spotlight on Bill Burr’s comedy career. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com. Since the Netflix […]

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Chelsea Peretti

Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny. This week, Angie puts a spotlight on Chelsea Peretti’s comedy career. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, […]