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Listen To Jim Norton’s Keynote Speech “I Insincerely Apologize” From Just For Laughs Comedy Festival

“It just seems like right now we’re in a place where people are being witch-hunted for expressing an opinion. Even if it’s a lousy opinion or a shitty opinion, and comics I don’t think can ever fall into the trap of any groups that want to censor what a person says or thinks or punish […]

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First-Ever Maui Comedy Fest Boasts Insane Lineup, Dream Location

It’s hard to top the thrill of live comedy, but placing live comedy within a few hundred feet of gorgeous Hawaiian sunsets may take the cake. The first-ever Maui Comedy Festival will take place this Halloween weekend, from October 30 through November 2, in Hawaii. There are a ton of a big names on the […]

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UTG Review @ Melbourne International Comedy Festival: Joel Creasey – ‘Rock God’

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UTG Review @ Melbourne International Comedy Festival: Bryony Kimmings – ‘Sex Idiot’

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Comic: Bryony Kimmings Show: Sex Idiot Venue: Melbourne Town Hall Every now and then a piece of performance art comes along that is so unique, daring and confrontational that words simply cannot do it testament. Bryony Kimmings’ Sex Idiot is not one of these shows, but only because you’d need to […]

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UTG Review @ Melbourne International Comedy Festival: Alex Williamson – ‘Dumb Things I’ve Done’

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Comic: Alex Williamson Show: Dumb Things I’ve Done Venue: The Athenaeum Theatre Over the course of the last seven years, Alex ‘Shooter’ Williamson has developed from brash comedic upstart to a multi-talented, verifiable YouTube sensation. With more than 35 million views and more than 370,000 people who have signed up as […]

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UTG Review @ Melbourne International Comedy Festival: The Umbilical Brothers – ‘KiDShoW (Not Suitable For Children)’

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Review Comic: The Umbilical Brothers Show: KiDShoW (Not Suitable For Children) Slapstick superstars, The Umbilical Brothers–Dane (David Collins) and Shavid (Shane Dundas)–brought their considerable talents back to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival this year for an opening night performance of their latest comedic creation, KiDShoW (Not Suitable For Children), and what […]

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Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival Returns To Boston May 1-4; Tickets On Sale Now

Comedian Eugene Mirman has announced plans to bring his traveling comedy festival back to the city of Boston from May 1 to May 4 and UTG has all the details. Announced earlier today, the latest installment of the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival will feature four days of comedy, highlighted by nightly events featuring a wide […]

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LaughFest Individual Tickets Go On Sale Friday

Individual tickets for Gilda’s LaughFest, the nation’s only community-wide festival of laughter, go on sale beginning Friday, Jan. 11 at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com (search LaughFest), by calling 800-745-3000 or at the Van Andel Arena or DeVos Place box offices. LaughFest is the largest comedy festival in Michigan and has developed […]