Day: February 4, 2012

Boston, NYC comedy venues improvise their own wager over Patriots-Giants Super Bowl

Friendly sports championship wagers aren’t just for mayors anymore. New York City’s The PIT (Peoples Improv Theater) has put a challenge to Boston’s Improv Asylum that hinges upon Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVI between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots. The losing team’s representative comedy venue must travel to the winning city’s venue, dress in the winning team’s gear and put on a live show based on how wonderful the winning region is. As The PIT’s Sarah Shelton said, “It’s NYC vs. Boston, it’s laughter, it’s humiliation, and it’s all around good fun.” Any other comedy venues...

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Mark Forward on Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

Mark Forward is from Canada, but please, don’t hold that against him. In his first appearance on American TV, Forward performed on Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Ferguson is from Scotland. Wonder if they bonded over talk about the Queen? In the meantime, Forward jokes about the lack of control when you’re given a nickname. Even if you’re a serial killer. Which you’re not. You’re not, are you? Forward also explains how much different life can be when you’re on the other side of a window. There’s only one side to a mainframe, though. He has a different...

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