Day: February 5, 2014

Kids in the Hall to stage live reading of “Brain Candy” with original ending at TOsketchfest

This is candy for my brain, how about yours? All five members of Kids in the Hall are reuniting this year — yes, you knew that — but also, they’re going to present a live staged reading of their 1996 film, Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy, at the 9th annual Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival on March 11. Wow. Not only that, this reading will include the debut screening of the film’s original ending! Mind blown. It’s happening March 11 at Toronto’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney and Scott Thompson will be joined...

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First Look: Sacha Baron Cohen revives Ali G Rezurection for FXX in 2014

Sacha Baron Cohen burst onto the scene more than a decade ago under an alias and a disguise with Da Ali G Show across the pond on Channel 4’s The 11 O’clock Show, then here Stateside via HBO. Fast-forward through Borat and Bruno and here we are, back again. “I is back, and I’s still black.” “Ali G” is back with all-new introductions to all of his 18 episodes (including six never broadcast on HBO) for Ali G: Rezurection, which debuts Feb. 26 on FXX. Here are your first teases. Roll the...

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Sponsor A Comedian

Why go to Kickstarter when you can appeal directly to everyone? Comedian Jarret Berenstein takes it to the next level by making himself a full-fledged charity case, with Christina Gausas as his celebrity spokeswoman to make the pitch on his behalf. It’s really sad, the life of an aspiring stand-up comedian. So, so sad. I won’t spoil the details by dishing them. Experience them for yourselves. Hear Gausas tell it like it is. Roll the...

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