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Thursday, July 23, 2015

Organizers of the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival have an oft-repeated vision: They want Jamestown to become the Cooperstown of comedy. They’ve got the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Center. Soon... Read More

By Mark Ciemcioch » Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Jason and Randy Sklar are a double-threat – not just because they’re identical twins, but also for their skills as comedians and sports commentators. The Sklar Brothers just celebrated the fifth... Read More

By Mark Ciemcioch » Thursday, July 16, 2015

For those of you complaining about society being too easily offended, too sensitive to jokes, too “politically correct,” does Helium Comedy Club have the show for you with the rowdy Dave Attell,... Read More

By Bruce Andriatch » Thursday, July 16, 2015

With the Rolling Stones in our rear-view mirror and the Eagles about to hit town, two of the most important and influential acts in the history of rock ’n’ roll are reminding all of us of the... Read More

By Mark Ciemcioch » Tuesday, July 14, 2015

When a stand-up comedian gets on stage, and all the other comics in the house listen because they’re sure whatever is about to be said will offer gut-busting hilarity, they call that person a... Read More

By Mark Ciemcioch » Thursday, July 9, 2015

Brian Herberger, a 32-year-old schoolteacher, has a lot of experience performing in front of a room filled with people. It came in handy Wednesday night, as he won the third annual “Buffalo’s... Read More

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

By Mark CiemicochAfter 68 people went up on stage determined to make a crowded room laugh the hardest, only six comedians are left standing in the third annual “Buffalo’s Funniest... Read More

By Mark Ciemcioch » Wednesday, July 1, 2015

When Tyrone Maclin started stand-up comedy almost a decade ago, he joined a generation of local comics including Rick Matthews, Josh Potter and Mark Walton who helped revive funny business in... Read More

By Mark Ciemcioch » Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Comedy fans recognize “The State,” the mid-90s MTV sketch show, as one of the foundational blocks of modern humor. As an alum of the show, Michael Ian Black is a prolific comedic... Read More

Friday, June 19, 2015

Daniel Tosh exploded into the mainstream in 2009 with his “Tosh.O” show on Comedy Central, wherein he revels in pushing the boundaries of good taste as he riffs on the most ridiculous videos on... Read More

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