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Culture, The Exhibitionist The Five Rules of How to Be A Stand-Up Comedy Audience

The Five Rules of How to Be A Stand-Up Comedy Audience

Yes, there are rules. There have always been rules. The problem is most of you don't know them and for the most part the clubs won't tell them to you, because they don't want to alienate you from taking full…
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Calendar, Night&Day We Go Together

We Go Together

Guess what? Comedy, as in the comedy world, lags somewhat behind the rest of the world in terms of certain kinds of intelligence. "But what about Eddie Izzard?" you're wondering. "Or Margaret Cho or Janeane Garofalo or Dave Chappelle?" Well,…
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Calendar, Night&Day All Day

All Day

Try this: Go to Nellie McKay's Web site, smile at it, and immediately open it again in a new tab. "The Very Thought of You" begins automatically on both pages, creating an echo — when we did it accidentally, we…
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Calendar, Night&Day Two-Pronged Attack

Two-Pronged Attack

The following takes place between May 14 to May 16: Janeane Garofalo and Mary Lynn Rajskub, both actors on the hit show 24, both not very funny on the hit show 24, are both telling jokes this weekend on the…
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Music, All Shook Down The Weekend Hitlist: Mountain Goats, Exotic Erotics and A Big Benefit

The Weekend Hitlist: Mountain Goats, Exotic Erotics and A Big Benefit

It's another beautiful San Francisco weekend, and as usual there are lots of great things to do around the city after you've gotten your High School Musical 3 fix: Friday night join me at the Fillmore to see the Mountain…
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Music, All Shook Down Janeane Garofalo and Mary Lynn Rajskub at Cobbs: Today’s Calendar Pick

Janeane Garofalo and Mary Lynn Rajskub at Cobbs: Today’s Calendar Pick

"How would you describe the kind of comedy you do? Because there's a little bit of cynicism, a little bit of pessimism in there, but I think that makes it great comedy, as well." That is an actual question…
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Calendar, Night&Day The Mouth on This Woman

The Mouth on This Woman

"How would you describe the kind of comedy you do? Because there's a little bit of cynicism, a little bit of pessimism in there, but I think that makes it great comedy, as well." That is an actual question Janeane…
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Music, Misc. Reviews Misc. Reviews

Misc. Reviews

Envision a late-night network television show hosted by Al Franken or Janeane Garofalo, with guests covering the spectrum of music, cinema, politics, and literature, from india.arie to Michael Chabon. Think that'd fly now? What about a show hosted by someone…
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Calendar, Night&Day The Rules of Comedy

The Rules of Comedy

Anyone who believes that women are not naturally funny has obviously never read any of the self-help books in the Rules series, Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider's do's-and-don'ts guides to nabbing a husband. The gal gurus recently released the third…
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Calendar, Halloween

REAL ASTROLOGY For an Unreal World

Aries (March 21-April 19): Was there ever a book you were attracted to exactly because you didn't understand it? Because you had a hunch it might one day become like a bible, but at first you could not penetrate its…
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