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    June 18, 2013

    How Bill Maher and Russell Brand helped me nurse a broken heart at the JFL Comedy Fest

    Comedy festivals are the perfect antidote to a nasty breakup. Not only because laughing activates several different sections of the brain, strengthening neurons that lead to insight and emotional balance, but because so many comedians love to bitch about heartbreak. Like Morrissey records or the fil ... More >>

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    March 21, 2013

    Chris Tucker: Five reasons why we love him

    If it weren't for his recent, surprisingly tender performance in the Oscarific Silver Linings Playbook, Chris Tucker would be in danger of only being known for his massive IRS debt. But now he's back, not only in his first film in years but on the road performing standup, which was what first brough ... More >>

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    March 21, 2013
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    March 1, 2013

    March's top ten comedy shows

    March holds a variety of options for comedy fans -- from a new night in Boulder to the appearance of such '90s nostalgia faces as Chris Tucker and the duo from Loveline. Click ahead to see what side-splitting adventures await as we laugh our way out of the winter chill. See also: - Ben Kronberg ... More >>