Tag Archives: Robin Williams

Mining Comedy Gold – Paula Poundstone talks to EU

Despite her penchant for observational comedy, doesn’t move through the world mining for jokes. Life generously delivers truckloads of material that often manifests in lightning-quick, brain-to-mouth moments of comedy gold. “ I just think of stuff and say it. Sometimes stuff I think of that I think is funny, I say it on stage and the audience disagrees,” says Poundstone. “It happens less often the more years that I do it because I don’t care what profession you’re in. There’s always something to be said for experience. But I don’t really analyze it very much. I just like things that …

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Laughs & Riffs – The A-Train Experience

Duval-based comic calls on comedians and musicians alike to get all aboard his entertainment express at Jax Comedy Club If you are at all intimate with the stand-up scene in Jax, then you are most certainly familiar with Jacksonville’s own professional jokester, . He’s been performing here “all his life,” starting out as the “funny kid” and, now into adulthood, opening for many notable national acts such as , , and . If you cover the Jax yuk-yuk scene as I do, he is as much of a fixture in greenrooms as is neurosis. The always affable and down-to-earth comic …

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ON SCREEN: December 2014 movies

Now Showing  and  reprise their signature roles as Lloyd and Harry in the sequel to the smash hit. Lloyd and Harry go on a road trip to find a child Harry never knew he had and the responsibility neither should ever, ever be given. Rated PG-13  The worldwide phenomenon of  continues to set the world on fire with Mockingjay – Part 1, which finds Katniss Everdeen in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved …

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Robin Williams tribute at Comedy Club

On August 11th, 2014, the entertainment world was shocked by news of the suicide of comedy legend . The subsequent anecdotes from family, friends, and all-but-strangers alike seem to paint a picture of what would seem to be one of the most convivial and charitable human beings that ever lived. Despite the postmortem love fest, not all of us can honestly say that we have adored him–or at least his work–all along. Many in the younger generations tended to view Robin Williams as somewhat of a caricature. Someone whose persona was to be mowed down in quick, drive-by segments on …

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Stand-up Comedians

Eternal return, adopted by the likes of , is a concept that the universe has been recurring, and will continue to recur, in a self-similar form an infinite number of times across infinite time or space—and  has been doing that pretty much every moment on some TV station in America and throughout the world since the legendary ABC series was cancelled in the mid-nineties. Because of this, just about everyone knows comedian  as the lovable Uncle Joey Gladstone from the ubiquitous sitcom. Most people are also aware that his ex-girlfriend  1995, scorned-woman anthem ‘You Oughta Know’ was written about him. …

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