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Amy Schumer’s Trainwreck: A Wacky, Off-Track Comedy

Release Date: July 17, 2015 Running Time: 2 hours and 5 minutes Rated R strong sexual content & profanity Directed By: Judd Apatow Grade: B- I’m just a modern chick who does what she wants. When Amy was 9 years old, her father told her and her sister that he and their mother were getting a divorce. Amy’s father, Gordon, had trouble with monogamy and was generally a crass fellow. Twenty three years later, Amy is a successful writer at a men’s magazine, lives in a great apartment, and basically sleeps around with a commitment phobia. When her boss, Dianna, …

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Bucket lists and Beyoncé: Gallagher & Crew on Tour

Comics are often the saddest clowns when the lights are down, but an afternoon chat with proves that even when he’s not on stage, the lights are always bright. His involuntary response to stimulus, whether visual, physical, or conversational, produces some hilarious, thoughtful, and unexpected results. It’s an abbreviated master class in blurred lines, bucket lists, and Beyoncé. Synonymous with chaotic prop comedy, the 68-year-old comic born Leo Gallagher made a name for himself in the 80’s as the guy with the striped shirt and wild hair who smashed watermelons on stage with the . He was the human manifestation …

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