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Dr. Steve Brule, Tim & Eric comic forces to be reckoned with
Dr. Steve Brule, Tim & Eric comic forces to be reckoned with

What did you do this past weekend? Chances are it didn't equal the drama spawned by a few men over two chaotic hours of sketch comedy Friday at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Dr. Steve Brule, the crooked-spectacled, mush-mouthed character concocted by actor John C. Reilly, got engaged to two women and was left at the altar by one of them; oversaw a flawed game of musical chairs (too many chairs — everyone kept winning); offered a broad, unfocused overview of the city (suitable for use in any locale), which he pronounced as "Lang Angles-ez"; and headed a parade whose participants landed onstage as the result of a "human treasure hunt." ...

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