| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:59 AM
When you’ve been having phone conversations with comedian Richard Lewis for the past three decades, it doesn’t take long for him to warm up.
But this time is different.
Sure, he starts out light, contemplating his place in comedy, his...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:05 AM
The Bijou Theatre
275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. (203) 332-3228. thebijoutheatre.com
Sept. 12: The Paper Chase (film)
Sept. 13: The Phantom Pluckers and Wendy May, Tracy James and Jerry Vigorito (music)
Sept. 14: Mia Fanali (music)
| Jul 18, 2013
| 12:30 PM
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Once in a while, a movie slips under your radar. For about, oh, 20 years. In 'Big-screen blind spot,' we sit down with those 'classic' movies everybody but us has seen and give them the nostalgia critic treatment.
Confession: In middle school, my friend...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 2:22 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonathan Winters, the cherub-faced comedian whose breakneck improvisations and misfit characters inspired the likes of Robin Williams and Jim Carrey, has died. He was 87.
The Ohio native died Thursday evening at his Montecito,...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you're a regular reader of this space, then the chances are pretty good that you're a serious political junkie. You follow the headlines. You read the blogs. And you search for meaning in even......
| May 10, 2012
| 12:57 PM
One Friday night in Chicago, two stand-up worlds. The first world: In the established, Old Town room, the nationally known Greg Proops fires off his California hipster comedy, heavy on attitude, high on his own intelligence, thick with high-culture...
| May 16, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Improv comedy? Sketch comedy? You can’t swing a rubber chicken without hitting one of these shows at Fringe the last few years. But straightforward, story-free, tip-your-waitress stand-up routines? While they’re a common breed in the...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Olbermann also announced he will draw on Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi; Jonathan Turley, law professor at the George Washington University School of Law; comedian and activist Maysoon Zayid; and investigative journalist and author Jeremy Scahill......
| Mar 4, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Longtime patrons of the vegan-friendly Milwaukee Avenue restaurant reminisce about the seitan reubens and circus vibe....
| Feb 6, 2011
| 9:35 PM
The Super Bowl commercials this year went wacky in a big way. When the price tag is $3 million per 30-second spot, you can expect a lot of absurdity....