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I Did Stand-Up Comedy For The First Time And Didn’t Become A Punchline

“As soon as I got up there, though, it hit me: There was no backing out.”

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Quick Q&A With Margaret Cho

“Everything’s fair game, but you need to have the skill to do it well.”

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Is Indy’s Comedy Scene Dead?

“It’s getting harder and harder to get people out of their living rooms. Netflix has brought awareness to stand-up comedy, but it also makes people think they can stay home and watch it on their big, expensive TVs.”

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Preview: Comedian Kathleen Madigan At The Egyptian Room

After visiting every corner of Indiana over the years, Madigan knows the lay of the land. But one thing about Indiana perplexes her.

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Quick Q&A With John Mulaney

“I remember doing Dana Carvey’s George Bush impression in my children’s improv group. Adults, obviously, were like, ‘Oh, that’s adorable.’ No one was like, ‘You know, that’s someone else’s work.’”

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Quick Q&A with Mike Birbiglia

“When I met John Green on the set of the movie, I really felt like he was a kindred spirit.”

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Ms. Pat’s Five Greatest Hits

Fans of Ms. Pat are familiar with her stand-up staple: She’s been shot twice and hit by a dump truck. But did you know she’s been baptized more than 50 times, or that she once took Jimmy Carter’s order at McDonald’s? IM found five of Ms. Pat’s funniest moments, from an intimate gig at Indy […]

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Exclusive Excerpt of Ms. Pat's New Autobiography

“I’m laying it all out in black and white, sharing stories I’ve never told a soul, not even my husband. Which reminds me, I should probably warn him about Chapter 5.”

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Meet Joe Rogan

This weekend, stand-up comedian, UFC commentator, and professional podcaster Joe Rogan will be performing his latest comedy set, Strange Times, at the Murat Theatre at Old National Centre. Those who don’t care for stand-up comedy, mixed martial arts, or conversational podcasts might think Rogan doesn’t have an impact on their lives. But they’d be wrong.The […]

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Trump, Technology And Kurt Vonnegut: A Conversation With Lewis Black

This post originally appeared on The Campus Citizen. With partisan politics, fake news, and the rise of President Donald Trump, there’s plenty of potential material for comedians and entertainers. On his current “Rant, White & Blue” tour, comedian Lewis Black, in typical fashion, isn’t holding back. The 68-year old comedian takes the stage to discuss […]

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What We’re Really Doing This Weekend: Dachshund Races, Amy Schumer, and Cubs Games

Between weiner dogs at Germanfest and weiner jokes from Amy Schumer, we’ll be laughing our way to Monday.

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Culture Q&A: Comedian Hannibal Buress

“I got the opportunity to write for shows because of my standup, not the other way around, so I prefer standup.”

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What We’re Really Doing This Weekend: The Light Festival, Dig IN, and Mab Graves’s Pop-Up

Exotic food, new beer, and how to see downtown’s first-ever light show.

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Laugh Tracking

This year’s battle for world athletic-themed-comedy domination throws down June 6 to 11 on the local troupe’s stage.

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Best of Indy: Arts & Culture

After two sold-out performances at the Palladium in July, Pat McAfee swore he was punting on any future comedy evenings. Thankfully, that was a fake.

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