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Nine Can't-Miss 2014 IndyFringe Performances

This year’s Indy Fringe includes bike races, puppets, dead presidents, and a closet full of anti-Semitic squirrels.

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Five Reasons to See Laura Benanti at The Cabaret

Benanti has shared the stage with numerous Broadway stars, co-owns Kristen Chenoweth’s TV curse, and kills it on Twitter. Here she comes, Indy.

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Fictional Hurricane Sweeps Away LeBron, Heat

Louis C.K. accomplished what the Indiana Pacers couldn’t Monday night—he got rid of LeBron James and the rest of the Miami Heat.

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Snap! Mike Epps and Kevin Hart Get Personal in Twitter Feud

“One overrated comedian: Kevin Hart,” Epps said in a radio interview. “In this business right here, guess what? Sometimes marketing could be bigger than talent.”

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Top 10 Tweets About David Letterman's Retirement Announcement

Via @lenadunham: “Obvi will miss Letterman and his gorgeous tooth scenario/general brilliance.”

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Sasheer Zamata, You're Hired!

From the Saturday Night Live HR department: “Hard to believe our new cast member grew up a studious choir girl in Indiana. Here’s how she made it in showbiz.”

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Video: Sasheer Zamata’s Funniest Moments

Watch these pieces that Zamata has written and performed, and tell us she’s not the next Tina Fey.

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Ask Me Anything: Kevin Burke

What does Indy have that Vegas doesn’t? “It’s got me. Also, neighborhoods. And people who know each other, and kids who still call their friends’ parents ‘Mr.’ and ‘Mrs.'”

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Unscripted: Sasheer Zamata on Her Favorite SNL Moment

A 19-second glimpse into the Indy native’s natural charm.

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Indy Native Sasheer Zamata Joins SNL Cast

She is a 2004 Pike High School graduate, and no stranger to New York City’s theater scene. Actress Kerry Washington, SNL’s Nov. 2 host, was one of the first notables to send congratulations to her via Twitter.

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Parks and Recreation Cast Dines at St. Elmo

The critically lauded sitcom Parks and Recreation—set in Pawnee, Indiana—strikes again. In this episode, airing on January 17, characters played by actors Rob Lowe, Aziz Ansari, Adam Scott, Nick Offerman, and Jim O’Heir go out for steaks at one of Indianapolis’ dining treasures. St. Elmo Steak House, as part of a bachelor party. “Tonight we […]

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It's David Letterman's World

Letterman shook up the late-night airwaves in 1993, when—after losing the chance to host The Tonight Show to Jay Leno—he moved to CBS.

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