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Thumpasaurus release video for ‘Mental Karate’

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Thumpasaurus

Comedic funk-punks,Thumpasaurus, who were recently included in AV Club’s Year in Band Names roundup—have just released a new single/video, Mental Karate. You can watch the video clip via YouTube below. Mental Karate premiered on Buzz Bands LA, who wrote, “Their new single packs a Devo wallop and leaves you all Weird Al in the stomach — especially as played out in director… Read more »

Canadian comedy writer Lauren Wise debuts her first novel, ‘Swap Club’

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Lauren Wise Swap Club cover

Montreal-based author and comedy writer Lauren Wise is taking readers on a steamy and entertaining adventure with the release of her first fiction novel, ‘Swap Club,’ published by World’s Best Story. Released in February 2017, ‘Swap Club’ is the story of one woman’s (Valerie Matthews) sexual awakening as she and her husband join a clandestine Montreal swingers club. The book tells a fictional story about one… Read more »

Men & Chicken plays on four new screens

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Men & Chicken

This weekend, celebrate this country’s going to the birds with Anders Thomas Jensen’s outrageously surreal comedy and incomparably bizarre ‘Men & Chicken’. The film is currently in theatres, starring Mads Mikkselsen, opening today in Boston, DC, Portland and Seattle while still going strong in Austin. Watch the trailer via YouTube below. One of Buzzfeed’s six films you can’t miss this month, ‘Men & Chicken’ was… Read more »

Kill Rock Stars releases pay-what-you-want comedy sampler

Kill Rock Stars Crazed MP3 Fans Vol. 2 promo

Kill Rock Stars have announced the release of ‘Crazed MP3 Fans Vol. 2,’ a Bandcamp-exclusive pay-what-you-want sampler of stand-up comedy. ‘Crazed MP3 Fans Vol. 2’ includes brand new tracks from the upcoming debut albums by Emily Heller and Ian Karmel, plus previously released tracks by Cameron Esposito, Hari Kondabolu, and Kurt Braunohler, AND a coupon for 20% off your next… Read more »

Eddie Izzard @ Massey Hall, Toronto – May 30, 2010

Eddie Izzard Stripped

Sunday night, I went to see Eddie Izzard’s ‘Stripped’ stand-up comedy performance at Massey Hall in Toronto for his May 30th show. Entering the stage in 8″ stilettos, very skinny jeans and a blazer with tails (with pink lining), he immediately won over the audience making reference to his transvestite attire. The show poked fun at the ‘history of the… Read more »