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Midsummer funnies
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 08, 2012
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Review: It's Kind of a Funny Story

The moment comes at around the midway mark of Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck's third narrative feature.
It's kind of a cuckoo's nest
By BRETT MICHEL  |  October 08, 2010
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Jim Gaffigan at the South Shore Music Circus


Comedian Jim Gaffigan is the go-to cameo guy for everything from Flight of the Conchords to Law & Order: Criminal Intent, but perhaps his greatest...
By Ashley Rigazio  |  August 25, 2010
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Review: The Slammin' Salmon

Here's how the shit version of Waiting likely came to be: the Broken Lizard boys (David Heffernan directs) thought the concept of a boxing-champ-turned-Miami-restaurateur was funny, and they wrote and shot a major motion picture without bothering to
The Lizard is broken indeed
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  December 11, 2009
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Who Says Jim Gaffigan Isn't Sexy?

Jim Gaffigan dubbed his latest traveling venture "The Sexy Tour," and he's bringing it to Boston this weekend.
Oops. We did.
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  November 19, 2008
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Going on sale: October 24, 2008

Raveonettes, Duncan Sheik, Jim Gaffigan, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  October 21, 2008


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Funny business

“Ashlee Simpson’s new album sold so poorly,” snorted the headline on Yahoo! this past week, that “it was beaten by a comedy album.”
As the AltCom Festival arrives at the Somerville Theatre, we look at the roots of the indie comedy boom.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  May 07, 2008
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Clips ahoy

This past February, Tina Fey returned to host Saturday Night Live and announced, in mock triumph, that the Writers Guild of America had struck a deal with the studios that would pay them for on-line content.
The treasures of Hulu.com
By MIKE MILIARD  |  April 22, 2008
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The 100 unsexiest men in the world

Welcome to the first installment of ThePhoenix.com's 100 Unsexiest Men in the World.
Who would Scarlett least like to be with?
By BILL JENSEN & RYAN STEWART  |  March 27, 2008
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Everything is coming up bacon

Pigs are noble creatures, selflessly giving of their delectable flesh — and we need as many of them as we can get.
That intoxicating smell, the siren-call sizzle — looks like pop culture has gone hog wild
By MIKE MILIARD  |  February 22, 2008
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Paler than thou

Comic-book-style superheroes have been a staple of TV since George Reeves put on Superman’s red cape and blue tights in 1951.
Jim Gaffigan’s off-white superheroes
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  September 19, 2007


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Going on sale: June 30, 2006

Double your Kristin Hersh pleasure
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By EDITORIAL  |  June 27, 2006
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The Great New Wonderful

This film from Danny Leiner is set in Manhattan around September 11, 2002, and though its disparate cast of characters don’t overtly acknowledge the catastrophe of a year before, they don’t seem unaffected, either. Watch the trailer for The Great New
Subtle, witty confection from the director of Harold and Kumar Go to Whitecastle
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 23, 2006
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Mike Birbiglia

With his mild-mannered delivery and suburban boy-next-door looks, Birbiglia is a kinder, gentle comic than the usual dick-joke meisters.
TWO DRINK MIKE | Comedy Central
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  February 14, 2006
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Jim Gaffigan

Sure he’s fat and food-obsessed, but comedian Jim Gaffigan’s also funny as hell on this DVD (also available as a CD, without the bonus videos) filmed live at Chicago’s Vic Theatre.
BEYOND THE PALE | Comedy Central
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  February 06, 2006