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Review: Jimmy Tingle's American Dream

This documentary from Boston comedian Jimmy Tingle and director Vincent Straggas excels in depicting the plight of the stand-up comedian.
 A comedian's life ain't nothin' but hustle and rejection
By MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  October 07, 2011

Stuck in his Throat

Growing up in Sudbury, David Bertolino’s upbringing was strictly G-rated.
Suburban, family-oriented David Bertolino has a dream: to stage a play about  Deep Throat , one of the most controversial films of all time
By JON HART  |  October 30, 2009

Robby Roadsteamer's good intentions

"He's beyond passionate — it's almost to the brink of sanity with him."
The Greater Boston Alternative-Comedy Festival
By MIKE MILIARD  |  December 11, 2008

Comedy central?

The local Boston comedy scene has, somewhat ironically, a lot of drama.
With all of the changes a’brewin’ on the local stand-up scene, audiences want to know: whaaaaat is the deeeeal with Boston comedy?
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  September 17, 2008

Catch a rising star

Boston is lousy with talented stand-ups — the following performers just happen to be a few jokes closer than the rest to the top of Comedy Mountain.
Local standup talents to watch
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  September 17, 2008


Comedian Jimmy Tingle is on the stump.
Jimmy Tingle runs again
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  July 15, 2008

Ding Ho home

Opening a comedy club in a Cambridge Chinese restaurant was a laughable idea unto itself.
Comedy benefit adds second show
By CLIF GARBODEN  |  April 30, 2008

Boston music news, October 26, 2007

The Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra are moving up in the world.
Notes on the Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra and Jimmy Tingle
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  October 23, 2007

About shutting down . . .

A little more than a year after the Someday Café closed its doors, it seems that Davis Square is poised to lose another beloved institution.
Jimmy Tingle opens up
By IAN SANDS  |  October 17, 2007

Dance, Monkey: Jim Morris as President George W. Bush

Vice-President Cheney and I have just implemented a plan whereby we now deal with people who disagree with our plans for Iraq and Afghanistan by declaring them Enemy Combatants.
A comic in the hot seat
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  September 25, 2007

Boston music news: June 15, 2007

Jim Infantino of Jim's Big Ego is describing The Ego & the Oracle , a show he’s been staging Sundays at Jimmy Tingle’s Off Broadway.
Notes on Jim's Big Ego, Campaign for Real-Time, and, um, Mayor Menino
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  June 12, 2007


Annals of termination

George W. Bush is guilty of a lot of things. But in her just-released book, former federal prosecutor Elizabeth de la Vega gets specific.
Yet another mission to accomplish
By MIKE MILIARD  |  May 02, 2007

Boston music news: April 20, 2007

“I wake up in the middle of the night and the reality of what happened hits me,” says Beatlejuice drummer Muzz.
Notes on Beatlejuice, Kristin Hersh, Scissormen, and more
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  April 17, 2007

Marx in Somerville

Howard Zinn meets Jimmy Tingle Who would brave Arctic weather to watch Karl Marx pontificate?
Marx in Soho , Jimmy Tingle's Off Broadway, February 15, 2007
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  February 20, 2007

Frighteningly good

Charlestown comedy team the Walsh Bros. are ready for prime time.
The Walsh Bros., Jimmy Tingle's Off Broadway, February 9, 2007
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  February 13, 2007

Out of Ireland

You hardly know whether to exude an exculpatory tear or a banshee scream this week.
A Night in November ; By the Bog of Cats
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  October 18, 2006


Jeff Cohen on the weird and disturbing world of CNN, Fox, and MSNBC

In his new book, Cable News Confidential: My Misadventures in Corporate Media , Jeff Cohen writes about his years with cable news channels as a pilgrim who’s returned from a strange and hostile land.
Cable nit
By DAN KENNEDY  |  September 18, 2006

Putting the ‘e’ in campaigns

It’s becoming clear that there’s more to the political blogosphere than just blahg, blahg, blahg.
The netroots get real in the Bay State, and the secret behind Joan Vennochi’s e-coup.
By JOHN CARROLL  |  August 30, 2006

Black humor

When the Comedy Studio in Harvard Square hosted the first “Women of Color in Comedy” festival in the Boston area seven years ago, a PC heckler shouted “Why don’t you do this more than once a year?”
Boston’s “Women of Color in Comedy”
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  July 25, 2006

Beyond Bush bashing

Drawing on comedians from NYC and Boston, the political-comedy extravaganza Laughing Liberally had landed at Tingle’s for a two-week stay that includes four more shows this weekend.
Laughing liberally at Jimmy Tingle’s
By MATT ASHARE  |  June 20, 2006

Morrissey and Crimmins

The parallel but separate career paths of New England folk icon Bill Morrissey and edgy political satirist Barry Crimmins, both of whom began their assent in Boston’s 1980s club scene, intersected for shows May 5 and 6 at Jimmy Tingle’s Off Broadway in D
A fruitful reunion
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  May 15, 2006


Schmucks unlimited

It’s April, supposedly the cruelest month, but after a winter that seemed like 150 days of March, how bad can it be?
2006: A first-quarter scorecard
By BARRY CRIMMINS  |  April 05, 2006