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52 ways to leave 2009

Your usual lackadaisical approach to New Year's Eve — just see what happens and go with the flow — is not going to cut it this year. Sure, the end of this decade may not have the same kind of new-millennium pressure riding on it as the last one, b
Get your New Year's Eve down to an Auld Lang science.
By SHAULA CLARK  |  January 01, 2010
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Interview: Traci Skene and Brian McKim

For the past 10 years, comedians (and married couple) Brian McKim and Traci Skene have cultivated a unique online niche for their comedy website SHECKYmagazine.com - a forum for both sharp, funny content and for erudite dissection of the craft and busin
Double your pleasure
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  April 17, 2009
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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
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Dance, Monkey: Rich Jenkins

It’s graded on a curve. I’m pretty hot for a comedian.
We put a comic on the hot seat. This week’s victim . . .
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  December 10, 2007
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The Mauss that roared

A month ago, Boston comedian Shane Mauss could barely get local comedy clubs to return his calls.
Meet the man who could put Boston’s comedy scene back on the map
By SEAN L. MCCARTHY  |  March 30, 2007
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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