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The Humor Code’s Five Best Comedy Clubs In The US

While traveling the world exploring the science of what makes things funny, we stumbled on an important question: What makes a good comedy club? According to many of the comics we interviewed, a “good room” is one that’s dimly lit, densely packed, with hard chairs, low ceilings, a red curtain, and nothing at all that’s blue.

04/01/2014

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Comedy Giants Contend For Emmys: Which Actors Will Bring Home The Win?

The comedy categories in this year’s prime time Emmy Awards are packed with major talent. From Lena Dunham to Bob Newhart, there are major stars vying for the top honors this year. Check out who might take home the Emmy – do you agree?

08/22/2013

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Jerry O’Connell Gets Skimpy On “We Are Men”

Jerry O’Connell got a surprise when he saw part of his character’s wardrobe in the new CBS comedy “We Are Men.”

07/31/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Comedy?

04/01/2013

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Boston’s Best Local Standup Comics And Comedians

Boston has its fair share of funny people. Several comedy venues and venues that do not mind playing house to a stand-up act every now and then are keeping comedy alive in Boston. Some regulars stand out among the crowd.

02/25/2013

Comedic masterminds Adolfo Gonzalez and Rick Reilly (Photos by Justin Opiechowski/98.5 The Spots Hub and Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: Comedian ‘Vick Reilly’ Bombs At Open Mic Night

Is Rick Reilly funny? Only man can find that out. That man is “Vick Reilly.”

11/16/2012

Reggie Brown impersonates U.S. President Barack Obama during a comedy sketch at the 2011 Republican Leadership Conference on June 18, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The 2011 Republican Leadership Conference features keynote addresses from most of the major republican candidates for president as well as numerous republican leaders from across the country. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: What Jokes About President Obama Are Appropriate?

Which Obama jokes are appropriate and acceptable and which are not? Jon Keller is at large.

WBZ-TV–06/20/2011

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Brown, Patrick, Menino, Others Do Comedy For A Good Cause

Senator Scott Brown, Governor Patrick, and Mayor Menino were among some of Boston’s best-known personalities took part in a one-night-only musical comedy that raises money for Urban Improv.

04/01/2011