Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Calling all confectionary creeps: sweetening the deal with kids

By Eleine Fang

October 27, 2011

Filed under Comedy

Editor’s friendly reminder:  This article is written in the name of humor. Please try not to be a criminal. To all the creepers and criminals looking for a way to make use of that old white van waiting in the...

Jeff Dunham throws his voice at the Mullins Center

By Jessica Troland

October 23, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Comedy, Culture

Comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham brought his show “Controlled Chaos” to the Mullins Center this past Thursday. As audiences flooded into the massive arena, Dunham entertained the crowd with some preliminary fan-service...

Jeff Dunham to Control Chaos at Mullins

By Jessica Troland

October 19, 2011

Filed under Comedy

One of the nation’s most famous comedians, Jeff Dunham, is bringing his ventriloquist tour to the University of Massachusetts Mullins Center on Thursday, Oct. 20. Dunham’s comedic career as a ventriloquist began when he was just 8-years-old after receiving his first dummy, Morti...

UMass hosts local, nation-wide improv talents

By Kaitlyn Bigica

April 11, 2011

Filed under Comedy

Also see: Slideshow: Peace, love and laughs at Comedy Stock On April 8 and 9 at 6:30 p.m., comedians from across the country took the stage in Bartlett 65 to showcase their comedic talents and create a room full of laughter an...

Semester off to a Sketchy start

By Eleine Fang

February 16, 2011

Filed under Comedy

The Sketch-22 crowd was simmering with excitement last Saturday night, as a packed house rushed to find seats in the already-jammed Herter 231 auditorium. The first performance of the year had fans, friends and family alike waiting in ...

Black takes a chill pill

By Tappan Parker

November 21, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Comedy

An older crowd was found packing into the Calvin Theater last Friday evening, awaiting the comedic ranting of Lewis Black. John Bowman, a fellow comedian, joined Black on stage. The last time Black was in the area was for UMass’...

Lewis Black is back in the Pioneer Valley

By Tappan Parker

November 18, 2010

Filed under Comedy

When looking for comedy, most wouldn’t pay money to see an angry old guy yell and swear at you in the form of an angry rant about all the problems in today’s modern society. Generally, we go to our grandparents for that. But thousands in the Pioneer Valley will be paying to...

Daniel Tosh of Tosh.O Touring This Way

By Kate Evans

October 26, 2010

Filed under Comedy

Have you seen the viral Internet video, “David After Dentist?” More importantly, have you laughed at it? Daniel Tosh has. Tosh, of Comedy Central’s 30-minute comic segment “Tosh.O” will be performing at the Mullins Center at the University of Massachuset...

Stars shine for autism benefit show

By Garth Brody

October 20, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Comedy

Comedy Central will be airing its third biennial “Night of Too Many Stars” autism benefit show tonight at 9 p.m. The event is a joint effort by Comedy Central and “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart’s Busboy Productions, aimed a...

Thrive Project comedy show a success

By Ellie Rulon-Miller

October 6, 2010

Filed under Comedy

Five comedians took to the six-inch-high, 10-foot-wide stage at the Montague Elks Lodge in Turners Falls on Saturday to perform as part of a weekend of fundraising events for the local non-profit organization the Thrive Project....

Mirman ‘Thrives’ to bring laughter to Turners Falls

By Ellie Rulon-Miller

September 30, 2010

Filed under Comedy, Lifestyle

Comedian Eugene Mirman will be performing a stand-up comedy show at the Montague Elks Lodge in Turners Falls, Mass. tomorrow night. Performing with him will be Michael Showalter, A.D. Miles, and Leo Allen. The show will be put ...

Comedy Jam brings something to laugh about

By Dave Coffey

April 12, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Comedy

This past weekend, Student Valley Productions hosted their 14th annual Comedy Jam, aptly titled “Comedy Bowl XIV”. With a total of 15 performers over a span of two night showings, this year’s Comedy Jam was surely one to...