Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Comedy Jam brings something to laugh about

By Dave Coffey

April 12, 2010

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...

14th annual Comedy Jam in a Bowl

By Dave Coffey

April 9, 2010

This weekend, Student Valley Productions will host its annual Comedy Jam at the University of Massachusetts. After its 14 years of production, the event promises record attendance. It will center on a football theme, and will...

Daily Show exec pursues career in stand-up

By Tappan Parker

March 29, 2010

Comedians. They make us laugh, they make us cry from laughing and in the case of Rory Albanese, they help deliver the news as well. Rory Albanese is an executive producer for “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart and also does...

Who needs football with advertisements this dull?

By Garth Brody

February 8, 2010

The Super Bowl has come and gone, but we can still remember our favorite moments. If you’re looking for play-by-play highlights, go check out the sports section. Instead, let’s take a look at the real highlights of Sunday...

Silverman program goes for high-brow hanky panky

By Garth Brody

February 4, 2010

Poop jokes will always be funny. They are dumb and disgusting and probably harmful in some way and yet we can’t get enough of them. File them under “juvenile” along with sex jokes, race jokes, cartoony violence and ...

Larry the Cable Guy “Gits-R-Done”

By Brendan Murphy

January 29, 2010

Whether you like his brand of humor or not, there’s no denying that Larry the Cable Guy is one of the hottest comedians around. Daniel Lawrence Whitney, better known as Larry the Cable Guy sells out nearly every venue at which...

Student comedy group to sketch out new performance

By Elyse Horowitz

October 15, 2009

The University of Massachusetts’ student sketch comedy group, Sketch 22, will be performing Saturday night, October 17, at 8 p.m. in the Herter Hall Annex. Sketch 22, which currently is made up of 12 members, performs self-written...