Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

The Gang keep it “Always Sunny” for another season

By Nick Coviello

September 14, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Television

Heading into the seventh season of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” “The Gang” returns to Paddy’s Pub on the FX network Thursday, Sept. 15 at 10 p.m.. The infamously dark satire that once deemed itself “Seinfel...

“Parks and Rec” continues to amuse viewers in the next season

By Staff

September 14, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Television

“Parks and Recreation,” a show from the creators of “The Office,” premiered in 2008 on NBC’s Thursday Night comedy line-up. Featuring the up-and-coming stars of the time Amy Poehler, Aziz Ansari and Rashida Jones, “Parks...

‘Hornet’ brings stinging comedy

By Lindsay Orlov

January 23, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

If “The Green Hornet” were to be separated into its basic elements, it would boil down to a manageable dose of slapstick action, a sprinkling of impressive martial arts, and an overly large helping of classic Seth Rogen comedy....

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...

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...