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Dave Chappelle doing Radio City residency with Erykah Badu, Chris Rock, Childish Gambino, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Dave Chappelle is playing ten Radio City shows in August, including dates with Erykah Badu, Chris Rock, Childish Gambino, The Roots, Trevor Noah, and Ali Wong.

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RIP Adam West (TV’s Batman)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

We are super sad to hear that actor Adam West has died at age 88. While he appeared in tons of television in the ’50s and ’60s, it was his cool, by-the-books title role in the campy, groovy ’60s series Batman for which he’ll always be remembered.

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Australian sketch troupe Aunty Donna on 1st North American tour (5 nights in NYC)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Australian sketch comedy troupe Aunty Donna are currently on this side of Planet Earth, having kicked off their first North American tour, dubbed “Aunty Donna: New Show,” in NYC last week, and will be playing dates around the country over the next two months…

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Kathy Griffin cancels shows, her attorney references GWAR, Marilyn Manson & Municipal Waste in press conference

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Kathy Griffin’s photoshoot with a beheaded Trump has seen her facing a lot of scrutiny, from The President of the United States of America to GWAR, who point out that they did it first. Now her attorney has used GWAR, Marilyn Manson, and Municipal Waste as examples of male artists who have gotten way with “far more disturbing” anti-Trump imagery, in her recent press conference.

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‘The Macaulay Culkin Show’ putting on one last show at Shea Stadium

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It could be your last chance to go to Shea and the lineup includes Dave Hill, Jo Firestone, Connor O’Malley, Joe Pera, Josh Gondelman, and many more.

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Jon Glaser’s ‘Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter’ back for S2; free premiere party at The Bell House tonight

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jon Glaser’s Adult Swim series Neon Joe: Werewolf Hunter returns for it’s second season on May 22. If you’re unfamiliar with the series, the title gives a good indication…

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‘Arrested Development’ officially returning for Season 5

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“In talks with Netflix we all felt that that stories about a narcissistic, erratically behaving family in the building business — and their desperate abuses of power — are really underrepresented on TV these days” — Arrested Development creator Mitchell Hurwitz.

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Conan O’Brien joke-stealing lawsuit can go to trial, judge says

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

A comedy writer has accused Conan O’Brien and his writing staff of stealing jokes, and the case could actually go to trial. Robert “Alex” Kaseberg, who has written for Jay Leno, claims that five of his jokes…

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Del Close Marathon: 2017 lineup, schedule & tickets

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2017 edition of Upright Citizen’s Brigade’s Del Close Marathon happens June 23 – 25, featuring round-the-clock improv performances across 10 stages, with over 650 shows and panels in the course of those three days.

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‘MST3K Live!’ tour announced with Joel Hodgson, Jonah Ray, the bots, bad movies & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Most cities will get two shows a night, the early one being a screening of classic MST3K fodder ‘Eegah’ and then a “Surprise Film” for the late show.

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comedy duo Rhett & Link touring in support of new ‘Book of Mythicality’

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Comedic YouTube duo Rhett & Link have been best buddies since meeting in 1st grade in 1984 at Buies Creek Elementary school in Buies Creek, North Carolina. Since then, they have become prolific “internetainers,” podcasters, actors, and directors.

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‘Master of None’ music supervisor Zach Cowie talks Season 2 soundtrack & more in BV interview

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“The way the show looks, the way it’s written, and the way it sounds, we try and give our show a real identity. We want people to be like, ‘Well that’s like Master of None music.'”

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