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  • Bob Saget on 'Dirty Daddy'

    Bob Saget on 'Dirty Daddy'
    Because of his role as a single dad on the long-running ABC sitcom "Full House" and his concurrent hosting of "America's Funniest Home Videos," Bob Saget seemed squeaky clean to millions of Americans — especially those who had never seen his sometimes raunchy stand-up routines in Las Vegas or comedy clubs around the country. But with the 2005 release of "The Aristocrats," featuring top comedians telling increasingly over-the-top versions of an unusually filthy showbiz joke, the public was startled to realize that there was more to Saget — whose own rendition of the joke achieved new heights, or maybe depths, of debauchery — than they knew.
  • Comedian John Mulaney returns to Chicago on May 30

    Comedian John Mulaney returns to Chicago on May 30
    The first and only time John Mulaney performed at The Chicago Theatre was in 2010. He was hired to do a seven-minute set at “Ellen’s Somewhat Special Special” during TBS’ Just for Laughs Chicago. A dream come true, of course, for...

    Music, Seeds, Gardening Tips On Tap At Comstock, Ferre Festival Sunday

    WETHERSFIELD — The Comstock, Ferre seed company will hold its fifth annual Heirloom Festival Sunday featuring music, food, kids' activities and gardening tips. The event will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Comstock, Ferre, located at 263 Main St. in Old...

    Rebel Wilson is 35, not 29; she says she's a 100-year-old mermaid

    Rebel Wilson is 35, not 29; she says she's a 100-year-old mermaid
    Aca-scuse me? Rebel Wilson is 35 not 29, according to reports published Wednesday. The "Pitch Perfect 2" star has been mired in controversy over her real age and name since Monday, when the Australian tabloid Woman's Day alleged that she took...

    Comic Chelsea Handler will be at Horseshoe Hammond

    Comedian, actress, author and television host Chelsea Handler, will perform stand-up comedy Sunday at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond. Handler is known for her E! Television network show, "Chelsea Lately" and for her five books that have...