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  • At 40, 'Saturday Night Live' is still in its prime

     At 40, 'Saturday Night Live' is still in its prime
    "Saturday Night Live" is 40 years old this year.
  • Beck Bennett's calling answered with AT&T ads

    Beck Bennett's calling answered with AT&T ads
    It probably still happens the old-fashioned way: a beautiful face spotted sipping a milkshake at Schwab's, a screen test and stardom. But you get the feeling that Beck Bennett's Hollywood story is more typical in the new millennium — you know, 30...

    Double the Funny: SteelStacks Improv Comedy Fest expands for its second year

    Double the Funny: SteelStacks Improv Comedy Fest expands for its second year
    ArtsQuest’s first SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival last year was by all measures a success. But there was one disappointment. There wasn’t enough of it. So when organizers sought submissions for the second festival, it found a solution....

    Comedians and cartoonist gather to discuss satire and censorship

    Comedians and cartoonist gather to discuss satire and censorship
    Comedians, writers, satirists and a cartoonist gathered Thursday night at Hollywood's Upright Citizens Brigade to discuss censorship and satire in the wake of the killings at the offices of the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris. But while part of the debate...

    A talk with Benjamin Apple, 'Cubed' star, 'comedy person'

    A talk with Benjamin Apple, 'Cubed' star, 'comedy person'
    A few weeks ago I devoted my entire weekly Critic's Pick to self-described "comedy person" and video maker Benjamin Apple, whose dry, deadpan sketch series "Cubed" (brief encounters in a faceless workplace) I had seen on the YouTube channel Above Average,...