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  • Dollar Shave Club co-founder Michael Dubin had a smooth transition

    The gig: Michael Dubin, 35, is chief executive and co-founder of Dollar Shave Club, a subscription service that delivers razors and laughs. When Dubin released a YouTube video in March 2012 introducing his company, where members can get razors starting at...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' adds 6 new cast members

    'Saturday Night Live' adds 6 new cast members
    "Saturday Night Live" has added six new cast members just in time for its 39th season.  The fresh faces arrive following the departure of veteran cast members Jason Sudeikis, Bill Hader and Fred Armisen, and just a year after the exits of Andy Samberg...
  • 'Broad City' brings female misadventures to male-oriented Comedy Central

    'Broad City' brings female misadventures to male-oriented Comedy Central
    NEW YORK — Late one evening in June, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer are outlining an episode for their Comedy Central series, "Broad City," when their conversation turns to Superman — specifically, which incarnation of the Man of Steel is...
  • Go Away With ... Nora Kirkpatrick

    Go Away With ... Nora Kirkpatrick
    Born and raised in Iowa, Nora Kirkpatrick is enjoying quite the career. Besides her role as Rainn Wilson's girlfriend, Esther, on "The Office," she performs comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade and is part of the folk group Edward Sharpe and the...
  • Amy Poehler talks Golden Globes, 'SNL' hires and new Comedy Central show

    Amy Poehler talks Golden Globes, 'SNL' hires and new Comedy Central show
    In just two days, Amy Poehler will co-host the 71st annual Golden Globes. She's got an NBC show -- and a web show. A film set for Sundance. And she's executive producer of the upcoming Comedy Central bestie comedy "Broad City," which she was helping to...
  • Variety Honors Hollywood's New Leaders

    Bert Marcus, 31 Producer, Bert Marcus Prods. Most documentaries bored USC grad and former Clear Channel worker Marcus, so he decided to make interesting ones like "Teenage Paparazzo" (acquired by HBO at Sundance 2010), "How to Make Money Selling Drugs"...
  • ArtsQuest announces new festival at SteelStacks Center in Bethlehem

     
    ArtsQuest, which purged three of the music festivals at its south Bethlehem SteelStacks campus last year in a cost-cutting move, has announced the addition of a new festival. The first SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival, to be held at ArtsQuest Center.......
  • TICKET BOX: Smokey Robinson, Kenny G. at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, new SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival, Luke Bryan at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre among 50 new shows

     
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. SmokEy Robinson and Kenny G at Sands Bethlehem Event center, the new SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival at ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem, Luke Bryan at Mohegan Sun Arena in......
  • What's your take: Comedians working for free at iO

    What's your take: Comedians working for free at iO
    There has been debate brewing the past few weeks among comedy performers in New York concerning the issue of pay. Often, stand-up comedians with a certain level of experience can score paying gigs at New York clubs. Recently, more and more stand-ups...
  • 'Book of Mormon' stars an open book with Second City students

    'Book of Mormon' stars an open book with Second City students
    Second City director Matt Hovde had two guests onstage on a recent weekday afternoon at the UP Comedy Club, Nic Rouleau and Ben Platt — Elder Price and Elder Cunningham, respectively, from the Chicago production of “The Book of Mormon.”...
  • 'The Kennedy Administration' platform: indie rock, weird comedy

    'The Kennedy Administration' platform: indie rock, weird comedy
    About a year ago, the musician Jack Kennedy was on a tour, in a manner of speaking. The local disco-pop antagonist rode Greyhound buses making Alan Lomax-style field recordings of amateur musicians along the byways of America. He'd tape their performances...