Improv Incubator will turn love stories into laughs this Galentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, Galentine’s Day — Thursday, Feb. 13 — is even closer. And with this year being the 10th anniversary of Parks and Recreation’s Galentine’s Day episode, it only makes sense to fill the night with love and humor. Or at least, humor about love. […]

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Interview: Kyle Kinane on punk nostalgia and self-deprecating humor, ahead of Turnbuckle

Kyle Kinane, a prolific stand up who has made his mark in comedy weaving together hilariously absurd stories of everyday life with a whiskey-soaked sense of wisdom and wonder, or as he once self-deprecatingly summed up his act, “Uncle Barbeque and his dum-dum stories,” headlines the Turnbuckle Comedy and Music Festival at the Codfish Hollow in Maquoketa May 26 and 27. […]

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Comedian Roy Wood Jr. performs tonight at Penguin’s

Comedian Roy Wood Jr., who performs tonight at Penguin’s, has been working as a successful stand-up act for more than decade, earning him spots on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, Conan and, more recently, the role of “Roy” on TBS’s Sullivan and Son. However, his first big break in comedy came not from getting on stage, but by getting on the phone […]

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