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Podcast About List at Sisyphus Brewery. The Minnesota Daily spoke with the comedians about their show and how it has changed.

An interview with Podcast About List

by Max Mueller
Published March 31, 2024
The comedy group performed a show in Minneapolis on Saturday.
Comedian Matt Rife, in a 2021 YouTube video.

UMN students and faculty share different perspectives on where the line for dark humor is

by Alexis Letang
Published December 7, 2023
Weeks after comedian Matt Rife’s domestic violence joke backlash, the UMN community gives their perspective on dark comedy.
University of Minnesota’s Long-Form Improv Troupe.

Improv is more than “yes and …”

by Alexis Letang
Published November 2, 2023
Improv can help navigate life off the stage.
Local comedian Lisa Evanson opening for JR De Guzman.

The Twin Cities comedy scene from the view of women comics

by Alexis Letang
Published October 26, 2023
Female comedians in Minneapolis share their perspectives on the comedy scene.
Gabby OK performs at the March 8 Pay Gap Series at Malcolm Yards Market, hosted by Rock What You Got. Photo courtesy of Rock What You Got.

March brings feminist comedy series to Malcolm Yards

by Saija Maki-Waller
Published March 22, 2023
The Market at Malcolm Yards hosts women comics every Wednesday this month in the Pay Gap Comedy Series.
Morril, who also has two podcasts, will be performing two shows on Friday.  Photo courtesy of Morril.

Q&A: Comedian Sam Morril

by Cole Bursch
Published March 1, 2023
Morril, an NYC-based comedian, talks about his “Class Act Tour” and comedy writing process ahead of his Friday show at the Pantages Theater in downtown Minneapolis.
Protesters stood outside of Varsity Theater with signs while show attendees stood in line waiting for the show to start.

Dave Chappelle stand-up shows bring tension to Varsity Theater

by Bel Moran and James Schaak
Published July 27, 2022
Chappelle performed at Varsity Theater after First Avenue canceled his performances on Wednesday following backlash regarding his comments about transgender people, prompting community response.
A search for goldysjockstrap on Instagram will give you No Results Found.

Q&A: “goldysjockstrap,” the people’s memelord, talks retirement

by Bel Moran
Published July 19, 2022
The enigmatic GJS has hung up her meme curation indefinitely. A&E asked her to share her thoughts on leaving, forming relationships online and the next generation of meme page admins.
A meme reposted by @joan.of.arca made by @nice.2.mitya

In conversation with UMN student and meme account legend @joan.of.arca

by Nina Raemont
Published May 2, 2022
A meme account owner walks among us.
Let’s talk turkey: the story of campus turkeys

Let’s talk turkey: the story of campus turkeys

by Leo Witzke
Published April 20, 2022
Once extirpated from Minnesota, UMN turkeys now have their own Instagram account.

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