The Minnesota Daily

Q&A: Wanda Sykes

Griffin Fillipitch
September 27, 2012

    What: Wanda Sykes Where: Orpheum Theatre, 910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis When: 8 p.m., Friday Cost: $39.75-$59.75   Though shows bearing her name have been commercially unsuccessful,...

Blacking out cross-country

Spencer Doar
September 20, 2012

  What: Doug Stanhope Where: The Varsity Theater, 1308 Fourth  St. SE, Minneapolis When: 7 p.m. doors, 8 p.m. show; Friday Cost: $26.50 advance, $30 day of   Is it binge drinking if you...

Recap: Michael Ian Black at Coffman

Joseph Kleinschmidt
September 15, 2012

Last night, the VH1 talking head known for his role in the I Love the 70s/80s/90s/New Millennium series performed his particular brand of sarcastic comedy in front of a packed crowd in Coffman’s...

Toshgate: On comedy and rape culture

Eric Best
July 31, 2012

This past week the internet has witnessed the fiasco of comedian Daniel Tosh's rape joke at the expense of a female heckler during a performance at a comedy club. Though the club owner has called in...

Local writer and comedian Joseph Scrimshaw performs during Rockstar Storytellers: The Next Level on Sunday at the Bryant- Lake Bowl. Scrimshaw will be back at Bryant-Lake for a live recording of his podcast, “Obsessed”, on Friday.

Obsessed with Obsession

June 6, 2012

  What: “Obsessed (with Joseph Scrimshaw)” with guests Lauren Anderson and Jeremy Messersmith Where: Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater When: June 8, 7 p.m. Cost: $12, $10 with Fringe button or...

Fred Willard, animal lover and “Wits” guest

Sarah Harper
April 26, 2012

Who: Fred Willard and musical guest Dan Wilson What: Minnesota Public Radio’s “Wits” When: 8 p.m., Friday Where: The Fitzgerald Theater Cost: Non-students: $32, Students: $16 when you...

Richter will be a featured guest alongside Reggie Watts in this friday's installment of Fitzgerald Theater's Wits series.

Interview: Andy Richter

Raghav Mehta
April 12, 2012

  What: “Wits” hosted by John Moe featuring Andy Richter and Reggie Watts When: 8 p.m., Friday Where: Fitzgerald Theater, 10 E. Exchange St., St. Paul Cost: $32 It’s hard to forget...

Judah Friedlander has been performing and honing his

Interview: Judah Friedlander

Griffin Fillipitch
April 12, 2012

What: Judah Friedlander When: April 10 Where: Varsity Theater, 1308 Fourth St. SE Cost: $18-20 Judah Friedlander has been doing standup for more than 20 years, but he’s most recognizable for playing...

After achieving fame as a television personality, writer and actor John Hodgman reinvented himself as a deranged millionaire. He'll bring his message of doom to the Varsity tonight.

Review: An Evening with John Hodgman

March 30, 2012

  Before I interviewed John Hodgman last week I wondered if he would give the interview in the doomsayer Deranged Millionaire character he takes on in his latest book “That Is All,” or...

Review – “Kasher in the Rye” Moshe Kasher

Raghav Mehta
March 29, 2012

Book: “Kasher in the Rye: The True Tale of a White Boy from Oakland Who Became a Drug Addict, Criminal, Mental Patient and Then Turned 16” Author: Moshe Kasher Publisher: Grand Central Publishing On...