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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.

Interview: John Hodgman

Tony
March 29, 2012

WHAT: That is All: An Evening with John Hodgman WHERE: Varsity Theater, 1308 Fourth St. SE, Minneapolis WHEN: 8 p.m., Thursday COST: $25 in advance, $28 day of John Hodgman is an expert on most subjects,...

On The Marc

Sarah Harper
March 8, 2012

    What: Marc Maron When: Thurs., March 8 at 8 p.m.; Friday, March 9 at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.; Saturday, March 10 at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Where: Acme Comedy Company, 708 N. First St., Minneapolis Cost:...

Chad Daniels wants you to stop being stupid – yeah, you.

Chad Daniels Birthday Bash

Raghav Mehta
March 1, 2012

  On the surface, Chad Daniels looks like your typical, Midwestern working man: the timid, clean-cut father of two with an unwavering aversion to all things controversial. But as a comic, Daniels,...

Q&A: The Sklar Brothers

Tony
February 23, 2012

What: The Sklar Brothers Where: The Varsity Theater When: Feb 24, 7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Cost: $20-$22 Identical twins Jason and Randy Sklar have made a name for themselves as a stand-up comedy duo by...

Book Review: “Hilarity Ensues” by Tucker Max

Sarah Harper
February 23, 2012

“Hilarity Ensues” Author: Tucker Max Publisher: Blue Heller books Tucker Max, now 35 years old, is the undisputed king of the dick-lit scene. With books like “I Hope They Serve Beer in...

Napoleon returns

Griffin Fillipitch
February 23, 2012

Show: “Napoleon Dynamite” Time: 7:30 p.m. Sundays Network: Fox Jon Heder is now eight years removed from the debut of his most popular role as the courageous, moonboot-wearing Napoleon Dynamite....

Review: “Occupy Arden Hills: or, Brother can you Spare a Dome?”

Tony
February 16, 2012

What: Occupy Arden Hills: or, Brother can you Spare a Dome? Where: Brave New Workshop When: Feb. 11–April 14 Cost: $25 Wednesday-Thursday, $30 Friday-Saturday Brave New Workshop posits itself as...

Mike Birbiglia performed his one man show titled

Review: Mike Birbiglia – “My Girfriend’s Boyfriend”

Tony
February 14, 2012

Like all great stand-up comedians, almost everyone can see himself or herself in Mike Birbiglia. Hiding a sharp wit behind a confused mumble, Birbilia is a great storyteller, and even when he’s dead...

Culture Compass — Jeff Mangum, Chairlift and Pizza Bagels

Griffin Fillipitch
February 2, 2012

Thursday Tom Segura Acme Comedy Company 708 N. First St. 8 p.m. $15 You may remember Tom Segura from his legendary performance as âÄúBear Suit GuyâÄù on an episode of the short-lived CBS...

Q&A: Todd Glass

Q&A: Todd Glass

Raghav Mehta
February 2, 2012

What: Todd Glass When: 8 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday Where: Acme Comedy Company, 708 N. First St. Cost: $15 There are only a handful of comedic veterans as...