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Hannibal Buress' affected antagonism does not ostracize his audience.

Ready to conquer

Spencer Doar
November 20, 2012

  What: Hannibal Buress When: 8 p.m., Wednesday; 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday Where: Acme Comedy Co., 708 N. First St., Minneapolis Cost: $20 Ages: 18+   When the Carthaginian general...

Trouble prone

Spencer Doar
November 8, 2012

What: Darryl Lenox When: 8 p.m., Thursday; 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday Where: Joke Joint Comedy Club, 801 Sibley Memorial Hwy., St. Paul Cost: $15 Age: 18+   Darryl Lenox owes a lot...

Little Bitch on the Prairie

Lucy Nieboer
November 8, 2012

What: Alison Arngrim’s “Confessions of a Prairie Bitch” When: 7 p.m., Thursday through Saturday; 5 p.m., Sunday Where: Camp Bar, 490 N. Robert Street, St. Paul Cost: $29.50     “Little...

Not to be viewed with parents

Spencer Doar
November 8, 2012

What: “Dave’s Old Porn” season premiere When: 11 p.m. EST,  Thursday Where: Showtime network Ages: 18+   Like a pig in muck, Dave Attell loves getting dirty. The return of his...

Fifty shades of Foley

Joseph Kleinschmidt
November 1, 2012

What: MPR’s “Wits” with Dave Foley and Mike Doughty When: 8 p.m., Friday Where: Fitzgerald Theater, 10 E. Exchange St., St. Paul Cost: SOLD OUT   One skit from the first season   of...

Larger than life

Spencer Doar
October 25, 2012

What: The Royal Comedy Tour When: 7 p.m., Saturday Where: The Orpheum Theater, 910 Hennepin Ave., MinneapolisCost: $43-$53   When the comedians Sommore, Bruce Bruce, Earthquake and Mark Curry take...

The best medicine

Spencer Doar
October 18, 2012

What: 10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival When: Through Saturday Where: Comedy Corner Underground, 1501 S. Washington Ave., Minneapolis, among other locations Cost: Prices vary   Tim Harmston is ready and...

U cuts state reg. for controlled substance research

Emma Nelson
October 17, 2012

University of Minnesota researchers who work with controlled substances now face one less obstacle in the process. After 13 years without an incident of substance diversion — a theft from a research...

Laughter from the depths of despair

Spencer Doar
October 11, 2012

What: Tig Notaro Live Where: available for sale at Cost: $5, a portion of which goes to breast cancer charities   Comedian Tig Notaro wastes no time getting to the heart of the matter...

Sophomore speech-language-hearing sciences major Lauren Shibley does an improv warm-up exercise with the rest of the MinnProv teammates during their first meeting of the year at Coffman Union.

MinnProv members make it up as they go along

Joseph Kleinschmidt
October 4, 2012

In one of Coffman Union’s dull fluorescent-lit rooms, 14 amateur student performers gather each week for the sake of comedy. Thriving in the mundane spaces normally used for study groups, the improv...