The Kids in the Hall: One Dumb Guy

Paul Myers’ newest book, The Kids in the Hall: One Dumb Guy, is an authorized biography that celebrates the Canadian sketch comedy group. Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson came together in 1985.  The rest as they say is history.  They found their way to TV in 1988 so this book is the perfect way to mark the 30th anniversary.  Their television series would run through 1995–airing on the CBC for…

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Tribeca 2018: 7 Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss By Passing Through the Gateway Chosen By the Holy Storsh

7 Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss By Passing Through the Gateway Chosen By the Holy Storsh, or 7 Stages for short, is without a doubt the best comedy–perhaps even the best film–to ever be made about a cult. Claire (Kate Micucci) and Paul (Sam Huntington) move from the comforts of Ohio to Los Angeles.  They found an apartment in the Tabula Building that is surprisingly affordable but it’s only a matter of time before they…

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Chicago Comedy Film Festival: Room for Rent

Selected for the Chicago Comedy Film Festival, Room for Rent is a film that should be seen as a lesson for lottery winners when it comes to dealing with finances. Matt Atkinson makes his feature debut as the writer/director of Room for Rent, a film that could very well be an AirBNB or Craigslist horror story brought to life.  Atkinson directs from a script that pays homage to Alfred Hitchcock.  It’s not a horror film per…

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