Franken's Memoir To Cover Life From 'SNL' To SenateSen. Al Franken has a book deal for a memoir that will cover his career from "Saturday Night Live" to his years in Washington. Twelve, an imprint of Hachette Book Group, told The Associated Press on Thursday that the Minnesota Democrat's book is scheduled for 2017 and is currently untitled.
Getting To Know Tig Notaro, Comedy's Cancer SurvivorOnce you’ve heard Tig Notaro’s stand-up comedy, your world will be completely different.
Charges: Comedian Sexually Assaulted Bar Employee After ShowA 40-year-old California man is accused of sexually assaulting an adult woman who worked at a Mall of America comedy club where he performed, according to charges filed Friday in Hennepin County Court.
Curiocity: A Review Of Jerry Seinfeld's Opening Night In Mpls. We're highly familiar with Jerry Seinfeld, the single guy who lived across from a zany neighbor and helped solve the every day traumas of his neurotic companions.
Contest Open For Upper Midwest Sitcom WritersSo you think you're funny? The Upper Midwest Sitcom Writing Competition is open for entries. The contest is looking for original television scripts or pilots from Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Curiocity: Q&A With Jim Gaffigan On Parenting, 'Dad Is Fat'Sure, kids may say the darndest things but only a comedian would turn those adorable and somewhat humbling quotes into the title of his new book. Jim Gaffigan, best known for his hilarious, observational stand-up and his numerous TV cameos, is also juggling five kids, all under the age of nine, in a small New York apartment -- it's the perfect setting for comedy.
Wis. Cancer Support Group Drops Gilda Radner's NameYounger generations might not recognize the characters popularized by comedian Gilda Radner. Nor might they remember Radner herself, an original cast member of "Saturday Night Live" who died 23 years ago and for whom a national cancer support group is named.
Dave Chappelle To Perform Last-Minute Mpls. ShowIn a surprise last-minute announcement by the Hennepin Theatre Trust, comedian Dave Chappelle will perform at the State Theatre Thursday night.
Comedian Gallagher Recovering From Heart AttackGallagher's manager says the comedian is recovering from a minor heart attack after collapsing during a performance in Minnesota.
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