Bo Burnham’s “Eighth Grade” recharges the coming-of-age narrative, successfully tackling young adolescence in the age of social media (read: not a small feat).
I read the newspaper and occasionally turned on NBC (and once, accidentally, C-SPAN), but most of my exposure to politics was through comedy. For me, politics and satire have always gone hand in hand. But lately, satire has started to feel a little different.
H. Jon Benjamin will headline this year’s Social Programming Board Spring Comedy Show, SPB announced today.
Whether it’s doing standup, being on “Broad City” or (maybe) kicking Flavor Flav in the face on “The Eric Andre Show,” Hannibal Buress has been busy doing his own thing. And he’s been doing it well. Most recently, the comedian been on a tour titled “The Hannibal Montanabal Experience.” Buress’s last stop on the tour will be at the Pageant on Nov. 13.
David Koechner has a face that’s impossible not to recognize. He’s best known for playing Champ Kind in the “Anchorman” movies, as well as Todd Packer on “The Office.”
Though we know him from his various television, film and even theater roles, Bob Saget is—at his core—a comedian. This weekend, he’s stopping by St. Louis’s Helium Comedy Club as part of his tour. Student Life talked to him about his first love: stand-up comedy.
This is the first installment in a series of hard-hitting exposes on Washington University student figures. This week I sat down with junior Matthew Herman, who opened for B.J. Novak at the Social Programming Board spring comedy show and performs with K.A.R.L. Improv! and Kids On Campus.
Social Programming Board handed out tickets yesterday in advance of comedian, writer and actor B.J. Novak’s comedy performance in Graham Chapel.
B.J. Novak’s performance on Wednesday marks the 12th semester in a row that a man has headlined Washington University’s comedy shows. Although Novak’s show was undeniably popular, it’s time to start considering whether picking the first comedian we recognize is the best approach.
Writer, actor and comedian B.J. Novak, best known for his role as the temp Ryan Howard on NBC’s “The Office,” will be performing at Graham Chapel on Wednesday, Feb. 17 for Social Programming Board’s Spring Comedy Show.