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Photos and story by Reana Gibson/ Contributing Writer On Friday evening, “America’s Got Talent” breakout star Piff the Magic Dragon performed in MTSU’s Tucker Theater. Piff the Magic Dragon, whose real name is John Van der Put, rose to fame after appearing on Season 10 of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” where he received a golden …

Photo courtesy of On Milwauke Story by Brandon Black / Contributing Writer The trailer for “Slice,” a low-budget horror/comedy starring Zazie Beetz of “Deadpool 2” and musician Chancelor Jonathan Bennett, who is better known as Chance the Rapper, left viewers with almost nothing to go off of. Last week, A24, the distributor of “Slice,” announced the movie …

Photo by Steve Barnum / Reporter Roars of laughter filled the room, and joke by joke, the audience grew warmer. 2015 winner of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” Clayton English, a stand-up comedian, actor and writer, delivered a night of comedy to the students crammed into MTSU’s Tucker Theatre Monday night as part of Connection Point’s Week …

Photo by Krystal Loritts / Contributing Writer Comedy-lovers from all around came to check out Murfreesboro improv group M-Prov at Mayday Brewery on Friday. The leader of the talented group, Andrew Thornhill, has had years of experience with improv and comedy. With his guidance, the group did exercises and skits with breaks for comedians to …

Young Frankenstein for Center for the Arts in Murfreesboro, Tenn. (Murfreesboro Center for the Arts)

Photo Courtesy of the Center for the Arts In 1974, Gene Wilder and Mel Brooks brought electrifying life to the tale of Victor Frankenstein. In 2016, the Center for the Arts in Murfreesboro is continuing that hilariously irreverent legacy. “Young Frankenstein” is one of the most ingenious comedic films in cinematic history. This may be …

Photo courtesy of Flickr On Sunday evening, a massive talent and a comedic genius left the earth. Gene Wilder, 83, passed due to complications with Alzheimer’s disease at his home. Fortunately, his memory will live on in his hilarious and earnestly heartfelt performances. To this day, these timeless characters can muster a sense of joy …