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When Bo Burnham burst onto YouTube at the age of 16, he was seen as another come along sing-song comedian that made jokes relating to life and what have you. In his nine years since that start, the Hamilton, Mass., native has grown into something that many wouldn’t have seen coming. In 2008, the comedian …

For avowed Vanderbilt Commodores fan and veteran standup comedian Nate Bargatze, preparing for the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., is all about the whiskers. “I grew a beard,” the laid-back Southerner said with a laugh in a recent phone interview, when asked how he prepares for the festival where he first performed …

Adam Conover, the comedian behind the truTV show and viral hit Adam Ruins Everything is set to perform at Nashville comedy club Zanies on Thursday night, as a part of the West Wild Comedy Festival. We talked with the multi-faceted performer on his comedic origins, the development of his hit show and his advice for aspiring …

Comedian Hannibal Buress will perform at MTSU’s Murphy Center on April 15, according to Raider Entertainment. The comedian/actor has appeared on TV shows such as Broad City, 30 Rock, Bob’s Burgers and The Eric Andre Show, and released several standup specials. His latest special, Comedy Camisado, premiered on Netflix in February to rave reviews. Buress gained national attention …

Zach Galifianakis "Baskets"

Louis C.K. (Louie) and Zach Galifianakis’ (Between Two Ferns) brand of devastating comedy is all shades of brilliant and, at times, boring. That being said, while FX’s new tragicomedy Baskets may not inspire too many laughs, it is yet another show emerging in an era of new-age comedy — the idea that there’s an introspective …

Jennifer Lawrence in Joy

Hollywood darling David O. Russell teams up for the third time with impressive talents Robert De Niro, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper in Joy, a semi-autobiographical film about an entrepreneurial legend. By all rights, this star-powered collaboration should have been a hit, but so far critics and viewers alike have been yelling “Cleanup on aisle three!” …