The West Australian

January 28, 2015, 5:12 am
The West Australian
Melbourne performer Imaan Rima Hadchiti, one of more than 60 acts at the new rooftop Noodle Palace, happily exploits people's size for laughs. Turning the mirror on his audience, his comedy exploited tall people and their perceptions, Hadchiti said.


​UK govt 'gags & intimidates' charities that criticize austerity policies
British charities say they have been targeted in a “subtle” yet “menacing” fashion by prominent political figures for publicly criticizing the coalition's austerity policies. Others are silenced by gagging clauses in government contracts. The coalition ...

Film review: 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' draws heartfelt laughs, tears - Tribune-Review
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Film review: 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' draws heartfelt laughs, tears
Film review: 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' draws heartfelt laughs, tears. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP. Thomas Mann, who plays the lead in 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,' poses at the premiere of the film at the Eccles Theatre during the 2015 ...
Sundance Film Review: and Earl and the Dying Girl'Variety
Sundance Review: Wonderfully Funny, Bittersweet Inventive, 'Me And Earl And ...Indie Wire (blog)

Mid Sussex Times

REVIEW: Surreal ideas, quick-fire gags and bracing irreverence from ...
Mid Sussex Times
These gags still get healthy laughs but Kevin's interpretation of the Shelley Fountain as a symbol of something rather rude is met with more puzzlement than amusement this time around. Anyway, Kevin explains that he likes to dig a hole for the opening ...

Gags to Riches” star visit St. Peters
ST. PETERS, MO (KTVI) – Discovery Channel star Jonah White was in St. Louis this weekend. Sunday the star of “Gags to Riches” appeared at the I-70 shopper fair in St. Peters. White brought along his pet wolf and pot belly pig named “dumpling.”.

Gags to Riches” Jonah White at I-70 Fair
Discovery channel viewers met Jonah White on the reality show “Billy Bob Gags to Riches.” The Missouri native invented “Billy-Bob Teeth, Inc.” after graduating from Missouri State University with a degree in Biology. He and his Australian-born wife ...


EXCLUSIVE: 'Eyes Wide Open' at Café Carlyle, Cheyenne Jackson Sets Sight ...
Cheyenne Jackson opened his 'Eyes Wide Open' Carlyle residency with the classic "Stand By Me" by Ben E. King, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. (Photo : All by Michael Wilhoite for Café Carlyle). Cheyenne Jackson. Jackson was joined by Willy Beaman, ...

Guns to gags, poverty to pipelines: Notable omissions from Obama speech
Al Jazeera America
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's sixth State of the Union address came seconds shy of being his shortest, despite clocking in at 59 minutes, 6 seconds — all 6,492 words of it. Still, as is typical of these occasions, the speech read like a ...

Montreal Gazette

Silence is golden for Just for Laughs hit Gags
Montreal Gazette
Just for Laughs: Gags is Canada's answer to that vintage U.S. show Candid Camera. But the Canadian version goes one clever step farther. These “gags” are carried out in silence, which means that in transcending language they can be exported all over ...