Tag: comedy

MOVIE REVIEW: Cross-cultural courtship and heart-warming hilarity meet in ‘The Big Sick’

| July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: Cross-cultural courtship and heart-warming hilarity meet in ‘The Big Sick’

As struggling stand-up comedian Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani) stumbles his way through the trials and tribulations of becoming the next big thing in Chicago, one night on stage leads him to cross paths with graduate student Emily (Zoe Kazan). Though quickly dismissing each other after one night together, Kumail and Emily eventually begin dating, keeping their […]

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Throwing it Back Past Thursday

| March 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Throwing it Back Past Thursday

Have you ever walked into a room and wondered if you were in the right place? I have and luckily I was not alone; March 2. students entered room 340GHI confused and curious. We came for a comedy show and found a chipmunk DJ chanting “Do it for the ‘gram” and playing last September’s top […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ – Season 1

| February 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ – Season 1

Minor Spoiler Warning for the first season of “Santa Clarita Diet.” When I first heard about the new Netflix Original Series, titled “Santa Clarita Diet,” my first thought was that the streaming service was adding a trendy cooking show to its impressive roster. I couldn’t have been more wrong. Never could I have imagined that […]

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Best Television Shows of 2016

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
Best Television Shows of 2016

Jeffrey Kopp- Arts & Entertainment Editor “Stranger Things” (Netflix): What seems to be one of the most talked about shows of 2016, “Stranger Things” managed to capture the charm and nostalgia of the 1980s while delivering a gripping mystery. With strong performances from Winona Ryder, as well as the entire band of child actors (specifically […]

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A Night of Comedy and Magic with Michael Kent

| September 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
A Night of Comedy and Magic with Michael Kent

After Hours in the Cone Center came to life as Michael Kent took to the stage to entertain the crowd with comedy and magic. Organized by the Campus Activities Board, this show was definitely an enjoyable experience for everyone involved. Kent’s show was just one stop on his nationwide college tour. The past few days […]

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Colbert Returns to Form During Republican Convention

| July 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
Colbert Returns to Form During Republican Convention

It’s been a rough last year for Stephen Colbert and his new “Late Night” show on CBS. Colbert soared previously on Comedy Central, but since making the move to basic cable, he has struggled to maintain high ratings. Colbert’s show has been trailing behind Jimmy Fallon on “The Tonight Show” and has even managed to […]

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Friday Night Live – JR De Guzman

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
Friday Night Live – JR De Guzman

Photos by Ashwin Ananthapadmanabhan and Erin Cortez . “Friday Night Live” on Feb. 5 was not the event it should have been considering the talent that was present with musician and comedian JR De Guzman. Although De Guzman was not supposed to be on his own according to the advertisement for the event, he was […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Night Before’

| November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Night Before’

We are now in the midst of November which means one thing … Christmas. It’s right around the corner; well, not really, but that is what the pop-culture landscape seems to be thinking. As soon as Halloween ends, we throw out the horror flicks and start watching Christmas movies. In fact, there are several heading […]

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Matt Braunger brings his nationwide ‘Ding Donger Tour’ to Charlotte

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Matt Braunger brings his nationwide ‘Ding Donger Tour’ to Charlotte

*November tour dates have been cancelled  Comedian Matt Braunger comes to Charlotte Nov. 4 at The Comedy Zone. You may know Braunger from his recurring role as a cast member on the popular TruTV series “How to Be a Grown Up” or as a cast member on MADtv. Braunger also hosts “The Ding-Donger” podcast on Nerdist and his “Big, Dumb Animal” comedy […]

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Colbert’s new gig

| September 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Colbert’s new gig

There is a current wave of change sweeping the late night world, as one generation of hosts and comedians leave the stage, a new one enters. Last year we saw Jimmy Fallon take over “The Tonight Show” from Jay Leno and in a couple of weeks South African comedian Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart […]

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Photos: Wild N Out on campus

| August 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Photos: Wild N Out on campus

Photos by Kedar Kulkarni. CAB wraps up their Fall 2015 Week of Welcome with laughs. Cast members from MTV’s hit comedy show, “Wild N Out” come to campus.

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Rob Paravonian hits UNCC

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Rob Paravonian hits UNCC

Like many people, I am a big fan of comedy, and stand-ups are no exception. In fact, it is what I enjoy the most when laughing, so there was already some predetermined excitement about seeing comedian Rob Paravonian, a man who has opened up for comedy legend George Carlin in the past, perform on our […]

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Rob Paravonian brings musical comedy to UNC Charlotte

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Rob Paravonian brings musical comedy to UNC Charlotte

Everyone should know about Rob Paravonian. I had the good fortune to talk with the comedian for a little while earlier this week. I can tell you I rarely have I spoken with such a humble, hardworking and good-natured person, who also happens to be extremely funny. His unique brand of comedy has gone viral on the […]

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Margaret Cho is bringing her comedy show to Charlotte to prove she’s still the supreme

| March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Margaret Cho is bringing her comedy show to Charlotte to prove she’s still the supreme

Perhaps I may be a bit biased, but Margaret Cho is the queen of everything. Okay, let me regain some journalistic props and re-state that. Margaret Cho has been a driving force in my life, and one that has kept me going since middle school when I was an insecure, closeted homosexual boy. Cho was […]

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