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Funny or Die Presents: Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival feat. Aziz Ansari & Amy Shumer

posted by Oscar July 7, 2015

Oddball Fest 2015

Funny or Die’s annual Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival has announced its 2015 lineup and once again it rounds up the most important names in comedy today. The headliners include Amy Shumer as the “very special guest” and Aziz Ansari, who returns for a second year in a row with the fest.

The rest of the roster includes (in alphabetical order): Anthony Jeselnik, Ashley Barnhill, Bridget Everett, Dave Attell, Donnell Rawlings, Jay Pharoah, Jeff Ross, Jim Norton, John Mulaney, Michael Che, Nick Kroll, Nick Thune, Nikki Glaser, Rachel Feinstein, Rory Scovel, Sebastian Maniscalco, Tim Minchin, T.J. Miller, and Todd Barry. The Redd’s Apple Ale Festival Stage will be hosted by Big Jay Oakerson.

The tour itself will kick off on August 28 in Kansas City, MO and will continue on to cities  like Clarkston, MI; Toronto, ON; and Atlanta, GA; before finishing up in Dallas, TX. Tickets on sale Friday, 7/10 (7/17 for Tinley Park)!

Lineups vary by city; see local lineups at the tour’s website. See all of the dates below. Continue Reading

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Recap: Just For Laughs Chicago at Stage 773 (6/14)

posted by Oscar June 15, 2013

Just For Laughs Chicago_ jflJFL Chicago continued Friday night and I was there to catch some shows at Stage 773. This time around I had to cover the shows solo and while it was still enjoyable, something was telling me that I was setting myself up for something bad.

After getting there a bit later than usual, I hung out at the bar waiting for the next round of shows to start up where I ended up seeing Kumail have to pay $12 for vodka and red bull and so I proceeded to go for the $4 PBR tallboy to get me ready for what was in store for the night. Continue Reading