Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 5:33pm
Becky Portman

It’s illegal in some countries.

Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 8:26pm
"Valentine's Day"

It’s like if you make pie and fill it with things that individually taste good, then mix them all together in a dough of weak plot and flimsy characters.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 4:53pm

The wealth of archival footage is astounding and disturbing. Much of the footage from the Warsaw Ghetto depicts starving bodies piled like logs along the streets, shells of human beings deprived of the most basic of human needs.

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 2:18pm

You name your record player. The name of your record player is Madam Spinster. You and Madam Spinster spend many evenings cuddled together alongside Ella Fitzgerald and Julian Casablancas.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 1:08am

But as much as I love the character of Midge, I have to remind myself that she is not real.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 12:15am
Comedy Bang Bang!

Podcasts have most certainly declared themselves the second golden age of radio and more importantly, I would say, the second golden age of radio comedy.

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 9:12pm
The funny women of 'Broad City'

Women are funny because funny isn’t gendered. Women are funny because jokes should rely on one’s wit and talent not on what is between one’s legs.

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 6:04pm
"Beautiful Boy"

While the film attempts to create a conversation between father and son, sponsor and addict, it sometimes falls short, making it feel more like a monologue than a dialogue.

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:32pm

If fear can be cured by laughter, then the only option in fearful times like these is to laugh.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 3:18pm
The Improv Project students

Marc Evan Jackson only plays a demon on TV, or so he told me. The man behind the all-knowing judge of all matters in the afterlife is Marc Evan Jackson. Despite his role as the devil in charge Shawn on “The Good Place,” Mr. Jackson is anything but evil and, like me, a self-professed, incurable, devout improv nerd.

In a phone call with The Daily, Jackson described his first exposure to improvisational comedy as “life-opening.” He discovered improv by playing piano at rehearsal for River City Improv, a group formed by his former Calvin College classmates.