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Tribute to The Ghoul Keeps Laughter Alive after Ron Sweed’s Death

April 26th 2019

Tribute to The Ghoul Keeps Laughter Alive after Ron Sweed’s Death (Sam Gurwin, April 26, 2019) Redford, MI- Low budget comedy skits and zany characters are common place these days. But before there was a 24/7 audience of You Tubers, comedians built their following with live shows and TV appearances. One of the original cult […]

Benevolent Texting, Censorship, and Snorkeldorf: The Story Behind…

April 14th 2019

Benevolent Texting, Censorship, and Snorkeldorf: The Story Behind a Billboard in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 14, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Like many roadways across the county, Woodward Avenue is lined with billboards.  As people make their way along such roads, their journey is dotted with images of attorneys promising to fight for their clients. With […]

Over 60 Improv Troupes to Perform in Detroit Improv Festival Aug. 8-12

July 27th 2018

Over 60 Improv Troupes to Perform in Detroit Improv Festival Aug. 8-12 Ferndale, MI – Metro Detroit will be the center of the comedy universe as top names in sketch and improvisational comedy arrive for the eighth annual Detroit Improv Festival August 8-12. Headlined by Paul F. Tompkins, this year’s festival will take place over […]

Sketch Comedy Workshop with Kevin McDonald March 24-25

January 31st 2018

Sketch Comedy Workshop with Kevin McDonald March 24-25 Ferndale, MI – Kevin McDonald from Kids in the Hall is back to teach a 1-or-2-day workshop on sketch comedy writing through improv. Day one will be spent improvising and turning the scenes into full sketches. On day two, the sketches will be rehearsed, and performed in […]

Go Comedy! Holding Auditions March 11

March 7th 2017

Go Comedy! Holding Auditions March 11 (EVENT page)   Ferndale, MI – On Saturday, March 11 beginning at 10:00am, Go Comedy! will hold auditions for its Launch Groups. Go Comedy! Launch Groups are a part of the improv theater’s resident artist company and have the opportunity to perform at least twice a month in the […]

Drain Commissioner & Drag Star Lady T Warn Against Flushing…

August 31st 2016

Drain Commissioner and Drag Star Lady T Warn Against Flushing Inappropriate Items (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept.1, 2016) Pontiac, MI – “Oh Shhhhhhh……..” says the cigarette-smoking drag queen matriarch just before a house explodes on screen in a PSA about toilet-flushing made by the folks at the Oakland County Water Resources Commission. Though your house will […]