Comedians make a living making people laugh, which usually means making fun of people and things.
I question some of my friends’ sanity when I hear they live in a crummy bachelor pad, infested with bedbugs and newly divorced husbands, but they’re still paying for cable.
From iconic science fiction novels like H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine, to classic campy cartoons like The Jetsons, modern popular culture has been obsessed with the idea of the future for over a century.
The Uniter goes to the 2013 Central Canada Comic Con.
There’s a lot of competition in the comedy world, playing to silent audiences and going against the best and brightest (or the worst and angriest). Though there are many places a comic strives to get to, Just for Laughs is one of the big ones, an event at which comedians who’ve ‘made it’ perform stand-up to likely their biggest audience.
The Uniter at Comic Con
Next year will mark the 40th anniversary of a prolific pastime that celebrates the use of imagination as its key mechanic – a hobby or game where you create a character from scratch, with as much or as little detail as you want, as long as you adhere to and play the role of this character as accurately as possible. This genre came to be known as the role playing game, or RPG.
It’s a good idea to keep your Halloween costume in wearable condition for more than one night, especially if your plans include attending the Central Canada Comic Con (C4) this weekend.
CRASH! POP! POW! BLAM!
BLAM! 3 the third in a series of comic book art shows curated by Justin Waterman.
New York’s Cey Adams, founding Creative Director of Def Jam Records, spoke in the University of Winnipeg’s Riddell cafeteria on Thursday, October 3, 2013 as part of the UWSA's Freestyle Festival. I enjoyed an evening of colourful tales of rappers from the 1980s and early 1990s, artists whom Adams had worked or rubbed shoulders with during his tenure at Def Jam.
Cey Adams, 51, is the founding creative director of Def Jam Recordings. A New York City native, Adams has worked with iconic hip hop artists such as the Beastie Boys, Jay-Z, Run DMC, De La Soul, LL Cool J, 3rd Bass and Slick Rick, and has completed projects ranging from album design to logos and exhibitions in prominent galleries throughout the United States.
New York-based Def Jam Recordings is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.
Last week, the new season of The League, a semi-improvised knock off of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia on FXX (a comedy offshoot of the Fox offshoot FX) premiered.
For most people, My Little Pony is nothing more than a TV show made to sell toys to little girls.
Jordan Welwood is the Winnipeg finalist in SiriusXM’s Canada’s Next Top Comic competition.
This past Sunday marked the halfway point for the final season of AMC’s massively popular show, Breaking Bad. If you haven’t seen the show by now, then I’m just disappointed in you.
Geek is the new chic.
I work in a store that sells pornography and sex toys.
Inspired by the Coen brothers’ 1998 cult classic film, Lebowskipalooza is Canada’s biggest The Big Lebowski-themed event.
Dr. Evil isn’t the only man to prefer a slippery, smooth sack. Dudes everywhere are removing their unwanted body hair, so much so that they created a word for it: manscaping.