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W. Kamau Bell brings his sanity-restoring comedy to Detroit's St. Andrew's Hall

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Chuckie Finster: Comedy amid the rubbish

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Recycle your glass and cans – and stay for the comedy

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Trump To Have Amazon Kindle Burning

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Review: ‘Don’t Think Twice’ explores comedy, insecurity

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Watch Samantha Bee Dismantle Islamophobia In A Matter Of Minutes

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W. Kamau Bell brings his sanity-restoring comedy to Detroit's St. Andrew's Hall
Whether he’s performing stand-up comedy, doing one of his podcasts, or appearing on his CNN series “United Shades of America,” W. Kamau Bell is a guy you want to sit down with and have a long conversation about difficult subjects. Why? Because he'll make you laugh enormously while he’s restoring sanity. Take this excerpt from his stand-up act that describes what happens when well-meaning white people ask African-American people if something is really racist   Read More ...
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Michael Moore Wants to Be in Hillary's Cabinet
Given the shameless, over-the-top, pro-Hillary promotional hype that Michael Moore has been spouting recently (roughly, since mid-July), the only explanation is that this man--this pride of Flint, Michigan, this modest film documentarian who grew up middle-class but is now worth upwards of $50 million--secretly harbors a desire to play a role in a Hillary Clinton administration. If not a Cabinet post, then something else. In fact, it's probably more likely   Read More ...
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I'm With Stupid: Join Me in Quietly Celebrating Shutupfora Day
This week, I was going to write about a recent controversy that occurred at the University of Michigan. To wit: It seems the university has some weird policy wherein students are allowed to choose the gender pronouns by which they would like to be addressed in the official campus roster. This is supposedly meant to help professors identify students in ways that won't accidentally offend the students. Apparently, some kids   Read More ...
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Chuckie Finster: Comedy amid the rubbish
Chuckie Finster is not your typical stand-up comedy show. It's staged in Detroit's municipal recycling drop-off center Recycle Here! after hours one Saturday night a month.   Read More ...
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Recycle your glass and cans – and stay for the comedy
Buy Photo. Comedy club. What visual just popped into your head? Dark bar? Subterranean room, exposed brick backdrop? Well, scrap that. Detroit’s “underground” comedy showcase Chuckie Finster takes place after hours at a Detroit recycling center. Chuckie Finster is not your typical stand-up comedy show. It's staged in Detroit's municipal recycling drop-off center Recycle Here! after hours one Saturday night a month. Not so surprisingly, Recycle Here! is not your   Read More ...
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Trump To Have Amazon Kindle Burning
DETROIT, MICHIGAN -- The Trump campaign has announced that they will be holding a bonfire in the Detroit area this evening. The bonfire coincides with a major speech on the economy that Trump delivered earlier in the day. The fuel for the bonfire will be Amazon Kindles. "For starters, a traditional book burning is so last century," Trump told reporters this afternoon at a hot dog stand where he was   Read More ...
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Review: ‘Don’t Think Twice’ explores comedy, insecurity
Writer-director-star Mike Birbiglia’s film about a group of improv comedians is equaly parts funny and honest That’s a good thing. In fact, it’s a great thing. Writer-director-star Mike Birbiglia’s insightful look at the world of improv comedy — its form, as well as the strange birds who perform it — could stand as the definitive film about art form, and that’s not just because it’s one of the few (if   Read More ...
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Watch Samantha Bee Dismantle Islamophobia In A Matter Of Minutes
Leave it to Samantha Bee to tear down Islamophobia and make you laugh out loud in one segment. In Monday's episode of "Full Frontal," Bee traveled to Dearborn, Michigan -- home to the U.S.'s largest Muslim community -- to investigate why conservative pundits are so quick to label all Muslim Americans as terror sympathizers. Shortly after the June 12 in Orlando, Florida, presidential hopeful Donald Trump took the opportunity to   Read More ...
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Snyder Administration Defends Flint Water Crisis Handling - TMFS Sketch Comedy
In a TMFS sketch, a spokesperson for Michigan Governor Rick Snyder defends the handling of the Flint water crisis. --   Read More ...
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Bird Speaks Out On Squirrel Mug Shot
A famous Internet bird personality has weighed in on a Michigan police department’s use of a squirrel mug shot. The Shelby Township Police Department posted the image on Facebook Tuesday as a cute way of drawing attention to the theft of a semi-tractor and trailer loaded with about 28,000 pounds of nuts. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d   Read More ...
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Michigan Police Hope Squirrel Mug Shot Helps Nab Nut Thief
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Police in suburban Detroit are having a little fun while asking for help from the public in figuring out who swiped roughly 28,000 pounds of packaged nuts. The Shelby Township Police Department says a truck and trailer packed with 18 pallets of walnuts and other snack nuts were taken the weekend of June 27   Read More ...
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Stephen Colbert Interviews Eminem On 'Only In Monroe,' A Michigan Cable Access Show
No music. No studio audience. Pure genius   Read More ...
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Pig Poops In Back Of Cop Car, Is All Smiles
He looks as happy as a pig in s**t.A Michigan pig escaped from his owner Thursday, briefly terrorizing the community. CBS Detroit reports that at one point, the animal charged at a woman only to be get distracted by a "decorative ball   Read More ...
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