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Laughing Bear Comedy Show -- Irish Humor

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Well bless me Lucky Charms, we’ve got a bit of Irish humor for you on this week’s show including a classic from George Carlin on growing up Irish Catholic, a nice ditty from Robbie O’Connell on the perils of being an Irish folksinger in the US who just doesn’t seem Irish enough, and a collection of “drunk stories” from legendary Irish comic and tv star Dave Allen.   304 more words

Laughing Bear Comedy Show

Frank Sinatra at his best ... & worst

Sinatra gets harder to appreciate the more you know about him,” says Philip Collins in today’s Times [£]. He tells an old Vegas story about the comedian… 731 more words


The Jerk (1979)

Movies often resonate with the individual based on the titles we see in our youth. They remain with us and give us no end of enjoyment after repeated viewings. 527 more words

Daily Take

After 34 Years of Broadway History, Café Edison Is Closing

“There’s always hellos and goodbyes and we’ll see you laters. You know, it’s just something in your heart. You miss something that’s been part of you. 875 more words

Comedy with a Yiddish twist

It’s difficult enough for aspiring filmmakers to get attention crafting works in their mother tongue. But Montreal natives Jamie Elman and Eli Batalion chose to up the ante by creating a web series in Yiddish, albeit with English subtitles. 962 more words

Culture And Lifestyle

Bill Brownstein: Lester’s Deli has true character

MONTREAL — He’s there at 7 in the morning, feeding the deli-loving dogs in the ’hood chunks of karnatzel, a beef-sausage delicacy. He’s there at noon, serving carafons of white wine and poutine to Outremont matrons, some of whose hounds had earlier devoured karnatzel morsels. 1,167 more words