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Queue: Standout Stand-Up

Sam Ergina, Arcade Editor

April 23, 2017

Filed under Arcade, Movies & TV

Over the past few years, Netflix has been pushing out original content faster and faster. Beyond the original series it has produced like the Marvel quartet, "Orange is the New Black" and "Stranger Things," the streaming service...

No shortage of controversy, comedy in Bill Maher performance

Matthew Philips, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2017

Filed under Arcade, NOLA

One of the most popular debates in 2017 concerns the tension between political correctness and free speech. As this polarization grows, political satire has seen a sharp increase in popularity. For many on both sides of the...

Queue: Cartoons aren’t just for Kids

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter

March 21, 2017

Filed under Arcade, Archives, Movies & TV

Cartoons are not just for children. Adults too can enjoy sitting in their pajamas with a bowl of cereal on Saturday morning letting hours pass watching cartoons. With innuendos and jokes that go over the heads of the younger viewers,...

Political comedy pioneer Bill Maher to perform at Saenger Theater

Matthew Philips, Contributing Reporter

March 17, 2017

Filed under Arcade, NOLA

The explosion of shows tailored exclusively to political comedy is a phenomenon of the new millennium. For decades, political comedy remained a minute feature of the nightly routines of Ed Sullivan, Johnny Carson and David Letterman,...

Jay Pharoah experiments, interacts with crowd

Josh Axelrod, Contributing Reporter

September 5, 2016

Filed under Arcade, Campus Life

When Jay Pharoah entered McAlister Auditorium, a loud sigh of relief could be heard across campus as anxious freshman traded their syllabus week groans for comedy-night laughs.On Aug. 29, Pharoah, of "Saturday Night Live," deli...

John Mulaney tailors laughs to Tulane crowd

Danny Verb l Staff Reporter

April 13, 2016

Filed under Arcade, Campus Life

McAlister Auditorium was nearly full of tired college students, waiting for John Mulaney to walk on stage at 8 p.m. last night. Known for his Netflix Specials "New in Town" and "The Comeback Kid," and various other performances...

Cat Mafia Comedy puts out hit with new show

Sam Ergina, Online Arcade Editor

April 10, 2016

Filed under Arcade

Tulane's sketch comedy group Cat Mafia Comedy, formerly known as Etch-A-Sketch Comedy, has come a long way, at least name-wise. When the group isn't worrying about copyright laws of children's toys, Cat Mafia is killing a crow...

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