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She-Devil Comedy Festival to feature queens of stand-up
She-Devil Comedy Festival to feature queens of stand-up
Arts & Music Alexa Altman 10/22/2012 at 8:07AM

Jen Murphy isn’t afraid to talk on stage about the modern-day ease of watching skin flicks on her smartphone. The Los Angeles-based comedian, who quickly quashes the prickly debate of “are women funny?” is venturing eastward to appear in the Laughing Devil’s first annual She-Devil Comedy Festival, running October 24 through 28. This 100-woman-strong showcase [...]

Laughing Devil hosts fundraiser for Colorado shooting victim
Laughing Devil hosts fundraiser for Colorado shooting victim
News Alexa Altman 7/31/2012 at 4:27PM

While increased security at local movie theaters and debate over gun control brought the Aurora, Colorado, shooting closer to home, a Queens comedy club came together to raise money for an aspiring comedian who was injured during the rampage. On Monday, July 30, the Laughing Devil Comedy Club in Long Island City hosted a fundraiser [...]

Long Island City comedy club to hold fundraiser for Aurora shooting victim
Long Island City comedy club to hold fundraiser for Aurora shooting victim
News Billy Rennison 7/30/2012 at 12:41PM

On the day James Holmes was charged for the shooting at a Colorado movie theater, a Long Island City comedy club will hold a fundraiser for one of the shooting’s victims. The charity event will take place tonight at the Laughing Devil Comedy Club in Long Island City for Caleb Medley, who was one of 70 [...]

Queens comedian competes for comedy crown
Queens comedian competes for comedy crown
Arts & Music Alexa Altman 5/22/2012 at 11:41AM

Comedian Andrew Hendrickson stepped into the spotlight on the makeshift stage at The Bread Box, a Long Island City eatery just off hip, bustling Vernon Boulevard. The restaurant was packed with locals and comedy junkies looking for a laugh and a chance to see the next “great one” before hitting the big time. As a [...]