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Yearly Archives: 2014

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Leary celebrates ‘Comics Come Home’ at the ‘Gahden’

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A short history of the Comics Come Home benefit for the Neely House. Interviews with Denis Leary, Cam Neely, Jimmy Fallon, Tony V, and Joe Yannetty.

Laughing at the memories

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A few memories from 20 years of Boston’s Comics Come Home benefit for the Neely Foundation.

Breuer answers heartache with humor

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Comedian Jim Breuer finds the funny and keeps playing through personal tragedies.

Joe Cottonwood: Author of “99 Jobs”

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Joe Cottonwood tells the life story of a contractor through a series of jobs.

Carl Reiner: The comic legend favors the random

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Legendary comedian, director, and author Carl Reiner sets out on a new venture in publishing.

Comedian Jerrod Carmichael knows how to light up a room

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Jerrod Carmichael is a comic on the rise. He’s ambitious, he’s got some admirers in important places, and he’s got the goods as a stand-up.

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Tells a Tale of Censorship

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Comic books and graphic novels have a long history of censorship, a topic I discussed with Comic Book Legal Defense Fund executive director Charles Brownstein.

Arlington Author Steve Almond Considers the Morality of Football

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Lifelong fan Steve Almond examines his conscience about the game of football.

Taking the Hard Road: Two Indie Writers Stay True to Their Message

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With a bit of humor and some sage advice, Alexandra Koumoundouros and Valerie Aiello are set on helping indie bands figure out a successful business model. And that’s just the beginning.

For Sam Jay, comedy isn’t just an act

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For Sam Jay, comedy isn’t just an act