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Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Mon December 1, 2014

Martin Short "Must Say" In His New Memoir

  In his new memoir, I Must Say: My Life As a Humble Comedy Legend ,Martin Short tells the tale of how a showbiz-obsessed kid from Canada transformed himself into one of Hollywood’s favorite funnymen, known to his famous peers as the “comedian’s comedian.”

Martin Short talks about his early years in Toronto as a member of the improvisational troupe Second City to the all-American comic big time of Saturday Night Live and memorable roles in movies such as ¡Three Amigos! and Father of the Bride.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Mon October 20, 2014

Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood's Giraffe Award

    Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood will present comedian Susie Essman with their inaugural Giraffe Award for sticking out her neck to defend abortion and reproductive rights. The 31-year standup comedy veteran has played Susie Greene for all eight seasons of the hit HBO comedy series, Curb Your Enthusiasm.

About 200 guests will attend Thursday Night’s 80 Years of Choice Celebration and hear Essman share why she supports Planned Parenthood. Our good friend Susie Essman joins us this morning along with Chelly Hegan, Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood’s President/CEO.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Thu November 7, 2013

Bill Maher At The Palace On 11/10

For the last twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television-first on the show Politically Correct and for the last 10 years on HBO’s Real Time

He has written four best sellers including his most recent The New New Rules- he started his career as a stand up comedian in 1979 and still performs at least 50 dates a year. He will perform at The Palace Theater in Albany on Sunday 11/10.

Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Thu August 2, 2012

Bill Engvall at The Colonial

Comedian Bill Engvall’s ability to share the humor of everyday situations has made him one of the top comedians of today. He began his comedy career performing at open-mic nights in Dallas while a student at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. Upon graduation, he moved to Los Angeles where he made appearances performing on shows such as “The Tonight Show” and “The Late Show with David Letterman.” Engvall is best known, however, for his participation in the Blue Collar Comedy Tour with fellow comedians and friends Jeff Foxworthy, Ron White and Larry the Cable Guy.

Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Thu August 2, 2012

Sandra Bernhard at Helsinki Hudson

Comedian, actress, singer - Sandra Bernhard - will perform at Helsinki Hudson at 9pm on Saturday, August 4th.  We speak with her about how her career began, where she sees it going, and many things in between.

Music -"Manic Superstar

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Fri May 25, 2012

Ben Schwartz at Union College

Ben Schwartz (image from UCB website)

Ben Schwartz - 2003 graduate of Union College - will return to Schenectady on Monday, May 28th to present the "The Ben Schwartz comes to Union College and says things to people want to listen tour 2012".
 

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The Roundtable
12:49 pm
Tue May 15, 2012

Lizz Free Or Die: Essays

We welcome Lizz Winstead and speak with her about her book, Lizz Free or Die: Essays.