Trump: “I’m so funny”

By: Henry Eden ~Staff Writer~ I love Saturday Night Live (SNL). It is one of my favorite things. It has been a long time since I first watched the show with my parents. They never really bothered to fight me much on what I watched growing up. As I made my way through high school, my friends and I were perfectly content to spend our weekends idiotically watching and re-watching the same sketches. I would be lying if I said I didn’t want to end up on that stage someday. SNL is one of the most successful shows in the … Continue reading Trump: “I’m so funny”

2nd Annual Improv Festival returns to Cincinnati

By: Megan Lux ~Staff Writer~ This year the second annual Improv Festival of Cincinnat (IF Cincinnati) will be held at the Know Theatre. Know Theatre is a non-profit theater located in Cincinnati’s historic Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. Know Theatre is known as an artistic playground where artists and audiences can come together to produce and experience work that could not be done anywhere else. Improv comedy is a live form of theater where the game, characters and plot are made up right in the moment. It often engages the audience and makes them feel like part of the show. For those who … Continue reading 2nd Annual Improv Festival returns to Cincinnati

‘SNL 40’ prompts guffaws and awkwardness

By: Grant Vance ~Staff Writer~ No one sitting in the audience of Studio 8H of Rockefeller Plaza on Oct. 11, 1975, could have ever predicted the importance of that Saturday night in New York City. Not only was it the premiere of “Saturday Night Live” — one of the most influential comedy shows in television history — but also the origin of a number of the most influential actors and comedians of today. The weekly alternative sketch comedy show is still kicking after 40 years, and Sunday night viewers appreciated the magic it has brought to Saturday nights since its … Continue reading ‘SNL 40’ prompts guffaws and awkwardness