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  • Nobody is safe at the Gridiron Show Play Video

    March 19, 2014 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - No elected official is safe at the Statewide Capitol Correspondents Gridiron Show. Come watch them poke fun at political figures in short skits and musical numbers. The Friday, March 28th show is already sold out, but tickets are still available for Saturday, March 29th. Doors open... more »
  • Cassidy targeted by comedians Play Video

    October 3, 2013 10:32 PM

    WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Bill Cassidy was the target of jokesters on the Comedy Central program "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." Stewart and his political correspondent made fun of Cassidy for signing a letter before the government shutdown that discussed a plan to fund the government in exchange for... more »
  • Jamie Wax's one-man Christmas show back at BRLT Play Video

    December 19, 2012 12:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Performer and Baton Rouge native Jamie Wax returns this weekend to the stage he first performed his original one-man Christmas show, "A Gift for Lyman Bourke." Wax premiered the show 20 years ago at the Baton Rouge Little Theater, and now brings the holiday comedy back... more »
  • 'Shaq' looking to become the Pat Riley of comedy

    December 7, 2012 10:35 AM

    NEW YORK - With his latest endeavor, Shaquille O'Neal now considers himself the "Pat Riley of comedy." The four-time NBA champion likens himself to the famed basketball coach with his ability to pick the right comedians for his "All Star Comedy Jam." "Humor is a big way to relieve stress,... more »
  • Colbert tells Congress farm work 'really hard'

    September 24, 2010 11:37 AM

    Taking his blowhard act to Congress, comedian Stephen Colbert told lawmakers that one day picking beans alongside illegal immigrants convinced him that farm work is "really, really hard." "It turns out - and I did not know this - most soil is at ground level," Colbert testified Friday. Also, "It... more »

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