Damn It: They Printed the Plot to ‘The Last Jedi’ on My Ticket
Dec15

Damn It: They Printed the Plot to ‘The Last Jedi’ on My Ticket

I made every effort to avoid any and all spoilers to Star Wars: The Last Jedi. I haven’t watched a trailer since April. I stopped going to my favorite movie blogs earlier this summer. And I’ve been swiftly unfriending anyone who posts anything even remotely related to outer space. Yet there I was, reading the entire plot on my ticket stub. Who lives. Who dies. What color lightsabers they use. In spite of my best efforts, I had...

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Are You Ready for the BIG3 Basketball League?
Jun25

Are You Ready for the BIG3 Basketball League?

The BIG3 basketball league kicks off this weekend at the Barclays Center in New York. You may have many questions about this: What is the BIG3 League? Is it just in one city? Have we gotten to the bottom of how to pronounce Barclays yet? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. If you’re wondering what happened to all your favorite players (or guys you vaguely remember) from a decade ago, well, they’ve all been rescued from impending...

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Taking In Brooke Van Poppelen’s Stand-up at Washington, DC’s Big Hunt
Feb29

Taking In Brooke Van Poppelen’s Stand-up at Washington, DC’s Big Hunt

Brooke Van Poppelen has been doing stand-up comedy long enough to know what she’s doing, and the best version of her comedy is when it doesn’t feel like comedy at all. Her Friday and Saturday night performances at Washington, DC’s Big Hunt showed that watching Brooke perform feels less like watching a show and more like catching up with an old friend. A friend who just happens to have hilarious stories. After living in Brooklyn...

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An Interview With Comedian Brooke Van Poppelen About Laxative Teas (and Other Stuff)
Feb25

An Interview With Comedian Brooke Van Poppelen About Laxative Teas (and Other Stuff)

Based out of New York City, Brooke Van Poppelen has made a name for herself through her stand-up comedy and television work. In addition to her many guest appearances, her writing has also been featured on numerous MTV shows. Check Brooke out on Twitter and her website, and be sure to catch her headlining at the Big Hunt in Washington, D.C. this Friday and Saturday night. How much of your stand-up set is scripted versus just a loose...

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