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By TIMI GUSTAFSON, R.D.
Making resolutions at the turn of the year is a time-honored, albeit tiring, custom. It basically forces you to admit you were wrong to indulge in all these wonderful dinner parties and …

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The Age of (Faizon) Love: ‘Friday’s’ Big Worm on age and show business
November 11, 2013 – | Comments Off
The Age of (Faizon) Love: ‘Friday’s’ Big Worm on age and show business

BY DANIEL NASH
Whether or not you know Faizon Love by name, you’ve seen his work: The prolific comedian has appeared in more than 30 movies since 1992, including “Friday,” “Elf” and “Couples Retreat.”
Love came up …

Jamie Kennedy: A little fib goes a long way
October 3, 2013 – | Comments Off
Jamie Kennedy: A little fib goes a long way

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
Comedian, actor and class clown Jamie Kennedy isn’t necessarily a liar, but he’s definitely creative when it comes to “telling the truth.”
You see, when Kennedy first moved to the City of Angels …

From the Oval Office
July 31, 2013 – | Comments Off
From the Oval Office

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
Tommy Davidson is probably one of the most memorable faces of comedy in the nineties.
An original cast member of “In Living Color,” (1990-1994) Davidson – along with cast members Jim Carrey, Jamie Foxx …

Kevin Kent – underneath the drag queen makeup
July 26, 2013 – | Comments Off

When I arrive at Teatro ZinZanni early for an interview with one of its star performers, drag queen, Kevin Kent – I’m told he’s not there yet; he had ”some beauty thing,” possibly an eyebrow wax …

Getting awkward with Adam Ray
June 28, 2013 – | Comments Off
Getting awkward with Adam Ray

By Keegan Prosser

Adam Ray may call Los Angeles home now, but the comedian and actor honed his craft growing up in the Greater Seattle area – something he admits influences his humor.
“Growing up in my …

Seriously funny
June 12, 2013 – | Comments Off
Seriously funny

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
Kevin Pollak has been performing stand-up comedy since he was a kid. His first act? Lip syncing to Bill Cosby’s album.
“It made my parents laugh, and at the age of 10, I’d never …

Michael McDonald comes to Parlor Live
May 8, 2013 – | Comments Off
Michael McDonald comes to Parlor Live

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
Michaal McDonald is the kind of entertainer that’s got his hands in everything: acting, directing, writing, stand-up comedy. But you’ll probably know him best as man-child Stuart Larkin, a character he played during …

Some like it HOT
April 29, 2013 – | Comments Off
Some like it HOT

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
April Macie is not promiscuous. Spicy? Sure. Fiery? You betchya. Scandalous? No. But her jokes might be.
“I was that girl in high school who had rumors spread about me,” Macie says.
That’s why the …

¿Como se dice ‘funny’?
April 9, 2013 – | Comments Off
¿Como se dice ‘funny’?

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
Comedian Carmen Lynch didn’t necessarily plan on getting in to stand-up. It just kind of happened.
“I moved to New York to hang out with friends, and I thought I was was going to …

In the green room with Tony Roberts
March 11, 2013 – | Comments Off
In the green room with Tony Roberts

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
Fact: It’s been far too long since Tony Roberts came to the Northwest. Thankfully, the funny man returns to the Eastside this month – along with buddy Faizon Love – as part of …