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Barry Crimmins on comedy, survival, not being a hero, and his friend Bobcat Goldthwait


Barry Crimmins is a legendary comic and activist who will doing standup at Blue on December 28th. The show was organized by Portland Comedy Co-Op, who Crimmins describes as a “good bunch of people doing great things for comedy in Maine.” Content Warning: Rape A pioneer in the early Boston standup scene, he was around for […]

Rest well, Shaman King: On Robin Williams


I don’t have much to offer about the passing and legacy of Robin Williams outside of what has already been written, Tweeted, shared via status updates, exchanged at kitchen tables, or conveyed in shocked text exchanges. Beginning with the syndicated episodes of Mork and Mindy that aired in the early 80s, Williams has always been […]