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A portrait of Sam Morril.

Q&A with comedian Sam Morril ahead of his Pittsburgh show

By Patrick Swain, Culture Editor October 22, 2023

Sam Morril is a stand-up comedian from New York. His Netflix special “Same Time Tomorrow” showcases his dry, dark and deadpan humor. The Pitt News spoke with Morril over the phone to talk about his...

Comedian Seth Meyers.

Seth Meyers brings ‘Late Night’ comedy to Homestead

By Elizabeth Martinson, Staff Writer June 18, 2019
As the host of the fourth iteration of Late Night on NBC and a former Saturday Night Live cast member, Seth Meyers has spent a good amount of time in New York City. But the comedian found some time Friday to visit his “ancestral home” of Pittsburgh, hosting back-to-back stand-up shows in Homestead.

Bill Burr ignores critics, focuses on comedy

By John Lavanga / A&E Editor September 18, 2013

As a comedian, actor and radio personality, Bill Burr has developed a following for his blunt, everyman style of humor. Burr never holds back, going on riffs about his issues with women, American education,...

‘Daily Show’ Correspondent Al Madrigal discusses his early days in stand up

By John Lavanga / A&E Editor August 28, 2013

For the past two years, comedian and actor Al Madrigal has been a contributor and correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, traveling the nation and interviewing some of its strangest thinkers...

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