• GQ pokes fun at Vanity Fair’s photoshop fail with latest cover
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    Danielle Fowler

    GQ pokes fun at Vanity Fair’s photoshop fail with latest cover

    The magazine's annual comedy issue teases the rival publication for its embarrassing photoshop mishap.

  • Iconic Singapore comedians to be paid tribute at Chinese cultural fiesta
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    Iconic Singapore comedians to be paid tribute at Chinese cultural fiesta

    The Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) Cultural Extravaganza will kick off its three-week long fiesta in May by paying tribute to Singapore’s comedy icons of past and present through a new theatre performance. Masters of Comedy – staged by local theatre group Toy Factory – will trace the stories of Singapore’s comedy stars over the years, including comic duo Wang Sha and Ye Feng, Mark Lee, Hui Ge, Bai Yan and Jack Neo.

  • Weekend guide (27-29 April): Singapore Chinese Film Festival, Yiruma concert, eco-run
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    Weekend guide (27-29 April): Singapore Chinese Film Festival, Yiruma concert, eco-run

    The last weekend of April sees a flurry of events taking place around Singapore, from the HSBC Singapore Rugby 7s to taking part in a slew of activities at Keep Clean, Singapore! 2018. If you’re a sports fan or if you’re just looking to have a good time, there is an event for everyone.

  • Record-breaking comedian Jo Koy performing in Singapore in June
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    Record-breaking comedian Jo Koy performing in Singapore in June

    Filipino-American stand-up comic Jo Koy is headed to Singapore this June. Koy is bringing his Break the Mold tour to Zepp @ Big Box on 30 June 2018, announced organisers Adrian Bohm Presents & LA Comedy Live on 3 April (Tuesday).  The comedian recently broke the record for the most tickets sold by a single artist at The Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall in Honolulu with 11 sold-out shows and over 23,000 tickets sold in November 2017.

  • REVIEW: Kumar still kills it at 50 with a heartfelt look at his life story
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    Marcus Goh

    REVIEW: Kumar still kills it at 50 with a heartfelt look at his life story

    The posters promised loud and over-the-top humour in Kumar’s signature style, but that sort of hilarity requires a lot of energy from the audience, something that you need to be prepared for. Predictably, Kumar came out in a flamboyant dress-cake (or is it a cake-dress) festooned with plenty of glittery little bits that you weren’t sure if you should be looking at. Kumar would occasionally explain a more subtle joke when it seemed to have flown over the audiences heads, but he was content to let the less overt jokes lie.

  • COMMENT: Jack Neo may be becoming Singapore's Adam Sandler
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    Marcus Goh

    COMMENT: Jack Neo may be becoming Singapore's Adam Sandler

    Note: This commentary contains spoilers for the movie “Wonderful! Liang Xi Mei”. Audiences watching “Wonderful! Liang Xi Mei” may be a little upset to find out that Liang Xi Mei is absent for the bulk of the film. Despite being written as a shallow, two-dimensional, dislikeable character, Mark Lee manages to imbue his role with relatability, comedy, and authenticity.

  • Rob Schneider to perform stand-up show in Singapore on 16 April
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    Staff Writer, Singapore

    Rob Schneider to perform stand-up show in Singapore on 16 April

    [UPDATE on Tuesday 6 February 2018, 11:18am: This show has been postponed until further notice. According to organiser LAMC Productions, the sudden change is caused by Schneider’s filming commitments]

  • Review: 'Marry Me, Dude' is a feel-good comedy that transcends language barriers
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    Marcus Goh

    Review: 'Marry Me, Dude' is a feel-good comedy that transcends language barriers

    It’s been a long time since a film had me laughing out loud in cinemas, but “Marry Me, Dude” does exactly that — despite the fact that it’s in French (which I don’t quite understand). The comedy revolves around Yassine (Tarek Boudali) and Fred (Philippe Lacheau), male buddies who embark on a sham gay marriage in France so that Yassine, who’s Moroccan, can continue staying in the country. Unfortunately, a dogged policeman is out to prove that their marriage is fake, Fred’s girlfriend is rather unhappy with the situation, Yassine’s highly traditional mother comes for a visit and his old love interest re-enters his life.

  • Review: 'Ferdinand' delivers emotional pay-off with an endearingly peace-loving bull
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    Marcus Goh

    Review: 'Ferdinand' delivers emotional pay-off with an endearingly peace-loving bull

    Animated comedy “Ferdinand” sees the title character, a pacifist bull with massive strength, finding himself at the centre of a plot to find a suitable bull for an ostensibly deadly bullfighter. Of course, it features talking animals, as almost every 3D-animated film does these days. In fact, it’s not clearly or visually shown why the antagonist poses such a threat to Ferdinand, especially since the opening scenes paint bullfighters as inept humans that are no match for bulls.

  • Review: Third time's the charm for the now-adult Bellas in 'Pitch Perfect 3'
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    Marcus Goh

    Review: Third time's the charm for the now-adult Bellas in 'Pitch Perfect 3'

    After all, “Pitch Perfect 2” already gave the characters an excellent send-off after graduation. Despite that, “Pitch Perfect 3” continues the story organically by introducing believable and legitimate obstacles for them — adulthood. The musical comedy sees a cappella group the Bellas reuniting for another chance to perform.

  • Comedian Russell Peters to return to Singapore for show in February 2018
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    Elizabeth Tong

    Comedian Russell Peters to return to Singapore for show in February 2018

    Canadian comedy icon Russell Peters is set to return to Singapore for a one-night-only show on 24 February 2018 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

  • What We Do in the Shadows sequel is in the works
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    Ryan Leston

    What We Do in the Shadows sequel is in the works

    Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement's hit comedy What We Do in the Shadows may get a sequel.

  • Review: 'Tornado Girl' is funny if you're fine with abusive relationships
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    Marcus Goh

    Review: 'Tornado Girl' is funny if you're fine with abusive relationships

    “Tornado Girl” is a Japanese romantic comedy that’s an adaptation of the manga “A Boy Who Wished to be Okuda Tamio And A Girl Who Drove All Men Crazy”. The film revolves around the main character’s efforts to woo the eponymous “Tornado Girl”, who seems irresistible to all men. “Tornado Girl” is directed by Hitoshi One.

  • The Death of Stalin: Can we really laugh at tyranny?
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    Tom Butler

    The Death of Stalin: Can we really laugh at tyranny?

    Stalin's brutal regime was responsible for millions of deaths, so is it really something we should be laughing about? Here's what the cast think.

  • Interview with Malaysian comedian Dr Jason Leong
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    Interview with Malaysian comedian Dr Jason Leong

    Meet Dr Jason Leong, a Malaysian doctor turned comedian, as he speaks to Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore about his change in profession, his mother's reaction to it, and the differences between performing in Malaysia and Singapore. He also talks about his thoughts about Singapore and his admiration for former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew. Leong will be making his first solo comedy performance, "You Stupid Or What?!", in Singapore at the KC Arts Centre (SRC) on 7 Oct, 8pm. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on  Facebook .

  • Catch London's longest running comedy in Singapore
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    Gabriel Choo

    Catch London's longest running comedy in Singapore

    Always wanted to catch The​ ​Complete​ ​Works​ ​of​ ​William​ ​Shakespeare​ ​(Abridged)​? You can do so next week when London’s longest running comedy is staged in Singapore!

  • 'Fresh Off the Boat' executive producer talks superstition, Asian stereotyping
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    Marcus Goh

    'Fresh Off the Boat' executive producer talks superstition, Asian stereotyping

    The crew of the third season of American sitcom “Fresh Off the Boat” got their first taste of the Chinese blessing ceremony on production sets when the series filmed in Taiwan. Chinese-majority countries, such as Singapore and Hong Kong, often hold such ceremonies to bring good luck for larger scale productions. “It was funny because the American crew didn’t know what to think of it. It was their first experience with something like that,” said Melvin Mar, executive producer of the show about a Taiwanese family that struggles to fit in and embrace the American dream after migrating in the ’90s.

  • Comedian Kathy Griffin to perform in Singapore in November
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    Comedian Kathy Griffin to perform in Singapore in November

    Kathy Griffin will perform in Singapore at the Star Theatre on 3 November 2017. American comedian Kathy Griffin is bringing her tour “Laugh Your Head Off” to Singapore this November. Griffin, who made headlines around the world in May when she posted a controversial image of her holding what appears to be the severed head of US President Donald Trump, will perform her stand-up show at the Star Theatre on 3 November.

  • Comedy legend Jerry Lewis has died
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    Ryan Leston

    Comedy legend Jerry Lewis has died

    Legendary comedy actor Jerry Lewis has died, aged 91.

  • Review: 'Mon Mon Mon Monsters' is stylised but predictable
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    Marcus Goh

    Review: 'Mon Mon Mon Monsters' is stylised but predictable

    "Mon Mon Mon Monsters" shows us the true meaning of innocence and humanity in an impressively stylised fashion.

  • Ghostbusters 3 could use CGI to bring back Egon
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    Ryan Leston

    Ghostbusters 3 could use CGI to bring back Egon

    Will Harold Ramis return to Ghostbusters thanks to CGI or is it a step too far?

  • Review: 'Crayon Shin-chan: Invasion!! Alien Shiriri' has a more likeable Shinnosuke
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    Marcus Goh

    Review: 'Crayon Shin-chan: Invasion!! Alien Shiriri' has a more likeable Shinnosuke

    "Crayon Shin-chan: Invasion!! Alien Shiriri (クレヨンしんちゃん 襲来!!宇宙人シリリ)" is a Japanese 2D animated adventure comedy in Japanese that's the 25th instalment in the "Crayon Shin-chan" franchise. Crayon Shin-chan is also known as 蠟筆小新, or La bi Xiao xin, in Chinese.

  • ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Camp Counselors Reunite in Hilarious Trailer — But Where’s Bradley Cooper?
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    ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Camp Counselors Reunite in Hilarious Trailer — But Where’s Bradley Cooper?

    The gang returns to Camp Firewood a decade later -- the year is 1991 -- with the exception of one.

  • The 25 best Wayne's World jokes guaranteed to make you say SCHWING
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    Tom Butler

    The 25 best Wayne's World jokes guaranteed to make you say SCHWING

    The almighty ‘Wayne’s World’ turns 26 this year – schuh, and monkeys might fly out of our butts! Alas, it’s true, so join us as we slip on ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ and pull in for an extreme closeup of the 25 best gags from ‘Wayne’s World’ and its sequel.

  • Review: Christine Baranski's character, Chef, steals the show in 'Trolls'
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    Marcus Goh

    Review: Christine Baranski's character, Chef, steals the show in 'Trolls'

    “Trolls” is a 3D animated comedy adventure musical based on the eponymous toy brand. It features the voice talents of Anna Kendrick (Poppy), Justin Timberlake (Branch), Zooey Deschanel (Bridget), Russell Brand (Creek), Christine Baranski (Chef), John Cleese (King Gristle Sr), and Christopher Mintz-Plasse (Prince Gristle Jr).