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Summary: "Made during the early years of the movie musical, this exuberant revue was one of the most extravagant, eclectic, and technically ambitious Hollywood productions of its day. Starring the bandleader Paul Whiteman, then widely celebrated as the King of Jazz, the film drew from Broadway variety shows to present a spectacular array of sketches, performances by such acts of the Rhythm Boys...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS KIN

Summary: A spirited satirical variety series combining disparate elements such as animation, drama, musical performances, documentary and political commentary in an experimental format.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: S'more Entertainment 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GRE

Summary: With a nod to absurd yet intelligent legacy sketch shows Monty Python, Mr. Show, and Kids in the Hall, the series features sketches that poke fun at real-life moments and cultural touchstones. From Steve Jobs and the rise of the personal computer, Lance Armstrong and the prevalence of performance-enhancing drugs, to the hardships of trying to keep up with too many shows on the DVR, the series...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV BIR

Summary: Another season's worth of award-winning frenetic fried fowl from deep in the heart of Adult Swim's late-night animation plantation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ROB

Summary: Nonstop laughs are in the house with season four of In living color on DVD! No celebrity was too sacred and no current event was too controversial for this Emmy-winning hit show that pushed the boundaries of sketch comedy with hilarious results.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV IN

Summary: One of the sharpest, funniest, and most underrated shows of the '90s. A comedic gem that rocked Generation X with slapstick, smarts, and witty sarcasm.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MTV Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV STA

Summary: Spalding Gray performs a monologue that mostly recounts his trip to Southeast Asia to create the role of the U.S. Ambassador's aide in the 1984 Oscar-winning film The Killing Fields.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios 2013

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SWI

Summary: A humorous collection of taboo topics using the duo's trademark humor, knowledge of carnival tricks, as well as hidden cameras, and blatant confrontation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PEN

Summary: Kevin Hart follows up his 2013 hit stand-up concert movie Let Me Explain, with this record-setting performance filmed in front of 50,000 people at Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY KEV

Summary: Zach Galifianakis started his so-called career in back of a hamburger joint in New York. Well-known and loved by the Comedy Central crowd, he is one of the Comedians of Comedy, played director Alan Finger in the series Dog Bites Man and wowed the critics with his acclaimed VH1 show, Late World With Zach. A master of the one-liner, with an absurd rambling style, Zach's sharp, resonating humor...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ZAC

Summary: Follows the antics of a couple of hangmen who must deal with such topics as: bad first dates, time travel, sex, whiskey, awkward moments, random beatings, snappy musical numbers, one very long white hall, rampant swearing, and other pleasures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Severin 2011

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SNU

Summary: A fast-paced, absurd collection of short films, parodies, animations, pranks, and musical numbers. Attempts to shock life back into the art of sketch comedy. Has grotesquely memorable characters and crude animation bits all wrapped up neatly. The apparent slipshod manner of each episode may or may not be part of the skit.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TIM

Summary: A ratings hit! Amy Schumer debuts her one-hour special in front of a live audience at the Historic Fillmore Theatre in San Francisco. Nothing is off limits as Schumer airs every hilarious, messed up detail of her dating and sex life, from encounters with unexpected body parts to hate-filled personal grooming appointments. In her matter-of-fact raunchy style, at odds with her self-described...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV AMY

Summary: Standup comedian Jim Gaffigan touches on hard-hitting issues ranging from bacon to bowling. Gaffigan's Austin performance caps off his 2008 sold-out tour.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GAF NOT RATED

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