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Laughing out loud

Laughing out loud

April 21, 2015


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Jesse Tuttle remembers his initial draw to comedy as something only a fisherman would understand: giving the audience a joke, waiting for them to take the bait and getting the response every comedian waits for. “When you get that first laugh on stage, you become hooked,” said Tuttle, who is the co-fou...

Campus Comedy Showcase brings new talent to campus comedy scene

By Alice Smelyansky

February 11, 2014


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Every Tuesday at 9 p.m., a lights shine bright and the sound of laughter echoes long after a punch line when comedians step up onto the stage at The Canopy Club for the Campus Comedy Showcase, which was established this semester to promote stand-up comedy at the University.  This year, Jesse Tuttle, the...