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Frosh 2017: Entertainment

By Matt Hume MUSIC It’s the perfect time to enjoy live music in Calgary — new venues are constantly popping up alongside a wide array of classic spots for every taste. For everything from rock to hip-hop, Broken City on 11 Ave. has your back. The rowdy Ship & Anchor Pub on 17 Ave. scratches that…

Ali Hassan talks food and exploiting his kids for comedy

By Drew Thomas, January 19 2016 — Muslim Canadian comedian, actor, chef and family man Ali Hassan will bring his Muslim Interrupted tour to Calgary on Jan. 20 at the Arts Commons. He will also act as host for this year’s Canada Reads event from Mar. 27–30. The Gauntlet spoke with Hassan about his comedic…

Comedian Dylan Moran talks dying in a pool of blood

By Gurman Sahota, Oct 11 2016 — Irish comedian Dylan Moran will make an appearance at the University of Calgary on Oct. 30 for the North American leg of his long-running Off the Hook tour. Known for his sharp wit and the dark situational comedy Black Books, the comedian will visit Canada throughout October. The…

Fifth annual YYComedy Festival brings laughter to Calgary stages

By Rachel Woodward, September 27 2016 — Featuring a slate of seasoned comedy veterans, the YYComedy Festival is Alberta’s largest comedy festival. The fifth annual event will take over Calgary’s comedy scene until Oct. 1. Festival co-founder Harry Doupe says this year’s iteration is the best yet. “I think [with] this being our fifth year,…

Episode 7: How to be a tryhard at Pokemon Go

This week, the gang does the obvious. Are you happy now? Also, Sean asks important questions about Pokemon biology, Melanie shares her experiences going undercover and Jason proposes creating “Pokemon Trump.” Presented by the Gauntlet, the University of Calgary’s student newspaper, in collaboration with CJSW 90.9 FM, Calgary’s community radio station. Follow Sean, Melanie and Jason on…

Episode 5: Who’s the Boss?

This is a weird one. We ostensibly make a course by the end of it, but mainly we just end up talking about Bee Movie and Bee Movie fan fiction. Sorry about that. Also: Sean starts an egg-themed spinoff podcast, Melanie uncovers Jerry Seinfeld’s legal woes and Jason questions the rights of anthropomorphic animals. Presented by the Gauntlet, the University…

Episode 4: How to be a Ferdaboy

Join Sean, Melanie and Jason as they boldly venture in the the rural Albertan world of the “ferdaboys,” and learn what it really means to wheel, snipe and celly. Be warned: you may not like what they find. Presented by the Gauntlet, the University of Calgary’s student newspaper. Follow Sean, Melanie and Jason on Twitter. Theme…

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