The Suffolk Journal

Seriously, Who’s Askin’? Suffolk comedy clubs collide for first ever combined show

Phoebe Adams

February 5, 2020

For the first time, Suffolk University’s two comedy clubs, Seriously Bent and Who’s Askin’, combined on one stage to give students a night full of laughs, skits and plenty of improv. The show took place on Jan. 30, packing the Sawyer building’s third floor lounge despite being on a Thursday night. The two groups focus on d...

Unspoken Feelings gives students space to let loose with hip-hop and comedy

Ben Pompilus was the DJ and judge on Thursday night

Eddie Reinhardt

October 30, 2019

Unspoken Feelings held their first ever “Ram ‘N Out” event which mirrored the popular MTV hip-hop comedy show “Wild ’N Out.” Anye Nkimbeng, Unspoken Feelings club president and MC for the night, was reminiscent of the charismatic MTV host Nick Cannon, but definitely brought his own flare...

Star-studded cast and comical screenplay in ‘Wine Country’ will leave viewers chuckling

Star-studded cast and comical screenplay in ‘Wine Country’ will leave viewers chuckling

Morgan Hume

June 3, 2019

Whether it’s Pinot Grigio or Merlot, this group of six lifelong best friends always have a glass of wine within reach as they embark on the ultimate girls-only weekend in the hilarious Netflix original film, “Wine Country.” The movie follows a tight knit circle of middle-aged women who met each...

Steve Sweeney debuts at Suffolk with one-man show, “Townie”

By Facebook page Steve Sweeney

Morgan Hume

February 8, 2017

In an infamous chord progression, the Boston-bred Dropkick Murphy’s begin their hit “Dirty Water,” with a throaty description of their cherished hometown and the river that runs through it. In a sweeping display of well-placed perfection, the group conveys how they appreciate their home. In a sim...

Troupe chooses laughter, first

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Felicity Otterbein

June 1, 2016

Some students choose to express their passion. Whether it’s on the field or stage, students of Suffolk University choose to be involved in their university. For Seriously Bent, one of the two sketch comedy groups on campus, they’ve chosen to make people laugh. Despite losing their manager, which...

Seriously Bent presents ‘April Showers’

Current Seriously Bent members and alumni at their Seriously Bent Takeover Show in February.
Photo courtesy of Seriously Bent Facebook page

Katherine Yearwood

April 22, 2015

Seriously Bent, Suffolk’s improv comedy troupe, hosted their annual end of year revue show titled “April Showers,” on Friday. The show involved multiple sketches from spoiled children criticizing their late father over his grave, to a man complaining about not getting sexual favors from his...

Laughter fills Wang Theatre for jester Jerry Seinfeld

Laughter fills Wang Theatre for jester Jerry Seinfeld

Colleen Day

April 15, 2015

The hit show “Seinfeld” may have been a self-proclaimed show about nothing, but producer and star, Jerry Seinfeld at the sold-out Wang Theater on Friday reassured the audience that there are a lot of laughs about everything still left in his career. During his 70-minute set, Seinfeld’s deadpan...

New action-comedy recycles predictable themes

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Katherine Yearwood

February 18, 2015

Action-comedy, “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” came out in theaters Friday and although it proved to be both funny and exciting, the film presented unoriginal themes and a predictable plot line. When the protagonist Eggsy is a toddler, a mysterious man dressed in a fitted black suit comes to his...

Comedy queens chronicle 20 years in the limelight

Courtesy of  The Golden Globes' Facebook page

Jonathan Acosta Abi Hassan

February 18, 2015

The Batman and Robin dynamic duo of comedy, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, have changed the way the world views women in show business and comedy in the last two decades. So, it came as no surprise that in the last several years, both Fey and Poehler have released books that detail their groundbreaking careers...

‘Better Call Saul’ serves fans with a dose of dark comedy

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Will Senar

February 12, 2015

When “Breaking Bad,” one of television’s best dramas, ended, fans wanted more. So, when its creators announced there would be a prequel starring criminal/lawyer Saul Goodman, fans rejoiced. The creators would be giving us a new story that connected to “Breaking Bad” and we get the much-loved...

Seriously Bent hosts fourth annual ‘Eat My Improv’ show

Courtesy of Seriously Bent Facebook page

Katherine Yearwood

February 4, 2015

Seriously Bent, Suffolk’s hilarious and outrageous improv team, hosted their fourth annual “Eat My Improv” competition in the Modern Theatre Saturday. Captains of the Seriously Bent team, seniors John MacGregor, Stephie Kay, and Zach Barker, were the Master of Ceremonies for the evening. As...

Seriously Bent brings back winnings from Chicago National improv tournement

Soleil Barros

April 9, 2013

As the month of March came to a solid ending, Suffolk’s very own Seriously Bent was on a flight to Chicago to attend the National College Improv Tournament. In a nine-hour long competition of 47 different colleges and universities at Chicago’s Athenaeum Theatre, Seriously Bent placed fourth overall...

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