Dave Chappelle, Hannibal Buress, and Flight Of The Conchords shine at Oddball Comedy Fest

“Fuck Hartford.” The first words out of Dave Chappelle’s mouth onstage at the Chicagoland stop of the Oddball comedy festival were probably the most cathartic three syllables uttered on Earth on Saturday night. It was just two days after a misguided and wrongheaded audience ruined Chappelle’s set for themselves, and…

Hecklers, chucklefuckers, and the best comedy show ever: The A.V. Club at Just For Laughs 2012 

Now in its fourth year in Chicago, the Just For Laughs festival is reaching critical mass. Its lineup, chock-full of amazing stand-ups, improvisers, and puppet shows, is almost an embarrassment of riches. That’s great and everything, but spend six straight days seeing at least two hilarious shows a night, and weird…