Posts by Kevin Miller

Tonight in Austin Improv: Saturday, December 19

comedysportzaustin.com 7:30 – ComedySportz Web Show ___ twitch.tv/coldtownetheater 8:00 – Midnight Society ___ twitch.tv/falloutcomedy 9:00 – Fuck Marry Kill ___ twitch.tv/hideouttheatre 7:30 – Pgraph 10:00 – Maestro ___ FACT OF THE DAY: Some astronauts have slightly different accents upon returning to earth, since they’re not used to working against gravity while moving their tongues to…

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Thursday, December 3

twitch.tv/hideouttheatre 4:00 – Hideout Kids 9:30 – The Free Fringe ___ FACT OF THE DAY: Joseph Pujol (1857-1945) was a French entertainer known as Le Pétomane whose routine centered around his ability to fart on command. From 1892-1894 Pujol was a headlining attraction at the Moulin Rouge; his act included playing musical instruments via a…

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Wednesday, December 2

twitch.tv/coldtownetv 8:00 – Yeah But Are You Happy? ___ twitch.tv/hideouttheatre 5:00 – Pgraph ___ FACT OF THE DAY: To defeat Nazi sniffer dogs during World War II, Danish smugglers sprinkled a powdered mixture of 90% rabbit’s blood and 10% cocaine on their boat decks. The dogs would lick the powdered blood and ingest the cocaine,…

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Tuesday, December 1

FACT OF THE DAY: The first news of the D-Day invasion to reach England was delivered by a pigeon named Gustav, who was released by Reuters correspondent Montague Taylor from an observation ship when the landings commenced. Gustav flew against a 30mph headwind to reach England in five hours and 16 minutes, delivering the news…

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Monday, November 30

twitch.tv/819entertainment 7:00 – Nuked ___ twitch.tv/falloutcomedy 8:00 – Fuck This Week ___ FACT OF THE DAY: Almost all metal on the surface of the earth—from new cars to teeth fillings—carries low levels of radioactivity from open-air nuclear testing that occurred in the middle of the 20th century. To shield highly sensitive equipment, scientists have occasionally…

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Sunday, November 29

twitch.tv/hideouttheatre 11:00 – Hideout Kids ___ FACT OF THE DAY: The first news of the D-Day invasion to reach England was carried by a pigeon named Gustav, who was released by Reuters correspondent Montague Taylor from an observation ship when the landings commenced. Gustav flew 150 miles in just over five hours, delivering the news…

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Saturday, November 28

comedysportzaustin.com 7:30 – ComedySportz Web Show ___ twitch.tv/coldtownetheater 8:00 – Midnight Society ___ twitch.tv/hideouttheatre 7:30 – Pgraph 10:00 – Maestro ___ FACT OF THE DAY: In 1992, vacuum cleaner company Hoover launched a promotion in the UK for two free round-trip plane tickets (valued up to £600) after a qualifying £100 purchase. Department stores were…

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Friday, November 27

twitch.tv/coldtownetheater 8:00 – CTTV Live, feat. Hunnicut and Protextor’s Playhouse ___ twitch.tv/hideouttheatre 7:30 – Put Your Lips Together and Blow ___ FACT OF THE DAY: Owls have asymmetric ears, which helps them pinpoint the location of sounds while hunting.

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Tonight in Austin Improv: Thursday, November 26

FACT OF THE DAY: Thanksgiving was celebrated on the last Thursday in November from 1870 until 1942, when it was designated as the fourth Thursday. Texas continued to observe the last Thursday, causing two Thanksgivings some years; the earlier one was called “Roosevelt Thanksgiving.” Texas finally changed its holiday in 1956.

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