Laughter poured from Pomona College’s Allen Theatre last Tuesday, April 18, as students huddled into the packed room, finding seats in chairs or room on the floor, to see the Black Comic Cultures Stand-Up Showcase. Organized by a Pomona Africana Studies class “Black Comic Cultures” students had the chance to share their own stand-up comedy routine to a large audience.
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Pomona Events Committee brings SNL newbie Marcello Hernandez to Big Bridges
On Feb. 10, Pomona College Events Committee hosted “College Comedy Night,” featuring Marcello Hernandez. First news of the event spread after the Associated Students of Pomona College sent out an email on Jan. 26. Pomona students were given early access and free tickets, after which the rest of the 5C community was given the opportunity to purchase seats. Flyers were stapled to buildings, and Instagram stories were shared and reposted. The hype was real.
Being reel: Jerrod Carmichael’s new special captures cultural confusion with brutal honesty
Film columnist Adam Osman-Krinsky PO ’25 dissects Jerrod Carmichael’s new special “Rothaniel,” explaining how it speaks to the confusion of a post-pandemic society.