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Carrie Underwood. Tiger Woods. Beyonce. And Buffalo. People magazine says our city is one of the "100 Reasons to Love America in 2019." The magazine released its annual summer list last week and it is included in its July 1 issue. The magazine wraps up its reasoning in two sentences: "A rust-belt city having a renaissance. Spectacular late-19th-century architectur…

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JAMESTOWN – Journey Gunderson is in the final days of an eight-year quest that has evoked laughter (not always the variety it’s supposed to) and tears (mostly joyful, but sometimes the other kind). This quest has cost tens of millions of dollars and, the way it’s felt lately, even more hours. “I’ve been sleeping three hours a night,” said Gunderson, with nary a trace…

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A star-studded lineup has been released for the unveiling of the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, coinciding with the annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival. Amy Schumer, Lily Tomlin, Dan Aykroyd and alumni from the original season of "Saturday Night Live" are slated to perform Aug. 1-5 at venues near the comedy center, 2 W. Third St., Jamestown. Tickets will be ava…

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Surging after a massive 2015, comedian Amy Schumer has announced her spring tour, which includes a stop on May 7 in the First Niagara Center. Tickets range from $39 to $99 and will be available for purchase at 10 a.m. March 18 at LiveNation.com, Tickets.com, the First Niagara Center box office or by phone at 1-888-223-6000. Schumer starred in "Trainwreck," which earned a…

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‘‘I’m labeled a sex comic,” Amy Schumer says ruefully toward the end of Saturday’s hilarious “Live at the Apollo” on HBO.Just let a male comic, though, practically expose himself at the microphone and, to those in the “labeling” racket, “he’s a thinker.”So says Amy who, just for that tiny little second, has no interest in being funny.I wouldn’t dream of labeling Schumer a …

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You can get off your high horse now. Believe me, I understand why you’re there. But for us skeptics who spend much of our lives on hype patrol in the precincts of American celebrity, one thing is obvious relatively early on about “Trainwreck:” Amy Schumer is as good as advertised (i.e. hyped everywhere for the past month).People have known how edgy and raunchy and funny sh…