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Chris Farley

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Michael Grecco

The new Chris Farley documentary — which screens at the Orpheum Theater Aug. 8, airs on Spike TV Aug. 10 and is available via video on demand and iTunes Aug. 11 — is a gentle reminder of a comedic legacy. more

Aug 6, 2015 9:00 AM Movies

In the 1980s, I lived near a tiny theater in downtown Madison called Ark Improv. A comedian named Chris Farley performed in this converted garage, and the place seemed way too small for him. more

Dec 18, 2014 2:48 PM Comedy

Chris Farley was raised in Madison and performed here professionally at the Ark Improv Theatre. He was also buried here after his untimely death in 1997. So I feel comfortable claiming his brilliant work on "Saturday Night Live" for our city. more

May 24, 2012 2:00 PM A & E