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The Kids in the Hall Are Going on a US Tour This May

Canadian comedy heroes Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson are touring the US this May. The Kids in the Hall announced today that they're headed to the States after several stops in Toronto in April, and tickets go on sale tomorrow. The US tour kicks off on Friday, May 1st in New York and also makes stops in Durham, Orlando, and Minneapolis, with more dates to be announced soon. For dates and ticket information, head over to the Kids in the Hall tour Ticketmaster page.

Dave Foley, Michaela Watkins, Martin Starr and More Read James Joyce's Dirty Love Letters

James Joyce was a dirty, dirty man, and Funny Or Die has been capitalizing off that this week in the spirit of Valentine's Day by having Dave Foley, Michaela Watkins, Paget Brewster, Natalie Morales, and Martin Starr give dramatic readings of real love letters written by Joyce. Above, Foley reads a letter that finally answers the burning question: Did Joyce prefer arses or bubbies? Click through to watch the rest of the series.

Dave Foley to Star Opposite Ken Jeong in ABC Pilot 'Dr. Ken'

NewsRadio alum and one-fifth of The Kids in the Hall Dave Foley just landed a starring sitcom role. Deadline reports that Foley has been cast opposite Ken Jeong in the in-the-works pilot Dr. Ken, a semi-autobiographical comedy based on Jeong's life about "a frustrated HMO doctor juggling medicine, marriage and parenting, and succeeding at none of them." Foley will play Pat, the head of the hospital where Jeong works. Foley's most recent television appearances include ABC's The Middle, TV Land's Hot in Cleveland, and CTV's Spun Out.

Check Out Scott Thompson's Short Film 'The Immigrant' with Dave Foley, Michael Cera, Margaret Cho, and Will Forte

If the two Buddy Cole Colbert Report segments weren't enough Scott Thompson goodness for you this week, here's a new short he wrote and stars in called The Immigrant about a Canadian comedian named Bob London who gets deported then tries to smuggle himself back to Hollywood via the US/Mexico border. Dave Foley plays Thompson's former cult comedy show cast mate Tim Terry, and Michael Cera, Margaret Cho, and Will Forte play themselves in the short, which includes plenty of heavy-handed references to Thompson's glory days on The Kids in the Hall. Thompson also made two other shorts 4 Pounds and 52, which you can watch below:

Dave Foley Is Returning to Network TV as the Star of Canada's 'Spun Out'

Kids in the Hall and NewsRadio star Dave Foley is returning to network TV next month, with a starring role in a new Canadian sitcom. Called Spun Out, it's a multi-camera workplace comedy with an ensemble cast that will have Foley at its center. Foley will play the head of the public relations company that all of the main characters work for, with Paul Campbell, Al Mukadam, Rebecca Dalton, J.P. Manoux, Darcy Michael, and Holly Deveaux rounding out the ensemble. Spun Out, which premieres on Canada's CTV March 6th, is Dave Foley's first network sitcom since the short-lived 2011 CBS series How to Be a Gentleman and his first [...]

Dave Foley's 10-Year-Old Daughter Wrote, Directed, and Co-Edited This Video Starring Her Dad

Here's "Mr. Heavyfoot Goes To Buy Milk," a very self-explanatory web video starring legendary Kids in the Hall member Dave Foley that was written, directed, and co-edited by his young daughter Alina. It looks like Foley has instilled in Alina an early appreciation for silent films, physical comedy, and painfully long walking sequences, so I bet her future as a successful filmmaker is pretty much solid.