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‘Workaholics’ Star Adam Devine Keeps Students Laughing

Comedian and actor Adam Devine kicked off SPA’s Comedy Month in Eisenhower Auditorium on Thursday night. The co-creator and star of Comedy Central’s “Workaholics,” and well-known as Bumper of “Pitch Perfect,” kept the crowd laughing with his racy and often self-deprecating humor.

“We’re going to have fun tonight,” Devine stated as he opened his set. “But not that much fun. If I break into your Top 100 I’d call that a success.” Devine continued to poke fun at himself, and even addressed the crowd’s energy. “Someone can just say ‘Penn State!’ and you’re all like ‘YEAH!’”

“So I take it some of you guys know ‘Workaholics’?” Devine asked the crowd. Students familiar with the show shouted “Tight butthole!” from the audience, a reference from the show.

“Oh yeah, ‘tight butthole,’ I never have to explain that to people. ‘What does that mean?’ I don’t know. Penn State? I don’t know.” Before realizing the reference he had made, students began booing the comedian. “You guys are so sensitive, I wasn’t even thinking that,” he responded.

“Some of you are ‘Pitch Perfect’ fans,” Devine said, “You’re all like ‘What is he talking about? He’s talking about buttholes?’ Well on the show, if something is cool or funny, it’s tight butthole — and when somethings not cool it’s…” The audience yelled back “loose butthole!”

Devine continued to interact with the audience through his set. At one point, he pointed to a heckler and stated, “That guy’s too stoned, he forgot what was happening.”

After an hour of entertaining the crowd, Devine said, “F*ck this microphone,” literally dropped the mic, and shouted from the stage, “Thank you so much!”

Be sure not to miss the next installment of SPA’s Comedy Month, as former SNL star Tim Meadows will be performing April 10 in Alumni Hall.

Photo: Ryan Heidig – Penn State SPA

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Claire Marchon

Contributor for Onward State, from the San Fransisco, Bay Area. I am probably the biggest Simon & Garfunkel fan you've ever met; I might also be the only Simon & Garfunkel fan under 50 you've ever met. Either way I think it is very important you know I love Simon & Garfunkel.

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