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The PIT Wants to Fill the Disgraced DSI Comedy Theater’s Void. But Will It Just Replicate the Same Toxic Culture?

“Let’s talk about the elephant in the room,” says Ali Farahnakian. It’s September 11, and Farahnakian has just announced that he’s purchasing the venue at 462 West Franklin Street in Chapel Hill. Only a month ago, it housed DSI Comedy Theater, the Triangle’s—and, with its NC Comedy Arts Festival, arguably the Southeast’s—preeminent training center and […]