Unlike most laid-off journalists, Adam Cayton-Holland has another current vocation: standup comedy. So allow us to help hype it. A Cayton-Holland DVD called Dick Jokes for Artists is available now at his MySpace and Facebook pages, as well as at better retailers such as Wax Trax and Twist & Shout. "I recorded a one-man show at Orange Cat Studios in July," Cayton-Holland says. "It was a three-camera shoot, and after much procrastination and editing, it's finally out. I'm pretty proud of it. I'm going to use it to promote myself this year -- enter a bunch of festivals and send it all around."
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Fortunately, his act's easier for locals to catch. His "Los Comicos Super Hilariosos" event takes place on the last Friday of each month at the Orange Cat; witness the next extravaganza on January 30. He's also a regular at Tuesday comedy night at the Squire Lounge, 1800 East Colfax -- a bash touted in this October blog. "In fact, I'll be there tonight," Cayton-Holland says. Feel free to stop by for a laugh. -- Michael Roberts