Most comedy nerds are already familiar with Marc Maron's biography. He rose to prominence in the 90s alt-comedy scene before floundering through a few TV and radio gigs that never felt like a perfect fit. Despite racking up over 40 appearances on the various incarnations of Conan and never ... More >>
Andy Kindler is widely known for his recurring roles on Bob's Burgers and Everybody Loves Raymond, but he's revered among comedy nerds for his scathing "State of the Industry" addresses at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, which in the past has included gems such as " ... More >>
Dave Ross has accomplished a great deal in his comparatively short career. A member of Women, an all-male sketch comedy group comprised of Ross and fellow comedians Jake Weisman, Allen Strickland-Williams and Pat Bishop. ... More >>
"Blue collar comedy" is often viewed as synonymous with words like "dumb," "cheap" and "Republican." It was largely co-opted by Jeff Foxworthy's low-brow comedy tour, and since then you really can't discuss the humor that comes out of labor-work without everyone assuming you have a Support the Troop ... More >>
Yes, it's true. Over the weekend one of the interchangeable blonde anchors on Fox and Friends reported that, despite the WWII memorial being closed during the government shutdown, "some things are continuing to be funded . . . President Obama has offered to pay out of his own pocket for the museum o ... More >>
A wild-mannered legend of comedy history, Jon Lovitz has created a mid-tempo career with roles on The Simpsons and in movies like Casino Jack and Woody Allen's Small Time Crooks since his unforgettable years as a pathological liar and Jewish Santa on Saturday Night Live. Rarely a leading man and at ... More >>
Last Friday, the news broke that one-time tween-dream Fred Savage will direct Charlize Theron in the upcoming female buddy-pic Ladies Night. The film is being described as Bridesmaids-esque, which means it will most likely be another mildly funny, wholly predictable rom-com attempt at proving that w ... More >>
Comedy Central's The Jeselnik Offensive ran its fourth episode Tuesday, characteristically taking on the politically sensitive news of the day with an irreverent send-up of Adam Strange, a recent victim of a shark attack in New Zealand. "Was he killed? You bet your sweet ass he was," Jeselnik laughe ... More >>
Dear Diary: Both Josiah Hesse and Bree Davies had tough weeks. Adam Carolla called Hesse an "asshole" from the stage of the Paramount because of an earlier interview Hesse had done with the comic; Bree got hit with snow because, well, because she lives in Colorado. And they both got a blizzard of c ... More >>
"I gave an interview to some asshole out here, from some crunchy newspaper," Adam Carolla said from the Paramount stage Wednesday night. "He's probably here somewhere tonight." And he was: Josiah Hesse was in the audience as Carolla proceeded to launch a Big Mock Attack directed at Hesse's discussio ... More >>
Fresh from filming his half-hour special for Comedy Central, Ben Kronberg returns to Denver this Friday for a show at the Oriental Theater, his first home-town performance in over a year. And that's generating a lot of excitement in the local comedy community that's been tickled by Kronberg since hi ... More >>
March holds a variety of options for comedy fans -- from a new night in Boulder to the appearance of such '90s nostalgia faces as Chris Tucker and the duo from Loveline. Click ahead to see what side-splitting adventures await as we laugh our way out of the winter chill. See also: - Ben Kronberg ... More >>
In her standup appearances, Natasha Leggero critiques terrible pop culture while wearing evening gloves and pearls -- but her witty, spot-on commentary takes the gloves off, at least figuratively. The comedian, who's appeared on Chelsea Lately, Burning Love and Free Agents, is bringing her Servantle ... More >>
Christopher Titus cut his teeth in comedy clubs in the '80s after having an epiphany as a teenager when he fell into a bonfire. But it wasn't until the late '90s when Titus -- whose comedy focuses on his upbringing in a highly dysfunctional family -- that Titus began to get more widespread traction. ... More >>
Nerds are powerful, according to Chris Hardwick. And he should know. The self-proclaimed nerd has started a whole podcast and entertainment website based on nerdiness. He'll bring his popular podcast, Nerdist, live to the Boulder Theater tonight complete with stand-up performances, an interview with ... More >>
If you also hate the holidays, you may enjoy professional smart-ass Adam Carolla's one-man show on Sunday, December 4 at the Paramount Theatre. We have a pair of tickets to give away. Details below.
Adam Carolla comes to Denver this weekend to perform some visual-aided stand-up. Carolla, who is most famous for his stints on Love Line and The Man Show, now runs a daily podcast and last year released a book, In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks. We talked to him before the shows about how h ... More >>
Twenty-four hours inside Denver radio: A survivor's story.
An adult advertiser complains that explicit radio stations won't run his not-very-explicit commercials.