W. Kamau Bell is a comedian and sociopolitical commentator who came up in the San Francisco comedy scene. Until recently, Bell served as the host and creator of Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell a political satire featuring revealing interviews and sharp political commentary steeped in the ... More >>
As the arrival of spring melts away the remaining sludge of the February doldrums, comedy blooms anew in Denver this March. With visits from veteran standups, hilarious newcomers, and a chance to see the stars of two of TV's funniest sketch comedy series in person, Denver has a vast and crowded fiel ... More >>
Known as a blitz-eyed giggler from Half Baked, or the animal-hybrid, nostalgia talk-show host Goat Boy from Saturday Night Live, Jim Breuer has been subtly shifting his comedy content over the last five years, relating stories of domestic life and spiritual yearning through his autobiography and doc ... More >>
In recent days, we've shared top ten lists of the most popular Denver natives on Internet Movie Database and the most popular Boulderites on IMDB -- a pair of rosters that were full of surprises. The same is true of today's list, featuring the ten most popular people from Colorado Springs. They inc ... More >>
Nathan Lund, a comedian in the Fine Gentleman's Club, may not strike Denver comedy fans as a man of letters, but those who listen closely will be unsurprised. However, there' a lot going on beneath Lund's direct, unvarnished style of joke-telling and his wooly appearance. An integral figure in t ... More >>
We've been surveying Hollywood's relationship with our fair state via picks for the ten best movies filmed in Colorado, plus ten memorable movies set in Colorado but not filmed here and the ten most awesomely cheesy Colorado movies. Today, it's the ten biggest Hollywood movie misses shot in Colorado ... More >>
Martin Short means different things to different people. Elitist comedy nerds can discuss the merits of Short's SCTV Ed Grimley versus the Saturday Night Live version, while suburban Rom Com fans recognize the name from blockbuster sweet-tarts like Father of the Bride. And you can always count on be ... More >>
Update:Ex-L.A. cop Christopher Dorner has been the subject of a massive manhunt for more than a week after allegedly killing three , including former Denver resident Keith Lawrence; see previous coverage below. Now, the crisis appears at an end, with charred remains found in a gutted California cabi ... More >>
Ben Kronberg could be the most successful comic to come out of the Denver comedy scene recently. Crafting Mitch Hedberg- style micro-jokes, delivered with a creepy dead-pan stare, Kronberg has developed a style all his own that's gaining some national recognition. After showcasing on Comedy Central' ... More >>
This week, Broncos coaches John Fox and Jack Del Rio were hit with a cumulative $55,000 fine for criticizing NFL replacement referees. Fortunately, the same penalty hasn't been assessed on Twitter users, since it seems as if the majority of recent tweets have been ripping on gaffes in high-profile g ... More >>
There is very little argument to make against the suggestion that Prince ruled the 1980s. The decade was jam packed with memorable pop artists making music to treasure for generations to come, but none came close to the eclecticism, the energy, and the downright strangeness that was Prince Rodgers N ... More >>
Trey Parker.We've been following The Book of Mormon's march to theatrical dominance for months, from first raves to Drama Desk nominations and Tony nods -- fourteen of them, leading to nine victories at the awards ceremony last night, including Best Musical for hometown boys made good Trey Pa ... More >>
Ay caramba, the '90s!Bart Simpson was arbitrarily declared 32 years old today by Twitter trends, a designation that had something to do with the release of the first episode of The Simpsons in 1989 plus Bart's age, which has always been ten years old. Except the show debuted on December 17, 1 ... More >>
It's been almost two years since jam juggernaut String Cheese Incident called it quits in 2007. Since then, things have slowed for some of the former members, while others have picked up the pace with new projects. The latter holds true for the String Cheese rhythm section of Jason Hann and Micha ... More >>
Aisha Tyler suits up. Aisha Tyler may not be the complete package, but she comes a helluva closer than the average human. The Dartmouth grad's appeared in recurring roles on some of television's biggest hits, including Friends and 24, hosted Talk Soup back when that meant something, appeared in fil ... More >>
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Eddie Griffin shows the world how he wrings laughs from his DysFunKtional kin.
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Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved, and is that so wrong?
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