It's been a long ride since last spring, when the Comedy Works New Faces Competition 2013 began. And now, with 130 comics eliminated, we're down to the final ten, who will compete tomorrow night for a cash prize and the prestige of joining the ranks of previous winners, including Ben Kronberg, Josh ... More >>
Mike Birbiglia is not interested in your laughter. Or at least, that's not all he's interested in. While most comedians shy away from long-form jokes -- for fear of not getting any laughs and being stuck with a sinking ship for ten minutes -- Birbiglia is all about the long-term relationship with hi ... More >>
The Sklar Brothers stand apart in the current comedy scene with their unique style of two-man storytelling and accessibly nerdy material. Primarily known for their hilariously analytical take on sports with ESPN's Cheap Seats and the History Channel's Freakanomics-style look at U.S. data, The United ... More >>
While many comics will play to their political or cultural bases, Ron White is virtually impossible to pin down to any one audience. First rising to fame through the Blue Collar Comedy Tour with Jeff Foxworthy and Larry The Cable Guy, he became a hero to conservatives with his pro-death penalty and ... More >>
As we inch our way toward the glory of summer comedy festivals, Denver has already begun heating up with a variety of shows featuring whip-smart young comics as well as and world-wise icons of days past. We've got a DIY music and comedy festival (with a bouncy castle!), two feature players from Chel ... 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 >>
Scientists have long understood that farts are hilarious. What's less understood, however, is why. In all seriousness, though, actual scientists have been trying to theoretically understand humor since the time of Aristotle without much success -- until University of Colorado Boulder professor Pete ... More >>
This Sunday, comedian Rob Delaney will be at the Gothic Theatre bringing his unique blend of incredibly manly, slightly offensive humor to Denver. To prep for the big event, we talked to him about a few of the main points of his stand-up, which mostly boils down to sex, sex, sex and the occa ... More >>
Pulitzer in '85.Not to be outdone by fellow Playboy cover girl Barbi Benton in the marketing of extreme cribs, Roxanne Pulitzer and husband Tim Boberg recently offered the Wall Street Journal a tour of their 23,000-square-foot Telluride home -- which is up for sale for $19.9 million. That's ... More >>
Jerry Seinfeld.Yadda-yadda-yadda has obviously paid well for Jerry Seinfeld. Otherwise, he could never have afforded the spectacular Telluride residence he's now put on the market -- for a mere $18.25 million. Fortunately, you'll get a lot for the money -- including eleven bedrooms and twelv ... More >>
Welcome to In the Weeds. Kyle will be right with you -- most likely to complain about something. Usually he is pleasant, but this is his place to blow off some steam. Don't take it personally; he just needs to vent because he's been doing this for about thirteen years. Enjoy your meal. I'm p ... More >>
There's one for every generation: the shock rocker. For those of us who grew up in the '90s, it was Marilyn Manson. For our parents, it was Alice Cooper. For the current crop of young, impressionable minds, it's, uh, Lady Gaga, apparently. As reported (and poorly sourced) by notorious U.K. ... More >>
Jesse Lehman and Erica Cobb: The last name's aren't the same, Ref."It takes a certain personality to apply to be a on a reality show," admits Erica Cobb, one-third of the Alice 105.9 morning team (along with co-hosts B.J. and Howie). "If your friends call you crazy, that might be a qualifier. ... More >>
Another half dozen new shows were added to the Red Rocks schedule, including John Mayer, Paramore, STS9, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Pretty Lights and Widespread Panic, who will be at the venue from Friday, June 25 through Sunday, June 27, a month after its eleventh studio album, Dirty Side Down, hit ... More >>
Christian Finnegan keeps comedy indie.
Jerry Seinfeld needs your laughter.
No wonder all the bees are dying: Seinfeld's movie is embarrassing.
The man, the legend, the ribs.
Gocce di Limone
Cohen Festival honors the literary tradition
Jewish potty-mouth MC Paul Barman makes a brilliant hip-hop oddity.
Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen
Judd Apatow's Freaks and Geeks grow up, more or less, and move to a dorm.
The Tarmints specialize in longtime local Kurt Ottoway's favorite flavors.
Teen sensation Ben Lee already knows how to act like a rock star.
Two Wheat Ridge women try to plug into the miracle of TV fame.