As the year lumbers toward autumn and Denver shakes off its various summer-festival hangovers, our city's bleary-eyed revelers have few better live entertainment options this month than comedy. From a nice roster of comedy club headliners rolling through town, banner months for some of Denver's most ... More >>
Allen Strickland Williams is a Los Angeles-based writer, comedian, and former NBC page who nevertheless retained the office's button-down aesthetic. Williams, along with fellow standups Jake Weisman, Dave Ross, and Pat Bishop comprise the sketch comedy group Women whose widely circulated vi ... More >>
As midsummer approaches at its leisurely flip-flopped gait, comedy fans have a full calendar of laugh appointments ahead. While almost nothing can compete with the natural splendor of a languid June evening spent outdoors in Denver, only a jejune goon would miss out on these fine shows. Besides, at ... More >>
Denver comedian Sam Tallent has been a rising star in the standup scene over the last few years, hosting The Squire open mic and performing as part of the Fine Gentleman's Club at the comedy quartet's wildly popular Wednesday night show, Too Much Fun. Still, many fans may not know that Tallent's tal ... More >>
There are assumptions to be made prior to attending something billed as a "Paranormal House Party." One makes assumptions about the crowd, about what could be passed off as "evidence" supporting the existence of ghosts, and what might be found lurking in the dark recesses of the Stanley Hotel's earl ... More >>
As detailed in this week's cover story, "The Nutty Professor," CU-Boulder prof Peter McGraw thinks he's discovered the answer to what makes us laugh. His conclusions are based on lots of data -- i.e., jokes. Check out a sampling below of zingers collected from his friends and colleagues, as w ... 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 >>
Maybe size does count.
Judah Friedlander shows viewers the funny in plenty of different venues, including the laugh-inducing NBC sitcom 30 Rock and movies such as the upcoming Eddie Murphy vehicle Meet Dave, not to mention stand-up gigs like his impending four-night run at the Denver Improv (get details here). He ties all ... More >>
Mitch Hedberg is ready to laugh till it hurts.
Take a spin through the city's coolest cocktails.
Jim Jarmusch serves the perfect blend: Coffee and Cigarettes.
Leo Kottke keeps on pluckin'
May 7 - 13, 1998
1 night, 5 bucks, 7 venues, 39 bands Sunday, September 22 6 P.M.-1A.M. in LoDo