Steven Wright

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    The Ten Best Comedy Events in Denver this September

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2014

    Allen Strickland Williams on one-liners, sketch comedy and #YesAllWomen

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2014

    The ten best comedy events in Denver in June

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    Comedian Sam Tallent to teach improv class at Deer Pile on Sunday

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Review: Feel the Energy 03/09-10/12

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    World's funniest joke & other selections from the silliness syllabus of nutty CU prof Peter McGraw

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Q&A with Aisha Tyler

    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 >>

  • Music

    July 24, 2008

    B.Side Lounge

    Maybe size does count.

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2008

    Q&A With 30 Rock's Judah Friedlander

    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 >>

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    June 12, 2007
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    February 1, 2007
  • Calendar

    October 21, 2004

    Laugh Along With Mitch

    Mitch Hedberg is ready to laugh till it hurts.

  • Summer Guide

    May 27, 2004

    Summer Drinkin', Had Me a Blast

    Take a spin through the city's coolest cocktails.

  • Film

    May 27, 2004

    A Good Buzz

    Jim Jarmusch serves the perfect blend: Coffee and Cigarettes.

  • Calendar

    May 20, 2004

    Dry Wit

    Leo Kottke keeps on pluckin'

  • Calendar

    May 7, 1998

    Night & Day

    May 7 - 13, 1998

  • Music

    September 19, 1996

    Westword Music '96 Awards Showcase

    1 night, 5 bucks, 7 venues, 39 bands Sunday, September 22 6 P.M.-1A.M. in LoDo

  • Music

    May 11, 1994