4
| Comedy |

Brent Gill Brings His Lovable Bastard Child to Comedy Works

^
Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

Though they’re usually buried under weightier news stories, mainstream media outlets are full of outlandish tales, bizarre characters and endless comedic possibility — especially this election season. Brent Gill digs up these gems for Infauxmation!, an improvised comedy show that presents a series of wacky news stories to a crew of this town’s funniest comics, who then present their best riffs to a delighted audience. “If Chelsea Lately got knocked up in a threesome with @Midnight and The Daily Show, Infauxmation! would be their lovable bastard child,” says Gill, using a typically raunchy metaphor.

While Infauxmation! stands out as a homegrown success story, fired in the local humor crucibles of both Comedy Works locations, cash-eyed kingpin Gill has also taken the show on the road to Toronto, Los Angeles and New York. But you can catch it at 8 p.m. tonight at Comedy Works Downtown, 1226 15th Street, and at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, August 16, at Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Place in Greenwood Village.

Tickets for either show are $12 and available at comedyworks.com. And in case you haven’t had your fill of Gill, he’ll be headlining at the downtown club August 30 and 31.

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.