Five choice moments from Denver's standup comedy scene in 2012

No question, 2012 was the year of the comedian in Denver. A lifelong fan of standup, I've had the pleasure of reporting on some amazing shows this year -- and I'm sharing some of the high points here.

Still, I'm sure there's a vast ocean of talent that slipped past me in 2012; feel free to remind me what I might have missed -- and what to watch out for next year -- in the comments section.

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