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Comedy

Gilbert Gottfried

Comedian still pushing boundaries

By Brian Staker
POSTED // Aug 1,2011 - Humor and controversy have often gone hand in hand, with comedians like Lenny Bruce and George Carlin served to test how well ...

Comedy

Lily Tomlin

And That’s the Truth: Lily Tomlin still embraces her classic characters after more than 40 years.

By Jennifer Heaney
POSTED // Apr 13,2011 - It is sometimes difficult to imagine what entertainment legends were like before they became famous ...

Comedy

Marc Maron

Comedian/podcaster Marc Maron isn’t afraid to let comedy get uncomfortably candid.

By Brian Staker
POSTED // Feb 14,2011 - Self-revelation has been a staple of comedy at least since Lenny Bruce, but Marc Maron takes his personal anger and angst to a level that sometimes is just as uncomfortable as it is funny ...

Comedy

Marcus

Serious Comedy: Former second-to-Last Comic Standing Marcus is set to bite The Hand That Feeds.

By Bill Frost
POSTED // May 12,2010 - Marcus talks about his stint on NBC’s Last Comic Standing as if it happened a decade ago. It was only 2008—but in comedy years, that’s a lifetime ...

Comedy

Comedian Todd Barry

Medium Energy: Comedian Todd Barry creates high comedy with a low-key approach.

By Dan Nailen
POSTED // Apr 7,2010 - You’ll be forgiven for not knowing comedian Todd Barry by name, but chances are you’ve seen him without realizing it ...

Comedy

Doug Benson

Totally Unmolested: Pot comic Doug Benson operates under the radar.

By Randy Harward
POSTED // Sep 23,2009 - Benson is a pot comic. Whether or not you're a toker, you know exactly what that means, although you probably picture Cheech Chong first, maybe George Carlin, or Mitch Hedberg. Benson, however, is...

Comedy

Christopher Stephenson, Bob Montana & Levi Rounds

What the Heckled?: Don’t be surprised if the comedy of Christopher Stephenson, Bob Montana and Levi Rounds pisses someone off.

By Rachel Hanson
POSTED // Apr 15,2009 - Christopher Stephenson, Bob Montana and Levi Rounds are hitting the local comedy scene with a raw, realistic humor. They’re the kind of comedians who are devoted to fine-tuning their craft and not trying to create or latch on to a “movement.”

Comedy

What the Heckled?

Don’t be surprised if the comedy of Christopher Stephenson, Bob Montana and Levi Rounds pisses someone off

By Rachel Hanson
POSTED // Apr 15,2009 - Salt Lake City's comedy scene includes performers associated with Uncensored Comedy, Underground Comedy and Wiseguys, among other local showcases. And no matter the association, it is a little shocking at how many bad comedians are out there.

Comedy

Comedy | The Unbookable Lightness of Being: Meet envelope-pushing, crowd-baiting comedian Andy Andrist.

By Randy Harward
POSTED // Sep 17,2008 - Andy Andrist is known for cringe humor—that which offends in order to further ideas, like whether there should be limits to political correctness. Others whose humor is rooted in this concept include Lenny Bruce’s battle against what constitutes...

Comedy

Comedy | Hall Monitored: Kids in the Hall’s Scott Thompson discusses the origins of a reunion tour

By Jennifer Heaney
POSTED // May 7,2008 - Guess where I am?” were the first words out of Scott Thompson’s mouth when reached by phone for an interview. He continued, obviously not expecting me ever to guess correctly—and he was right. “I’m on a tour at the Texas...
 
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