Nate Bargatze’s journey to the top
Nate Bargatze has been a working comic for over 15 years at this point, but only recently began finding himself… MORE Nate Bargatze’s journey to the top appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Want To See Comedy In Denver? Be Prepared To Lock Up Your Phone
Comedy Works in Denver has started using a system where attendees of their shows have to lock up their phones. They began using Yondr pouches when Dave Chappelle came to perform in April. “It was part of the deal,” says Wende Curtis, owner of Comedy Works. “If I wanted Dave Chappelle, this came with him.” Curtis said the pouches improved the quality of their shows so much, her venues are now permanently “phone free zones.” [Read More]
The Laugh Button Podcast #79: Sexpot Comedy and Colorado
It’s an all Colorado episode up in here as Mark and Matt make a big announcement about comedian T.J. Miller and The Laugh Button. We also welcome Andy Juett and Kayvan Khalatbari the duo that make up Sexpot Comedy, a Denver-based comedy production and podcast outfit that helps put on killer co... [Read More]
The Laugh Button Podcast #79: Sexpot Comedy and Colorado
It’s an all Colorado episode up in here as Mark and Matt make a big announcement about comedian T.J. Miller and The Laugh Button. We also welcome Andy Juett and Kayvan Khalatbari the duo that make up Sexpot Comedy, a Denver-based comedy production and podcast outfit that helps put on killer co... [Read More]
The Lucas Brothers Got Too Stoned to Perform at Their 4/20 Show Last Night
Colorado weed should be enjoyed responsibly — at least, that’s the lesson Kenny and Keith Lucas AKA the Lucas Brothers learned yesterday. The comedians were scheduled to perform a 4/20 standup show in Denver, but they never made it to the show because they spent the day way too stoned on... [Read More]
Episode #29: The Grawlix (Ben Roy, Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orvedahl)
You don't have to be high or a cartoon obscenity nerd to appreciate The Grawlix. But you did have to be a mile high to get to Denver to join the group, which in the early 2000s helped build a good comedy town into a vibrant comedy scene. Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orvedahl and Ben Roy […] [Read More]
Denver's High Plains Comedy Festival Unveils Headliner Anthony Jeselnik and Its Initial Lineup
by Adam Frucci ""Denver's High Plains Comedy Festival, the event put on by outgoing heads of the Denver comedy scene class Grawlix, has announced its initial lineup for this summer's festivities. The festival, taking place from August 20-22, will be headlined by Anthony Jeselnik, with a slew of grea... [Read More]
The Next Wave 2015: The Top Up-and-Coming Comics Outside of NY and LA
by Samantha Pitchel Welcome to the second semi-annual edition of The Next Wave, Splitsider’s roundup of exciting new comic voices from around the country. Though Los Angeles and New York City are home to the country’s biggest comedy industries, they aren’t the only cities with thr... [Read More]
Can a Mid-Sized City's Thriving Comedy Scene Survive the LA Exodus?
by Josiah Hesse Grawlix's Adam Cayton-Holland If you’re a mid-level comic with a few credits under your belt, at some point you’ve probably been asked the question: “So, when are you moving to LA?” The person asking was likely from Los Angeles, and didn’t ask in the neu... [Read More]
The Grawlix gets second chance at “Those Who Can’t” pilot with TruTV
If you feel like Amazon Studios snubbed The Grawlix by not picking up their sitcom pilot to series, then feel good about today, because today, truTV kept hope alive. TruTV has ordered a reshoot of the pilot for Those Who Can't, the sitcom Denver-based comedians Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orved... [Read More]