A Compilation of the Worst Comedy Advice Ever Given
This article was written by Jake Fromm (@jakefromm), a standup comedian and co-host of Green, a comedy podcast where green comedians ask better comedians how to get better. If you want to hear more in-depth advice from some of the comedians quoted below on topics like writing for TV and pe... [Read More]
Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival 2016 announces lineup and schedule
Founded in 2008 by Julie Smith Clem and Eugene Mirman, The Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival is the world’s first sincere-and-ironic comedy festival that celebrates a close-knit comedy community, while making fun of the trappings of mainstream festival programming.  The festival takes place i... [Read More]
The state of Atlanta's expanding comedy union | Creative Loafing Atlanta
In 2009, Atlanta suddenly had a vibrant comedy scene. Numerous upstart troupes like the Village Theatre joined the ranks of long-standing improvisational outfits such as Dad's Garage and Whole World Improv Theatre. The Laughing Skull Lounge opened in the back of Midtown's Vortex, where comedian/owner Marshall Chiles continues to welcome locals to his stage. Margaret Cho moved to Atlanta in 2009 to film Lifetime's "Drop Dead Diva," and quickly made Laughing Skull her home club for stand-up work. ... [Read More]