ACME Comedy Co.’s survival as beloved Minneapolis venue threatened by developers; other regional comedy clubs not so fortunate in past year
ACME Comedy Co., a beloved Minneapolis comedy club by comedians worldwide since it opened 25 years ago, believes it'll have to close before celebrating its anniversary this November should a planned apartment developer get its way. The club sent out an email alert this week to fans urging them to si... [Read More]
ACME Comedy Co.’s survival as beloved Minneapolis venue threatened by developers; other regional comedy clubs not so fortunate in past year
ACME Comedy Co., a beloved Minneapolis comedy club by comedians worldwide since it opened 25 years ago, believes it'll have to close before celebrating its anniversary this November should a planned apartment developer get its way. The club sent out an email alert this week to fans urging them to si... [Read More]
ACME Comedy Co.’s survival as beloved Minneapolis venue threatened by developers; other regional comedy clubs not so fortunate in past year
ACME Comedy Co., a beloved Minneapolis comedy club by comedians worldwide since it opened 25 years ago, believes it'll have to close before celebrating its anniversary this November should a planned apartment developer get its way. The club sent out an email alert this week to fans urging them to si... [Read More]
Comedian ends stand-up set with Stone Cold Stunner wrestling move
When it comes to things that comedians are fans of, professional wrestling is definitely one of them. Listen to 3 comedy podcasts at random and chances are at least 2 of them will feature a discussion about pro wrestling. After finishing up his act at the Pittsburgh Improv, comedian Matt Light took ... [Read More]
Comedian ends stand-up set with Stone Cold Stunner wrestling move
When it comes to things that comedians are fans of, professional wrestling is definitely one of them. Listen to 3 comedy podcasts at random and chances are at least 2 of them will feature a discussion about pro wrestling. After finishing up his act at the Pittsburgh Improv, comedian Matt Light took ... [Read More]
The 15 Best Comedy Clubs in North America
In partnership with Humber College’s Comedy Writing and Performance program. For the last four decades, live standup has defined itself in relation to comedy clubs, those altars of joke-telling that began building their congregations during the 1980s comedy boom. Alternative comedy got its nam... [Read More]
The 15 Best Comedy Clubs in North America
In partnership with Humber College’s Comedy Writing and Performance program. For the last four decades, live standup has defined itself in relation to comedy clubs, those altars of joke-telling that began building their congregations during the 1980s comedy boom. Alternative comedy got its nam... [Read More]
Check Out ‘Vanity Fair’s Oral History of the Comedy Cellar
Vanity Fair has a great new oral history out today of the Comedy Cellar, and it’s full of fun looks back on the legendary New York comedy club from Jon Stewart, Sarah Silverman, Colin Quinn, Judy Gold, Judd Apatow, Darrell Hammond, and plenty more. Here’s Jon Stewart on his first set at ... [Read More]
NYC mails letter to comedy clubs to crack down on fraudulent Times Square ticket barkers
Times Square has attracted hustlers of all stripes for more than a century, each attempting to hustle tourists and other passing strangers out of their money. Barkers who make outrageous claims and otherwise lie to persuade you to buy vouchers for comedy club tickets aren't new, either. Google "Time... [Read More]
A New Upstate NY Comedy Club Will Feature Creepy Holograms of Dead Comedians
by Megh Wright Here's some creepy news: According to The New York Times, a new comedy club will open in Jamestown, New York next near called the National Comedy Center, and they're hoping to attract crowds with their plans to feature a bunch of dead comedian holograms. National Comedy Center chairm... [Read More]