Behold the Lineup of the Very First (and Very Fake) SoCal Comedy Fest
In June, comedian Zach Broussard announced the SoCal Comedy Fest, “the first ever completely fake event that you can publicly say you attended without really having to attend.” The festival “takes place” from this Thursday, September 1st through Saturday the 3rd, and today Br... [Read More]
Sydney Fringe Comedy: our picks of the festival make their own festival picks
The comedy branch of Sydney Fringe has a reputation as a star-maker. Here our festival highlights choose the shows you can’t missEstablished just six years ago, Sydney Fringe Comedy – the comedic branch of Sydney Fringe – already has something of a reputation as a star-maker, hosti... [Read More]
Sydney Fringe Comedy: our picks of the festival make their own festival picks
The comedy branch of Sydney Fringe has a reputation as a star-maker. Here our festival highlights choose the shows you can’t missEstablished just six years ago, Sydney Fringe Comedy – the comedic branch of Sydney Fringe – already has something of a reputation as a star-maker, hosti... [Read More]
Sydney Fringe Comedy: our picks of the festival make their own festival picks
The comedy branch of Sydney Fringe has a reputation as a star-maker. Here our festival highlights choose the shows you can’t missEstablished just six years ago, Sydney Fringe Comedy – the comedic branch of Sydney Fringe – already has something of a reputation as a star-maker, hosti... [Read More]
Richard Gadd's show about sexual assault wins Edinburgh comedy award
Scottish standup picks up prize for fringe’s top comedy show, while Scott Gibson is named best newcomer and marathon reading of Chilcot Report also recognisedRichard Gadd has won this year’s Edinburgh comedy award with his extraordinary personal show about his difficulties overcoming a s... [Read More]
Richard Gadd's show about his sexual assault wins Edinburgh comedy award
Scottish standup picks up top prize, while Scott Gibson is named best newcomer Richard Gadd has won this year’s Edinburgh comedy award with his extraordinary personal show about difficulties overcoming a sexual assault he experienced four years ago. The show, Monkey See Monkey Do, saw off seve... [Read More]
Talking ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ’90s TV Shows with Vanessa Bayer
The Brooklyn Comedy Festival is currently underway, and tonight at The Bell House, there are two great shows in store for fans of Saturday Night Live and ’90s TV. After hosting a standup showcase featuring comedians Joe Pera, Erik Bergstrom, Bridey Elliott, and Dave Hill, SNL cast member Vanes... [Read More]
Talking ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ’90s TV Shows with Vanessa Bayer
The Brooklyn Comedy Festival is currently underway, and tonight at The Bell House, there are two great shows in store for fans of Saturday Night Live and ’90s TV. After hosting a standup showcase featuring comedians Joe Pera, Erik Bergstrom, Bridey Elliott, and Dave Hill, SNL cast member Vanes... [Read More]
Talking ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ’90s TV Shows with Vanessa Bayer
The Brooklyn Comedy Festival is currently underway, and tonight at The Bell House, there are two great shows in store for fans of Saturday Night Live and ’90s TV. After hosting a standup showcase featuring comedians Joe Pera, Erik Bergstrom, Bridey Elliott, and Dave Hill, SNL cast member Vanes... [Read More]
Randy Writes a Novel review – existential crisis of a puppet standup
Underbelly Potterrow, EdinburghThere’s plenty of cartoonish comedy in Heath McIvor’s show about a writer who is given to splenetic outbursts – and made of feltI spent the first 10 minutes of Heath McIvor’s show Randy Writes a Novel marvelling at how expressive Randy can be. H... [Read More]