In the past, the greatest film parodies were crafted by professionals. This is Spinal Tap, Airplane and The Naked Gun offered the highest-quality mockery money could buy, while sketch-comedy shows like SNL married production values with the funniest comedians in the world. Then the Internet came alo ... More >>
Rob Durham teaches. Both by nature and he literally substitute teaches in the Clayton and Rockwood school districts. In addition, he's been trying to school newbie comics as of late on how not to humiliate themselves. (And yes, he's also trying to make fat coin by selling a book, "Don't Wear Shor ... More >>
St. Louis's most awesomely objectionable hip hop collective, King Kong Magnetics, dropped a serious mixtape earlier this week, entitled Bommarito Cash Orgy. They deal with current issues like foreclosure ("You broke ass, you white trash, good for nothing with your f***ing torn up shirt, your overall ... More >>
Photo: Fandome.comWho else should Joe's producers invite on the show?Remember Monday night when St. Louis born-and-bred broadcaster Joe Buck melted from embarrassment and simultaneously seethed with rage over Artie Lange farting all over the first episode of his HBO show, Joe Buck Live? I think we c ... More >>
Stand-up, author, actor, filmmaker and comedy-festival curator Eugene Mirman may have a lot on his plate, but the onetime Comedian of Comedy knows it's all about finding a balance, preferably one involving crazy religions and Jethro Tull. He opens for Flight of the Conchords tonight at the Fabulous ... More >>
Stand-up comic Doug Stanhope tends to forgo television for the credits that really count, from self-booking, promoting and selling out underground venues across the states, to leaving his own special stain on comedy festivals around the world. Stanhope's fanbase is rabid: one that hollers in drunken ... More >>
Catch a Fire
Week of December 22, 2005
Inside the dirtiest joke ever told is a nugget of unadulterated joy
In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, 05 may be a pleasant surprise.
What's a little statutory rape between R. Kelly and his fans?