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Brian Posehn

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2014

    My Dad Says the New U2 Album Sucks

    Once, during high school, I was woken up early on a Saturday by my dad, the Rooster (self-named after the Alice In Chains song) with a loud, repetitive knock. As I stumbled into the living room in my underwear, he bellowed, "Jim! I found this great new band." I rubbed the sand out of my eyes with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    The Best Comedy Shows in St. Louis: September 2014

    For those in search of laughter or curious about the goings-on of the comedy scene in St. Louis, we will be making monthly recommendations for shows in (and near) the city. From sure-thing hilarious to fingers-crossed, "Oh God! I hope this works" affairs, Funny Events is your connection to sketch, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2014

    The Best St. Louis Comedy Shows: May 2014

    It's officially baseball season, so there's not much time for comedy left until October. Sitting in a dark club with a room full of jokes isn't much competition for a bright and sunny day, so while the weather is still less than ideal, scan the comedy calendars and head to a show of your choosing. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2014

    Lauryn Hill, Charlie Daniels Band, Kishi Bashi, Old 97's, and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2014

    Twenty Common Things that Annoy Standup Comedians

    Your favorite comedian loves performing for you. What's better than traveling the country, getting on stage and connecting with people? It's a great job if you can get it. But like any job, there's a undercurrent of monotony in what people say or how they act around comedians. It's not that people ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2013

    St. Louis Comedian Jeremy Essig is Moving On Up to New York

    Jeremy Essig has hit the top of St. Louis. After a productive nine-year run in our city, the Zanesville, Ohio, native is taking his mixture of self-deprecation and acerbic wit to the comedy scene in New York. Essig has become a fixture in St. Louis during his stay here, headlining at places ranging ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    The Best St. Louis Comedy Shows in April

    Jeremy Essig For those in search of laughter or curious about the on-goings of the comedy scene in St. Louis, we will be making monthly recommendations of shows in (and near) the city. From sure-thing-hilarious to fingers crossed, "Oh God! I hope this works," Funny Events is your connection to sket ... More >>

  • Film

    March 21, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    A Conversation With A Metal Nerd: Brian Posehn is Coming to Town This Week

    In addition to an extensive acting and stand-up resume, Brian Posehn has forged a unique career path for himself by taking on projects that deal with things he truly loves. From Dungeons and Dragons to Anthrax (the band, possibly the substance as well) to Comic books, he's turned nerdiness into an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    The Best St. Louis Comedy Shows in February

    For those in search of laughter or curious about the on-goings of the comedy scene in St. Louis, we will be making monthly recommendations of shows in (and near) the city. From sure-thing-hilarious to fingers crossed, "Oh God! I hope this works," Funny Events is your connection to sketch, stand-up, ... More >>

  • Music

    January 10, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Jeremy Essig is About to Get Raw & Personal (And Record a CD in Brennan's Basement)

    ​Standup Jeremy Essig put in seven years as a road comic, recorded three CDs and has opened for the likes of Zach Galifianakis and Jeffrey Ross. By  2009, he was sick of it. All of it.  So he enrolled in journalism school at Mizzou. He also landed a political reporting gig in Jefferson C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Patrick Stump Is Coming To Fubar (!?!)

    ​Patrick Stump, the Fall Out Boy singer who is finally free to pursue the pop and R&B he's always loved, is coming to St. Louis. His former band's last show here was at the Pageant. His solo career has seen him on tour with Bruno Mars and Janelle Monae, and he'll be playing Lollapalooza this s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2008

    Doing the Missouri Oswaltz with Patton Oswalt

    He played Spence Olchin on King of Queens and voiced the lead varmint in Pixar's Ratatouille, but Patton Oswalt is above all as organic a performer as they come. The founder of the Comedians of Comedy collective -- which, comprising Brian Posehn, Maria Bamford and Zach Galifianakis, eight-handedly p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2008
  • Film

    November 30, 2005

    Jesus Saves

    Sarah Silverman speaks the unspeakable. And funny? Oh hell, yes.

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