It's pretty cool to watch someone that you know grow into a well-deserved position within in the comedy and entertainment worlds.
Kirkwood native, podcast superstar, MTV talk show host and generally nice person Nikki Glaser's half-hour comedy special airs this Friday on Comedy Central.
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This month marks twenty wonderful years since MTV aired the first episode of Beavis and Butthead. Mike Judge's hilarious cult phenomenon originally ran from March 8, 1993 to November 28, 1997, before being retired so that Judge could focus on Fox's animated series King of the Hill. When that show ca ... More >>
Would you rather see Stephen Colbert or Bill Clinton speak in St. Louis? Trick question! You can see both at Washington University this month -- which the "Colbert Report" has announced is the official site of the high-profile interview.
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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, im ... More >>
Update: And our winner is Tekoa Bolden, whose Wu-name is Budget Nudist. Thanks for playing to all but one of you.
Childish Gambino (a.k.a. Donald Glover) is coming to the Pageant this Thursday, June 7, and we'd like to give you a pair of tickets.
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Nick LucchesiJeff Robtoy in his element.Tomorrow night, there are no fewer than four major local shows vying for your weekend attention. Two of them are sad occasions -- Dynabro Griffin Kay's final performance with So Many Dynamos, Glass Teeth's final show as the five-man powerhouse you've co ... More >>
Image viaGreg Warren will wrassle you. Greg Warren of Kirkwood is amassing an army. A comedy army. Of comedians. And they're assaulting The Funnybone tonight and Brennan's Wine Food & Tobacco Friday and Saturday. What plan has he hatched, this Westpoint-cadet-turned-nationally-touring-comic?& ... More >>
While the last battle of the late-night talk-show hosts has finally fizzled out, a new, tastier competition came to a head late last week on Comedy Central:
The battle of the Ben & Jerry's late-night novelty ice cream flavors!
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Seth OlenickPaul F. Tompkins will bust your gut on Saturday! Lit'rally. Did we lurve Paul F. Tompkins the most on Mr. Show, Tenacious D, VH1's Best Week Ever or his stand-up? No matter. You can catch his act at the Firebird on Saturday night thanks to a new business model: if 300 people on Facebo ... More >>
Some things are just made for each other: peanut butter and jelly, rock and roll, Albert Pujols and the Cardinals, and now, Andy Schlafly and Stephen Colbert.Last night the world's finest faux-pundit hosted the St. Louis scion--son of Phyllis Schlafy, cousin of brewer Tom Schlafly-- and it was a ... More >>