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 >>
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. See Also: - ... More >>
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. "I am thrilled and honored to be interviewing President Clin ... More >>
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 >>
Rep. Russ Carnahan was in the hot seat last night on Stephen Colbert's Better Know A District series on the Colbert Report.
7 p.m. Thursday, June 7. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
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. It is well-known that Glover came by his hip-hop m ... More >>
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! On Wednesday night Ben & Jerry's got airtime on Late Night with Jimmy F ... More >>
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 >>
Unreal contemplates going commando in a kilt, rethinks our baby hosiery preferences and rides with our new bestest amigo, Carlos Mencia.
Sure, wed love some
The questions Steven Colbert didn't ask.
Week of February 22, 2007
Sedaris and Colbert peddle Candy not everybody wants
The Mel Brooks Collection
Chappelle returns with a raucous Block Party
Sarah Silverman speaks the unspeakable. And funny? Oh hell, yes.
Roseanne's still sweet
The Baxter can't get the girl. Except maybe just this once.
Week of September 7, 2005
Comedian Dave Attell rolls into town
This is no time for laughter
Hydeware's dinner-theater offering lacks a substantial main course
Content, but still funny
No strings attached
Angry comedian Lewis Black is worried about St. Louis' mold count
2002 proved that TV has no shame at any hour
But just think, no one hates TV more than Trent Lott
Cartoon Network sets a snare for grownups in the form of a new programming block
Ohmigod! Five seasons in, South Park's the funniest show on TV.
The hellishly funny Dave Attell makes ready for a hot time at the Funny Bone
As if local commercials weren't already (unintentionally) funny, a pair of twin comics have made them their stock-in-trade