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Doug Stanhope

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2014

    Comedian Kurt Braunohler Is Jet-Skiing From Chicago to St. Louis, Because Goats

    Comedian Kurt Braunohler has made a career out of exposing audiences (and strangers) to the hilarity of the absurd. But with his upcoming webseries from Comedy Central, he's out to prove that absurdity can be a force for good. His plan? Jet-ski from Chicago to New Orleans as a means of raising $50, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2014

    Doug Stanhope on Bill Cosby: "It's Cute That an Old Man Can Make Words."

    The fundamental difference between comedy and music is that everyone has made someone laugh. Whether you think you're funny or not, you've told a joke, you've taken a shot to the nuts, or you've made someone so uncomfortable they reacted with laughter just to break the tension. You may have picked u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    The Best St. Louis Comedy Shows: April 2014

    I thought maybe I'd change the headline of this month's list of comedy picks to "April 5: The Choice is Yours!" but believe it or not there's more than just one day of comedy this month (despite that over-stacked date). April is an exciting month for St. Louis comedy because there are a handful of c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    Lyle Lovett, The Whigs, Lil Boosie 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

    June 6, 2013

    The Best St. Louis Comedy Shows in June 2013

    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 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, standup, i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    Inspectah Deck, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Less Than Jake and More in This Week's New 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

    February 18, 2011

    Friday Afternoon Video Dump: So This Is America?

    It's time for your weekly brain dump. Open up and say duh. 1. Well, At Least The Internet Is Free. You have to appreciate the irony of this video. While Secretary Clinton delivers a speech on internet freedom, a man who dared interrupt her speech by holding up a sign was wrestled out of the room ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    Ten Things To Do This Weekend: November 5-7

    Doug Stanhope​Lots to do (again) this weekend. See the music page for some ideas -- and below for many more! Friday Bootleg Beats - Guy Fawkes Edition @ The Speakeasy (1009 Olive) This newish monthly unleashes a special Guy Fawkes edition tonight at the Speakeasy. Varying shades of electro fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Special Offer: Pay to Watch Doug Stanhope Get Liquored Up & Miserable

    Image viaDoug Stanhope - adored in Britain, ignored in America. ​Doug Stanhope is a sick man: a sufferer of umbilical hernia, a surly boozer, recidivist smoker, champion of recreational drugs, former Libertarian candidate for President, rambling social satirist and stand-up veteran who's crawling ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Comedian Doug Stanhope Returns to St. Louis in November

    Comedian Doug Stanhope is not even remotely safe for work, so we'll spare the gory details, but we do know this: He's just booked a show at the Firebird on Saturday, November 6. Tickets are $20 (with a $2 minor surcharge; the show's 18-plus) and they're on sale today right here. Here's one of the ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    Top Ten NSFW Doug Stanhope Bits

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    STL Show Announcements, Week of January 20

    Here are some of the new shows announced this week at venues around St. Louis! Pageant *Railroad Earth/Split Lip Rayfield, Thursday, March 26 *Morrissey, Wednesday, April 8 *Bonnie Prince Billy, Friday, April 10 *The Bamboozle Roadshow Spring Tour feat. We the Kings/Forever the Sickest Kids/Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Bluebird's Last Show Tonight -- Club Reopening as the Firebird on February 5

    Tonight is the final show for the Bluebird under its current name. The bill features KC's the Republic Tigers, and locals the Analysts and Oceania. As we wrote about here, the venue is taking a couple of weeks off for renovations.On February 5, the club will reopen under a new name: The Firebird. Th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 20, 2004

    Give Me Liberty!

    Doug Stanhope brings the one-two punch of political theories and boob jokes

  • Music

    October 20, 2004

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of October 20, 2004

  • Calendar

    April 2, 2003
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