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Jeremy Essig

  • 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

    June 23, 2014

    Losers on the Road, Days 3 - 8: Whiskey Boot and Road Sodas

    [Editor's Note: Following the 2013 RFT Standup Throwdown, judges Jeremy Essig and Chris Ward went drinking for the first time together. Hungover on a plane to San Francisco the next day, Essig created a game show that combined their common interests in music, video games, and comic books, and Loser. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    Losers on the Road, Day 1: "Days of Wine and Rosie"

    [Editor's Note: Following the 2013 RFT Standup Throwdown, judges Jeremy Essig and Chris Ward went drinking for the first time together. Hungover on a plane to San Francisco the next day, Essig created a game show that combined their common interests in music, video games, and comic books, and Loser. ... 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 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

    February 26, 2014

    Folk Humorist Mary Mack Returns to St. Louis After World Series Cancellation

    After being upstaged in October by the St. Louis Cardinals, "folk humorist" Mary Mack is making a second attempt at performing in our fair city. A former music teacher who now splits her time between LA and Minneapolis, Mack is a veteran comedian who has appeared on the Bob & Tom Show, the Vancouver ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2013

    The Best St. Louis Comedy Shows: December 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

    September 6, 2013

    The Best St. Louis Comedy Shows: September 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 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

    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

    July 17, 2013

    Andrew WK, Agent Orange, Minus the Bear, Slobberbone and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    Bassnectar - Saturday, Sept. 28 @ The PageantHere 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 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Local Game Show 'Loser' Brings Music, Video Games, Comic Books... But No Turtle Wax

    Editor's note: Three weeks ago, comedian Jeremy Essig and KDHX marketing director Chris Ward announced the first installment of their new local game show "Loser: A Live-Action Game Show." RFT Music writer Allison Babka volunteered (perhaps too readily) to be a contestant and report on the shenanigan ... 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 >>

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    May 2, 2013
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    April 17, 2013

    Big Boi, The Mountain Goats, Steely Dan, Twangfest 17 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

    April 10, 2013

    Jon Venegoni: RFT's 2013 Standup Throwdown Champion [VIDEO]

    Treemen - A compound noun made up of the words tree and semen that is used to describe certain pollinating plants whose odor strongly resembles ejaculate. (These trees are in full bloom right now in St. Louis, btw.) The term above and its definition comes (ahem) courtesy of St. Louis comedian J ... 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 >>

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    January 10, 2013
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    May 24, 2010

    Tonight! Blueberry Hill Hosts Benefit for Bartender Mark McConnell

    The Humanoids are always down to lend a helping hand​Long-time Blueberry Hill bartender Mark McConnell recently incurred some unfortunate medical expenses. To help him out, a bunch of his friends are throwing a benefit tonight at the Duck Room. Hosting the festivities is comedian Rick Giordano ... More >>

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