Josh Arnold

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    November 11, 2014

    The Best Comedy Shows in St. Louis: November 2014

    There will (probably) never be another month like October in St. Louis for standup comedy. Luckily, standup isn't all there is. The gears have been ground and it's time to shift back to the local scene. Jokes abound -- and they don't always require a man standing behind a microphone. For those in s ... More >>

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    January 29, 2013

    Kirkwood's Own Nikki Glaser Makes Late-Night MTV Premiere

    We get it. MTV doesn't play music anymore. Now that you're done making the same tired objection that your uncle made ten years ago, maybe it's time you give the wayward TV station a little credit for at least getting back into the comedy business. Kirkwood-native Nikki Glaser and writer / comedia ... More >>

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    January 8, 2013

    The Best St. Louis Comedy Shows in January

    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 >>

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    July 2, 2012

    Last Week's Funniest Tweets by St. Louis Funnypeople

    Every week or so, Daily RFT sifts through "the Twitter" for choice nuggets by St. Louis comics and comic-aspirants. Here are a few that tickled us recently. Max FitzgeraldSaw girl with a great body but subpar face. Got closer to see that her face was actually also good. I can't believe it's not bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Joe Murray's Comedy Joecase Starring Joe Murray To Host Native Comics, Joe Murray

    ​Traditionally, the night before Thanksgiving is a HUGE party night in the Gateway City -- perhaps the most boisterous of the year. With so many members of the St. Louis diaspora flocking back home, local funnyman Joe Murray has decided to mount a show of our returning standups, to be held down in ... More >>

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    August 2, 2011

    Local Standup Josh Arnold on Singing Alone in the Car, Baseballs and Being "Half-Fat"

    Photo by Nils HinshawStandup Josh Arnold: "I'm fat blah"​Fenton-born standup Josh Arnold is a big, good-natured, chuckling bear of a comic who never misses a chance to broadcast his own foibles. And we mean that literally: On Wednesday, the 33-year-old comic is returning as a guest on the national ... More >>

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    April 28, 2011

    Stand-Up Comic and Kirkwoodian Greg Warren Organizes Invasion

    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 >>

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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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    July 23, 2009

    Oh, Funny like "Ha-Ha": Stand-Up in the CWE

    Local practitioners of stand-up are confined like lepers to the perimeter of St. Louis - between Westport and the Landing, few venues ever host their kind. But last evening, five of them were lured into civilization for a sort of comedy showcase at Brennan's in the Central West End. Below are some h ... More >>

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    October 8, 2003

    No Sleep 'Til Brooklyn

    Lethem heads home, again