Matt Conty

  • 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 >>

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    February 20, 2013

    A Conversation With A Metal Nerd: Brian Posehn is Coming to Town This Week

    In addition to an extensive acting and stand-up resume, Brian Posehn has forged a unique career path for himself by taking on projects that deal with things he truly loves. From Dungeons and Dragons to Anthrax (the band, possibly the substance as well) to Comic books, he's turned nerdiness into an ... More >>

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    January 10, 2013
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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

    June 25, 2012

    Last Week's Best Tweets by St. Louis Comedians

    Every week or so, Daily RFT is going to sift through "the Twitter" for choice nuggets by St. Louis comics and comic-aspirants. Here are a few that have tickled us recently. Dayo AdesokanThere's sort of an unwritten rule against naming your son Jesus -- or maybe it's just unwritten in Spanish.-- Dayo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Matt Conty: The Jose Oquendo of Local Comedy

    Matt Conty acts like Jose Oquendo; doesn't really look like him. ​With a dry and nasal delivery, Matt Conty tends to saunter through his material, tossing in ironic urban lingo like a gifted-but-bored ESPN anchor. But while he's all nonchalance on stage, fuck with him at your peril. He relishes th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>