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.
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Not only is Nikki Glaser a regular at the venerable Comedy Cellar in New York these days (which is the club into which Louis CK descends during the intro to his show)...And not only is she about to co-host a new program on MTV called, "The Nikki and Sara Show"...Which happens to be based on her podc ... More >>
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 >>
This autumn, Jon Stewart, Chelsea Handler and Conan O'Brien may be getting a lil' STL-flavored competition in their late-night time slot. (If that sounds obscene to you....GOOD). Nikki Glaser -- a 28-year-old Kirkwood native, standup comic and Instagram enthusiast -- will be co-starring in a new wee ... More >>
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 >>
Nikki Glaser: "It's such a blessing that strangers feel comfortable to be disgusting and filthy with me."Right after Kirkwood native Nikki Glaser won "Best Standup Comedian - Female" in the RFT last autumn, she moved off to New York -- possibly because a lifelong dream had finally been achieved. ... 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 >>
The Humanoids are always down to lend a helping handLong-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 >>
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 >>