W. Kamau Bell

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Comedian W. Kamau Bell Wants You to Join Him Around the Campfire

    In this week's print edition we interviewed W. Kamau Bell, a standup comic who is back on the road after FX cancelled his show Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell after just two seasons. Bell is a man of many well-chosen words, and it was impossible to fit the entire interview in the paper. He explain ... More >>

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    March 12, 2014

    W. Kamau Bell May Have Lost His TV Show, But He Hasn't Lost His Edge

    Standup comics are rarely one-trick ponies nowadays. Some act in movies, others in sitcoms and a handful even take a crack at the music business. But only a small minority ever host their very own TV show. The Chris Rock-produced Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell ran on FX for two seasons, making t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2014

    Pig Destroyer, Styx, Angel Olsen, James Taylor 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 >>

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    December 10, 2012

    W. Kamau Bell Explains why Bill Hicks is his Comedy Icon

    Despite his ever-expanding recognition as a socio-political voice in our society, one thing remains the same for W. Kamau Bell: His desire to be recognized as a great comedian. Kamau will be storming the stage at the the Firebird in St. Louis on December 11th for the next stop on his The Kamau Mau U ... More >>

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    December 4, 2012

    The Best St. Louis Comedy Shows in December

    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 >>