The Narrators Ep. 73: Erin Rollman, “Casa Bonita: Chicken or Beef?”

DON’T FORGET: Our next live event is the debut of The Narrators San Diego on 8 September 2015 at Tiger!Tiger! Tavern in North Park, San Diego. We have assembled a bright constellation of storytellers to guide us on our maiden voyage. We hope you will join us! The show is FREE and starts at 8pm. […]

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Offensively Delicious and Illegal Pete’s party in Thrillist

by Molly Martin September 6th Celebrate Illegal Pete’s Anniversary Illegal Pete’s is taking over the Red Rocks for a night of revelry featuring music from Lucero, Built to Spill, and local act Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, just so it can celebrate 20 years of SoCal-style burrito slinging. September 23rd Drink something Offensively Delicious Warning: mixing […]

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These Things Matter Minisode 5: Birthday Pop Culture

You say it’s your birthday? Well it’s my birthday too, yeah! So let’s chat about it! Kevin and Taylor talkin’ ’bout birthdays, sprinkling in a bit of pop culture along the way. Oh, and were you aware of the fascinating story of Showbiz Pizza and Chuck E. Cheese Pizza? Well now you will be! It’s […]

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Whiskey and Cigarettes Ep. 127: Sammy Arechar and Jordan Wieleba

Sammy Arechar and Jordan Wieleba join us for #127. What’s the most influential speech? What’s the worst movie your favorite actor has done? What place changed you? All this and more on the Whiskey and Cigarettes podcast. Podcasts of the week include Nerdist, Pop Culture Happy Hour, Bullseye, Tell ‘Em Steve Dave, Dinner Party Download, […]

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Offensively Delicious and Cartoons & Comedy in Westword’s Best of September

by Byron Graham Offensively Delicious with Kyle Kinane Wednesday, September 23 The Oriental Theater Comedy and beer have always shared a frothily symbiotic relationship. Local breweries sponsor, host and lubricate standup showcases in their taprooms all over town. However, the event that best honors this marriage of quips and quaffs is Offensively Delicious, which celebrates its […]

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Empty Girlfriend Ep. 50: Meaghan Shaha

Whoa it’s been a minute but Empty Girlfriend is back! This week we have fresh face Denver comedian Meaghan Shaha in the podcastuaria. We discuss the perils of Tinder dating, the dangers of dating your boss and of course we delve into what boys like…besides us. Check out Meaghan all around town and on Tinder […]

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Porch Drinking’s Preview of Offensively Delicious

by Brady Akers When: Wednesday, September 2, 6-10 p.m. Where: Oriental Theatre (Denver, CO) For the second year in a row, Renegade andSexpot Comedy are joining forces to kick off Great American Beer Festival with the unique and incredibly fun Offensively Delicious Craft Beer Comedy Show. Combining some of the best local and national comics with […]

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Sexpot Comedy at High Plains Gallery

It was hard to top our showcase from the 2014 edition of High Plains Comedy Festival but we feel like we found a way to pul it off. Much of that is due to all the laughs provided by Matt Braunger, Beth Stelling, Rhea Butcher, Noah Gardenswartz, Josh Androsky, Jim Hickox, and Andy Juett! Big […]

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Grabbing Lunch Episode 77: The Josh & Josh Show – Josh Haness (Conan) & Josh Weinstein (Contagion) at The Potato Chips Deli

In episode 77 of The Grabbing Lunch Podcast Matt finds a shady spot with Josh Haness (Conan) and Josh Weinstein (Contagion) at The Potato Chip Deli in Los Angeles. YOU’LL HEAR THE CONTEXT OF THESE QUOTES: “Over the course of 16 courses you get full.” – Josh Hanness “I blame my parents for not having […]

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The Narrators Ep. 72: Anthony Crawford, “Tell Your Kids to F*ck in High School”

Today’s story comes from Anthony Crawford. He’s co-host of Amuse Booze, a local cocktail and comedy showcase, and he’s the host of Talkin’ Shop, which is like Denver comedy’s answer to Inside the Actor’s Studio. Anthony interviews some of the cities brightest comedic minds, asking questions about how the funny sausage gets made. Anthony’s story […]

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Propaganda! in Westword’s 10 under $10 this weekend

by Alex Brown Propaganda! A Comedy Show at Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret (8 p.m. Sunday, free) The last Sunday of the month should always be spent with the Propaganda crew. They give away so much free stuff, including amazing comedy — so you’re blowing it if you don’t show up. Nathan Brannon will bless us with a […]

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Getting Around to It Ep. 18: Back to the Future with Nicky Martin

ZP and GG talk to Nicky Martin about ways to smoke crack, alcoholic adults, Oedipus,  Cold War politics and oh yes, the Robert Zemekis classic Back to the Future. Hosted by Zach Peterson and Goodrich Gevaart, Getting Around to It is where comedians are asked to see a movie that the hosts deem, “required viewing”, […]

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These Things Matter Ep. 167: Live! From the High Plains Comedy Festival 2015

Ah, August. Ah, Summer. Ah, South Broadway. In Denver, all these things mean it’s time for the High Plains Comedy Festival! These Things Matter has been a part of the fun for all three years, and we’ve moved on up every time. Year one, we were in Mutiny Cafe, performing for a crowd that was […]

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High Plains 2015 through the eyes of Kevin Galaba

Kevin Galaba was one of the many photographers snapping shots at High Plains over the weekend. Here’s what he saw at Ian Abramson’s 7 Minutes in Purgatory, Andres Du Bouchet and Friends, and at The Fine Gentleman’s Club with Nikki Glaser at 3 Kings Tavern.

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Video Games LIVE Episode: High Plains Comedy Festival

Jay Gillespie and Roger Norquist brought their NES to one of the green rooms at High Plains, inciting nostalgia-fueled giggles and merriment for all the comedians hanging out. In order of appearance, you’ll see David Gborie, Zac Maas, Josh Skillman, Aaron Urist, Jordan Doll, Nate Balding, Nathan Lund, Anthony Crawford, Chris Charpentier, and Ian Abramson through […]

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John Wenzel’s Recap of High Plains for The Denver Post

Stand-up Nikki Glaser performs at the Fine Gentleman’s Club showcase as part of the third annual High Plains Comedy Festival on Aug. 21. (Photo by Emily Coates, provided by High Plains Comedy Festival) by John Wenzel Nora Lynch stood outside Mutiny Information Cafe on South Broadway on Aug. 21, a microphone in her hand, headphones […]

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Video Games Live in Westword’s Best Free Events this Week

by Alex Brown Jay and Roger Play Videogames!: World Games NES Showdown at Deer Pile (7:30 p.m. Thursday, free) Half of us are probably getting high and playing NES games anyway — so why not get off the couch and go see how these comedians do it? Brent Gill and Timmi Lasley will be just two […]

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Whiskey and Cigarettes Ep. 126: Ron Lynch and Drennon Davis

Ron Lynch and Drennon Davis join us for #126. If you won the lottery, what purchase would you be ashamed of? What’s your favorite use of something old in something new? All this and more on the Whiskey and Cigarettes podcast! Podcasts of the week include Race Wars and What A Pair of Trousers. Check […]

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Daniel Reskin’s Top 10 High Plains Moments

James Draper (left) and Daniel Reskin (right). Photo by Emily Coates. This list originally appeared at Daniel Reskin’s website. The 3rd annual High Plains Comedy Festival just wrapped up, as moments ago the last comedian finally passed out. The three-day festival was a smooth success, showcasing strong national and local talent in both traditional and concept shows. The […]

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