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 […]
by Brady Akers When: Wednesday, September 2, 6-10 p.m. Where: Oriental Theatre (Denver, CO) For the ...
Jay and Roger grab the light gun and prepare to head To The Earth! Aliens ...
It was hard to top our showcase from the 2014 edition of High Plains Comedy ...
Andy Juett had an unfortunate emergency right before he was suppose to perform at Sounds ...
Today’s story comes from Anthony Crawford. He’s co-host of Amuse Booze, a local cocktail and ...
At the final live version of 3 Course Comedy before Adrian Mesa moved to Los Angeles, Daniel Reskin and Alex Creasy decided to give a proper send-off the only way they know how: with cake!
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 […]
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 […]
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”, […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“Those Who Can’t” stars three Denver comics, including Adam Cayton-Holland, second from left, and Ben Roy, second from right.(Patrick Wymore, TruTV) by Joanne Ostrow The route to landing a sitcom is rarely smooth, but for three relatively unknown stand-up comedians from Denver, it has been particularly bumpy. “Those Who Can’t,” a pilot by the Denver […]
Now the machines will try again! Their new target is you! Jay and Roger Play T2: The Arcade Game. Welcome to a future where robots have rebelled against man and the only way to defeat them is to grab a Sega Genesis controller, moving that reticle, and holding down the ‘A’ button! Sponsored by Sexpot […]
In this episode of Arguments and Grievances: Sharks vs Shark Tank (Kevin Kellam vs Lainie Lenertz) Who Has The Cuter Cat? (David Drake vs Jonah Jurkins) Music By: “I’ll Go Crazy” by The Buckinghams “Milkman” by The Traditional Fools “Me And You” bt The Strange Boys Produced by Chicago comedians Kevin White, Zach Peterson, Goodrich Gevaart, […]
Thanks to everyone who came out for our High Plains Comedy Festival edition of Uncalled Four. Final scores: Beth Stelling: 0 Guy Branum: 1 Byron Graham: 1 Kurt Braunohler: 2 WINNER! Matt Braunger: 4 We’ll see you on 9/18 at The Oriental Theater!
Anthony Crawford got four of his favorite High Plains Comedy Festival performers together for a special edition of Talkin’ Shop! Ben Kronberg, Ian Abramson, Dan St. Germain, and Noah Gardenswartz all hung out at Mutiny Information Cafe and talked about their perspectives on the comedy industry. The next Talkin’ Shop will be with The Dark […]
by John Wenzel For the first time, Comedy Works is partnering with High Plains to co-present the event’s headlining show at the historic, 1,800-seat Paramount. That lends mainstream legitimacy to an event that started as a do-it-yourself festival that takes equal cues from Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, Ore., and The Denver Post’s own Underground […]
by Lindsey Bartlett Westword: For those who don’t know, what is Sexpot comedy, which you formed with Kayvan Khalatbari? For me, Sexpot Comedy is born out of highlighting the Denver comedy scene, creating a community or further enhancing an industry that already exists, and creating an infrastructure. We always have the control and the purview and […]
Before all the fun of High Plains Comedy Festival starts tonight, The Fine Gentleman’s Club had a special preview edition of Too Much Fun! Chris Charpentier is back for the fest so the gents were at full strength, bringing with them Denver favorites Kristin Rand, Haley Driscoll, David Gborie, and Noah Gardenswartz. Joe Praino and […]