Archive | High Plains Comedy Festival 2015

My Dining Room Table: Final Episode

And so, after the hiatus, I have decided to shut things down here at My Dining Room Table GloboCorp LTD. I know I promised in the last episode that I would be back after the summer with your regularly scheduled MDRT’s, but the fact of the matter is I’m a liar. A goddamn, bald-faced, liar. […]

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The Comedy Bureau’s Review of High Plains Comedy Festival

Read the full review at The Comedy Bureau From what we saw, Denver has a good thing going in its comedy scene. As you might imagine, we don’t get out of LA often or, really at all since there is so much to cover around the scene. However, last month, we found our way to Denver, […]

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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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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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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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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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John Wenzel previews High Plains for The Denver Post

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 […]

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Westword chats with Andy Juett about High Plains, Glenn, and Sexpot

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 […]

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The Religion of Id: Denver Comedians Create Community, Pontificate on the Banalities of Life

Story by Emily Przekwas at Innovator’s Peak. Check them out for more stories about Colorado’s relationship with technology, innovation, and the human spirit. It takes a special person to be a stand-up comedian. Not only do you have to have passion, quick wit and a unique perspective on the world, you also need balls/ovaries of steel […]

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