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The Alibi Profiles Sexpot Comedy

  by Genevieve Mueller With the recent legalization of recreational marijuana in Denver, this connection has turned into an economic benefit. In Colorado comedy is financially supported by pot in many ways. Sexpot Comedy, a production company run by Andy Juett and entrepreneur Kayvan Khalatbari, is one example of how legal pot is successfully supporting an […]

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Westword Sits Down with Brock Wilbur before Aerial Menagerie

by Byron Graham The Sexpot shows are unofficially 420-friendly. Have you performed in comparable environments before? Hah, not outside of small, living-room type shows. I’ve been told it’s a very different experience, so I’m prepared to hear audience reactions on a short tape delay. So, I head from Andy Juett that your folks live here […]

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CBS Denver Mentions Kayvan in Cannabis Industry Piece

by CBS Denver Khalatbari operates Denver Relief. He told CBS4 he started consuming cannabis as a teen, and that it helped him deal with anxiety in high school. Khalatbari also operates a cannabis magazine called Birdy, a standup comedy showcase called Sexpot Comedy — which has marijuana-friendly shows — and Sexy Pizza, a chain of […]

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Westword Podcast Profiles: My Dining Room Table

by Byron Graham Which three to five episodes should new listeners be sure to download if they want to get into MDRT? That’s hard to narrow down. There are so many episodes that I love. But off the top of my head I would say listen to the one I just recorded with TJ Miller, […]

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Comedians Reflect on High Plains with The Laugh Button

by Olivia Cathcart The Walsh Brothers “… The weird German band ‘Total Ghost’ late night at Mutiny Cafe. Everybody was losing their minds. It was like Burning Man if there with way less hippies.” “Not sure if you know this, but Chris Charpentier and Nathan Lund of the Fine Gentlemen’s Club (and ‘Too Much Fun’) […]

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The Interrobang Chats with TJ Miller about High Plains

by Amy Hawthorne The IBang: What’s your favorite part about doing the festival? T.J. Miller: Well, I’m from Denver! The thing about this festival is that it’s a festival run by comedians and producers. So, the comedians are the ones sort of helping to curate [the acts] and the producers are taking care of the […]

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The Laugh Button Talks to Andy Juett and Adam Cayton-Holland about High Plains

by Olivia Cathcart Obviously last year was a success. This is the festival’s second year, what are you doing differently for 2014? Adam: This year we’ve moved to a new venue for the big, gala shows on Saturday night. It’s this municipal building called the McNichol’s Building right in the dead center of Denver, Civic […]

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The Denver Post Profiles Kayvan Khalatbari

by John Wenzel Promotion and marketing are everything to “The Laughing Sheikh,” as Khalatbari calls himself on Twitter. Not in the sense that they make or break his businesses, but that everything he does — including his money-losing sponsorship of the Denver comedy scene — is in service of building his earnest business profile. “There […]

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Rooster Calls Andy Juett Denver’s Unabashed Leader of Comedy

by The Rooster How has Denver’s comedy scene changed over the past few years? Denver’s scene was good but it has gotten much better in terms of the amount of shows, quality of shows, quality of comics and organization of all of it as a whole. Under our Sexpot Comedy banner we have about 16 […]

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