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Denver Post: Sexpot Comedy retools for 2015

by John Wenzel “We’re going to continue do a quarterly show at the Oriental while getting bigger names like the Todd Barrys and Reggie Watts of the world,” Khalatbari said. “But we’ll move our shows with up-and-comer and indie comics to 3 Kings Tavern, and we’ve already been in talks with (3 Kings co-owner) Jim […]

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AXS names Adam Cayton-Holland one of the most influential people in Denver entertainment

by Deb Flomberg Denver is filled with funny, and no one knows this better than Adam Cayton-Holland. As one of the minds behind the insanely popular “The Grawlix” comedy show, Cayton-Holland is already a familiar face in the comedy scene in town. He’s been seen on television as well, including Conan, “The Pete Holmes Show” […]

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Westword Podcast Profiles: Empty Girlfriend

by Byron Graham So, did you guys come up with the idea for the podcast together? Driscoll: We originally tried to start a sketch group called “Fourth Beer.” And what we wanted to do was have a monthly sketch show with comedy videos. Christie Buchele: Sort of like the Grawlix, but with less emphasis on […]

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Seth Rogen’s Screening Rumored to be at The Oriental Theater

by Ricardo Baca “It’s at the Oriental,” Kayvan Khalatbari, owner of Denver pot shop Denver Relief and comedy production group Sexpot Comedy, told The Cannabist. “We don’t know if there will be any sort of consumption or anything.” Khalatbari’s Sexpot Comedy will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a show at the Oriental on Dec. 19 […]

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The Cannabist Details Seth Rogen’s Interactions with Jake Browne and Kayvan Khalatbari

by Ricardo Baca There are plenty of spaces in the state that bend the laws regularly, allowing on-site smoking and vaping during rock concerts and comedy shows. Some Denver locals are encouraging Rogen via Twitter to check out one such room, the Oriental Theater, in north Denver. Kayvan Khalatbari co-owns pot shop Denver Relief and […]

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TruTV picks up “Those Who Can’t” as first scripted pilot

by John Wenzel Set in Denver at the fictional James Buchanan High School (home of the Fightin’ Tariffs), “Those Who Can’t” follows a trio of inept teachers (Cayton-Holland, Orvedahl and Roy) who interact with students and other teachers in embarrassing and ridiculous ways. “They were interested in the show awhile ago,” Orvedahl said of TruTV. “But […]

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The Cannabist lists multiple Sexpot shows in their December calendar

by Susan Squibb Dec. 5: Comics Against Civility. A comedy game show where audience members win prizes by submitting questions and fill-in-the-blanks to the contestants. Free. 7 p.m. Armoury, 2048 Larimer St., Denver. Dec. 10: Werewolf Radar Picture Show. Watch monster “B” movies and cult classics. This month’s movie is the perennial scary holiday film “Gremlins.” $3. […]

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Kayvan and Andy mentioned as mayoral candidates in Denver Post

by Jon Murray Also planning to file in coming weeks are a trio of marijuana activists who want to work together to challenge Hancock’s opposition to legalized cannabis, though he argues that his administration has stepped up to regulate it well. Ean Seeb and Kayvan Khalatbari are owners of Denver Relief dispensary, and they are […]

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Westword names Todd Barry as one of the best comedy shows in December

by Byron Graham In its first year of existence, Sexpot Comedy evolved from a sporadically scheduled invite-only showcase, fueled by dabs and good will, into a powerhouse that rivals comedy clubs with its enviable bookings and tight production. In addition to providing the pizza-soaked lifeblood of the Denver comedy scene and sponsoring some of the […]

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