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Westword: Andy Kindler on Hack Comics, Legal Marijuana

by Byron Graham I think you’ll enjoy the atmosphere at a Sex Pot show. Do you know what a hash dab is? No, I’ve seen those vaporizer pens that people put hash in. Dabs are similar, but you use a blowtorch. So it’ll look like there are five or six welders at work in the […]

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Vice: Is Stand-Up Funnier When You’re Blazed?

by David Bienenstock As co-owner of Denver Relief, one of Colorado’s oldest medical marijuana dispensaries, plus a small chain of local pizza restaurants, and a sought-after cannabusiness consulting firm, Khalatbari used to spend large sums on local advertising for his pizza and pot that proved largely ineffective in bringing in customers. Then one day, about […]

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Too Much Fun with Dave Ross in Westword’s Best Comedy Events for May

by Byron Graham During his month-long, cross-country tour that will culminate with his first headlining set at the venerable Hollywood Improv, Dave Ross will visit Colorado. In addition to standup, Ross performs with the all-male sketch group Women, whose brief, absurd video sketches have aired on Tosh.0.; he also co-hosts the podcast Terrified, on the […]

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Westword: Andy Haynes on Midnight Run

by Byron Graham Westword: Are you doing any other shows while you’re in town besides Sexpot? Andy Haynes: No, it’s just a one-nighter, which is too bad because I love Denver. I wish that I had a couple more gigs in town. I was going to stay all weekend, but I’m booked somewhere else the […]

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Propaganda! Wins Best Comedy Night Denver 2014

Those looking for laughs without a pesky two-drink minimum can find solace on the last Sunday of every month, when the glamorous Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret hosts Propaganda! At Matt Monroe’s free comedy night, you can catch priceless sets by such local favorites as Adam Cayton-Holland and Ben Kronberg, as well as big touring names like […]

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These Things Matter Wins Best Podcast Denver 2014

The premise of These Things Matter is simple: Denver-centric celebs join hosts Taylor Gonda and Kevin O’Brien to talk about something or someone in popular culture that changed their life. Gonda and O’Brien steer conversations in unexpected directions, as well-known folks such as OpenAir DJ Alisha Sweeney and comedian Adam Cayton-Holland join in with personal […]

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Hey Reverb Previews American Summer with Andy Kindler

by John Wenzel “In the first six months we’ve had Sean Patton, Mike Lawrence, Ben Kronberg, Nikki Glaser, Beth Stelling, Kate Berlant and a host of amazing Denver comics,” said Juett, who’s also the sales manager for Denver’s Comedy 103.1 FM and a producer with The Grawlix. “And we’re just getting started.” Juett is expecting […]

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Westword Chats with Chris Fairbanks about Vernal Equinox

by Byron Graham On a separate note entirely: A lot of L.A. comics have flown out to do the Sexpot shows at the Oriental. Have you heard anything about their experiences? I haven’t, but I trust all the guys out there I’ve been talking to. The last time I was in Denver, I was at…do […]

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