The biggest comedy news in the city is that Louis CK is performing at The Scottrade Center Thursday night. Sure, that’s cool, but you’ll have to sit with 20,000 other people in a venue where you’ll barely be able to see him without the aid of a giant video screen. It’s like being in your living room, with more expensive beer and nachos. Continue reading “Louis CK Is In Town This Week”
If you haven’t seen these yet, Kenny Kinds releases a new video every Tuesday. Continue reading “It’s Tuesday! Must be another Trill Ass Trailer!”
Drunk & Nerdy is a mixed bag of entertainment. They have a podcast. They have a live show. They have pub crawls, and other real world events. No matter what they’re doing though, they focus on the two things they’re best at, getting hammered and being geeks.
(Editors Note: Hammered & Geeky is actually a totally different podcast and has no affiliation with Drunk & Nerdy.)
Looks like St. Louis’ hybrid storytelling/comedy interruption hour is going Hollywood. With regular shows in two cities, appearances in Memphis, Brooklyn, and others, and now this excursion to Los Angeles, “Sorry, Please Continue” is racking up the frequent flyer miles.
Ella Fritts is an improv comic, a stand up comic, and a sketch comic. She currently runs an open Mic every Tuesday night at Balentine’s Restaurant in St. Louis’s Lafayette Square.
Nathan Orton performs regularly on local indy produced shows and in the clubs. He’s a favorite among many St. Louis comedy fans, as evidenced by being a finalist in the Funny Bone’s annual comedy competition. The final round of that contest is August 8.
On July 1, we started posting these little profiles of people involved in the local comedy scene. Tomorrow, the last day of July, we will publish the 31st profile. Continue reading “And now, a brief word from the management.”
You’d be hard pressed to find a more enthusiastic booster of the local comedy scene than Tree Sanchez. When she’s not on stage, she’s doing whatever she can to encourage newer comics to find their own voice, rather than just trying to become successful by mimicking others. She’s also trying to convince the general public to get out and see live comedy. Continue reading “St. Louis Comedy Profile: Tree Sanchez”
Micaela Mohr was listed as one of STLToday’s Rising Stars in 2015 and they nailed that description. She runs shows and performs all around town and is getting to be a fan favorite at many shows. Continue reading “St. Louis Comedy Profile: Micaela Mohr”
Andrew Frank is former winner of the annual Funny Bone competition, a finalist in the Helium St. Louis Funniest Person contest, a winner of the Hey Guys Comedy contest, and…well…it’s a long list. Suffice it to say, he’s funny.