We’ve been raking joke leaves up all week into a big pile of St. Louis comedy for you to play in!
In addition to all of the great open mics you can find listed on our Open Mic List, we’ve got national headliners of all kinds to check out.
There was a day a couple of weeks ago where the gang at St. Louis Independent Comedy called into the office and faked strep throat, so we could sit in our dark apartments, drink Pedialyte, and ask ourselves why we feel it’s necessary to try and drink all the Jameson South St. Louis has to
The Internet. The final frontier. This topic venn diagrams well with so many other topics: dating, school, crime. It’s going to be weird and it’s going to be great. Described as cross between The Moth Radio Hour and Mystery Science Theater 3000, Sorry, Please Continue…features some amazing stories told by anyone who wants to participate
This Thursday through Saturday is crazy full of shows presenting a variety of St. Louis comedians. Of course, the gods of winter have looked upon your opportunity to get some enjoyment out of life, and they seem determined to smite the area. Keep an eye on our Facebook page and we’ll do our best to update you with any weather related cancellations we learn about.
That being said, here’s the line up!
For the first time in the 150 year history of St. Louis, there is no baseball in October. How does a city with such a rich and deep emotional connection with its number one sports team console itself when presented with the unfairness of a universe where that sports team doesn’t have a post-season pageant of athleticism to cheer on?
That city goes out to comedy shows and laughs its rear end off!
Fight the afternoon slump by filling your ears with some of St. Louis’s best podcasts. There’s no shortage of great local shows to listen to, so we’re highlighting a couple each week. Here are two to fill out your day, and your drive home.
Hosted in St. Louis by Jeremy Hellwig and Kenny Kinds, and Kris Wernowsky in Cleveland, “Sorry, Please Continue” is a monthly show that’s a hit in both cities. With recent shows in Memphis, Los Angeles, and Brooklyn, this unique story telling is gaining a nationwide audience.
Kris Wernowsky is one of the creators of “Sorry, Please Continue.” Though he lives in Cleveland now, he’s a St. Louis comic at heart.
He also wrote us a little sketch as part of his answers. Bonus!
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. Congrats to show creators, Kenny Kinds, Jeremy Hellwig, and Kris Wernowsky. Read their write up