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.
If you haven’t seen these yet, Kenny Kinds releases a new video every Tuesday.
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. Congrats to show creators, Kenny Kinds, Jeremy Hellwig, and Kris Wernowsky. Read their write up
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.
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.
We were going write an intro about Kenny Kinds. It’s really hard to write an intro about Kenny Kinds. He pretty much tells you everything you need to know himself. So we just let him go.
St. Louis is full of comedic talent. Stand up comics, improv comics, podcast hosts, writers, and other performers keep our scene fresh and exciting. Our goal for the rest of this summer is to start highlighting some of that talent by introducing you to the people you’ll see on local stages, the people you can
A lot of people watch comedy. They watch stand up specials on Netflix. They watch sketch shows on YouTube. They watch a plethora of sitcoms on television. There are myriad ways to passively enjoy entertainment meant to make you laugh. Why be passive though? Nothing compares to a live show. Combine the thrill of knowing