St. Louis Comedy Profile: Gene Kitsmiller

As we sat and watched the preliminary rounds of Helium Comedy’s “Funniest Person in St. Louis” contest last month, we were amazed by one act that didn’t progress into the semi-final round.  Dressed unassumingly in a Cardinals baseball cap and a sensible jacket for a cold summer day, Gene Kitsmiller spent the next five minutes blowing our minds with his observations on modern life.  Gene proves that the line between Everyman and Superman, can be a simple pun.  Continue reading “St. Louis Comedy Profile: Gene Kitsmiller”

St. Louis Comedy Profile: Matt Barnes

There’s a great comedy scene in Springfield, Missouri and their comics are no strangers to the stages of St. Louis.  In a few cases, we’ve managed to steal some of these delightful people. Among them is Matt Barnes. Matt performs regularly on the local showcases at Helium Comedy and at the various indie shows. He’s never played basketball for the Golden State Warriors. Continue reading “St. Louis Comedy Profile: Matt Barnes”