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Comedy: Louisville’s not-so dead astronaut

Chris Anger has been a fixture on the Louisville theater scene for many years.

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Comedy: That metal guy — Jim Florentine

Jim Florentine and Brad Thacker are comedy BFFs, the kind of friends who sit on the same side of the booth at Waffle House, feeding food into each other’s mouths.

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Comedy: Grooms with a view

Kyle Grooms is a comedian with a well-formed point of view, with a certain indefinable commentary about pop culture, his family and the African-American experience — but it’s not

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Comedy: From Boston to Scrabble with Matt Graham

Louis C.K., Marc Maron and David Cross are some of the biggest names in comedy, but there was a time when those guys thought Matt Graham was going to be the next big thing

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Comedy: Doug Stanhope — A weird class clown

Doug Stanhope is the King of Crass (a lesson learned from his mother).

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Comedy: A lonely childhood in cars with Geoff Tate

Is it late at night? Are your hands stained a Cheeto orange? Are you dreading the drug test for work you’re going to have to take tomorrow? Geoff Tate is your kind of guy.

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Comedy: Joan Rivers — Comedy’s all-time good time gal

Joan Rivers needs no introduction. Our interview took place in mid-February, in the midst of Hollywood’s award season.

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Comedy: Tim Wilson — A fond farewell to a Louisville classic

Tim Wilson fancied himself a “singer/songwriter/philosopher,” but he was so much more.

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Comedy: Eugene Mirman — Earning an A in comedy

Eugene Mirman is a prolific guy.

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Comedy: Still laughing in Derby City

Comedy Caravan’s transition to the Laughing Derby

For almost 30 years, Comedy Caravan has stood as a temple, holding in its walls the history of stand-up comedy from the industry’s heyday on through to the present. But Jan.