Comedy: Mike Birbiglia — Closing in for the kill

Comedian and storyteller Mike Birbiglia has mastered a fusion of the two forms, turning jokes into stories that become radio, one-man theater, books and movies.


Comedy: Just another night of laughs

When I tell you you need to see America’s hottest up-and-coming Lebanese-Palestinian-Syrian-Italian-American comedian, would you believe me?


Comedy: Who ya gonna call?

Louisville is a unique town — a town filled with archaic architecture and historic homes. Such places create a rich soil to nurture countless ghost stories.


Comedy: A roasted history

As is the case with at least one other epic tale, the story of how “The Roasts” came to be begins with Jesus.


Comedy: The cost of following The Boss

Ken Rogerson is an industry vet you’ve probably never heard of.


Comedy: Derek Sheen — Who needs a nightclub?

Derek Sheen is a walking, talking, bearded ball of insecurities — a Seattle-bred version of Woody Allen, perhaps.


Comedy: Burning boats with Nicholas Anthony

Nicholas Anthony has been just about everywhere in the decade he’s been performing as a stand-up comedian.


Comedy: Start spreading the news

Lindsay Boling returns from the Big Apple

Lindsay Boling grew up kicking around the streets of Louisville and was on the forefront of our current comedy renaissance.


Comedy: The blunt Doug Benson

Doug Benson singularly fills the void that Cheech & Chong left for this generation of slacker potheads.


Comedy: Raanan Hershberg wears his 3-D glasses at night

Raanan Hershberg is the ringleader of the “Young, Dumb & Full of Comedy” show, as well as the mastermind behind the running “Roast” series that has ravaged such pillars