April 27, 2016
"That’s the way the life of a performer," says actress/singer/comedian Sandra Bernhard about always moving forward in her career. "If you stay in it long enough and you’re good at what do you, you just get better and better."
October 12, 2015
Known for multiple appearances on Drunk History — and yes, she really was drunk, or so she claims — sarcastic comic Jen Kirkman is best known for her appearances on Chelsea Lately. She’s also written books and released two come...
September 29, 2015
This fall, three-time Grammy and Emmy nominee, comedian Margaret Cho is embarking on The psyCHO Tour this fall. The show will include tributes to her “father in comedy,” Robin Williams and her “mother in comedy,” Joan Rivers. C...
June 30, 2015
Comedian Dave Hill played with a number of indie rock bands — Uptown Sinclair, Cobra Verde, Valley Lodge and Sons of Elvis — before turning his talent to comedy (not that he’s left rock completely behind). On his new comedy alb...
Known for his witty parodies, “Weird Al” Yankovic has been skewering classic pop and rock songs for just about 40 years now. With his latest album, last year’s Mandatory Fun, he turns Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” ...
November 20, 2014
Inspired by loudmouth comics like Andrew Dice Clay and Sam Kinison, comedian Jim Florentine ditched his gig as a radio DJ to start doing standup comedy in the early ’90s. Eventually an album of crank phone calls led to regular ...
June 10, 2014
There might not be a comic currently working the circuit who has more international appeal than Eddie Izzard. He’s endeared himself to the locals by learning to perform in French and German and now he’s prepping to ...
February 13, 2014
Since making her standup debut ten years ago, comedian Amy Schumer has been on the fast-track to fame. Now, she has her own comedy series and is currently working on the script for Train Wreck, a new Judd Apatow film due out ne...
October 2, 2013
Dan Schlissel started putting out eclectic array of music on his -ism label (later rebranded -ismist) while studying at the University of Nebraska. In the late 1990s, he moved to Minnesota and a funny thing happened—he impetuou...
September 24, 2013
A Cleveland native, Dave Hill started out playing in area bands such as Sons of Elvis, Cobra Verde and Uptown Sinclair before becoming a standup comedian and author (he hasn’t given up on rock ‘n’ roll, though...