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Comedy: Eddie Ifft

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Eddie Ifft is one of America’s most popular comedy exports. Perhaps that has something to with the political science degree he earned from the University of Pittsburgh. “I didn’t really cons  

Comedy: Jeremy Essig

0 Comments · Thursday, January 3, 2013
Not only has Cincinnati produced dozens of homegrown stand-up comics, it has been the adopted hometown of several more. That list includes Greg Warren, Mike Lukas and Jeremy Essig. The latter came  

Comedy: David Waite

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 18, 2012
 It’s been quite a year for comedian Dave Waite, highlighted by an appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. “That was the best day of my life,” Waite says. “It definitely helped. I  

Comedy: Maronzio Vance

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Comedian Maronzio Vance hails from North Carolina, but he refuses to admit he’s from the South; after all, his home state starts with “North.” His storytelling style covers everything from  

Comedy: Erik Griffin

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 13, 2012
 Erik Griffin isn’t embarrassed to say what the biggest key to his success has been. “Admitted mama’s boy here,” he laughs, “put that on the record.” He elaborates: “She was one of   

Comedy: Brian Knab at Brew Ha Ha

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 23, 2011
“For 20 years I’ve wanted to do comedy,” says comedian Brian Knab. “I don’t even remember what prompted me to send an email to Go Bananas back in the winter.” That whim landed the 38-year-old a spot on Pro Am night at the club. It was his first performance since his high school talent show in 1991. “I did it, and it went really well,” he says.  

Comedy: Joe DeRosa

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Joe DeRosa stumbled into comedy while performing music with a buddy. "We were trying to play some songs at the end of a music open mic," he says. "The crowd was drunk and they weren't listening." DeRosa and his friend had downed a few as well and Joe started berating the crowd, finally getting them to pay attention. "We got off stage and the manager was like 'You're funny man, you guys should do a comedy show.'"  

Comedy: Jim Florentine

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Jim Florentine launched a career as a stand-up comic, but not primarily to crack wise in front of a roomful of strangers. "I'd always thought about doing stand-up and I saw all of my friends who were in bands and all the chicks they were getting," he says. “"I was like, 'I gotta get on stage.' I didn't have any musical talent, so I did comedy because people always told me I was kinda funny."  

Comedy: Kooks

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Humorists such as Jon Stewart, Bill Maher, Jimmy Dore and Will Durst delve into the issues of the day and enlighten while also making us laugh. But what about other issues of interest to people, like UFOs, Bigfoot, ghosts, criticism of the Federal Reserve, conspiracy theories and unexplained phenomenon? Enter Kooks, a comedy trio featuring stand-ups Ryan Singer, Tom Simmons and Billy Wayne Davis.   

Comedy: Tom Wilson

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Don't feel badly if you're in the minority of folks who don't recognize Tom Wilson from the film 'Back to the Future' or the cult TV series 'Freaks and Geeks.' Throughout his TV and film career, Wilson has been a headlining stand-up comic. "You don't have to apologize. (My stand-up show) works on its own. You don't need the pop culture background in order to understand what I'm talking about."