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What's So Funny?

Cincinnati's comedy scene is bursting with talent and opportunity

1 Comments · Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Cincinnati is known for making many things: chili, soap, aircraft engines. Lately, though, the Queen City is being recognized for producing comedy, as several current headlining comedians started their stand-up careers here and more are making their way into the national spotlight.  

Comedy: Henry Phillips

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 20, 2012
 “Music has always been my passion,” says comedian Henry Phillips. “When I was a kid, I always wanted to be in a rock band.” However, Phillips always had a funny streak inside. “I was a  

Tweet Victory

Rob Delaney builds his comedy following 140 characters at a time

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Many popular comedians are recognized from TV performances, movie work or perhaps a radio program like The Bob & Tom Show. Or maybe they have a popular podcast like Marc Maron or Jimmy Pardo. Rob Delaney has become one of today’s hottest comedians without any of that. Most comedy fans know Delaney strictly from Twitter. (Follow him at @robdelaney, if you don’t already.)   

Comedy: Jarrod Harris

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 12, 2012
In the back of his mind, Jarrod Harris always knew he’d be a stand-up comic. “I was never a big comedy fan growing up,” he says, “but I remember in middle school seeing two comics and liking t  

Comedy: Donnie Baker

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 5, 2012
 Donnie Baker almost never made it to the Bob & Tom Show, where he is now a staple. The character’s creator, Ron Sexton, had a difficult time getting his foot in the popular duo’s studio   

Music: The Beach Boys

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 5, 2012
When people say The Beach Boys are iconic, they are usually referring to the band’s association with sunshine, cars and girls. The group, however, is woven into the very fabric of this country in  

Comedy: Greg Morton

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Growing up, Greg Morton was always interested in comedy, but it was animation, and the humor therein, that first captured his imagination. “Since I was a kid, I’ve always been a big fan (of cartoo  

Comedy: Shane Mauss

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Shane Mauss always wanted to be a stand-up comedian but was hampered by two things. “I had no idea how to become a stand-up comedian,” he says. After moving from La Crosse, Wis., to Boston, Mauss   

Silent Bob Speaks Up

Kevin Smith talks podcast, ‘getting old’

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 15, 2012
“We didn’t dream where we were from,” says Kevin Smith of his childhood in Highlands, N.J. “Nobody had an example to point to and say ‘Hey, someone came from Highland and did something big.’ And no one from my family had done anything like that.”  

Comedy: Nate Bargatze

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Though his dad is a magician, Nate Bargatze never felt destined to be in show business. “I guess [my dad’s career] played into it in the back of my mind,” he says. “But I didn’t think, �