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Comedy: Pat Dixon

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Most comedians amplify their offstage personality when they perform. Pat Dixon claims, in his case, it’s the other way around. “Oh, I’m twisted. If anything, I’m toning it down for the stage,  

Comedy: Tony Rock

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Tony Rock’s stand-up does remind you a bit of his older brother Chris’s work, though the younger Rock’s delivery is actually quite different. Where Chris seems somewhat stunned by the things he   

Comedy: Jeff Dunham

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Watching ventriloquist Jeff Dunham perform live, you might catch a glimpse of what Steve Martin used to call “the creativity in action.” It’s the part of his set during which he might try someth  

Comedy: Sheng Wang

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 10, 2012
 Growing up in Houston, Sheng Wang had very little exposure to stand-up comedy. “We didn’t have cable,” he explains. “I’m still not savvy about what’s going on in pop culture.” At t  

Comedy: Geoff Tate

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Cincinnati comedy fans have an opportunity to see native son Geoff Tate headline this week at Go Bananas in Montgomery. Tate made his national TV debut on The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson this   

Comedy: Vince Morris

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 26, 2012
 It’s been awhile since we talked to comedian Vince Morris. “Life has been the best,” he says. “Being in prison has changed me. Comedy is different when you’re locked up. You can’t as  

Comedy: Cash Levy

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 26, 2012
 On the heels of CityBeat’s June 20 cover story about Cincinnati comedy, we find out Cash Levy has a Queen City connection. “My father is from Cincinnati, so I have a lot of family here,” s  

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.)