Home · Articles · By P.F. Wilson
P.F. Wilson

Comedy: Matt Stanton

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 4, 2012
It’s a widely held belief that most comedians want to be rock musicians and most rock musicians want to be comedians. Matt Stanton has both covered. He started out playing music, and today plays i  

Comedy: Sam Evans

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 27, 2011
This time of year the TV is filled with reruns and bowl games featuring myriad football teams. Luckily there’s live stand-up comedy at Go Banana’s with headliner Tommy Johnagin, Geoff Tate and MC   

Comedy: Dave Waite and Mark Chalifoux

0 Comments · Monday, December 19, 2011
“It was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made,” says comedian Mark Chalifoux about moving from Cincinnati to New York City.  “I was born and raised in Cincinnati, so I kind of felt it   

Comedy: Auggie Smith

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 14, 2011
 Comedian Auggie Smith used to follow current events, but has kind of lost his stomach for them recently. “I can’t watch any politics anymore without getting angry,” he says. “I think it  

Comedy: Mark Sweeney

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Comedian Mark Sweeney considers St. Louis his hometown, though he and his family didn’t settle there until he was in the eighth grade. “We moved around constantly the first 15 years of my life,”  

Comedy: Gary Owen

0 Comments · Monday, November 21, 2011
It’s a Thanksgiving tradition. “It is, man,” says comedian Gary Owen of his annual Thanksgiving week run at The Funny Bone on the Levee. “It’s what I hoped it would be when I came up with th  

Comedy: Dominique

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 15, 2011
For Dominique, going postal meant leaving a job in civil service and starting a career in comedy. Perhaps it had something to do with the postal facility she worked in, the now infamous Brentwood Faci  

Comedy: Phil Palisoul

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 8, 2011
 "Every joke has a victim," explains comedian Phil Palisoul. "It's called a punch line, after all. Someone's going to get it. Throughout my whole act, I victimize myself." Wallowing in feelings o  

Comedy: Lily Tomlin

0 Comments · Thursday, November 3, 2011
When today’s stand-up comics list historical comedic influences, George Carlin and Richard Pryor are probably the most often mentioned of their generation. For some reason, people tend to forget abo  

Raising Hope: The Complete First Season

Raising Hope: The Complete First Season Review

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 26, 2011
By now we should have learned that a sitcom needs at least a good half-season to find its legs. It’s easy to dismiss a new show early on in its run, yet history shows that even the greatest sitcoms had mundane starts. Raising Hope might be considered such a sitcom, but, in retrospect, its early episodes are pretty solid, and it has continued to get better.