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Comedy: Greg Hahn

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 2, 2011
“It’s one of those things where you’re looking at your schedule and you’re happy to see it,” comedian Greg Hahn says of Cincinnati and Go Bananas Comedy Club. “It’s a really intimate club. It’s like a party in someone’s basement with best friends that you’ve never met. And I like to go bananas on stage so it has a nice effect.”  

Comedy: Graham Elwood

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Meet comedian Graham Elwood, Internet Renaissance man. Along with pal and fellow comic/filmmaker Chris Mancini, Elwood hosts the popular podcast Comedy Film Nerds. The show grew out of the duo's website, which they started basically as a place for comedians to review films. Elwood leads a less stressful lifestyle and describes his act as energetic, covering topics like martial arts, snowboarding and other physical activities.  

Comedy: Nick Griffin

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Comedian Nick Griffin has a dilemma. He enjoys a steady gig, like writing for TV or radio, but as soon as he’s settled in he misses being on the road. "I think it's the devil, you know," he says. "I talk to comics all the time, obviously, and I’ll be sitting in a comedy club with three or four guys and it’s all the same: You go out on the road two, three, four weeks in a row, and you're like, 'I gotta get back,' and when you do get home you're like, 'God, what am I doing here I don't know how to live.' "  

Comedy: Steve White

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Steve White will likely talk about anything when he’s doing stand-up. "Anything," he insists. "Current events, not a lot of politics, but I dabble in it. Male, female, race relationships, hypocrisy, marriage and children." White looks forward to his trip to Greater Cincinnati. "You see I’m not one of these guys that blows in rapes a town and then leaves. I want to impregnate Cincinnati and Newport with my comedy seed."  

Comedy: Dan Davidson

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 5, 2011
"I like to talk about the social issues that make people uncomfortable," says comedian Dan Davidson. “People in Cincinnati think they're conservative, but they're really not. It's no different than where I grew up." That would be in Lafayette, Ind., home to Purdue University. "I like to call Indiana 'God's country, if God doesn’t like scenery.'"  

Comedy: Steve Trevino

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Steve Trevino always knew he wanted to be a stand-up comic. "I remember watching my parents gathering around the TV to watch Richard Pryor," he says, "and me not being able to watch because they would put me to bed. I'd sneak into the hallway and lie (there) and just listen. I'd hear my parents and my uncles and aunts … loving it and I'm like, 'Man, I want to do that.’ ”  

Comedy: Mike Vecchione

0 Comments · Monday, June 20, 2011
"I'm not like a goofy looking guy," explains comedian Mike Vecchione. "I look like a cop. I'm like 5-foot-8 and kind of have an aggressive look. It's kind of off-putting. I have to disarm the audience and let them know I'm not that guy, so I tell a couple of jokes about that." A former educator, Vecchione turned to comedy after he found himself bored on weeknights.  

Comedy: Ian Bagg

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Ian Bagg continues to prove he is a true citizen of the English-speaking world. The Los Angeles-based comic, born to a Canadian father and an Australian mother, is soon to be wed to a girl from Virginia Beach, Va. "When I asked her mom if I could marry her she asked what my back-up plan was," Bagg says. "I’ve been doing comedy so long I didn't realize what she was talking about, so I said 'Ask another girl.' "  

Comedy: My Brother, My Brother and Me

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Though they live in three separate cities, the McElroy brothers — Justin, Travis and Griffin — are as close now as they were when they were growing up in Huntington, W.V. In some ways they are closer thanks to the wonderful world of podcasting and their program My Brother, My Brother and Me, a comedy advice show.  

Comedy: Paul Mecurio

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 31, 2011
At the beginning of his stand-up career, Paul Mecurio was being pulled in several directions at once. He had a day job on Wall Street, and family back in Rhode Island trying to get him to move back and help run the family furniture business, all while secretly doing open mics all over Manhattan. Mecurio performs at Go Bananas in Montgomery Thursday-Sunday.