of comedy falls under great scrutiny and derision, often unnecessarily
so. Impressions, props, magic, duos — anything slightly out of the
ordinary seems to open itself up to criticism...Fortunately, the Sklar Brothers have
avoided such slings and arrows by developing a truly organic stand-up
“It’s going well,” says comedian Jackie
Kashian of her career. “Everyone seems to be pointed in a Jackie Kashian
direction, which I am pleased about.” Earlier this year, the Milwaukee native released a DVD and CD titled This Will Make an Excellent Horcrux, to rave reviews.
“I wasn’t the funniest person in the room
or anything like that,” says comedian Fortune Feimster of her childhood
in Belmont, N.C. “I would tell jokes that I heard to friends and I’d
watch Saturday Night Live a lot and mimic the sketches in school the following Monday, so comedy was a part of my life.”
It’s not a matter of figuring out where you’ve seen Dan St. Germain before, it’s more like where haven’t you seen him. He has appeared on Comedy Central, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,Best Week Ever, John Oliver’s New York Stand-up Show, The Electric Company(!)and
It was quite a treat for area fans of (forgive the term) Alternative Rock as Arctic Monkeys rolled into Covington’s Madison Theater again this past Monday night. As one of the millennium’s most influential acts, the band from the English Midlands can normally be found playing arenas and large theaters, or headlining festivals throughout their homeland and the rest of Europe. Yet, they managed ...
Something about the mythology around The Alarm makes it seem perfectly fitting that frontman Mike Peters would assume the role of hired gun for his old friends from Scotland, Big Country.
That band tragically lost their lead singer, guitarist and co-founder Stuart Adamson in December of 2001. In 2010, the surviving members asked Welshman Peters, who still fronts The Alarm (with no original...