All posts tagged "comedians"

  • Unmistakably Retta

    So, what will Retta be doing at BYT’s Bentzen Ball comedy festival? “I have no idea,” she laughs, heartily. “Tig Notaro sent me an email...

  • The Cool Comic: Tig Notaro

    Tig Notaro knows which way the funny wind blows

  • Memoirandum

    This Monday, June 10, at Harman Hall, comic actress Rachel Dratch will read from celebrity autobiographies -- just not her own. ''Actually, when I was...

  • Manning Up

    ''I think there wasn't someone like me on TV before, so maybe it was a little culture shock. Like, who's this big gay cartoon clown?''...

  • The Goddess of Gay Days

    There's something about Judy Tenuta and gay audiences. There is a mysterious connection that's kept the two intertwined for the duration of her comic career,...

  • The Best Medicine

    Nearly 10 years ago comic Suzanne Westenhoefer told Metro Weekly she had quit smoking, in part because of the Mautner Project. ''I'm not going to...

  • Bernhard with a Vengeance

    It's the very picture of domestic life. Sandra Bernhard is at home in New York City. Her girlfriend, Sara, is at the store picking up...

  • Bunny Business

    ''I have no idea what hatefulness is in store,'' Lady Bunny says. ''But all I have to do is slap my thigh and laugh and...

  • Kathy Griffin Sees You!

    One doesn't ask Kathy Griffin an opening question in an interview situation. She just starts. And once off and running, Kathy Griffin doesn't stop. In...

  • Lizzbian Power

    Maybe you've heard the story about Lizz Winstead, as a budding comic, getting yanked off her feet by a bit of theater machinery as she...

  • Gay by Association

    Michael Ian Black once made out with Bradley Cooper. ''He wasn't yet People's Sexiest Man Alive,'' Black says. ''Had I known he would be that,...

  • Clinton's Administrations

      {Kate Clinton (Photo by Jurek Wajdowicz)} There's a fine line between charisma and charm. If charisma is the bait, charm is the rod and...

  • Transformational Humor

    Ian Harvie is like an open book. The transgender comic doesn't refrain from much when standing in front of a microphone. ''I kind of feel...

  • Poppy Champlin Confidential

    What’s on your nightstand?I got a book, water, my phone, my sucky-suck things for in the middle of the night because I have acid reflux....

  • Qomedy Tonight!

    Poppy Champlin was frustrated. As a lesbian stand-up comic she was landing the right kinds of gigs -- Dinah Shore Classic, Rosie O'Donnell's cruises --...

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