All posts tagged "comedy"

  • 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...

  • Grinding DC [video]

    Following the lead of the Washington Examiner, Metro Weekly's intrepid investigative reporters Yusef Najafi and Chris Geidner set out to prove that Washington, D.C. is...

  • Above and Beyond: Comedy, Spoken Word, Tastings, Tours, Etc.

    BARNS AT WOLF TRAP 1645 Trap RoadVienna, Va.703-255-1900wolf-trap.org The Second City 50th Anniversary Tour – Chicago’s historic comedy troupe celebrates 50 years of improv and...

  • 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 --...

  • For Goodness Sykes

    Wanda Sykes is power-walking. At least that's what I think she's doing. I hear birds chirping in the background, and once during our conversation she...

  • Yuks and a Uke

    It's not a tall order, but with any luck Ben Lerman's three D.C. shows will have little in common with the low point of his...

  • Canadian Cutie

    Depending on her style on a given day, Elvira Kurt may look as though she's just been groomed by the producers of The L Word...

  • Healing Humor

    Karen Williams has been a Buddhist for 36 years and a comic for 25. She's a mother, a grandmother and queer. And if you don't...

  • Gold Rush

    ''Oh, goddammit, fuckhead ass!'' Judy Gold's phone won't stop making loud bleeping noises. And it's getting on her nerves. And the one thing you don't...

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