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All posts tagged "comedy"

  • 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...

  • Acting Out

    'There were no men not wearing dresses in show business,'' says Jason Stuart, referring to Hollywood 20 years ago when he first contemplated coming...

  • Husbands the Series: Season 1 (all 11 episodes) with Brad Bell and Sean Hemeon

    Meet Cheeks and Brady, the lead characters of a new web comedy called, “Husbands.” The show is now available on YouTube and Blip.tv. The show’s...

  • Ralphie May’s Lisner Stand

    One of Variety’s “10 Comics to Watch,” Ralphie May debuted on season one of Last Comic Standing and is known for his ability to connect...

  • Arthur: remade, refashioned, rebranded

    Playing a rich, spoiled brat doesn’t seem to be much of a stretch for Russell Brand, but who cares? We know he can be funny...

  • Comic Relief

    Meet Dick and Duane. The beefy, furry comedic team from New York don't want to be called bears, and they're not leather enthusiasts but the...

  • Money Girl

    Several years ago, when Joan Rivers starred in a GEICO commercial where the whole concept centered on her plastic surgery, it seemed like a wonderful...

  • 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...

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