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Wright stuff

The Comedy Hall of Fame picks a winner
The Comedy Hall of Fame picks a winner
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  December 12, 2008

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Robby Roadsteamer's good intentions

The Greater Boston Alternative-Comedy Festival
"He's beyond passionate — it's almost to the brink of sanity with him."
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  December 12, 2008

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Dance, Monkey: Rob Cantrell

We put a comic on the hot seat. This week's victim . . .
Legalize weed. That's the only political stance I have.
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  December 05, 2008

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Dance, Monkey: Billy Bob Neck

We put a comic on the hot seat. This week's victim . . .
I was pretty sure a paper like this would ask some kinda homosexual question, being in Massachusetts and named after a Henry Potter book.
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  November 25, 2008

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Who Says Jim Gaffigan Isn't Sexy?

Oops. We did.
Jim Gaffigan dubbed his latest traveling venture "The Sexy Tour," and he's bringing it to Boston this weekend.
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  November 19, 2008

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Dance, Monkey: Rich Ceisler

We put a comic on the hot seat. This week's victim...
Rather than hunting animals, she should be hunting all of the young men that are after her underage daughters.
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  November 26, 2008



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Dance, Monkey: Baron Vaughn

We put a comic on the hot seat. This week's victim...
We're not far off from a time when discontented McCain supporters will say things like, "Argh! I stubbed my toe! Damn you, Obama, and your move-around-my-furniture-while-I'm-sleeping ways!"
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  November 11, 2008

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Dance, Monkey: Carlos Mencia

We put a comic on the hot seat. This week's victim...
I want to go old-school and be that wrestler that always wears a mask: in movie theaters, restaurants — I'm ordering a steak through it.
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  November 11, 2008

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Dance, Monkey: Jon Rineman

We put a comic on the hot seat. This week’s victim . . .
I like to take my time surveying the voting booths, slowly walking past each one for about 20 minutes. Then I pick one, say, “Yes. This is the one. This will do."  
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  October 29, 2008

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Dance, Monkey: Iliza Shlesinger

We put a comic on the hot seat. This week’s victim . . .
Those pimply colorful gourds. I can’t figure them out. They’re like the ugly stepsisters for the pumpkin. Can you eat them? No. Are they pretty? No. Do you need them on your table?  
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  October 22, 2008

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Chick schtick

The case of Sandra Bernhard vs. Sarah Palin begs the question: is it ever okay to use “rape” in a punch line?
Sandra Bernhard was supposed to be performing in Boston this week. But that was before she challenged whether Sarah Palin would keep the baby if she became pregnant after being violated by a group of black men in New York.  
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  October 22, 2008



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Dance, Monkey: Dan Sally

Is he the father of Clay Aiken’s child?
Is he the father of Clay Aiken’s child?
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  October 15, 2008

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Dance, Monkey: Nick Prueher

We put a comic on the hot seat. This week’s victim . . .
I'm wearing Debbie Gibson’s Electric Youth.  
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  October 08, 2008

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Dance, Monkey: MC Mr. Napkins

We put a comic on the hot seat. This week’s victim . . .
Hats off to “snafu,” which allows you to sneak the word “fuck” into polite conversation.  
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  October 01, 2008

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Dance, Monkey: Baratunde Thurston

We put a comic on the hot seat. This week’s victim . . .
I saw Biz Markie in concert. He remixed “Just a Friend” to “Obama, you got what I need. Ooooobama youuu!” This is obviously the next big thing.
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  September 26, 2008

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Interview: Dick Smothers

Mom always liked him best
The Smothers Brothers have spent 50 years in funny business.
By: TED DROZDOWSKI  |  September 17, 2008



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Catch a rising star

Local standup talents to watch
Boston is lousy with talented stand-ups — the following performers just happen to be a few jokes closer than the rest to the top of Comedy Mountain.
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  September 17, 2008

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Comedy central?

With all of the changes a’brewin’ on the local stand-up scene, audiences want to know: whaaaaat is the deeeeal with Boston comedy?
The local Boston comedy scene has, somewhat ironically, a lot of drama.
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  September 17, 2008

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Dance, Monkey: Jim McCue

We put a comic on the hot seat. This week’s victim . . .
Who is the only governor who can diaper her children in moose pelts?
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  September 17, 2008

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Dance, Monkey: Joe Rogan

We put a visiting comic on the hot seat. This week’s victim . . .
These really are the dumbest questions ever.
By: MARC HIRSH  |  September 10, 2008

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Dance, Monkey: Jessie Baade

We put a comic on the hot seat. This week’s victim . . .
Tree humor is not funny. And I’ve tried. God knows I’ve tried.
By: MARC HIRSH  |  September 03, 2008


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