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Third installment of Michael Moore’s comedy fest canceled due to beer event

Third installment of Michael Moore’s comedy fest canceled due to beer event

By | December 9, 2011 at 1:27 pm | 7 comments

Usually, beer and comedy go together like peas and carrots, but apparently not in Traverse City, Michigan. The Traverse City Comedy Arts Festival, founded in 2010, won’t be happening this year due to a scheduling conflict with the Traverse City Winter Microbrew and Music...

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Video interview: Lisa Landry at Laugh Fest

By | March 19, 2011 at 4:09 pm | One comment

Earlier today over a nice little brunch provided by the Laugh Fest folks, I chatted with comedian Lisa Landry, who landed on our Top 10 Comedy Albums list in 2008. She's just released a brand-spanking new live DVD, called Brazillionaire. I'm not going to give away the punch line...

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Video interview: Tammy Pescatelli

By | March 18, 2011 at 2:53 pm | 2 comments

Earlier today, I caught up with Tammy Pescatelli, who's in Grand Rapids to perform at Laugh Fest. You probably know Tammy from her appearances on Last Comic Standing and more recently as the star of her own reality show on WEtv, A Stand Up Mother, which will return in a few...

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Video interview: Sean Kent hates Anderson Cooper

By | March 17, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments

Earlier this evening I caught up with comedian Sean Kent and couldn't help but ask him about Anderson Cooper, whom he verbally destroys on his stellar album Waiting for the Rapture. He's in Grand Rapids to perform at Laugh Fest; and I'm here to shove a camera in the faces of...

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Video: Just because we love Maria Bamford…

By | March 11, 2011 at 1:34 pm | One comment

Part of the life of a successful comedian on the road is constantly promoting your gigs-- whether it be on early morning radio or on local news stations. Every once in a while its fun to take a look at how some of that goes down. Today, we caught one of our faves Maria Bamford...

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Inaugural LaughFest boasts Birbiglia, Cosby, Cho; will benefit cancer patients

By | February 24, 2011 at 12:44 pm | 2 comments

Grand Rapids, Michigan isn't exactly the first place you think of when you're mentally running down the nation's biggest stand-up comedy cities (you guys don't do that?). So, when I first heard a few months ago about a new comedy festival Gilda's LaughFest taking place in the...

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