Post Profile






As Trump Threat Remains, DC Offers Comedy Bonanza: Maria Bamford, Jackie Kashian, Tig Notaro's Bentzen Ball, Mike Birbiglia, Sean Patton and Dick Gregory Bring the Laughs

photo of Jackie Kashian with permission of Jackiekashian.com With the race for the presidency still tight even after Monday's debate, there's not much to laugh about in Washington, DC, a political town not known for its cutting-edge humor even in less perilous times. But in the weeks before the election, Washington, DC, which rarely hosts A-list comics except superstars such as Amy Schumer, Lewis Black or Jim Gaffigan in its largest venues, is presenting a cornucopia of great comic talent.
read more

share

Related Posts


Tig Notaro's Bentzen Ball expands with a record label and a podcast studio at the District of Comedy Festival

United States / Washington D.C. : Post Now

The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival will return to Washington for the fourth straight year from Oct. 27 to 30.

Andrew Goldman Interviews Tig Notaro for the Times

Humor : The Hairpin

"People were laughing, and I remember being onstage thinking, We’re all standing on this bridge and only I know that it’s about to collapse. And it did." —The wonderful Tig Notaro on cancer, comedy, and her Largo set. (Previously: a...

Mike Birbiglia: B as in Boy

Humor : Milk and Cookies

MIke Birbiglia, comedy powerhouse and star of the autobiographical film Sleepwalk with Me, brings his charm to Montreal. From Just for Laughs

How to laugh your way through Tig Notaro's Bentzen Ball comedy festival

United States / Washington D.C. : Post Now

The theme of this year’s Bentzen Ball comedy festival is, well, themes.

Bentzen Ball 2015 ends with a surprise guest from curator Tig Notaro

Humor : The Comic's Comic

The Bentzen Ball, an annual comedy festival curated by Tig Notaro and presented by Brightest Young Things since 2009, was an unequivocal smash hit this past weekend in Washington, D.C. From the moment it began on Thursday with an al...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC