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Nikki Glaser: Speaking Truth With a New Voice

Written by Eric Mitts | Monday, 09 January 2023 11:17 |

Just over 20 years into her comedy career, standup comic, revered roast-master, podcaster, and reality TV host Nikki Glaser has gone and done the unexpected – she’s started a career in music.

From Last to First: The New Kingpin of Comedy

Written by Eric Mitts | Monday, 19 December 2022 12:33 |

Humble even in victory, local comedian Seth Lee had to preface his win at this year’s “Kingpin of Comedy” competition by saying that it came as a complete surprise; and while he feels great, he felt bad knowing that there were many others in the competition who work harder than him. 

Call Her Daddy: Beth Stelling

Written by Eric Mitts | Monday, 07 November 2022 11:34 |

Before the pandemic changed everyone’s lives, standup comedian Beth Stelling had her own life-changing moment, when she recorded her first hour-long comedy special, “Girl Daddy,” now streaming on HBO Max. 

Dr. Grins: Bringing Back the Laughs

Written by Eric Mitts | Tuesday, 30 August 2022 16:24 |

Longtime comedy club Dr. Grins set to return this month following nine-month closure.

Dog Comic Productions: Bringing Bite to Their Bark

Written by Eric Mitts | Monday, 22 August 2022 09:54 |

It all started with a fateful trip to do standup in Chicago earlier this year, ending with a funeral for a pizza.

Hyprov: Whose Mind Is It Anyway?

Written by Eric Mitts | Monday, 06 June 2022 11:36 |

Improv icon Colin Mochrie teams with hypnotist Asad Mecci for mind-blowing comedy show.

Chris Gethard: Deep Thoughts and Dad Jokes

Written by Eric Mitts | Thursday, 19 May 2022 11:44 |

During his 2017 HBO special “Career Suicide,” comedian Chris Gethard dives deep into his personal struggles with mental health. Divulging some dark secrets, including his ongoing battle with depression, he details how knowing that his therapist sometimes isn’t the best at her job makes him more confident he’s on the right path to recovery. 

Learning to Laugh Together Again: West Michigan Comedy

Written by Eric Mitts | Monday, 11 April 2022 12:41 |

With the return of LaughFest this month, and the long-running Sunday Night Funnies late last month, as well as the opening of the Grand Rapids Comedy Club in January, and the sudden closure of Dr. Grins Comedy Club late last year, Revue decided it was time to get an update on the comedy scene here in West Michigan.

Tig Notaro: Animated Comedian

Written by Eric Mitts | Tuesday, 01 March 2022 15:58 |

Even for a standup comedian, Tig Notaro has shared a lot about her personal life over the years. 

Comedy Calendar

Written by Megan Sarnacki | Tuesday, 25 February 2020 14:33 |

Revue’s round-up of laughs for the months ahead.

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