The National Comedy Center in Jamestown, NY has officially been recognized as the cultural institution for the art of comedy. Hometown of Lucille Ball, the center has an exhibit dedicated to the hometown hero as well as a comedy festival held every year in her name. We all know comedy has been becoming mainstream in recent years and this just proves what a vital art form Comedy has become in society! Check out their website https://comedycenter.org/!
Nate Bargatze has a new special! Here is a sneak peak but be sure to catch the full hour of The Tennessee Kid which will be premiering on Netflix March 26th. Nate is one of funniest comics on the scene with one of the most unique perspectives. One of our favorites, keep doing what you are doing, Nate!
Scientific American writer Troy Campbell says, “Adam Ruins Everything is a show that imparts wisdom for this strategy of social change and scientific thinking.” Few shows can get this kind of praise, let alone a comedy series.
Beth Stelling has started a new podcast called We Called Your Mom. Her co-host is Diane Duval, Beth’s mother, and they call celebrity’s mothers to discuss how great their kids are. The first episode is free on on Earwolf and features Maria Bamford’s mother. Then there is a a great list of mom’s after that like Seth Rogen’s, Sam Richardson’s, and Baron Vaughan’s. With all the podcasts out there now this is a fun unique concept that stands out! Her comedy is just as original…check her out at Comedy Works Downtown in Larimer Square!
Just For Laughs festival in Montreal is the biggest and most prestigious comedy festival in the world. The scouts for this festival have chosen Denver and more specifically Comedy Works to see a showcase of the best Denver has to offer. This show will be only the best comics and best jokes in Denver! Get your tickets now!
Will Smith has started a new show on Facebook called Will Smith’s Bucket List, in which he does things he has never done before. One of the scariest things Will Smith could think of was doing stand up comedy. He goes in front of people to sing and act but in front of a crowd with only a microphone brings fear to Will Smith. But he called upon the master, Dave Chappelle, to help write. Like everything else Will Smith does, it is pretty good for his first time.
The article above tells you why Giggle Fit, Ron Funches’ newest hour, is not on Netflix. It premiered on Comedy Central on January 4th. But you can definitely still get it on iTunes. Ron expressed to “Go buy it on iTunes for 3 bucks ya cheap ho.” It is well worth it! It is also worth coming to see him LIVE at Comedy Works Downtown in Larimer Square on March 21st -23rd!