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Who is the Funniest Person in Columbus?

Chris Landauer Chris Landauer Who is the Funniest Person in Columbus?

One study has shown that the average adult laughs just eighteen times per day. In a fast-paced, sometimes stressful modern world, this number seems wholly insufficient. Members of the crowd on Wednesday evening at the Columbus Funny Bone surely exceeded that laughter average as they watched eleven comedians each perform a few minutes of original […]

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8th Floor Improv Comedy Group Celebrates 10 Years

Chris Landauer Chris Landauer 8th Floor Improv Comedy Group Celebrates 10 Years

What started as just an idea between some friends during their sophomore year of college has grown into something more considerable. In the spring of 2004, while hanging out playing Halo in their dorm, the idea for what would become the 8th Floor Improv Comedy Group was developing between Nate Sherman, Drew Tarvin, Johnny “Utah” […]

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Game of Thrones Comedy Show at Kafé Kerouac

Chris Landauer Chris Landauer Game of Thrones Comedy Show at Kafé Kerouac

On Sunday, April 6th, season 4 of Game of Thrones debuts on HBO. In anticipation of that, on Thursday, April 3rd, Kafé Kerouac will host a Game of Thrones Comedy Show. I spoke with K-K Bracken, the director of the comedy show who, along with Zack Baird, co-wrote the script. The 75 minute long spoof […]

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Local Comedians Want Your Laughs

Walker Evans Walker Evans Local Comedians Want Your Laughs

Morgan Landis thinks that you should spend more time laughing. To that end, she recently launched ColumbusLaughs.com, an online repository for all things related to the local comedy scene. The site includes local stand-up comedian profiles, an events calendar, and plenty of info about specific improv and sketch groups who perform around town. We spoke […]

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Full Frontal Nudity makes improv look effortless in Date Night

 Lisa Much Full Frontal Nudity makes improv look effortless in Date Night

It’s that time of year again! The time when schmucks feel obligated to take their significant other out, buy or accept roses, purchase and consume chocolate (or beef jerky in heart-shaped boxes—they exist at Kroger), and presumably make a bigger to-do than most any other night of the year. Or, it is the time when […]

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Comedy Sandwich – Part 2

Justin Golak Justin Golak Comedy Sandwich – Part 2

“In two years, if there isn’t a solid improvement in attendance and overall response from the media and the public, then everyone is just going to leave.  And that’ll be it.  That’ll be the end of everything we’ve worked to build and create.  That’ll be the end of our comedy sandwich.” I said that two […]

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Locally Grown Comedy Series “Terminal B” Makes Debut

Josh Fitzwater Josh Fitzwater Locally Grown Comedy Series “Terminal B” Makes Debut

Two Columbus natives have written and produced Terminal B, a TV comedy about life at an airport told by the people who work there. Manhattan-based (but Ohio-raised) video producer, Charles Alexander Berlepsch, teamed up with longtime collaborator from Columbus Jimmy Sackenheim to create the new sitcom series that teeters on an amalgamation of Wings and […]

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