Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival 2014

Some of the best names in comedy? Yes – from right here in Austin and across the country, all set for a weekend of breaking your funnybone into a million quivering pieces.

Moontower 2014, Day 3: Marc Maron

The comic's comic again plumbed the depths of angst and anger

Scott Schinder, Mon., April 28, 2014

Moontower 2014, Day 4: Fred Armisen

Less comedy show than meet-and-greet, but oh, Armisen charmed

Russ Espinoza, Mon., April 28, 2014

Moontower 2014, Day 4: She Bang

Women comics take society put-downs, turn them into laughs

Ashley Moreno, Sun., April 27, 2014

Moontower 2014, Day 4: Sklar Brothers

Sklared for life

Anne Harris, Sun., April 27, 2014

Moontower 2014, Day 3: Mike Birbiglia

Storyteller's 'Thank God for Jokes' considers their cathartic power

Scott Schinder, Sun., April 27, 2014

Moontower 2014, Day 2: Dennis Miller

Whatever his politics, the man's still a comedy treasure

Russ Espinoza, Fri., April 25, 2014

Moontower 2014, Day 2: Bobcat Goldthwait

When the 'Cat shrieks, we listen

Anne Harris, Fri., April 25, 2014

Moontower 2014, Day 1: Demetri Martin

Good: his set; Bad: when it ended; Interesting: the time

Ashley Moreno, Thu., April 24, 2014

Kat Fight

Comic Kat Ramzinski mugged, jokes about it at Moontower

Chase Hoffberger, Thu., April 24, 2014

Same Ballpark, Different Positions

Kevin McDonald explains how the Kids in the Hall have worked together 30 years

Robert Faires, Thu., April 24, 2014

'This Is Where I Belong'

How smarts and gumption took Noël Wells from Esther's to 'SNL'

Robert Faires, Thu., April 24, 2014

My Party Country, 'Tis of Thee

Colin Quinn exposes the rowdy Founding Fathers we never knew in 'Unconstitutional'

Amy Martin, Thu., April 24, 2014

Tweeter Right

Brian Gaar's monster following on Twitter paved the way for his first comedy album

Chase Hoffberger, Thu., April 24, 2014

Bell Whether

Ready or not, W. Kamau Bell is leading us into a conversation about race

Thomas Fawcett, Thu., April 24, 2014

Hit the Heights

Brad Williams will beat you to the punch (line) with jokes about being a dwarf, and his will be funny

Chase Hoffberger, Thu., April 24, 2014

Moontower Comedy: Jen Kober

Hairy lesbian tales on the comedy trail from the Louisiana comic

Kate X Messer, Wed., April 23, 2014

Moontower 2014, Day 1: Local Laughs

Feeling funny about Austin's Mac Blake and Brendan K. O'Grady

Ashley Moreno, Wed., April 23, 2014

More Aziz, Please

Aziz Ansari launches comedy fest with killer set at Bass

Ashley Moreno, Mon., April 21, 2014

Hannibal Buress

The effortlessness of Hannibal Buress? That's just 12 years of him working to become a better comic.

Russ Espinoza, Thu., April 17, 2014

Demetri Martin

Whether making jokes with punch lines or with pie charts, Demetri Martin's job is directed daydreaming

Ashley Moreno, Thu., April 17, 2014

Comedy Out the Wazoo and In Your Weekend: Now!

Unless you'd rather just, what, twiddle your thumbs until Moontower?

Wayne Alan Brenner, Wed., April 9, 2014

Moontower 3 Schedules Its Jokers

100 comics into 10 venues into 4 days = thousands of laughs

Robert Faires, Wed., March 26, 2014