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Moontower Comedy & Oddity Fest: Local Stars on the Rise
Because nobody knows funny like ATX
"...In the four years since its inception, Moontower Comedy Festival has become a staple in the comedic community...."

April 11, 2016 Chron Events Post by Samantha Johnson

SXSW Comedy: Your 2018 Lineup
March mirth blows in with Bloom, Offerman, Gaffigan, & Cavett
"...laughing like crazy, and that's all due to SXSW Comedy. The 2018 lineup shows just why that's so with..."

Feb. 27, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days and 30 Nights – Hollywood to the Heartland
Back in September 2005, Vaughn decided to try his hand at the impresario game and Gathered together four young stand-up comedians for a 30-day bus tour of the heartland.
"...could count it, Vaughn, the new king of Hollywood comedy, decided to put aside acting and try his hand..."

Feb. 8, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

The Original Kings of Comedy
"...and Steve Harvey. Spike Lee's new movie is a comedy performance film in the tradition of Richard Pryor's Live..."

Aug. 18, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Comedy: Your 2015 Lineup
Schumer, Harmon, Bell, and SNL lead this year's laugh-makers
"...their breaths waiting to hear who'll be at SXSW Comedy this year can exhale. The 2015 lineup is out..."

Feb. 23, 2015 SXSW Post by Robert Faires

Five New Things In Austin's Comedy Scene
A quintuple shot of Lakkalikööri for all my friends
"...Comedy and drinking, drinking and comedy: They go together like..."

March 22, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

TV Review: Eugene Mirman Comedy Central Special
Alt-comedy hero misses the mark in an uneven standup show
"...Eugene Mirman’s comedy can be hit or miss, but I think that..."

Dec. 14, 2012 Screens Post by Eli Black

SXSW Comedy: The Comedian’s Comedian Podcast Taping with Eugene Mirman
The interview gets to the heart of Mirman's "warm silliness"
"...Comedian, Stuart Goldsmith interviews comedians about the art of comedy. “Around the 40-minute mark, I try to convince them..."

March 11, 2019 SXSW Post by Ashley Moreno

Moontower Comedy 2018: More Comics Named
On, Ryan! On, Preacher! On, Colin! On, Ali! On 39 more jokers!
"...Apparently, all you Austin comedy fans have been good this year, because Santa has..."

Dec. 5, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

SXSW Comedy: Completely Official Showcase of Comedy
Even in a lineup of stars, Austin’s Lashonda Lester is the one to watch
"...female winner in 16 years. Now, at Sunday's SXSW Comedy major showcase, she’s sharing the stage with Janeane Garofalo,..."

March 12, 2017 Arts Post by Carina Magyar

SXSW Comedy: Your 2017 Lineup
Making you laugh this March: Cenac, Sykes, Odenkirk, Hardwick, & more
"...their breaths waiting to hear who'll be at SXSW Comedy this year can exhale. The 2017 lineup is out..."

Feb. 21, 2017 SXSW Post by Robert Faires

SXSW Comedy Lineup Announced
Judd Apatow, Paul F. Tompkins, Upright Citizens Brigade all return
"...Knock, knock. Who’s there? The 2016 South by Southwest Comedy lineup, yo! Side-splittin' through the door!..."

Feb. 24, 2016 SXSW Post by Chase Hoffberger

When Is Austin Comedy a Sure Thing?
Maybe on a Wednesday, definitely on a Saturday
"...in Austin, Texas – you can find some night-time comedy show or other that’ll probably make you laugh your..."

Feb. 3, 2016 Arts Post by Spencer Beghtol

Ryan Cownie Has Up and Taken Over Avalanche Comedy
And Chris Cubas, on his way to Kansas City, swears this is a good thing
"...comic, this Ryan Cownie, who's taken over hosting Avalanche Comedy at Holy Mountain on Monday nights...."

Nov. 4, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World
Albert Brooks again sallies forth where others fear to tread, although his comic results are more mildly amusing than riotously funny.
"...self-doubt and oblivious boorishness, would have dared envision a comedy that, just as its point-blank title states, searches vainly..."

Jan. 20, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Moontower Comedy 2018: Full Lineup, Schedule
Amanda Seales, Dulcé Sloan, Ted Leo late additions to fun
"...go before it cranks up the laughs, the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival has released its ultimate list of..."

March 30, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Comedy Speed Dating
Fred Armisen, W. Kamau Bell, Chris Cubas, Rob Gagnon's One Hour Comedy Festival, Neil Hamburger, Thomas Middleditch, Kumail Nanjiani, Jonah Ray
"...Fun Fun Fun Fest's 2014 comedy roster offers a respectable, if overly male, sampling of..."

Nov. 7, 2014 Arts Feature by Scott Schinder

SXSW Comedy: Your 2019 Lineup
Leading the laughs: Griffin, The Daily Show, and Elon Musk?
"...it sets up loads of laughs, ’cause this year’s Comedy Festival includes Kathy Griffin, The Daily Show News Team,..."

Feb. 26, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Moontower Comedy 2019: The First Wave
Festival welcomes Jenny Slate and David Spade as headliners
"...Austin comedy fans have just received something they can give thanks..."

Nov. 9, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Moontower Comedy 2018: Julio Torres
Here comes the Space Prince, but don't worry about his bangs
"...week, he’ll bring his kindhearted, dreamy, slightly absurdist space comedy to the Moontower Comedy Festival...."

April 17, 2018 Arts Post by Ashley Moreno

Moontower Comedy Fest: Comics to Watch
Because we know funny
"...takeover 11 venues around the city for the Moontower Comedy Festival. In only three years, the festival has featured..."

April 16, 2015 Chron Events Post by Tamar Price

The Comedy
Tim Heidecker (of Tim & Eric renown) plays a rich, cynical hipster who uses New York City as his playground.
"...In Rick Alverson’s The Comedy, 35-year-old Swanson (Tim Heidecker) is the vilest imaginable specimen..."

Nov. 30, 2012 Movie Review by Leah Churner

Moontower Comedy 2019: Final Headliners
Nick Offerman, Hari Kandabolu lead third wave of comics
"...on who's bringing the laughs to the eighth Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival since November, with more than 50..."

Feb. 15, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Moontower Comedy 2018: Still More Headliners
Tig Notaro, Jo Koy, Nikki Glaser, David Cross join the party
"...a steady stream of acts for the seventh Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival since October, with more than 40..."

Jan. 31, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Trans Experience in Comedy
Local comics use comedy to spin difficult subjects into gold
"...New Movement Theater hosted Cream of the Crop, a comedy and improv showcase. With hipster glasses, dangly earrings, and..."

April 20, 2016 Qmmunity Post by Faye Fearless

Fun Fun Fun Fest Comedy
Comedy at FFF 2015 is one big, crazy party
"...A host of familiar faces will grace the JASH Comedy Yellow Stage, from such standout stand-ups of the national..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Fun Fun Fun Comedy: Your Lineup Is...
For the 10th fest, "FFF" can stand for "familiar funny folk"
"...for fans, at least those who frequent the JASH Comedy Yellow Stage. According to the lineup just released, lots..."

July 28, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Second Wave of Acts Added to Moontower Comedy Festival 2019
Latest list of headliners shows Moontower up Schitt's Creek
"...the River City. As part of the 2019 Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival, the cast will appear live on..."

Jan. 18, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Moontower Comedy 2018: Podcast Fever!
With new series, fest dials the number of podcasts up to 10
"...have been a steadily growing presence at the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival in recent years, and it appears..."

Feb. 21, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Paving the Way for Queers in Comedy
Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher bring queer comedy to SXSW
"...Austin becoming widely recognized as a thriving city for comedy and South by Southwest internationally known for being at..."

March 16, 2016 Qmmunity Post by Jarvis Mayhem

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