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Running the Funny
Club manager Margie Coyle has kept the laughter going for 20 years
"...minutes after 11 o'clock on a Tuesday morning, and Margie Coyle, hair framing her face in a tangled hemisphere..."

July 10, 2009 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Is Anybody Laughing?
In the midst of economic hard times and a wave of terrorist attacks, the comedy business wonders what's funny.
"...a good time now and then -- but as Margie Coyle, longtime manager of the Capitol City Comedy Club,..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Lasting Commitments
The 2008 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...to the 2008 class and why we honor them. Margie Coyle..."

May 23, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A Guide to Austin Stand-Up: Behind the Scenesters
The people behind the people behind the mic
"...Margie Coyle..."

March 31, 2017 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Capitol City Comedy Club's Grab for Bigger Laughs Restarting the Stop
"...man who spent a decade steering the Laff Stop. Margie Coyle, who is in the interesting position of having..."

Feb. 2, 1996 Arts Feature by Spike Gillespie

Articulations
Comedy venues the Velveeta Room and Capital City Comedy Club get new leases on life, solo theatre artist Rob Nash gets roasted, and Dreamgirl Jennifer Holliday comes to Austin.
"...new life of sorts, as well. In January, manager Margie Coyle, who started working at the club 15 years..."

Feb. 21, 2003 Arts Column by Robert Faires

'In the Can With Martha Kelly'
Kelly's homegrown talk show, whether online or live, is refreshingly candid and funny
"...was the brainchild of Cap City's den mother extraordinaire, Margie Coyle. Kelly explains: "Margie has always given me opportunities..."

May 29, 2009 Arts Feature by Steve Birmingham

Austin Arts Hall of Fame: Class of 2008
The seventh group of inductees includes individuals from the fields of architecture, comedy, music, and patronage
"...Margie Coyle (Cap City Comedy Club) – manager, comedy advocate..."

April 25, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Keeping It Bearden
"...AC: Margie [Coyle] did mention that you're a rarity in that..."

July 10, 2009 Arts Feature

A Guide to Austin Stand-Up: Venues
Where to find the funny in town
"...new owners in the Nineties – including veteran manager Margie Coyle and ace talent bookers Rich Miller and Colleen..."

March 31, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Do Women Rule The Austin Comedy Scene?
Kat Ramzinski suggests that, yeah, they sure as hell do
"...booking the open mic at Cap City Comedy Club; Margie Coyle and Chandy Popp, managing Cap City Comedy Club;..."

Feb. 21, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Honor Roll
The 2007-2008 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...of local arts writers, began with the induction of Margie Coyle, Stan Haas, Don Howell, Craig Hella Johnson, Joe..."

June 6, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Jimmie Roulette: Hitting the jackpot, playing the Palace
Austin comic Jimmie Roulette will hit Vegas this week as part of an exclusive stand-up showcase in HBO's the Comedy Festival
"...will be there, and you know, parents, but probably Margie Coyle (Cap City Comedy Club co-owner and manager) and..."

Nov. 17, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

100 Proof Comedy: Shot down stand-up
Four of Austin's funniest comics have created a new showcase in which the hook is the comics doing what the audience does, i.e., taking a belt, knocking one back, hitting the sauce

Aug. 25, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Getting the Joke
Comedy isn't the funny business it was in the Eighties, what with fewer clubs and audiences burned out by comedy on cable and hack comics. Seven Austin comics discuss the current state of stand-up in a round-table discussion.
"...arguably Austin's hardest-working comic right now, is managed by Margie Coyle and Rich Miller and works coast to coast..."

June 30, 2000 Arts Feature

Yo! MTV Laughs!
The Long, Strange Trip to TV for Three Austin Comics
"...weasel my way into the showcase -- God bless Margie Coyle!," she says, referring to the longtime Laff Stop..."

May 30, 1997 Arts Feature by J. C. Shakespeare

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