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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

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

Feb. 15, 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:
First Headliners Announced
"Weird Al," Birbiglia, and Haddish inked for joke jamboree
"...calendar may say ACL, but the folks at the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival want you to know that..."

Oct. 13, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Making Tragedy Funny Again at Moontower Comedy
Stand-ups pull punch lines out of personal traumas
"...At last year's Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival, headliner Maria Bamford spoke openly..."

April 21, 2017 Arts Feature by Sean L. Malin

What to See When You Aren't Catching Moontower Comedy's Big Shows
"...Anybody attending the 2019 Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival could easily obtain their full..."

April 19, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Moontower 6: First Comics Announced
Ali Wong, Patton Oswalt, and Ralphie May lead list of 50 acts
"...dropped the first list of comedians for the 2017 Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival. Among the names of the..."

Dec. 9, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Moontower 5: First Wave of Comics Announced
Martin Short and Kevin Smith lead the laugh makers for 2016
"...no time in building the anticipation for its fifth Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival. Rather than wait until January..."

Nov. 17, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Moontower 5 Draws a Princess
Maya Rudolph & Gretchen Lieberum's purple reign hits Austin
"...get us as jazzed as the one that the 2016 Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival will have. That would..."

Feb. 9, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Moontower 5: More Comics Announced
David Cross, Leslie Jones, and Colin Jost join the fest fun
"...The 2016 Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival continues to build the..."

Jan. 21, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Moontower Review: New York’s Finest
No Garofalo, no problem for this gifted crowd of up-and-comers
"...second incarnation of New York’s Finest closed out the 2016 Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival with aplomb...."

April 25, 2016 Arts Post by Sean L. Malin

Moontower Review: Martin Short
The evening with Short was long on classic comedy
"...The ticket to Martin Short’s Moontower Comedy & Oddity Fest performance read: An Evening With..."

April 22, 2016 Arts Post by Ashley Moreno

Jenny Zigrino, History Channeler
Among Moontower comics, Jenny Zigrino is the Ren fairest of them all
"...or archivist, but she found an early love of comedy along with her love of history and textiles. Now,..."

April 22, 2016 Arts Feature by Ashley Moreno

Bryan Gutmann: A Stand-Up Guy
Telling jokes at a mic has always been the main thing for Bryan Gutmann
"...Bryan Gutmann has been a staple of the Austin comedy scene for over a decade. He recorded his first..."

April 22, 2016 Arts Feature by Ashley Moreno

Aaron Brooks Has This Story
Aaron Brooks' skill at shaping bits of life into laugh-filled tales may soon put him out of a job
"...around the city. This week, he's part of the 2016 Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival. Now, after almost a..."

April 22, 2016 Arts Feature

A Guide to Austin Stand-Up: Comics
The stand-up people behind the city's comedy scene
"...Room (named for Awn's Ronnie Velveeta character) and brightening comedy mics all over town. "One high point," says the..."

March 31, 2017 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Let's Look for the Purple Banana With Princess
Judging by their tribute band, Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum would die 4 U, Prince
"...Despite the setting – a comedy festival – and the star – Saturday Night Live..."

April 22, 2016 Arts Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Jim's Still Frank
Underground comic Jim Norton has changed the way he looks but not the way he speaks his mind
"...been the face of sin and vice in the comedy community. Ribald, crude, and slick, his stand-up often feels..."

April 22, 2016 Arts Feature by Sean L. Malin

David Cross Goes Cross Country
In "Making America Great Again!!," David Cross cracks up fans from sea to shining sea
"...way more individualistic, having more flavor and uniqueness. In 2016, I see much, much, much more homogeneity. There's a..."

April 22, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Five Recommended Arts Events In Austin This Weekend
Right before all those, you know, festivals rock the city sideways
"...2) Sure, Moontower’s coming up so fast that comedy fans are already..."

April 13, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Making VR Look Good
Local personalities show you how to rock those awkward headsets
"...It Work Maggie Maye Comedian Featured on Conan, Gotham Comedy Live, Moontower Comedy Fest, SF Sketchfest Dozen Babes Fest,..."

March 11, 2016 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Playback: If the Gloves Fit
Gloves INTL ices funk, Allegro Media Group ices local label, and the ATX6 plan to ice international festivals
"...much inventory because they can go under overnight." ATX6 2016..."

June 24, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

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