The Funny Glut

So everyone’s a comedian now?

Culture Features
A priest, a rabbi and an atheist walk into a bar. They put their names on the list and hope to get called up for three minutes onstage. They’re aspiring standups—like everyone else in Portland   More
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 BRANDON WIDDER

Q&A: Hannibal Buress

Four questions for the “new Mitch Hedberg.”

Many of today’s successful young comedians spent their childhoods consuming classic comedy and fantasizing about making people laugh for a living. Hannibal Buress had other dreams. “I wanted    More
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 MATTHEW SINGER

Countdown to Bridgetown: Hari Kondabolu


Arts & Books
The Bridgetown Comedy Fest is just 17 days away! Today we're featuring Hari Kondabolu, in my opinion one of the funniest young comics in America. (Also, his brother, Ashok, is one of our funniest hype men.) Kondabolu's aggressively sarcastic and a little confrontational with his audiences. A lot of comics who deal with race and racism allow white audiences to get away feeling superior to all those ...   More
Monday, April 4, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE


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