Comedy

Two-a-Days

Comedian Ellis Rodriguez takes a yeoman’s approach to standup It’s 10 p.m. on a Sunday and I’m in a bowling alley bar with the hottest girl in Elk Grove (her claim) and local comedian Ellis Rodriguez. The topic of discussion: who has the best life ever? The 22-year old Elk…

Don’t Get Left Behind

Veteran funnyman Kevin Nealon strives to keep current Many experts argue that laughter is good for you. They say it’s therapeutic to the mind, body and soul, that it relaxes the whole body and even boosts the immune system. If this is the case, comedian/actor Kevin Nealon has been healing…

Pretty (Funny) Woman

Standup comedian and general pop culture humorist, Natasha Leggero Although convincing in her roles portraying strippers, sozzled skanks and “housewives” on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and Reno 911, Natasha Leggero is no high-class hooker. She is a comedian. A standup comedian who also does comic acting, Leggero is the…

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

Comedian Mike E. Winfield stands ready to command a larger audience With a performance on The Late Show with David Letterman airing in the near future, Mike E. Winfield has succeeded in dropping the “local” prefix from his title of comedian. In fact, the local label has been absent for…

Pray-tell Mitch Fatel

Why are you Magical? Comedian Mitch Fatel is adorably awkward and relishes in making people laugh by sharing his degenerate thoughts on dating. Pervy perceptions of female undergarments and anatomy have been comically conveyed through this stand-up dude on Comedy Central specials and made available on his CDs Super Retardo…

Fatel Attraction

Mitch Fatel Punchline Comedy Club | Sacramento Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008 What makes for a better Wednesday night than watching a short, awkward little pervy dude telling jokes about boobs and hairy va-jay-jays with booze in hand? Sure, you could do that at any bar, with any run-of-the-mill funny friends,…

The Coexist? Comedy Tour

Can’t We All Just Get Along? What do a Hindu, a Christian, a Muslim, a Buddhist and an Atheist have in common? Not a whole lot, except that they’re touring as part of the Coexist? comedy tour. The term “politically correct” is left backstage at a Coexist? show, and each…

Lewis Black Comments on American Myths and Legends

Straight Talk You know what they say: Laughter is the best medicine. A divisive government, treacherous economy and two wars weigh heavily on the minds of most Americans as we approach another presidential election, hoping that no matter who’s elected, he’ll be able to turn things around. With the world…

“Weird Al” Yankovic, Shooting Straight From the Pancreas

Big Cheese Icons come in all shapes and sizes. They come from all walks of life. And sometimes, they play polka. Though Eminem and Prince may disagree, there are few people who have made as many contributions to pop culture over the past three decades than “Weird Al” Yankovic. Mixing…