Comedy

SantaLand Diaries at Capital Stage • Dec. 4 – 29, 2013

From Dec. 4 – 29, Capital Stage will be presenting The SantaLand Diaries, adapted from humorist David Sedaris’ “outlandish, and true…experience as Crumpet the Elf in Macy’s SantaLand display,” according to the theatre’s website. Check out times and grab your tickets at Capstage.org for this limited engagement show, what is…

More Adventurous

Margaret Cho Doesn’t Hold Back…Unless It’s Over the Phone The video currently featured on Margaret Cho’s website is “My Puss.” You have been forewarned—the comedienne’s humor is not for the prudish type. “My pussy so fine that I flaunt it, your pussy so old that it’s haunted,” she raps in…

Girls Got Jokes

All-female improv troupe, Lady Business, set to perform at second annual Sacramento Comedy Festival When James Brown belted out the words, “This is a man’s world, but it would be nothing…without a woman or a girl,” he could have very easily been talking about the world of comedy. It’s a…

Wish Fulfillment

Author, actor, comedian, father: Jim Gaffigan wears many hats and does so quite well Jim Gaffigan called 15 minutes late for his interview with Submerge. This isn’t a rare occurrence for us. When you’re in the business of talking to creative people, you’re often at the mercy of their whims…

The Bounce Back Kid

Chris D’Elia’s stage is set for a hallmark 2013 Chris D’Elia’s manic stage presence and energetic delivery make him perfectly suited for life as a standup comic, but when he was trying to break into comedy he first took a different route. D’Elia tried his hand at being an actor…

SEE Inside Amy Schumer: The Live Tour • May 2, 2013

Amy Schumer is easily one of the fastest rising female stars in comedy. Her girl-next-door looks meets raunchy comedy routine has worked out well for her. She’s been on all the late-night talk shows (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Conan, etc.), featured in the biggest publications (Rolling Stone, The New…

1,000 Days, 1,000 Nights

Comedian Sammy Obeid sets a milestone in consecutive nights of stand-up Sammy Obeid is a workaholic of the highest order. While most people strive to have their weekends off after five long days in the office, this comedian plans to work the stage every single night for 1,000 nights in…

LOCAL COMEDIAN KEITH LOWELL JENSEN TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM ELF ORGY

Sacramento funnyman Keith Lowell Jensen is set to release his newest comedy album on Feb. 19, 2013 on Stand Up! Records and even the title of the album is hilarious: Elf Orgy. We’re not going to try and explain why it’s named that, you’ll just have to listen for yourself…

Working Vacation

John Oliver gears up for some well-deserved relaxation…live on stage Dateline New York City. It’s 9 a.m. (local time), and English comedian turned mock news correspondent John Oliver is gearing up for another writers’ meeting for Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. Oliver tells Submerge that The Daily Show workday starts…