Why So Serious, Josh Blue?

In many ways, Josh Blue is an old-school showman. The 33-year-old Denver comedian, best known for winning Season 4 of NBC's "Last Comic Standing," cares more about getting people to laugh than opening their minds — which is often a side effect of his act.

REVIEW: Dave Chappelle Red Rocks birthday party

Dave Chappelle seems capable of anything, and not just because he once walked away from his hit Comedy Central show, or because he left the stage after being heckled during a headlining set at last year's Oddball Comedy tour.

Why So Serious, Louie Anderson?

Louie Anderson is an inherently visual comic, which presents serious problems when performing an audio-only set. “When I say, ‘I can’t stay long, I’m in-between meals,’ that plays differently on the radio than it does in person,” said Anderson, who’s known for jokes about his 400-plus pound weight despite having lost 40 of it recently.

Why So Serious, Greg Baumhauer?

Greg Baumhauer is synonymous with the Squire Lounge. Or more accurately, he's synonymous with that East Colfax Avenue dive bar's infamous comedy open-mic night, which Baumhauer hosted for six-plus years before taking a brief step out of the spotlight.

Why So Serious, Lori Callahan?

Denver native Lori Callahan is known around the Mile High City as the "Mom of Denver comedy," and she lives up to the title by fiercely supporting and protecting her cubs.