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.

Why So Serious, Bill Bellamy?

Have you ever met someone whose emotional range is basically manic-to-screaming? Someone who uses Mom Punctuation (multiple exclamation points for virtually no reason) with abandon?

Why So Serious, Iliza Shlesinger?

For this installment of "Why So Serious," we caught up with Iliza Shlesinger, winner of Season 6 of NBC's "Last Comic Standing." Like Denver favorite Josh Blue, Schlesinger got a significant bump from winning that program -- though she has worked hard to maintain her growing audience, going out of her way to perform multiple times every night of the week.

Why So Serious, Natasha Leggero?

Welcome to another "Why So Serious?" -- a column where we ask stand-up comedians five questions, and don't expect anything resembling straight answers. For this installment we talked to L.A.

Why So Serious, Fortune Feimster?

Like most of the regular comics on Chelsea Handler's late-night "Chelsea Lately" roundtable, Fortune Feimster is quick on her feet and ruthlessly funny. Unlike most of them, she’s got a down-to-Earth charm and relatable act that translates far and wide when she headlines across the country -- as she’ll do this weekend at Comedy Works South.

Comedy shows to benefit Aurora theater shooting victims

Among the dozens of heartbreaking stories to come out of the Aurora theater shooting was that of Caleb Medley, a 23-year-old comedian who had advanced in Comedy Works' popular New Faces contest two days before being shot at the midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" on July 20.