Denver comedy scene

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, Ben Kronberg?

Quick: what are you doing tonight? It's probably nothing good. Getting drunk? Lame. Well, maybe not so lame if you're around a TV. Here's what you should be doing: watching Denver-bred comedian Ben Kronberg's first Comedy Central half-hour special, which debuts at 12:30 a.m.

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.