Posts Tagged ‘ John Wenzel ’

Why So Serious, Tig Notaro?

Tig Notaro plays the Boulder Theater on Dec. 13.

Tig Notaro talks about the cancer comedy that earned her a Grammy nomination ahead of her Boulder Theater show.



Why So Serious, Peter Atencio?

Comedians Jordan Peele (left) and Keegan-Michael Key are only two-thirds of the primary creative team behind Comedy Central's hit sketch show "Key & Peele."

Director/producer Peter Atencio, who’s 1/3 of Comedy Central’s funniest sketch comedy, “Key & Peele,” talks about his Denver upbringing & more.



Why So Serious, Tommy Davidson?

Why So Serious, Tommy Davidson?

“In Living Color” veteran Tommy Davidson talks about his old show, his recent work for Adult Swim and more in advance of his Denver Improv dates.



Living Colour’s Vernon Reid on the band’s formation, Mick Jagger, and reaching audiences through “Grand Theft Auto”

Living Colour founder and guitarist Vernon Reid, second from right, is feeling introspective but optimistic 25 years after his band hit the big time.

Living Colour founder Vernon Reid talks to Reverb ahead of the band’s Gothic Theatre show about the roots of the band, working with Mick Jagger, and reaching new fans via “Grand Theft Auto.”



Why So Serious, Rhys Darby?

Murray? Present! "Flight of the Conchords" veteran Rhys Darby brings Kiwi comedy to Colorado this weekend. Kate Little Photography.

Murray from “Flight of the Conchords” is a real person — or at least as real as Rhys Darby, who brings his agreeable stand-up to Comedy Works this weekend.



Why So Serious, Keenen Ivory Wayans?

Ready for a Wayans brothers reunion tour? Older brother Keenen certainly is.

“In Living Color” creator and actor/comedian Keenen Ivory Wayans on his career and his 2014 reunion tour with his brothers.



Album Review: Moderat, “II”

Moderat, "II"

German electro supergroup Moderat’s second album unfortunately falls into some of the hacky electro traps that its debut album so effortlessly avoided.



UMS 2013 photos, review of Sunday: Born in the Flood, Lord Huron and more

UMS 2013 Day Four SM

After four days of music, UMS 2013 didn’t stumble or crash to a close on Sunday with sets from Born in the Flood, Lord Huron and more.



Sweet Action Ice Cream teams with L.A. comedy podcast for free-treats Kickstarter campaign

Open up wide, Denver: a comedy podcast from L.A. is fixin' to give you some Sweet Action. File photo by Cyrus McCrimmon, The Denver Post

Sweet Action Ice Cream on South Broadway is teaming with the L.A. comedy podcast “Jordan, Jesse, Go!” for a free-treats Kickstarter campaign. But will it work?



Barry Manilow talks about Bieber, Britney, his jingles and how people always come around to his songs

At age 70, Barry Manilow is just getting started on the project of his career. Photo courtesy of the Orlando Sentinel.

At 70, Barry Manilow still has plenty of stories to tell about his new musical, his jingles and how people always come around to his music.