Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival 2014 reviews

Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival 2014 reviews

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   Austin on April 23 to 26, 2014   Wednesday: From Theater to Blue Humor Moontower Review: The Pajama Men Shenoah Allen and Mark Chavez of Albuquerque-based comedy/theater duo bring their A-game to Austin’s Moontower Comedy Festival. Austin — Don’t eat the spider or you might end up in the belly of a monster. It’s not such a bad monster. …

Moontower Comedy Festival: Marc Maron

Moontower Comedy Festival: Marc Maron

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Marc Maron proves why he’s a comedy god at Moontower Comedy Festival. by Amy Martin published Monday, April 28, 2014 photo: Marc Maron at Moontower Austin — Midnight on a Friday and the Paramount in Austin was packed. No matter that five solid hours of Moontower Comedy Festival in 10 venues had just gone down, people were ready for more. …

Moontower Comedy Festival: Kids in the Hall

Moontower Comedy Festival: Kids in the Hall

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The Kids in the Hall, performing in Dallas tonight, dust off the rust with two shows at Austin’s Moontower Comedy Festival. by Amy Martin published Sunday, April 27, 2014 Photo: Courtesy Moontower Comedy Festival Kids in the Hall at Moontower Comedy Festival Austin — The Kids in the Hall are rolling through Texas on their Rusty and Ready tour, a …

Moontower Comedy Festival: Mike Birbiglia

Moontower Comedy Festival: Mike Birbiglia

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With Thank God for Jokes at Austin’s Moontower Comedy Festival, Mike Birbiglia delivers his funnieset material to date. by Amy Martin published Monday, April 28, 2014 Photo: Kyle Ericksen Mike Birbiglia Austin — The trend these days is to call Mike Birbiglia a storyteller because his last two shows were long narratives on a single topic: 2011’s My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend …

Directing the Kids in the Hall with director Jim Millan

Directing the Kids in the Hall with director Jim Millan

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Directing the Kids Amy Martin catches up with Kids in the Hall director  in Austin, and chats about their current reunion, which comes to Dallas Sunday night. by Amy Martin published Friday, April 25, 2014 Photo: Scooter Smith Jim Millan hanging out in Austin for the Moontower Comedy Festival Austin — You just can’t keep a good troupe like Kids …

Moontower Comedy Festival: Maria Bamford

Moontower Comedy Festival: Maria Bamford

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The comic shares unwanted thoughts for deep laughs at Austin’s Moontower Comedy Festival. by Amy Martin published Saturday, April 26, 2014 Austin — Maria Bamford is a woman of range. Insightful, even heart stopping, material on depression and suicide brought the Thursday night audience at Moontower Comedy Festival to a point of awe-struck silence. Yet another section had her lying …

Moontower Comedy Festival: The Pajama Men

Moontower Comedy Festival: The Pajama Men

Shenoah Allen and Mark Chavez of Albuquerque-based comedy/theater duo bring their A-game to Austin’s Moontower Comedy Festival. Austin — Don’t eat the spider or you might end up in the belly of a monster. It’s not such a bad monster. Ingesting its fur brings about immortality. But that allows a foppish king over 700 years to procrastinate about saving the …

Life’s Rich Pageant: Writer-performer Rich Talarico

Life’s Rich Pageant: Writer-performer Rich Talarico

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Life’s Rich Pageant Writer-performer Rich Talarico, appearing at Austin’s Moontower Comedy Festival this week, taps into improvisation to create award-winning Key & Peele sketches. by Amy Martin published Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Austin — How to win a Peabody Award: Take two extremely talented comedy performers, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele. Add two very creative and supportive executive producers, Jay …

Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival 2014 preview

Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival 2014 preview

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Moontower Heads Up With more than 100 comics in four days, Austin’s Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival is a comedy marathon by Amy Martin published Sunday, March 30, 2014 Photo: Natalie Brasington Maria Bamford Austin — As a Dallasite, it’s hard to not drip with envy about Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival kicking off its third year in Austin on April …

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