V.23 No.34 | 8/21/2014
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Blue Is the Funniest Color
Comic Josh Blue talks disability, Denver and radical honesty
Tragedy schmagedy. Josh Blue proves that comics must embrace what they cannot control.
V.23 No.30 | 7/24/2014
photos by Bruce Wong
Chomps the Cat Is Burque’s Sassiest Commentator
She’s a cat who interviews food. Don’t ask it to make sense—just let the weirdness wash over you.
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He and She and You
Married to comedy
Relationships are funny like that. Traveling duo Teresa and Doug Wyckoff dole out laughs and advice at The Cell Theatre.
V.23 No.22 | 5/29/2014
Andy Kindler on What Makes a Comic
Twitter can help launch a career, says Andy Kindler, but it sure as hell doesn’t make you a stand-up comic.
V.23 No.21 | 5/22/2014
An Anxious Absurdity
Marc Maron on WTF is up with comedy
Albuquerque made Marc Maron. The cantankerous meta-jokester and cat aficionado talks comedy, influence and unhappiness in his Alibi interview.
V.23 No.19 | 5/8/2014
Accordion to Tenuta You All Are Sex Slaves
Comedy pioneer Judy Tenuta broke barriers with her own version of the sex-positive feminist revolution 30 years ago.
V.23 No.18 | 5/1/2014
A professor, a reporter and comedy
In The Humor Code, Peter McGraw and Joel Warner travel the world testing their theory about comedy and asking questions about what makes something funny.
V.23 No.15 | 4/10/2014
Fear and Self-Loathing
Dave Ross and comedic anxiety
Neurotic much? LA comic Dave Ross deals with his issues and yours onstage at ArtBar on Tuesday, April 8.
V.23 No.11 | 3/13/2014
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T.J. Miller, Vulnerability and the Mind of a Comic
Genevieve Mueller dishes on lessons learned in comedy clubs and onstage.
V.23 No.3 | 1/16/2014
Walking the Line
Bill Burr talks trust, evolution and fans
Whether he’s talking politics or domestic violence, comedian Bill Burr is known for pushing the limits.
V.22 No.49 | 12/5/2013
An Education Without Borders
Winning photograph speaks volumes
Winner of the 1st Annual International Education Week photo contest encompasses history and place.
V.22 No.46 | 11/14/2013
Art Theater Preview
Frozen Loss Envisioned Afresh
Tricklock takes on Black River Falling
Created and written through ensemble work by the Tricklock Company, Black River Falling is set in the home of four sisters during one of the worst snowstorms in 1890s Wisconsin.
V.22 No.45 | 11/7/2013
photo by Tatiana Timmins
Seize the Comedy
Mile High in the 505
Carpe Diem Comedy connects ABQ to the wider funny world.
V.22 No.41 | 10/10/2013
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Get In On the Joke
Comedy Awareness Week returns to ABQ
Genevieve Mueller covers the 2nd annual Comedy Awareness Week, from stand-up and improv sets to contests to how-tos from the pros.
V.22 No.36 | 9/5/2013
Finding Reggie Watts
An Albuquerque comedian’s adventures in Denver
Comedy maven Genevieve Mueller went looking for Reggie Watts, but she found something a lot bigger.