comedy http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait On Talk Shows, His Career And His Performances At The Funny Bone http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/comedian-bobcat-goldthwait-talk-shows-his-career-and-his-performances-funny-bone <p>Actor, director and comedian Bobcat Goldthwait has quite the eclectic resume. Some may know him for his role on the 1980s animated TV series “Police Academy.” Others may know him for his 1992 film “Shake the Clown” or his 2012 film “God Bless America.” &nbsp;From 2004 to 2007, he directed more than 300 episodes of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”</p><p>But Goldthwait got his start as a stand-up comedian, and that’s the role that has brought him to St. Louis. He’s in town through Saturday, April 5 to perform his latest set, “You Don’t Look the Same Either” at the Valley Park Funny Bone.</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:55:47 +0000 Camille Phillips 35035 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait On Talk Shows, His Career And His Performances At The Funny Bone Humorist Dave Barry On His Latest Book 'You Can Date Boys When You're 40' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/humorist-dave-barry-his-latest-book-you-can-date-boys-when-youre-40 <p><em>Updated at 4:00 p.m. </em></p><p>Humorist Dave Barry has been making people laugh for decades. For 20 years, Sunday papers across the country carried his Pulitzer-Prize-winning humor column, syndicated from the <em>Miami Herald. </em>&nbsp;He’s also the author of a long list of very funny best-selling books.</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:00:30 +0000 Camille Phillips & Don Marsh 34521 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Humorist Dave Barry On His Latest Book 'You Can Date Boys When You're 40' Seinfeld Writer Stars In "The Wonder Bread Years" At The Edison http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/seinfeld-writer-stars-wonder-bread-years-edison <p>Pat Hazell may be best known for his role as a writer for the Seinfeld show but he’s more than a comedic writer. He also is a performer.</p><p>Friday, January 24 and Saturday, January 25 he will perform his one man show “The Wonder Bread Years” at Washington University's Edison Theatre. Described as part stand-up, part drama, the show is a tribute to the memorabilia and paraphernalia of the 1960s and 70s.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 22:28:14 +0000 Camille Phillips 33233 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Seinfeld Writer Stars In "The Wonder Bread Years" At The Edison Comedian Greg Warren Returns To Native St. Louis To Perform At The Funny Bone http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/comedian-greg-warren-returns-native-st-louis-perform-funny-bone <p>Comedian Greg Warren spent his high school years in Kirkwood juggling the roles of student athlete and band nerd, which provided plenty of fodder for his comic routines. He got his start in comedy while a student at the University of Missouri-Columbia and has gone on to perform on Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing and the Bob and Tom radio show.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 21:11:11 +0000 Camille Phillips 33234 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Comedian Greg Warren Returns To Native St. Louis To Perform At The Funny Bone Review: New Jewish Theatre's "The Good Doctor" Promises Laughter, Delivers Chortle http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/review-new-jewish-theatres-good-doctor-promises-laughter-delivers-chortle <p></p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 15:49:51 +0000 Donna Parrone 30523 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Review: New Jewish Theatre's "The Good Doctor" Promises Laughter, Delivers Chortle Mo Rocca On St. Louis, His Career, And His Cooking Show http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-rocca-st-louis-his-career-and-his-cooking-show <p>Today&#39;s broadcast of an interview with Mo Rocca is an excerpt from an <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nprcbsthe-cooking-channel-discussion-mo-rocca-his-multiple-professional-hats" target="_blank">earlier interview</a>. The initial interview was prempted by President Obama&#39;s speech on Syria.</p><p>With the new season of Rocca&#39;s cooking show starting next week, we took the opportunity to broadcast segments you might have missed earlier and highlight the details of the show.</p><p><strong>Related Event</strong></p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 22:20:22 +0000 Camille Phillips 30229 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo Rocca On St. Louis, His Career, And His Cooking Show Comedian Paula Poundstone Returns To St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/comedian-paula-poundstone-returns-st-louis <p>Comedian and frequent <em>Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me</em> panelist Paula Poundstone returns to St. Louis this weekend to perform at the Sheldon Concert Hall on Saturday, February 9th.</p><p>Armed with nothing but a stool, a microphone and a can of Diet Pepsi, Poundstone is known for her improvisation and ability to create humor on the spot.</p><p>Host Steve Potter talked with Poundstone about her foray into rock climbing, her 16 cats, and more.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><strong>Related Event</strong></p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 23:39:42 +0000 Alex Heuer & Mary Edwards 9141 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Comedian Paula Poundstone Returns To St. Louis