An Interview with Fahim Anwar

The Butcher, The Baker, The Grocer, The Comedian An Interview with Fahim Anwar Successfully reaching a milestone in an entertainer’s career is something worth a well-deserved amount of applause and appreciation. Fahim Anwar is well on his way to be one of more memorable names in modern comedy world. The melody of his comedy has…

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Can’t Waite For Sunday!

Milwaukee is a city built like a comedian—full of cheap beers and spirits paired with a care-free way of life always striving to be a bigger, better city, yet totally comfortable wearing sweatpants on most occasions. It’s a city that has enjoyed its existence by providing a non-stop stream of live entertainment for everyone looking…

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A Diabolical New Album!

Sam Tripoli is a chaos regulator. He commands rooms with his performances through a powerhouse of a stage presence. Sam can draw in rowdy and unruly audiences through his heavy-duty quick wit, and he can pull out the beast inside the most timid audience. It’s actually a pretty beautiful and refreshing act that is not…

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Two Brothers One Mind

“We’re just two brothers that are on stage, having a lot of fun,” says Chad Orr of Two Brothers, One Mind. “We’re going to show you something that’s pretty neat, and you’re going to have fun with us – enjoy the ride.” While comedy and magic may not seem like the most natural combination, brothers…

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No Offense, but Theo Von is the Best.

The phrase ‘No Offense’ is usually followed by an insulting statement about a person, place, or an idea which isn’t meant to offend the recipient. Like for an example, no offense, but this library where I’m writing this interview smells terrible. Well, maybe that’s just a nasal observation. It could even be my own offensive body odor considering there’s no body sitting…

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Learning the Ropes – Marketing!

Getting people together for a bbq or birthday is easy, but what if you want to get more than your friends or family to show up? Milwaukee Comedy has the answer with “Marketing Your Local Event“, a great introduction to event marketing and taught by one of the top live event producers in town, Matt…

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Stewart Huff Talks ‘Philosophical Comedy’

Stewart Huff has been on the standup comedy circuit for the past 15 years. In that time he’s performed in comedy clubs nationally and internationally, including the Improv in Los Angeles and New York, and he’s been part of the HBO Las Vegas Festival, where his act can be viewed on pay-per-view. He also has three…

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Comedian Jen Kirkman: “I Was Always Going to be ‘the Performer'”

Jen Kirkman is all over the place.  And we mean that in a good way.  The comedian has a popular Netflix special, called “I’m Gonna Die Alone,” and a book on the New York Times bestseller list, called I Can Barely Take Care of Myself.   With a multitude of talents and accomplishments under her belt, Kirkman doesn’t…

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Comedy Fest Talk on WUWM

In Milwaukee, it’s easy to get overwhelmed when choosing which summer festivals to attend. The Milwaukee Comedy Festival is celebrating “Ten Years of Funny!” August 6-8 . Billed as Wisconsin’s largest comedy event, the annual festival features performers from across the United States and Canada, and takes place at the Next Act Theatre, and for the first time…

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The Comedy of Hamlet (Aug. 20-22)

From the plumed quill of Patrick Schmitz and the barbed wit of the Shakesparody Players comes another comedic take on one of theatre’s great tragedies. The Comedy of Hamlet…kinda sorta – Aug. 20-22 Just as they made us laugh at Romeo & Juliet last summer, Patrick and his cast are creating humor from the Fresh…

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