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Comment Archives: stories: Theater: Comedy

Re: “Eating Accomplishment and Shitting Inconsideration

Serious question. How can i get a (free ducat) for Saturday? I'm actually like a fan of the big palooka. Free is better because then it's a dick move if i heckle.

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Posted by i'mrightyourwrong on 07/02/2014 at 5:23 PM

Re: “Funny Abortion Stuff

@Andrew, I know you have a tough job coaxing people out who are otherwise only doing press to fill seats. I'm also not a huge fan of the rather tired MIB persona. Still, I'd probably be annoyed too if I got some flavor of, "where do your jokes come from?," "do you wonder if your career is over?," "when will you stop doing standup?," and "aren't you worried you peaked 15-20 years ago?"

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Posted by Commenty Colin on 06/09/2014 at 10:25 AM

Re: “Comedy Synthesis

"First they ignore you. Then they ridicule you. Then they fight you. Then they can actually just keep cycling through those, turns out." -- James Adomian

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Posted by Joe Hieronymus on 02/19/2014 at 7:47 PM

Re: “Almost Famous

I'm Pete Holmes:


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Posted by cat & beard on 06/27/2013 at 1:26 PM

Re: “Karmel Out

Get out fat boy.

Seriously you should do well down there. My instincts like your instincts. And thats a lotta stinc (t).

Posted by i'mrightyourwrong on 06/08/2013 at 7:31 PM

Re: “Karmel Out

How about a tv show that takes place in a city like Portland with monkeys that wear cowboy hats and ride around the city on dogs, stopping crime by distracting people with their hilarious monkeyshines!

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Posted by styrofoamcup on 06/06/2013 at 5:50 PM

Re: “Karmel Out

Good luck to you, Ian! (And for the love of god don't move to Long Beach.)

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Posted by Todd Mecklem on 06/06/2013 at 12:18 PM

Re: “Karmel Out

good luck dude!

Posted by Tornado on 06/06/2013 at 11:38 AM

Re: “Karmel Out


(i luv u, ian)

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Posted by cat & beard on 06/06/2013 at 11:29 AM

Re: “Karmel Out


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Posted by Ian Karmel on 06/05/2013 at 7:39 PM

Re: “Karmel Out

Ah ha. Finally now I can return Portland, in peace and serenity.
I am also in LA 'making it big-time'. Ian call me baby! Ciao! Kiss kiss

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Posted by Bruce Hornbuckle on 06/05/2013 at 4:14 PM

Re: “Karmel Out


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Posted by disastronaut on 06/05/2013 at 2:58 PM

Re: “The 12-Year-Old Boy Scene

This article was like, whatevers.

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Posted by Carson Creecy on 10/03/2012 at 4:53 PM

Re: “Parting Shots

Not at all true! Maybe you should know what you're talking about before you say something slanderous and condemning.

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Posted by IanKarmel on 07/09/2012 at 11:24 PM

Re: “Portland's (New) Funniest Person

My wife and I were two of those judges.. the women did great, hell they all did great; Dudes AND Dudettes. When it came down to it though.. the right folks got picked. Gender had nothing to do with it. Judging was based on originality, audience reaction, stage presence, and delivery. Helium hosted a wonderful event and is the funniest gig in town.

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Posted by danieljay on 06/14/2012 at 11:15 AM

Re: “Portland's (New) Funniest Person

For female performers, Purtle, Streed, Pruett and Stacey Hallal all made it to the Semifinals, where judges determined who advanced to the finals.

Posted by 192933 on 06/14/2012 at 6:38 AM

Re: “Bait and Switch

Best. Performer. Ever. A true genius. Even caught him improv'ing on a street corner at Last Thursday once.

Posted by Whiskey&Wings on 08/29/2011 at 9:23 AM

Re: “Bait and Switch

Talented. Ingenious. Delicately irreverent. Reggie is just want the cynicism of the United States of America needs. Now. Long live Reggie and his traveling improvisatory stance on pop political affairs and the mundane set against his breaks beats and timbre that make it oh-so enjoyable to swallow.

Posted by Nix on 08/22/2011 at 9:54 PM

Re: “Comedy Bubble

It's so weird how the most innocuous little topics will incite the most rabid comments. Digging on some of the tag names, though -- here's atcha, hookerwithapenis and homo666. As soon as flamingtesticles signs on, it's a home run.

Posted by Ron on 07/26/2011 at 12:54 PM

Re: “Comedy Bubble

Comedy Is OK is the best comedy show in town. It's $5. Try it, you might like it.

Posted by homo666 on 07/20/2011 at 9:41 PM

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