Taking In Brooke Van Poppelen’s Stand-up at Washington, DC’s Big Hunt
Feb29

Taking In Brooke Van Poppelen’s Stand-up at Washington, DC’s Big Hunt

Brooke Van Poppelen has been doing stand-up comedy long enough to know what she’s doing, and the best version of her comedy is when it doesn’t feel like comedy at all. Her Friday and Saturday night performances at Washington, DC’s Big Hunt showed that watching Brooke perform feels less like watching a show and more like catching up with an old friend. A friend who just happens to have hilarious stories. After living in Brooklyn...

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An Interview With Comedian Brooke Van Poppelen About Laxative Teas (and Other Stuff)
Feb25

An Interview With Comedian Brooke Van Poppelen About Laxative Teas (and Other Stuff)

Based out of New York City, Brooke Van Poppelen has made a name for herself through her stand-up comedy and television work. In addition to her many guest appearances, her writing has also been featured on numerous MTV shows. Check Brooke out on Twitter and her website, and be sure to catch her headlining at the Big Hunt in Washington, D.C. this Friday and Saturday night. How much of your stand-up set is scripted versus just a loose...

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Arrested Improv Comedian ‘Yes Ands’ Himself Into Terrorism Charge
Feb04

Arrested Improv Comedian ‘Yes Ands’ Himself Into Terrorism Charge

CHICAGO – Following a string of criminal admissions during a stream-of-conscious, free-flowing bit, a local improvisational comedian has been formally charged with conspiracy to engage in domestic terrorism and treason. Jeff Daugherty, 28, is also being held on suspicion of arson, armed robbery, corporate espionage and regicide. “I originally pulled him over for a broken taillight,” said arresting officer Matthew Geary. “And...

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Comedian Won’t Stop Talking
Jul02

Comedian Won’t Stop Talking

Glancing at his watch, it slowly began to dawn on comedy show audience member Richard Johnson that coming to this show may have been the biggest mistake of his life. With a growing sense of unease, he started to wonder just what he had gotten himself into when he bought tickets to the Zane Boren Comedy Special at the local comedy club, the Tickle Factory. At first, everything had seemed wonderful. Dinner at the Cheesecake Factory with...

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