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2014 Stories by Vic Shuttee

Archives: 2014
  • W. Kamau Bell

    published November 6, 2014

    There’s no telling what topics comedian W. Kamau Bell will tackle during his Houston show. That’s probably why he called the... More >>

  • Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival

    published September 18, 2014

    Returning to Houston for a second time, Funny or Die’s Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival -delivers the funniest faces from television... More >>

  • Mike Birbiglia

    published April 24, 2014

    Actor, director, stand-up comedian and monologist extraordinaire, Mike Birbiglia makes his long-promised return to Texas (his first... More >>

  • Todd Barry

    published April 24, 2014

    For most stand-ups, crowd work is a segue tool rather than their predominant style. Crowd work (an off-the-cuff remark made directly to and about... More >>

  • Ali Siddiq

    published February 27, 2014

    After 15 years of honing his craft on the road, Ali Siddiq is returning to his old stomping grounds with a one-night stand at the Houston Improv... More >>

  • Mo Amer

    published February 27, 2014

    Arab-American comic Mo Amer and his family escaped from Kuwait during the first Gulf War (or as he calls it onstage, “The... More >>

  • Sam Demaris

    published February 20, 2014

    Sam Demaris, known to many Houston comedy fans as one-fourth of the cast on the popular Whiskey Brothers podcast, brings his unique brand... More >>

  • Jim McCue

    published February 13, 2014

    This weekend’s shows mark a return to Houston for comedian Jim McCue. “First time [at the Joke Joint Comedy Showcase]. But I... More >>

  • Bobby Lee

    published February 13, 2014

    “As an older guy,” former MadTV favorite Bobby Lee starts, “my body is changing. It’s getting scarier. I... More >>

  • Ron White

    published February 6, 2014

    For stand-up and former Deer Park resident Ron White, comedy is a trial of endurance. “Expect to laugh real hard,” he says.... More >>

  • Al Jackson

    published February 6, 2014

    Comedian Al Jackson brings his unique brand of comic paternalism to Houston’s Joke Joint Comedy Showcase. Jackson, a former middle... More >>

Archives: 2014