Results tagged with 'comedy'
Published Oct. 6, 2015
When Jason and Randy Sklar perform their standup show Friday night at Turner Hall they're the first to admit that Milwaukee is a basically a Bizarro version of their hometown, St. Louis - and not just when it comes to sports fans. The first Adler's Fall Comedy Classic is right in the wheelhouse for the 43-year-old twin brothers, who span every genre of comedy but especially shine when it comes to smart and observational commentary rooted in "insider baseball" sports.
Published Sept. 7, 2015
With a book called "I Can Barely Take Care Of Myself" and a comedy special titled "I'm Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine)," Jen Kirkman lays her honesty right out there before a single joke's been told. Before she brings that honesty - and the ensuing laughs - to the Turner Hall Ballroom Wednesday, OnMilwaukee got a chance get some honest answers from Kirkman about life as a comedian and the story she wants to someday tell on "Drunk History."
Published Aug. 17, 2015
This morning, Turner Hall Ballroom announced Adler's Fall Comedy Classic, an evening of comedy hosted by 102/1's Adler and featuring The Sklar Brothers, Brody Stevens and Nikki Glaser. The night of stand-up is set for Friday, Oct. 9 at 8 p.m.
Published Aug. 5, 2015
The Milwaukee Comedy Festival - Wisconsin's largest comedy event - celebrates its 10-year anniversary this year. The annual festival runs from Thursday, Aug. 6 through Saturday, Aug. 9 and features performers from across the United States and Canada.
Published March 5, 2015
Carly Aquilino of MTV's "Girl Code" is currently on tour, bringing humor to different cities. She'll be stopping at Milwaukee's Turner Hall Ballroom on Saturday, March 7. Before the show, OnMilwaukee.com recently chatted with Aquilino about her start in comedy, her time on "Girl Code," weird fan interactions, crazed Seattle hecklers and more.
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Friday August 22nd, 2014 – Island Lake, IL We interrupt this regularly scheduled sabbatical to bring you some positive news for a change! I have been taking a break from cataloging my daily thoughts in order that I might devote my full energy to my forthcoming book about hav...
Thursday July 24th, 2014 – Island Lake, IL A lot of things sound really great in theory. Communism is a big one, but nobody has been able to pull it off successfully for any significant amount of time. Polygamy is another. It sounds like a party, but there are laws against i...
Tuesday July 22nd, 2014 – Island Lake, IL Oh, how time flies. Four years ago today my appearance on “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” aired. I’d recorded it the previous March, and by the time it ran I honestly thought it would never air. When it did...
Saturday July 19th, 2014 – Milwaukee, WI Ahhh…nothing is as thoroughly refreshing as an oasis in the desert. Tonight I was booked for a pair of shows at my all time favorite performance venue which is The Northern Lights Theatre at Potawatomi Casino in Milwaukee. I lo...
Friday July 18th, 2014 – Island Lake, IL My life is an extended mess, and I don’t know how to fix it. It’s not messy like a lot of people, and in fact my mess is pretty boring. There are no drug or alcohol addictions or cheating on my pregnant wife with a se...
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