Posts Tagged ‘Stand Up Comedy’

Comedian Hannibal Buress Headlines at Vaudeville Cafe on August 30th

August 5, 2012

Upon returning from his 27-day, stand-up comedy gig at The Fringe Festival in Edin borough, Scotland, Hannibal Buress begins his South eastern U.S. tour.    On August 30th, this Chicago-born comedian will headline at the Vaudeville Cafe in Chattanooga.   Buress’ style of comedy is steeped in commentary on every day life.

Reporting: Monessa Guilfoil

Listen to the story with Hannibal Buress:

Underground Comedy Brings Doug Stanhope To Chattanooga

March 31, 2011


Doug Stanhope is an award-winning, internationally-recognized comedian.  His career has been amazingly diverse: he’s performed at major festivals such as Montreal Just For Laughs and the Chicago Comedy Festival, he’s been on Comedy Central and co-hosted the Man Show, he’s hosted Girls Gone Wild, and he once made a serious bid to be President on the Libertarian Party ticket.

In this piece, Stanhope talks about how social networking has allowed him to avoid mainstream comedy and perform on his own terms; why he dislikes comedy clubs; and a condition called “irony fatigue.”