With Emo Philips, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Sonja Morgan, and so much more
JESSICA KIRSON OF “HYSTERICAL” ON PRANK CALLS, FOOD TRAUMA, AND HER CELEBRITY BROTHER
“People want to see a diverse lineup. They don’t want to see straight white male after straight white male.”
BETHANY VAN DELFT: ON STORYTELLING, PARENTHOOD, COMEDY … AND THE FRENCH
Before I had kids it felt horrible, like the worst thing. I’m so freakin worried about failing my kids all the time, bombing feels like a coffee break.
THE BOSTON COMEDY FEST TURNS 20
From Lewis Black saving the day to hanging with Caroline Rhea, BCF maestro Jim McCue tells all
ANJAN BISWAS AND THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE OF COMEDY AND PUZZLES
"A large chunk of escape room clientele is corporate team building, so every day I meet people my age with mortgages and 401Ks while my coworkers and I bonk each other on the head with plastic swords and talk about weird online sex communities."
JUST FOR LAUGHS: A LOOK AT SOME OF THE TOP TALENT AUDITIONING IN BOSTON THIS YEAR
For the second straight year, JFL is hosting this region’s New Faces showcase at Laugh Boston, where some of our city’s top comedic talents will audition on Feb 10 for a spot to perform at the fest this July ...
FARRIS & FARRIS: MEET BOSTON’S MOTHER-DAUGHTER COMEDY COMBO
"One day I picked her up from school and said, 'You’re going to ImprovBoston tomorrow.'"
JOEL KIM BOOSTER BREAKS DOWN HIS WORKOUT REGIMEN, DATING HABITS
"I wouldn’t say awkward, but I am a little bit more quiet when I first meet somebody. I am a little bit more introverted than I think people assume, especially in big social situations."
WOMEN OF BOSTON COMEDY ROUNDTABLE
"There’s always like some guy who’ll ask to be on the show, and I’m like, 'Uh, have you seen my show? Because your blowjob jokes aren’t going to work here.'"
MEET LAURA SEVERSE, THE WORKING DORCHESTER MOM ROCKING BOSTON COMEDY
"I’ve taken my son to open mics and shows. We also sit around the dinner table and tell jokes. My kids are both very funny although my youngest is shaping up to be a wicked hack."