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Comedian Jackie Kashian will be headlining at the Acme Comedy Company this weekend. Much of Kashian's humor centers around video game and science fiction humor.

Kashian in on the Laughs

Sarah Harper
January 26, 2012

What: Jackie Kashian When:  8 p.m., Thursday; 8 p.m. or 10:30 p.m., Friday; 8 p.m. or 10:30 p.m., Saturday Where: ACME Comedy Co. Cost: $15-30 Age: 18+  Instead of spewing high-falutinâÄô...

The Natasha Hour

Sarah Harper
January 19, 2012

  What: Natasha Leggero When: 8 p.m., Thursday; 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Friday; and 10:30 p.m., Saturday Where: ACME Comedy Co. Cost:$15-30 Age:18+ SheâÄôs sitting on a pile of white powder....

Comedy veteran Isaac Witty will be headlining three nights at The Joke Joint this weekend.

The Wittiest Isaac

Raghav Mehta
January 19, 2012

What: Isaac Witty Where: Joke Joint Comedy Club, 2300 E American Blvd When: Thursday âÄì Saturday, 8 pm Cost: $10 Most people arenâÄôt sure of what they want to do with their lives till...

Reese’s pieces

Martina Marosi
December 8, 2011

  What: Reese Waters Where: Acme Comedy Co., 708 N. First St. #G31, Minneapolis When:  Tonight, 12/8 âÄì Sat., 12/10. Times vary The first time Reese Waters ever tried stand-up,...

All-Stars Corey Holcomb, DeRay Davis, Michael Blackson and Gary Owen on stage at Humphrey's in San Diego, CA

Shaquille O’Neal’s All-Star Comedy Jam

Martina Marosi
November 17, 2011

What: Shaquille OâÄôNealâÄôs All-Star Comedy Jam Where: State Theatre, When: Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 pm, Saturday Cost: $38 to $48 After an illustrious career of shattering backboards,...

University of Minnesota alumna Linda Aarons performs the first set of the night Wednesday at Acme Comedy Company in Minneapolis.

Acme turns 20

Sarah Harper
November 10, 2011

  What: Acme Comedy CompanyâÄôs 20th Anniversary When: Nov. 3-5; Thursday at 8:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. and Saturday at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Where: Acme Comedy Company, 708...

Notorious T.I.G.

Martina Marosi
November 10, 2011

What: Tig Notaro When: Friday, Nov. 11, doors 9 p.m. / show 9:30 p.m. Where: The Whole, Coffman Union Cost: Free You may not know who Tig Notaro is âÄî yet âÄî but you can have her at your...

University of Minnesota alumna Andy Erikson has made a name for herself in the local comedy scene. She will be performing at the Corner Bar

How do you do, Andy?

Sarah Harper
November 3, 2011

What: Andy Erikson at âÄúMen With HatsâÄù When: 8 p.m., tonight Where: Comedy Corner Underground in the Corner BarâÄôs basement, 1501 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis Cost:...

The comedienne first received national attention when she placed fourth on Last Comic Standing. She also appeared on the Ellen Degeneres show, even though her material is not necessarily for the daytime television crowd.

Schumer Humor

Martina Marosi
November 3, 2011

What:Amy Schumer When: Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m., Saturday Where: Varsity Theater, 1308 Fourth St. SE, Minneapolis Cost: $20 Amy Schumer is coming at the comedy world hard and fast, with an...

Black on Black

Martina Marosi
October 27, 2011

  WHAT: Michael Ian Black WHERE: Varsity Theater, 1308 SE Fourth St. WHEN: Nov. 2, 7p.m. doors open / 8 p.m. show starts COST: $20 Michael Ian Black is not, as the title of his new comedy album âÄúVery...