Costaki Economopoulos

Costaki Economopoulos bills himself as "the biggest name in show business," but there's more to this standup comic than clever wordplay. Well known for his political and current events humor, Costaki has found himself drifting more toward domestic comedy these days. The 39-year-old and his partner, fellow comic Caroline Rhea, welcomed a daughter last year, and the dad can't believe his luck. "When we started talking about having a kid," he says, "I was a little panicked, because it's not compatible with being a comic, really. Lately, I feel like I've got way more time with the kid than any of my buddies with regular jobs because when I'm home, I'm totally home." On stage, Costaki still has thoughts of his family. "I watched Caroline on Sabrina: The Teenage Witch," he reminisces. "The cat was talking to her while she's cooking dinner. I thought, 'This show is ridiculous, Caroline doesn't cook dinner.'" 18+.
Tuesdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Fridays, Saturdays, 10:30 p.m. Starts: Aug. 25. Continues through Aug. 29, 2009

 
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