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2013 Stories by P.F. Wilson

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  • Jackie Kashian

    published December 25, 2013

    "It's going well," says comedian Jackie Kashian. "Everyone seems to be pointed in a Jackie Kashian direction, which I am pleased about." The... More >>

  • Mike Vecchione

    published December 25, 2013

    Mike Vecchione is anxious to hit the road. While he's enjoyed a steady gig recently working on Dave Attell's new TV show, the Philadelphia-born... More >>

  • Mo Mandel

    published December 18, 2013

    "Actually, I always wanted to be a novelist," explains comedian Mo Mandel. "I wrote a novel in college, and it was such a lonely, arduous... More >>

  • Collin Moulton

    published December 18, 2013

    "When I was seven years old, I saw Steve Martin [perform], and after that I wanted to do standup," says comedian Collin Moulton. "I just didn't... More >>

  • Wendy Liebman

    published December 11, 2013

    After 20 years of doing standup, Wendy Liebman is feeling invigorated. Perhaps her recent interest in electronic dance music has helped spark her... More >>

  • Ralph Harris

    published December 11, 2013

    You could say Ralph Harris is returning to his roots. "I'm back in the tri-state region that I'm familiar with," he says via cell phone from the... More >>

  • Mike Lukas

    published December 4, 2013

    Comedian Mike Lukas is looking forward to making the trip from his hometown of Cleveland to Minneapolis for his December appearances at the Acme... More >>

  • Guy Torry

    published December 4, 2013

    Even though his brother Robert had become a standup comic, Guy Torry had no plans to follow suit when he graduated from school. "I didn't really... More >>

  • Josh Wolf

    published November 13, 2013

    Josh Wolf is a comic of all trades. He is probably best known for his work on Chelsea Lately, the late-night E! Network chat show. But he... More >>

  • Rory Scovel

    published November 13, 2013

    "We're sort of becoming a dumb country," Rory Scovel tells an audience. "And I don't mean to offend anybody, but if that does offend you, it's... More >>

  • Rhys Darby

    published November 13, 2013

    While easily recognized by comedy audiences throughout the rest of the English-speaking world, Rhys Darby is probably best known to Americans as... More >>

  • Maria Bamford

    published November 13, 2013

    It's been quite a year for Duluth native Maria Bamford. Apart from receiving rave reviews for her role as Debrie Bardeaux in the Arrested... More >>

  • Dov Davidoff

    published November 6, 2013

    What has comedian Dov Davidoff been up to lately? "Oh god, that's a big question," he replies. "Existential dread. I'm seeing a psychologist, so... More >>

  • Michael Thorne

    published November 6, 2013

    "After a while you get tired of getting fired for it," says comedian Michael Thorne of how he wound up doing standup comedy. "Sometimes they don't... More >>

  • Paul Hooper

    published October 30, 2013

    North Carolina native Paul Hooper returns to the Twin Cities this week fresh off the debut of his brand-new CD, Tense and Uncomfortable.... More >>

  • Ben Roy

    published October 30, 2013

    Ben Roy has been called a punk-rock Sam Kinison, but this is inaccurate. Where volume was part of Kinison's punchlines, for Roy it's strictly a... More >>

  • Michael Malone

    published October 16, 2013

    Michael Malone is comedian on the move. "I'm home for a whopping 48 hours, man," he says, "I'm on the road 46 to 48 weeks a year." Malone grew up... More >>

  • Dom Irrera

    published October 16, 2013

    Dom Irrera recently took a few minutes out of his busy schedule to talk to City Pages about his upcoming shows in Minnesota. "Busy schedule my... More >>

  • Chad Daniels

    published October 16, 2013

    Chad Daniels is living the good life in northern Minnesota. Based in Fergus Falls, he headlines clubs across the country while also making regular... More >>

  • Pete Correale

    published October 16, 2013

    Pete Correale and his wife tried starting a family, stopped trying, and then wound up with one. "We're that story you hear all the time," he says.... More >>

  • Alysia Wood

    published October 9, 2013

    "I was always a fan of standup," says comedian Alysia Wood. "I watched Carson's monologues with my dad, and tried to stay awake for the standups.... More >>

  • Dana Gould

    published October 9, 2013

    Dana Gould doesn't get to do standup much these days, but when he does, he makes sure that he plays Minneapolis. "Acme is one of my favorite... More >>

  • Dave Mordal

    published October 2, 2013

    "I can't stand doing standup," says Twin City favorite Dave Mordal. "I'm hoping Joke Joint is the last standup I ever do." The local funny man,... More >>

  • Debra DiGiovanni

    published October 2, 2013

    Debra DiGiovanni may have just restored our faith in reality television. The Canadian comic first gained wide U.S. exposure in 2007 on Last... More >>

  • Matt Braunger

    published September 25, 2013

    Nature or nurture? Growing up in Portland, Oregon, must have had some effect on the comic sensibilities of Matt Braunger. "It's a really fun... More >>

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