comedy

Local News
11:27 am
Thu August 14, 2014

Comedian Marc Maron Speaks On His 'Magical Place,' Robin Williams

Marc Maron
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Marc Maron has been doing comedy for over two decades, be it standup, on the radio, or television specials. But his popularity has really taken flight over the last several years with his twice-weekly podcast called “WTF with Marc Maron,” which has reached number one on the iTunes comedy section multiple times, and his current television show on IFC called “Maron.” He will be performing in Charlotte at the Comedy Zone for three nights starting tonight, and he joined us this morning.


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Comedy
9:35 am
Fri June 6, 2014

'You Can Do It!' Comedian Rob Schneider Brings Revived Stand Up Act To Charlotte

Comedian Rob Schneider is probably best known for his characters on Saturday Night Live like the Copy Machine Guy, or from movies like Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, but he got his start in stand-up comedy, and he has recently returned to his roots. He’ll be performing at The Comedy Zone this weekend  in Charlotte. He spoke to WFAE's Kevin Kniestedt.


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Arts & Life
9:37 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Comedian Paula Poundstone Makes The Audience The Show

Comedian Paula Poundstone doesn’t just entertain audiences with her stand-up comedy, she includes them. Her routines are often off the cuff and spend a good deal of time interacting with the crowd. She can regularly be heard on NPR’s Wait Wait, Don’t Tell Me, tonight she will be at Wingate University, and she joined us this morning.


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Arts & Life
10:40 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Comedian Mike Birbiglia Talks Sleepwalking And Jokes That Hurt

Mike Birbiglia is known as a comedian who tells personal, embarrassing stories. He became a public radio listener favorite when he told his funny but true story about dealing with sleepwalking on This American Life, which has since been made into a movie. He’ll be performing his new act, Thank God for Jokes, at the Knight Theater on March 29th and he joins us today.


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