April 4, 2016

Inside David Hasselhoff’s Headlining Set, Neko White Wins a Tourney Plus News From Jermaine Fowler, Carly Acquilino, Emma Willmann

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening […]
April 23, 2015

Moontower Preview! Hasan Minhaj Talks About Jon Stewart and Trevor Noah

Last year Hasan Minhaj was great at Moontower Comedy Festival but this year he's coming back as a Daily Show Correspondent. Minhaj got his gig with the show this December, at the same time as Trevor Noah was hired. Now just 5 months into his time with the show, Hasan created memorable pieces, and learned so much. He's also going to be on board for the changing of the guard, as Stewart says goodbye to the show and Trevor Noah takes over as the new host. We got to talk with Hasan and ask him about working at the Daily Show during such an exciting time, and about Moontower.
April 23, 2015

Moontower Preview: Bridget Everett Going 100 mph and Crushing It

Part cabaret, part comedy, all amazing, Bridget Everett is a powerhouse who can belt out a tune and make you laugh at the same time.  Last […]
April 22, 2015

Moontower Preview: Andy Kindler Talks About Twitter Addiction, And Going to Austin

This weekend, Andy Kindler will be appearing at The Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival in Austin, Texas. Amy Hawthorne caught up with him to talk about the festival and his Twitter addiction.
April 21, 2015

Moontower Preview: Jonathan Katz, Still Finding Comedy in Odd Places (Interview)

He has a substandard poodle, he owns the domain name patheticmen.com, his groupies are middle aged jewish couples who invite him over for soup, he likes to find comedy in odd places, and he is celebrating the 20th Anniversary of his show, Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist. The "he" in question, of course is stand up comedian Jonathan Katz.
April 9, 2015

Moontower Comedy Festival Must See Shows of 2015

MOONTOWER COMEDY & ODDITIES FESTIVAL is coming up this month, and once again its shaping up to be one of the best festivals of the year. Moontower, more than any other festival has the feeling of comedy summer camp. The venues are all close enough to walk to, the weather is pretty stunning, and there's great food all around you-- including some of the best bbq in the country. Plus there are parties every night, a giant Ping Pong tournament and walk in access to dozens of events, all with the company of somewhere around 100 of the country's funniest comedians
April 26, 2014

Talking with Dan Soder at Moontower in Austin

Yesterday we got to catch up with Dan about Moontower, the city of Austin, and how he feels about fake vaginas. He'll be performing with Michael Che at Cap City tonight at 10:30pm.
April 25, 2014

Day Two: Is Colin Quinn the Godfather of Moontower Comedy Fest?

Like a jealous girlfriend stuck at home while the boys went off to party, we are missing the MoontowerComedy and Oddity Festival, but don’t worry, we’re doing […]
April 24, 2014

Dan Soder, Hannibal Burress and the Fleshlight Dominate Day 1 at the Moontower

We didn't make it to the Moontower Festival this year, but that didn't stop us from following it like hawk, and it looks like Day 1 was dominated by Dan Soder, Hannibal Buress and a fleshlight.
April 10, 2014

Don’t Miss the Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival in Austin This Month

Set aside April 23rd to the 26th and book a flight, because the 3rd Annual Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival in Austin promises to be everything you ever hoped a comedy festival would be.