The Funny Glut

So everyone’s a comedian now?

Culture Features
A priest, a rabbi and an atheist walk into a bar. They put their names on the list and hope to get called up for three minutes onstage. They’re aspiring standups—like everyone else in Portland   More
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 BRANDON WIDDER

Comedy Review: Dave Attell at Helium, 9/15


Arts & Books
 “Here come the kid-fucking jokes.”Sure, why not? In the course of his set last Thursday night at Helium, Dave Attell discussed just about every other uncomfortable subject imaginable—masturbation, ejaculation, pubic hairstyling, homosexuals, Mexicans, midgets...especially midgets—so really, it was only a matter of time before he got to the pedophilia nyuks. While that might sound vile, ...   More
Monday, September 19, 2011 MATTHEW SINGER

NOT EVEN CLOSE TO LIVE: Bill Burr at Helium Comedy Club

So, this is embarrassing—Matthew Singer attended a VIP night at Helium Comedy for us last Thursday and immediately turned around the following eloquent and insightful review, which I promptly forgot about until today. So, y'know, enjoy the belated commentary. And sorry, Matt. -Ben Waterhouse. It didn't take long into Bill Burr's set at Helium Comedy Club for Portland to prove that it is ...   More
Thursday, August 26, 2010 MATTHEW SINGER


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