Tagged comedy

Comedy Spotlight: Kings at HUGE Theater, Minneapolis

When I walked into HUGE Improv Theater to see Hannah Wydeven’s new 9:30 Friday-night show, Kings, all I knew was that it boasted an all-star improv comedy cast and that it was playing at a nonprofit theater in Uptown that consistently sold out its shows. Wydeven, of Show X, a five-year-long-running show in the Twin Cities, has forged a reputation for herself as a force to be reckoned with onstage. It was no surprise, then, as I waited in the...

MN Theater Genius Special: The Insufferable Spiteness of Beaver

I got to see a special preview of Jon Stark‘s upcoming show The Insufferable Spiteness of Beaver. Based on the show’s promotional material, I kind of didn’t really know what to expect. Having now seen it, I’m excited to share what I experienced and why folks should (or should not) go see this performance. But I’m kind of not going to tell you what to expect. The Insufferable Spiteness of Beaver (Creaturea Complexitus) Stark is a standup comedian. The show was born...

Weirdo to Watch: Tim Wick, Geek Performer Extraordinaire

I had the honor of sitting down with local geek Tim Wick to talk about comedy, music, science fiction, and all things geek. Tim is a founding member of the Dregs, Vilification Tennis, the Geeks without God podcast, Fearless Comedy Productions, and the Pet Snake Reggie film blog. Here’s what he had to share. Duck Washington (TCG): What does the word geek mean to you? Tim Wick: We actually had a very long debate about this on a car ride to Duluth...
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