Comedy: Alysia Wood — A princess in jeans

Alysia Wood is a rising star out of the Seattle comedy scene. The Louisiana native, who once lived in Louisville, has now settled in southern California.


Comedy: Fantasy ‘League’ star on anger and the NCAA

Long Island native Steve Rannazzisi broke out as a cast member on “The League,” FX’s popular and acclaimed comedy series about a 30-something group of friends who are also members


Comedy: Busting myths all over your face

The Mythbusters bring TV to the Palace stage

Jamie Hynemen and Adam Savage, better known collectively as “The Mythbusters,” stars of the hit Discovery Channel show, are almost single-handedly responsible for turning geek into chic


Comedy: Dan Cummins on his first time

Dan Cummins is hardly a household name just yet, but his first two albums, Revenge Is Near and Crazy With a Capital F, have been two of the best-reviewed com


Comedy: Lewis Black — beyond belief

If you don’t know who Lewis Black is, then you’ve probably been living in a cave in the south of France for a millennium and a half.


Comedy: A dark and twisted Titus

Christopher Titus is one of the most harrowing comedians in the world.


Comedy: Demetri Martin’s comic eye

Law school dropout Demetri Martin has thrived in comedy — landing TV specials, albums, a recurring spot on “The Daily Show,” his own series, starring in the movie “Taking Wo


Comedy: A gay girl gig

Poppy Champlin presents the ‘Queer Queens of Qomedy’

Poppy Champlin has been trucking along the stand-up circuit for more than 30 years and has worked with everyone from Rosie O’Donnell and Bill Maher to Bill Hicks and Denis Leary.


Comedy: The joy of discovery

Improvapalooza turns 12

“Improvapalooza” is 12 years old — it has finally hit puberty, is wearing deodorant and sprouting hair where there was none.


Comedy: Bryan Callen’s life as a penguin

Bryan Callen launched his career in the mid-’90s as an original cast member on “MADtv.” In the years since, he has had roles in numerous TV and movie comedies, including a recurri