TruTV orders Those Who Can’t from Denver comedy troupe Grawlix

TruTV continues to step up its slate of comedy series with its first scripted show. Those Who Can’t is a Denver-based sitcom starring Grawlix troupe comedians Ben Roy, Adam Cayton-Holland and Andrew Orvedahl. The trio play immature teachers at Denver’s fictional Buchanan High School. Those Who Can’t began as an Amazon Studios pilot before TruTV bought the rights and reordered a new pilot. The network has since ordered 10 episodes

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Comedy scene in Denver surges, is teeming with talented comics

While the Internet may have democratized comedy, it didn’t make everyone a genius. There may be videos and showcases being assembled all over the US, but only a few regional scenes (Portland, Austin) have risen above their less organized counterparts and created thriving communities of comedians that not only attract the big-wigs from New York and L.A., but in some cases are making their own industry – one that doesn’t

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High Plains Comedy Festival in photos: Reggie Watts, Marc Maron, Kyle Kinane and more!

On Aug. 23 and 24, the first-ever High Plains Comedy Festival went down in beautiful Denver, CO, bringing together dozens of nationally headlining comedians and local heroes from the city’s increasingly thriving comedy scene. For the festival, co-curators and comedians Andy Juett and Adam Cayton-Holland snagged the likes of Reggie Watts, Kyle Kinane, Kurt Braunohler and Marc Maron (who guested on a live recording of Cayton-Holland’s podcast My Dining Room

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The Laughspin Bridgetown Comedy Fest wrap-up with Todd Barry, Jon Glaser, more!

I know, I know. It’s been days and days since the Bridgetown Comedy Festival wrapped up, but I needed that time to process the adventure. I saw so many shows over the course of the four-day run that some of it gets a bit fuzzy, so I had to storyboard my weekend and pick out my favorite all-around shows for you guys. First things first: I’m a Portland local and

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Listen to an interview with Mitch Hedberg conducted five months before he died

This coming Thursday marks the seventh anniversary of comedian Mitch Hedberg’s death. And although we lost him when he was only 37 years old, he left us with what seems like a long lifetime of material. We can always listen and re-listen to his two albums, Strategic Grill Locations and Mitch All Together and his posthumous release Do You Believe in Gosh? or peep his half-hour Comedy Central Presents. And

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