Steve McInelly: All-Around Funny Man

Steve McInelly: All-Around Funny Man
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Steve McInelly may look like he’s clean-cut and fresh out of the MTC, but this Utah native has been rocking the SLC and Las Vegas comedy scenes with his irreverent, spot-on delivery for over six years. … read more

It’s Always Comedy and Other Funny Opinions @ Keys on Main 02.22

It’s Always Comedy and Other Funny Opinions @ Keys on...
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Two comedy powerhouses married in a glorious ceremony of laughter, tears, and beers on a freezing cold Sunday night at downtown SLC’s Keys on Main. This wasn’t a romantic pairing, but a marriage of two comic geniuses combining their recurring shows into one behemoth of a comedy event.   … read more

Jackson Banks: Keeping It Weird

Jackson Banks: Keeping It Weird
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Jackson Banks, the rising star of Utah comedy, is having a pretty awesome month. He just turned the big 2-4, has appeared on numerous comedy stages throughout the state, and walked away with a coveted X96 Radio From Hell Film Festival award.  … read more

Comedy @ The Loft 03.26

Comedy @ The Loft 03.26
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Comedy traveled up North to start the spring in style, bringing five local comics to the top floor of the Ziegfeld Theater—aptly named The Loft—in Ogden as part of a new monthly event.  … read more

The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
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Mark my words: Everything Tina Fey touches is magical. She is the Fairy Godmother of comedy, and her newest Netflix exclusive is no exception. From the cast to the music, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt stands up to its name and is a solid, feel-good comedy.  … read more

Jokers Gone Wild Presents: Shocknado

Jokers Gone Wild Presents: Shocknado
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The Jokers Gone Wild secret to success: put on a revolving showcase of local comics, invite everyone and their grandma, add alcohol and wait for the magic to happen. Their April show returned to their home turf at The Fifth in Bountiful and brought with them four of the hardest-working comics in Utah. … read more

Natashia Mower: Just Being Funny

Natashia Mower: Just Being Funny
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Natashia Mower is one of the hardest working comedians currently in the Utah Comedy scene, and she’s one funny force to be reckoned with. Her quick and accessible comedy is second only to how genuinely nice she is as a human being. … read more

Christopher Titus: Angry Pursuit of Happiness Tour @ Wiseguys 05.09

Christopher Titus: Angry Pursuit of Happiness Tour @ Wiseguys 05.09
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Christopher Titus is unapologetically raw, angry and hilariously funny. His rant-style monologues are similar in fashion to other comedy greats like George Carlin, or even contemporaries like Bill Burr and Louis C.K. (whom I had never heard of until Titus opened a new world of comedy for me). … read more

Chris Thayer: No One Asked For This Tour 05.18

Chris Thayer: No One Asked For This Tour 05.18
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Salt Lake City got a taste of L.A. for one night in a small, homey Downtown establishment. SLUG was there when Chris Thayer stopped by Mo’s American Diner to tell his own brand of awkward and hilarious jokes, and he brought a friend, Anna Seregina. … read more

Cosvestite out of the Closet: A Word on Comic Jonny Brandin

Cosvestite out of the Closet: A Word on Comic Jonny...
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Comic Jonny Brandin may want to consider me for his biographer someday, because I find him to be so. Damn. Fascinating. Hailing from Las Vegas, Brandin got his start performing puppet theater before, during and after local punk shows. That last sentence encapsulates what SLUG and our city’s art scene is all about, so let that soak in for a while. He moved to Salt Lake in 2005, and has been working the comedy circuit ever since. He worships Andy Kaufman, The Kids in the Hall and Upright Citizens Brigade, and likes to humbly remind people he doesn’t embarrass easily.  … read more