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Danny Palumbo named Funniest Person in Austin

12:12 am May. 19, 2015

Austin comic Danny Palumbo bested more than 200 challengers to take the Funniest Person in Austin title Monday at Cap City Comedy Club.

Palumbo inherits the crown from Cody Hustak, who won the contest in 2014.

Austin Sketch Fest comes to ColdTowne

4:22 pm May. 18, 2015

For six years, ColdTowne Theatre has produced, booked, and organized Austin Sketch Fest. The seven-night event celebrates and showcases scripted comedy from the Austin and the surrounding areas.

Some of Austin’s most well known comedians, like

Nick Offerman is not Ron Swanson, okay?

4:14 pm May. 15, 2015

Here’s an interesting Austin mention from an interview former “Parks and Recreation” star Nick Offerman conducted with the Detroit Free Press in the midst of his current tour with wife Megan Mullally. The

Funniest Person in Austin finals will be held this week

3:32 pm May. 8, 2015

Austin Java Parkway. “Sure Thing,” a weekly comedy show. 8 p.m. Saturday. Free. 1206 Parkway. 512-476-1829, facebook.com/SureThingATX.

Cap City Comedy Club. Kevin Nealon, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $25. Steve Rannizzisi, 8 p.m. Wednesday

Quest for funniest person in Austin continues this week

1:35 pm May. 1, 2015

Austin Java Parkway. “Sure Thing,” a weekly comedy show. 8 p.m. Saturday. Free. 1206 Parkway. 512-476-1829, facebook.com/SureThingATX.

Cap City Comedy Club. Cameron Esposito, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $15-$21. 8120 Research Blvd., No. 100.