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Ring in 2016 with laughter

4:49 pm Dec. 28, 2015

Is there a better way to bid farewell to one year and welcome the next than laughing ’til your sides ache?

Much of Austin’s comedy scene goes slack on New Year’s Eve, and I don’t get it.

Here’s how the rain delay affects Fun Fun Fun Fest comedy

1:26 pm Nov. 7, 2015

The Fun Fun Fun Fest crowds were kept waiting Saturday while organizers walked the venue with Austin’s Parks Department, making sure that the grounds were dry enough, according to Jennifer Sinski from Giant Noise, the festival promoter.

While people waited in line, their badges were scanned so that they could enter immediately once the gates opened. In addition, they were offered snacks and water while in line.

The doors opened around 1:10,

Tig Notaro’s Fun Fun Fun Fest Friday shows canceled

4:10 pm Nov. 6, 2015

  Standup comic Tig Notaro’s Friday shows at Fun Fun Fun Fest have been called off. Her flight was canceled, according to a Fest spokesperson, and she will not arrive in Austin until Saturday.

Her 4:25 p.m.

Brian Gaar to host new, late night comedy show on The CW

10:01 am Aug. 25, 2015

When we say “local boy makes good,” we mean local.

Austin stand-up comic Brian Gaar, who worked as a reporter for many years at the Austin American-Statesman, has snagged an original, new, local late night comedy

Fun Fun Fun Fest announces comedy lineup

10:26 am Jul. 28, 2015

The producers of the annual Fun Fun Fun Fest have announced the acts performing on the Yellow stage.

Tig Notaro, Doug Benson, Eric Andre, Todd Barry, Eugene Mirman, Sabrina Jalees, Jonah Ray and Kurt Braunohler are