Bringing you the latest from the Austin comedy scene including news, events and happenings.

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

Barry Sobel comes to Austin in July

4:12 pm Jul. 1, 2015

Here’s one that arrived too late for the monthly comedy roundup: stand-up Barry Sobel, who toured relentlessly and achieved a level of success in the ’80s, is playing two Austin dates in July. He’ll be performing with unnamed locals at both stops and insist’s this is not his “comeback tour.”

Sobel appeared on his own HBO specials, MTV, Comedy Central, sitcoms such as “Dave’s World” and “227,” as well as in movies

Moontower Friday: Patton Oswalt and Jonathan Katz

11:58 pm Apr. 26, 2015

I didn’t have to go see Friday’s “Dr. Katz Live” at the Stateside Theatre, part of the 2015 Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival. My colleague Omar Gallaga went on Thursday and did a great job