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This week’s comedy: July 31-Aug. 6

9:24 am Jul. 31, 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. JR Brow, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $15. Bob Marley, 8 p.m. Thursday,

This week’s comedy: July 24-30

12:00 pm Jul. 24, 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. John Heffron, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $15-$17. Pat House, 8 p.m. Wednesday,

This week’s comedy: July 17-23

2:20 pm Jul. 17, 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. Michael Ian Black, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and 8 p.m. Saturday. $18. John Heffron,

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.

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

SXSW 2015: Genius Reggie Watts destroys at Jash showcase

3:41 pm Mar. 15, 2015

It’s fitting that Reggie Watts would perform his unique musical comedy at a tech festival where the buzzword “disruptive” is trotted out so frequently.

There is nothing more disrputive than Watts. He synthesizes popular music forms