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

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,

Out of Bounds Comedy Festival returns this week

7:10 pm Aug. 29, 2015

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

Cap City Comedy Club. Mary Lynn Rajskub, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $17. “Dudley and Bob +