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The Traverse City Comedy Fest Returns for Second Year

The second annual Traverse City Comedy Fest is set to run Wednesday, Jan. 31 through Saturday, Feb. 3, with over 40 events scheduled among...

Comedian Gina Yashere is Making a Stop in the Motor City

British comedian and actress Gina Yashere is making waves across the U.S. and United Kingdom with her new Woman King of Comedy tour, which...

8 Comedy Clubs to Check Out in Metro Detroit

They say laughter is the best medicine
ed hill

Comedian Ed Hill on His Amazon Comedy Special, Touring, & More

The award-winning comedian comes to Hamtramck next month
Detroit House of Comedy

Detroit House of Comedy to Open This Summer

The new club will welcome established and up-and-coming comedians to its stage
Seth Meyers Forgotten Harvest

Seth Meyers is Headlining Forgotten Harvest’s Comedy Night

Tickets for the fundraiser go on sale Jan. 28
mark ridley

Comedy Castle Founder Mark Ridley’s Love for Stand-up is Still Strong

Ridley’s club has welcomed comedians Jerry Seinfeld, Dave Coulier, Ellen DeGeneres, Dave Landau, and more to its stage
Alex Bozinovic

Standout Stand-ups: Alex Bozinovic Delivers His Punch Lines with Confident Casualness

The local comedian on performing solo, bombing, and talking about his sexuality on stage

Standout Stand-ups: Being Funny Comes Naturally to T. Barb

The local comedian, who produced and starred in 'Gettin’ Off Comedy Series' on Amazon Prime, hustles hard
comedian sam rager

Standout Stand-ups: Nothing’s Taboo for Sam Rager

The comedian leans into authentic storytelling that pulls from her own life experiences
dan caccavaro - hour detroit

Editor’s Letter: Ha, Ha … Hallelujah!

In his September letter, ’Hour Detroit’ editor Dan Caccavaro talks covering the local stand-up scene and the power of comedy
Johanna medranda

Standout Stand-ups: Johanna Medranda on Building a ‘Comedy Universe’

The comedian, who delivers a fiery and confident set, is carving out space in the Detroit scene for other women and queer-identifying performers
Loni Love

Detroit Native Loni Love is Helping Other Women Gain Ground in Comedy

The funny-businesswoman talks navigating the male-dominated field
Lily Tomlin

Detroit Comedy Royalty Lily Tomlin is Homeward Bound

The actress makes a stop at the Fox Theatre with Jane Fonda on Oct. 30
Chris D'elia Standup Comedy

Chris D’Elia on His First Love — Standup Comedy

The comedian visits Detroit in November
Kathleen Madigan

Comedian Kathleen Madigan Doesn’t Define Herself as a Woman Comic

The natural-born storyteller visits Detroit in October
Dave Coulier

Dave Coulier Trades Hollywood For His Hometown of Metro Detroit

Most will remember the St. Clair Shores native as the lovable Joey Gladstone on 1990s sitcom 'Full House.' Now, America's favorite uncle returns to his old stomping grounds.

Former SNL Star Tim Meadows Returns to Detroit

With plans to reconnect with his hometown of metro Detroit, Tim Meadows reflects on his storied careers and the highs and lows of show business
Blessing Adesiyan

Loud and Clear

One podcast founder on using her voice to foster community among determined mothers // Photographs by Rosa Maria Zamarron