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08.05.2012 | | Posted at 07:10 AM

Milwaukee's Largest Comedy Event Hits Its Second Day

By Russ Bickerstaff
  The Early Show The Milwaukee Comedy Fest of 2012 rolled into its second evening with its single longest evening on the fest. The first show started at 7:30 pm. The last show started at midnight. As with the previous evening, the distinctively stylish sound of house band Philtharmonic welcomed attendees.      The evening started with the surrealistic comedy of Chicago-based group The Comic...
08.07.2011 | | Posted at 11:17 PM

Beginning the new theatre Year With Funny—the end of the fest

By Russ Bickerstaff
SATURDAY By the third night of the festival, things started to feel a little bleary. I’d been to ComedySportz before, but not THREE DAYS IN A ROW. The laughter started to stick together between the beer and the humidity. And I was enjoying the effect quite a bit. Christy Watson opened the evening with some stand-up. The first group on the evening was Meanwhile. The Milwaukee-based improv group...