The life of a standup comedian is a study in simultaneous courage and masochism. Endless strings of one-nighters at clubs with names like The Funny Bone, Chuckles, and Haha's; audiences expecting laughs on demand; and the occasional heckler make for a profession that easily excludes the faint of heart. In their finest moments, however, those with the chops to rise above such challenges shine a light on life's absurdities, turning an evening of comedy into a truly... More >>>