The 2021 Portland’s Funniest Person runner-up talks mental health, the time he lied about being a doctor, and his successful Twitch show.
How We're Coping
Shain Brenden says he and other comedians have had to "adjust accordingly." But that doesn't mean it's not a little bit funny.
Q & A
The Kids in the Hall star talks coming out in the '80s, making punk rock decisions, and how Buddy Cole is here to help us.
Riding high on their first season of TruTV’s Tacoma FD, we chatted with the duo from Super Troopers before they take stage this Sunday night at the Aladdin Theater.
The Libyan refugee and stand up will perform at Pop Up Magazine tonight and tomorrow.
Ali Wong hits the Keller, the Portland Film Festival kicks off, Laura Veirs plays Polaris Hall, and Bag & Baggage revamps The Winter's Tale.
Rebecca Jacobson, Wriik Maui, and Fiona McCann
Long Story Short
The local emcee and community organizer gets serious about identity and the city’s support of people of color.
Get Your Funnies
We chat with the HBO darling and self-described "fun dad" about his Christian upbringing, Crashing, and why he chose to film his newest special at the Aladdin Theater.
The 30-year-old comedian, a high school teacher by day, tells it silly but straight.
In advance of his Portland visit, the New York comic—out with a new book called Lose Well—talks writing, failure, and success.
The comedian brings his new act to Portland, promising all the deadpan hilarity he’s known for.
Last year the stand-up comic did the most Portland thing for a successful artist: she moved to LA.
The stand-up comic and Broad City fave swings through Portland on April 15. We caught up with him ahead of the show.
The pink-spectacled satirist takes his internet hits on the road. He dishes on accidental activism and the carousel of crazy.
The former English teacher from Benghazi has risen quickly in this city's crowded comedy scene.
The famously dirty comic unloads ahead of his September 23 show at the Aladdin Theater.
Sketchfest’s cofounder Ted Douglass promises plenty of laughs—and powerful air conditioning.
It's the first multiday fest in the country wholly dedicated to queer comics and their friends and fans.
Cofounder Andy Wood is considering calling time on Portland’s best-loved comedy fest.
The comedy shows, record, and play you can't miss this month