Almost Famous

Almost Famous

Almost Famous by Sarah Kinbar | May 30, 2021  Hot Hot Comedy ALMOST FAMOUS A story about Christophe Jean, sponsored by Wrigley’s Big Red chewing gum.  You know the drill: you’ve met a bunch of really interesting, smart, and talented comedians and you’ve interviewed...
Mookie G. Makes it Look Easy

Mookie G. Makes it Look Easy

Mookie G. Makes it Look Easy by Phillip Lebovits | May 27, 2021  Hot Hot Comedy Laughing It Up In The “A” Mookie G. decided comedy life was for him. He set his intention and made it happen.  It’s a hot night in Atlanta and Walter Gauthia a.k.a. Mookie G....
No Safe Space

No Safe Space

No Safe Space by Matt Kolbe | May 25, 2021  Hot Hot Comedy PUSHING BOUNDARIES Comedian Genesis won’t bow to clean comedy, and he shouldn’t have to. Genesis has three decades in the game, and as he approaches his 57th birthday, it’s high time we recognize his...
What Jolly Good Fun

What Jolly Good Fun

What Jolly Good Fun by Sarah Kinbar | April 7, 2021  Hot Hot Comedy ALWAYS ON Boisterous, persistent, and funny as hell, David Jolly is a man about town. Who is that comedian slow-grinding for the audience during someone else’s set? None other than David Jolly.  On...
The Evolution of Jake Ricca

The Evolution of Jake Ricca

The Evolution of Jake Ricca by Sarah Kinbar | March 22, 2021  Hot Hot Comedy Larger than life laughs Once a video game addict, Jake Ricca traded in on that obsession to cultivate comedy fans. Almost four years ago, Jake Ricca waltzed into Austin’s Coffee in Winter...
It’s All in the Eyes

It’s All in the Eyes

It’s All in the Eyes by Sarah Kinbar | Mar 2, 2021  Hot Hot Comedy Nice Guy Ninja  Always the consummate room host, Kermit Gonzalez goes to any length to make people feel welcome: “Are you comfortable? You’re not? What’s going on? You...
The Struggle is (Not) Real?

The Struggle is (Not) Real?

The Struggle is (Not) Real? by Sarah Kinbar | Feb 27, 2021  Hot Hot Comedy This comic’s pronouns: hee/haw Virally Successful Orlando Comic Heather Shaw on Privilege and Haters Does it make you mad when an entertainer from a marginalized group seems to...
My Love Letter to Blake Butler’s Mom

My Love Letter to Blake Butler’s Mom

My Love Letter to Blake Butler’s Mom by Sarah Kinbar | Feb 10, 2021  Hot Hot Comedy Hometown Superhero          A peek behind the curtain with Orlando comic and room host Blake Butler Blake Butler is a born-and-raised Floridian who moved homes and school districts on...