|Paul Mobley|Valley Meadows
With 13 shows taking place over the next week at 10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival, you're going to need to plan ahead. Here are five must-see shows.More »
Bob Edwards is burned out on comedy.
For the past several hours, he and a handful of equally exhausted comedians have been sitting in his living room, wading through a seemingly endless stream of awful web videos that he's projected from his phone to the television. There are brutally amateur improv performers who are barely suited for high school theater, hacky standups flinging joke-book-worthy one-liners, and a 65-year-old woman providing a three-minute tutorial on how to perform fellatio on an old man.
With each passing video, the group gets increasingly slaphappy. Picture a scene out of Mystery Science Theater 3000, but instead of robots in a theater being tortured, it's comedians reviewing submissions for this year's 10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival.More »