comedy

Get to Know the Great Comedians at LaughFest
So much fun, so many laughs, so many people helped through Gilda's Club LaughFest.
I began a series yesterday to introduce you to some of the wonderful comedians coming to LaughFest.  We all know the headliners of Jay Leno, Lily Tomlin, Chris Rock, Sinbad, Jim Gaffigan and more...
LaughFest Tries for Another World Record
The nation’s first ever community-wide festival of laughter, Gilda’s LaughFest, announced plans to kick off this year’s festival by inviting the community to help set another Guinness World Record on Thursday, March 6, for the most people wearing sunglasses in the dark.
LaughFest Recruiting Talent for Free Showcases Next Year
Gilda’s LaughFest, the nation’s only community-wide festival of laughter, is recruiting talent to participate in free community showcases during LaughFest 2014. Individuals of all ages, and groups of any size, are encouraged to showcase their talents during Gilda’s LaughFest. Appli…
Over 50,000 People Attented LaughFest 2013
Job well done, guys!  2013 was a very, very good year for the nation’s only ten day community-wide festival of laughter, Gilda’s LaughFest.  That is because they had more than 53,000 admissions during the third annual event.
Monday Morning Fun With a Monday Morning Pun
I'm a sucker for quick, one liner type jokes and puns.  I love them...they make me laugh...they make me happy.  They're groaners and "laughers," I know, but they always put a smile on my face.  And, on a Monday morning, I would say a smile-on-your-face is a…
Actors Theater “Ampersand” Opens Next Week
What in the world is an ampersand?
You mean you didn't learn that in school?  An ampersand, or, "&”, is a logogram representing the word "and.”
But, it’s also the title of a new play by Seattle playwright Vincent Delaney, opening next Thursday nig…
LaughFest Wants to set a World’s Record
LaughFest is almost here.  It kicks off on March 8th and runs for 10 days, until March 18th, in Grand Rapids.
The LaughFest folks want to get it started in record style, Guinness World Record style.  How?  Laughing, of course, by having the most people wearing animal noses.  Every…

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