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Comedy Central, through the advent of the internet and expansion of comedy-oriented programming across cable television, has been able to adapt and maintain their position, and relevancy, atop comedy’s power rankings. They do this by maintaining a consistent repertoire of established comics, but also by creating spaces for comedy’s next-and-future generations. One example of this […]

In today’s uber-visual, socio-political climate it’s not hard to offend (or be offended). The world of comedy, whose entertainment value is often gauged by its participants and vanguards willingness to push the envelop and tap into the corners of society that are deemed the most uncomfortable. We also live in an era in which one […]

Clickhole at the Hideout, a monthly staple on the Hideout stage, brings a slew of professional satirists to the stage armed with bizarre Powerpoints, quirky anecdotes and (if we’re lucky) outlandish costumes. Clickhole, a brainchild of The Onion, has been a steady provider of comic relief in an era of almost perpetual pessimism in the […]

Every year around this time musicians, filmmakers and artists of all forms head to Austin, TX for the two-week-long smorgasbord of performances, expression and, well, partying that is SXSW. This festival has catapulted itself into the conversation of the country’s best music festivals (though it’s stages now house film, podcasts, writers and more) and every […]