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Denver's High Plains Comedy Festival Unveils Its Huge Lineup

The High Plains Comedy Festival is returning to Denver for its second year this August 22-23, and they've put together a pretty stellar lineup. Pete Holmes, TJ Miller, Kumail Nanjiani, Emily Gordon, Cameron Esposito, Amber Tozer, Jonah Ray, Jared Logan, and many, many more will be performing. Passes for the whole weekend are $80 and on sale now, so get them while they're hot. Here's the full lineup:

People Still Love The Book of Mormon, Especially People in Denver

The Book of Mormon's three-week run in Denver sold out in five hours. Five hours! That's probably less time than it takes to read the actual Book of Mormon.

How the Legal Marijuana Industry Is Helping Grow Denver's Comedy Scene

Comedians like Doug Benson and Stephen Colbert have been getting a lot of joke-mileage out of Colorado’s legalization of marijuana last January. Though after Maureen Dowd wrote about being “curled up in a hallucinatory state for eight hours” in a Denver hotel room after carelessly ingesting too much edible cannabis, Bill Maher editorialized that Colorado “must realize that they are the Jackie Robinson of marijuana legislation,” and that residents “have to get this right, or else you’ll ruin it for everybody.”

The definition of what “getting this right” means is being played out in the Denver comedy scene, where marijuana has become more than just a cultural glue between comics [...]

An Animated Tig Notaro On Why It's Good to Be Disliked in Suburban Denver

Dumb Denver (DENVER! YEAH!) crowd from the past, you don't know anything about anything. First, all your faces are weird. Second, who actually throws tomatoes? Did your friend call you up and say, "Do you want to go to this comedy show? Make sure you bring a tomato, you know how we do." Or do you just always carry around a tomato, hoping someone will stop you on the street with an incomplete salad emergency? Maybe next time, skip the comedy show and go directly to whatever sauce-making after-party you were planning on attending afterward.