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Steven Wright on 35 Years as a Standup and Consulting on the New Season of 'Louie'

Legendary standup Steven Wright’s career has spanned over 30 years. He first performed in 1979, debuting on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson in 1982, and having since then forged a prolific career out of his unique brand of deadpan observational humor and creative one-liners. Throughout his stint as a standup, Wright has toured consistently, starred in several specials, lent his talents for acting and voiceover work to projects as disparate as Mad About You, Half Baked, Reservoir Dogs, and Dr. Katz, to name a few, and won an Academy Award for his 1998 short film The Appointments of Dennis Jennings. Most recently, Wright served as a [...]

Ansari, Holmes, Schumer, Wright, Maron & More to Crush Bonnaroo With Comedy

Bonnarooooo: not just a fun thing to yell when you're drunk and pretending to be a wolf! It's also a good source of comedy. The festival has paired up with Comedy Central for the comedy portion of its 11th incarnation this June 7-10, and they've announced performances from Aziz Ansari, Pete Holmes, Amy Schumer, Steven Wright, Garfunkel & Oates, Marc Maron, and more (full list below). Now go arrange your rides to Tennessee in the comments.

Seth Meyers, Aziz Ansari & Steven Wright to Inaugurate the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival

The Austin Theatre Alliance is planning a brand spanking new comedy festival to be held April 25-28. The Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival will feature Seth Meyers, Aziz Ansari, Steven Wright and about 60 other comics, and it's already secured Funny or Die and the Onion as sponsors. (That covers the comedy, but what about the oddity, ATA? I could come perform my "baby Tim Gunn" impression or touch my nose with my tongue if you guys want.)