Tag Archives: Eugene Mirman

KEXP Suggests: Sub Pop Records Silver Jubil-Eve Comedy Thing (For Charity!)

What? Sub Pop is turning 25 and you didn’t get them anything for their birthday? Well, you can still make it up to them! On July 12th, the world-famous record label, will be throwing a party at Seattle’s Moore Theatre featuring performances from Marc Maron, Kristen Schaal, Jon Benjamin and Kurt Braunohler. Really! You canRead more...

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Bumbershoot 2009 Recap: A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall (And Cause No Trouble At All)

By Chris Estey There were some telling observations my friends made about the annual Seattle Center-based festival this year -- the best one was, “Franz Ferdinand are playing? Really? When?” FF are a fine band, but Bumbershoot 2009 is noteworthy in that even a working rock group with a quality significant fan-base and memorable hitsRead more...

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Bumbershoot Preview: Comedy Mayhem from Patton and Mirman

by Chris Estey Yes, a couple of years ago a whole bunch of people found out they could catch all those great new “alternative” comedians all in one light-rail wreck in the rock and roll bus tunnel of Bumbershoot mayhem... or something (OK, I tried a metaphor, and it really didn’t work out; sue me).Read more...

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Three Imaginary Girls are in the mood for celebration; give it up, we’re on vacation!

I am unusually excited for this week, not just because it’ll be the first time I’ll have seen USE in probably about a year and a half but shortly after that I’ll be taking my first actual vacation in well over two years. So, with any luck, next week’s column will be filed, as EddieRead more...

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Where the Funny Matters: An interview with Eugene Mirman

interview by Corbett Cummins photos by Heather Christianson Eugene Mirman not only defies convention, he defies it unconventionally. As a Russian immigrant he moved to Lexington MA when he was four. He earned a degree in comedy from Hampshire College thus putting him into the unconventional minority of people who use their undergraduate education inRead more...

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