Uninhibited hormones of the most erotic variety are set to flow with abundance from the stage at Strange Matter this weekend. The unmatched barbaric comedy of Air Sex brings a promise of continuous and heartfelt laughter for the ones lucky enough to bear witness. This will be Richmond’s second visit from the national Air Sex Championship, and Chris Trew, host of the show, says that he wants to build on the success of last year.
Dave Chappelle isn't a name we've heard much of lately--since he abruptly quit his hit show for Comedy Central, his public appearances have been sporadic at best. But over the past few years, he's slowly been returning to the world of standup comedy, and this weekend, we learned that the next city to be graced by one of his rare and highly sought after performances is none other than RVA!
Hear ye, hear ye, good folks of Richmond Virginia! We, the people, have an alluring opportunity to move our small yet ambitious comedy community forward through (1.) teamwork, (2.) pizzas, and (3.) a minimum pledge of one dollar. Favorite local comedy troupe the Richmond Comedy Coalition needs our help with building their very own all-American headquarters in the Arts District of Downtown Richmond, Virginia, right near your best friend’s apartment (look it up).
Check it out, folks! Tongiht, everyone's favorite local radio DJs will be appearing on the Gallery 5 stage as the latest local celebrities to be profiled as part of Richmond Comedy Coalition's long-running comedic interview series, Richmond Famous.
When I was nineteen years old, I decided to do standup comedy at Café Diem. I went up on stage, grabbed the microphone, and smiled as the overhead lights blinded my eyes. To make a long, painful story short, I bombed.
The term “alternative comedy” is fairly broad. Legendary Comedian of Comedy Patton Oswalt defines it as “comedy where the audience has no preset expectations about the [performers], and vice versa. In comedy clubs, there tends to be a certain vibe--alternative comedy explores different types of material.”
While the titles of writer, actor, and comedian are certainly fitting for L.A. based entertainer Duncan Trussell, it’s necessary to include his lesser known but still impressive titles as podcast host, spiritual guru, and rogue philosopher to give the full picture of his talent.
In this episode Jon and Kevin of Horsehead stopped by the center of the Universe. The other two members may have had to stayed in their cryo-chamber but the guys gave us a tease of their very soon to be released new album. Enjoy.
In this episode, Radio Rubber Room's first guest ever, Psychobilly Cadillac, make their way back to the center of the universe. These guys are a blast. If you are a fan of great beards, scissor kicks and straight-ahead, gritty rock and roll than you are already a fan of Psychobilly Cadillac. Enjoy.
In this episode The Northerners traveled a little further north and found themselves in the center of the Universe. Formed partially by birth, partially by an open mic night connection, and partially by a fortunate Craig's List response, this group has come together and developed a great sound.
Halloween is just around the corner, and the spooky environment of this holiday has long been an inspiration for horror film fans to watch all their old favorites and creep themselves out all over again. However, for the Richmond Comedy Coaltion, the Halloween tradition of focusing on the history of horror cinema is an opportunity to inspire not terror but laughter.
This episode wasn't anyone's first rodeo. Nor will it be the last time there is a Red Light Rodeo in a Rubber Room or a Radio.
With a name like Skitzo Sound Movement, of course these guys were right at home in the Rubber Room. They played some of there killer tunes and revealed some of their plans for the future, which includes them being the first band to release a full album on Nintendo cartridge, followed by a Johnny Cash style prison tour.
In this episode Floodwall let the levee break in the Rubber Room. What is there obsession with flood walls? You'll find that out here, as well hearing some acoustic renditions of their normally electric and effects driven tunes. Enjoy.
Goldrush is a four-piece Indie Rock band who has roots that go way deep into the RVA Music scene. Currently signed to Mad Dragon Records in Philly, Goldrush has been working with Motion City Soundtrack on a project called Making Moves - A series of 7" singles that feature "Local Artists" from around the country.
In this episode, the acoustic duo, City Problems, joined the Radio Rubber Room team (with Brian Riley filling in for Derrick) for their weekly dose of audio mischief. It wasn't long before Kevin and Kyle got comfortable and shared four of thier deep and well put together tunes.
Comedy fans of RVA, take note! One of the biggest local comedy events of the year hits town this very weekend, and you are not going to want to miss it. The Summer Value tour, featuring Mr. Medium Energy, Todd Barry, and America's Funnyman, Neil Hamburger, touches down at Gallery 5 this Saturday for two performances.
What a mysterious episode. The Mystery Ship voyaged to the Center of The Universe... Ashland, Virginia. They didn't reveal all of their mysteries, but they did play some killer tunes off of their current album, as well as some new ones that they will be hitting the studio with soon. The title of that album does still remain a mystery, though. Check it out and learn why statistically, teen pregnancy drops dramatically at age 25. Enjoy.
What a relaxin' episode. That is probably because Relacksachian stopped by to chillax on the Rubber Room.
"Our old pal, Colonel Sanders is back with a message for Chick-Fil-A and chicken lovers that is totally honest and not at all panderous." - Funny Or Die!