Xpress’ monthly comedy features returns to discuss New Year’s resolutions, staying fit (kind of) and Valentine’s Day.
What are the differences between Asheville and Charlotte besides the letters they use in their names? Morgan. Tells. ALL.
Clad in a frumpy housedress, bucket hat and sporting a knowing, toothless smirk, Moms Mabley appeared on stages and TV screens across the U.S. as a delightfully inappropriate senior with a penchant for dispensing down-home truths and not-so-thin sexual innuendos.
Eric Brown and Cayla Clark discuss the local comedy scene, revealing why stand-ups and improv artists don’t always get along.
Topics featured in Billy Borne’s 1924 collection include concerns about tourism, that year’s presidential campaign and election (which involved the emergence of Robert M. La Follette as a third-party candidate), lack of funding for local education and police, anxieties over real estate and the pressures on everyday citizens due to the high cost of living.
Host Eric Brown invites the latest round of fellow local comedians to contemplate the holiday season.
Cayla Clark leads the way for this month’s “Best Medicine.” Thanksgiving leftovers, winter temperatures and dating are among the items discussed.
This is no Halloween trick, it’s a Halloween treat.
A rare in-office scuffle occurred as Xpress staff deadlines were looming this week. Apparently, the news team had misinterpreted an interoffice memo from the (moderately illiterate) sales team. In it, the sales reps proposed a new special issue theme for the Oct. 11 issue: “Hedgehogs in Business.” Somehow, Xpress reporters interpreted the pitch as a foregone […]
Read our new satirical feature about all things Asheville.
After a year hosting “Best Medicine,” local comic Morgan Marie is saying goodbye. She is rejoined by the column’s original three guests: Eric Brown, Nora Tramm and Peter Lundblad.
Local comedian Morgan Marie revisits highlights from Best Medicine’s first year.
The comedian talks new projects and the city’s performing arts scene.
Asheville gets its very own Nerd Nite. Plus, Bettye LaVette headlines Cold Mountain Music Festival; a new local literary podcast; and more.
This month’s round of comics discuss summer adventures, pet meltdowns and essential dining in Asheville.
Comedian Morgan Bost speaks with three fellow stand-ups about parenting in Western North Carolina.
In her latest column, Morgan Bost invites out-of-town comics to share their takes on The Land of the Sky.
Local comic Morgan Bost catches up with her latest cohort of fellow funny folk. This month, they discuss finding religion, romance and good old-fashioned vitamin D.
Ah, February. The real start to the new year. Let’s face it, January’s a wash — a monthlong decompression session (better known as weighted blanket season) brought on from too much holiday socializing. Yes, February is a time for new beginnings. And for love. Plus, all planets are direct until April so it’s the perfect time to […]
Local comedians Eric Brown, Julia Macias and Mario Trevizo join Morgan Bost for her latest round of poking fun at all things Asheville.
The stand-up talks new projects and the city’s comedy scene.