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Moontower Comedy Festival

'Maron' Season Two: Marc Maron on Accidental Joke Theft, His Directorial Debut and Finally Getting It Together as a Performer

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 07.05.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

Maron's eponymous IFC series returns for a second season May 8 at 10 p.m., with guests including Conan O'Brien, Sarah Silverman, Ray Romano, David Cross, Karen Kilgariff, Rob Riggle, Wyatt Cenac, Bill Burr and more.

Moontower Comedy Festival: Fred Armisen with Special Guest Ian Rubbish

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 06.27.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

Countering the long, mixed history of comedians opening for musicians, it was promising to see a Brit-punk trio open for Late Night with Seth Meyers...

Moontower Comedy Festival: Mike Birbiglia

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 06.28.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

In 2003 Mike Birbiglia was just another comedian making the rounds throughout the New York clubs. In 2004 he began workshopping a one-man show called Sleepwalk With Me, and everything changed.

Moontower Comedy Festival: Demetri Martin

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 06.25.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

Gone are the videos, the illustrations and the musical instruments. There are still plenty of trademark one-liners.

Moontower Comedy Festival: Maria Bamford

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 06.25.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

Austin apparently likes to keep it weird. No huge surprise, then, that Thursday's Paramount Theatre audience would take so kindly to Maria Bamford, weirdest of the weird when it comes to premises, voices and preoccupations.

WATCH: Highlights From Hot New Comedy Festival

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.01.2012 | Comedy

Was the Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival, whose inaugural run took place last weekend in Austin, Texas, "important for comedy"? Who knows. Probabl...