That's a bit of money, to be sure. And it might be hard to imagine a comedian pulling off a performance in such a huge-ass venue— especially a comedian whose work relies so heavily on slight facial movements and bodily gestures.
The most money I ever spent to see a funny person is when I saw him in Seattle three years ago, and that was at a venue that holds thousands of people and I'm glad I went.
He was funny, and stuff, and that's my story. Oh, I went from third person to first without asking your permission or informing you first in this blog post; hope that was okay.
Metro Times music editor Mike McGonigal has written about music since 1984, when he started the fanzine Chemical Imbalance at age sixteen with money saved from mowing lawns in Florida. He's since written for Spin, Pitchfork, the Village VOICE and Artforum. He's been a museum guard, a financial reporter, a bicycle...