While big-name comedy acts like Aziz Ansari will draw a large crowd in Boulder, getting a local comedy scene going in Colorado's hippie hamlet has faced some challenges -- whether money, politics or apathy. Now James Gold is hoping to put Boulder's anti-comedy stigma to rest with his Dairy Comedy Showcase, which will offer its second show this Saturday with host Sam Tallent and standups Hippie Man, James Gold, Heather Snow and Steve Vanderploeg.
Gold wasn't sure if the first showcase last March could fill the Dairy Center's eighty-ticket quota, but was pleasantly surprised to see almost double that number show up for local comedy, more than justifying another round and perhaps even a regular series. In advance of this second Dairy event, we caught up with Gold to chat about what the future holds for Boulder comedy.
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