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Who is the funniest celebrity in D.C.?

D.C. wonks aren't necessarily known for their jokes, but an upcoming comedy contest aims to dispel the image of the District as an un- humorous city.

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 12:38pm EST

Tags: Funniest Celebrity in Washington,

Rape survivor uses comedy to help victims seek justice

She survived being raped and robbed at gunpoint in college, but the DNA samples collected after her rape sat unprocessed for nine years. Now that woman is bringing her cause to DC to eliminate the backlog of unprocessed rape kits.

Friday - 10/17/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Tags: rape kits, Megan Cloherty, Natasha Alexenko

Comedians find happiness in times of tragedy

After enduring a recent tragedy such as the Boston Marathon bombings, many people are left asking, "When it is OK to laugh again?"

Saturday - 04/27/2013, 04:33am EDT

Tags: Boston Marathon bombing, Randi Martin

Slice of Life: Mark Chalfant, improvising his way through life

Artistic and executive director of the Washington Improv Theater, Mark Chalfant, 42, never thought of a career in improv until his late 20s. However, he doesn't regret choosing a life of theater over foreign policy.

Sunday - 03/10/2013, 08:21am EDT

Tags: slice of life, Hoai-Tran Bui, Improv, theater,

'The Biking Comedian' comes to Arlington

Tom Snyders has been collecting photos of those road signs that make you think twice. The stand-up comedian brings his slide show to Arlington to help raise money to help children.

Wednesday - 06/27/2012, 03:57am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, biking, Tom Snyders