If you enjoy the sweet release of laughter (and really, who doesn't?), you’re going to want to get your tickets for Bentzen Ball
. Organized by nightlife powerhouse Brightest Young Things and curated by Tig Notaro, this four-day comedy festival stars more than just a smattering of major names. With a veritable smorgasbord of great events — stand-up shows, a showcase of handsome, funny dudes (they exist!), live podcast performances — this is your sweet spot for mid-October entertainment.
To get you stoked for the event, we enlisted a bevy of talented comedians (and Bentzen Ball stars) to give us their take on what makes someone funny, how to be funnier yourself, and, perhaps most importantly, who their real-life comedy crushes are. Some answers are genuine, some delightfully snarky and dismissive — click through for some sage advice (and real talk) from Megan Mullally, Brooke Van Poppelen, Seaton Smith, Doug Benson, and more.
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