Best of Boston

Best Comedian

2017 Best Comedian

Eugene Mirman

A Lexington native, Mirman made his name with appearances on Flight of the Conchords and a starring role in the animated series Bob’s Burgers while […] read more»
2016 Best Comedian

Gary Petersen

Bespectacled, bearded punk-rock fan Gary Petersen has a knack for crafting absurd yet intelligent jokes in the same vein as Patton Oswalt or Jim Gaffigan: […] read more»
2002 Best Comedian

Jimmy Tingle

Cambridge’s Jimmy Tingle keeps us in stitches with self-deprecating material that always manages to feel upbeat. And his political satire hasn’t suffered even in the […] read more»
1994 Best Comedian

Paul D’Angelo

Call it “lawyer’s revenge.” By day Paul Murphy is a hardworking attorney in Wakefield. By night his other persona—Paul D’Angelo—will make you cry with his […] read more»
1993 Best Comedian, Local

Tom Agna

He has perfected the unlucky-guy shtick and is confident enough—in a self-conscious kind of way—to let the audience behind his mask now and then without […] read more»
1989 Best Comedian

Jimmy Tingle

Catch him when you can at Catch a Rising Star, because his star is certainly rising. read more»
1984 Best Comedian

Steve Sweeney

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1976 Best Comedian

David Misch

Funnier than a barrel of wind-up teeth. Misch played local restrooms before “Somerville” made him a celebrity; now both he and his hilarious hit record […] read more»