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Dan Mintz @ Stand Up Live
For an unknown period of time, we were under the impression that comedians Dan Mintz and Nathan Fielder were one and the same. If you are familiar with both dark-haired jokesters known for their froggy deadpan delivery, then you know that they are voice twins and probably forgive us. Otherwise here's this: Mintz currently (and hilariously) voices tween Tina Belcher on Fox's Bob's Burgers, a show Nathan Fielder has guest-starred on. In hopes of sparing us further aural bamboozlement, it should be noted that Mintz speaks in his natural voice when playing Tina; it's not something he puts on for comedic effect.
His onstage persona is strikingly similar to that of the 13-year-old bespectacled cartoon in that both are mega-awkward and have a penchant for dropping inappropriate, bizarre truth bombs. So expect a string of non-sequiturs, uncomfortable tales, and strange observations from the comedian when he performs at Stand Up Live, 50 West Jefferson Street. Tickets are $15 to the Thursday, June 27, performance, which starts at 8 p.m. The 18-and-over show has a two-drink minimum per person. Visit www.standuplive.com or call 480-719-6100. -- Becky Bartkowski