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The FAQ Game Show Returns Saturday Night

May 24th, 2024
The FAQ Game Show Returns Saturday Night

The new game show “The FAQ” is being presented at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Rozz Tox in downtown Rock Island. Join host Andrew King as he quizzes contestants on a variety of topics in what could be described as “Antagonistic Jeopardy”. Gotcha questions, not-so physical challenges, plenty of goofs, and more, in this comedic game show. $5 Cover  Read More

‘The FAQ’ Coming To Rock Island’s Rozz Tox Tonight

March 1st, 2024
'The FAQ' Coming To Rock Island's Rozz Tox Tonight

The new game show “The FAQ” is being presented at 6:30 p.m. tonight at Rozz Tox in downtown Rock Island. Join host Andrew King as he quizzes contestants on a variety of topics in what could be described as “Antagonistic Jeopardy”. Gotcha questions, not-so physical challenges, plenty of goofs, and more, in this comedic game show. Returning Champion: Andrew Cline and challengers Liv Carrow & Tadd Ruetenik! $5 Cover  Read More

Doom Scrollers Comedy Show Hits Downtown Davenport

December 27th, 2023
Doom Scrollers Comedy Show Hits Downtown Davenport

Join iconic hosts Donny Townsend and Andrew King as they guide you (and 3 comedian panelists) through the infinite abyss of cringe, conspiracy, and unintended hilarity- that’s right- social media! WHEN: December 28 – 7:30pm WHERE: Front Street Brewery Tap Room. HOW MUCH: Free admission. WHO: Mike Steele and Pubali Kundu LEARN MORE: SOCIAL MEDIA SHOW  Read More

Andrew King’s The FAQ?! Quiz Show Debuts Tonight!

November 25th, 2023
Andrew King’s The FAQ?! Quiz Show Debuts Tonight!

Join host Andrew King as he quizzes contestants on a variety of topics in what could be described as “Antagonistic Jeopardy” on Saturday, November 25 at 7pm! Gotcha questions, not-so physical challenges, plenty of goofs, and more, in this comedic game show. Featuring returning champ Andrew Cline and 3 Quad City celebrity contestants! Free Show! Donations Accepted! Saturday, November 25 – 7pm – Rozz-Tox Learn more: THE FAQ?!    Read More

QuadCities.com Top Stories Of 2020: Part Three. April. Finding ‘A New Normal’

December 29th, 2020
QuadCities.com Top Stories Of 2020: Part Three. April. Finding 'A New Normal'

Welcome back to our look back at the strange and apocalyptic journey that was the arts and entertainment scene of 2020. It was a year unlike any other, that’s for sure, and we at QuadCities.com are recapping it this year in a series of stories through Dec. 31, and then we’re going to have the entire series of stories sent to a licensed shaman, a priest, an exorcist, and Oprah, in the hope that they’ll bless the coming 2021 and put this year behind us. If you want to check out our recap of January and February (the “normal” months), click here; if you want to read about... Read More

Quad-Cities Hit With A King-Sized Departure From The Local Arts Scene

July 3rd, 2020
Quad-Cities Hit With A King-Sized Departure From The Local Arts Scene

Few people outside the small local comedy community realized that Andrew King moved away from the Quad-Cities this month. Few people outside the small local comedy community know who Andrew King is. But the departure of the soon-to-be-30-year-old King, who finally made a long covid-postponed move to Providence, R.I. in late June, is a real creative diminishment to the local arts scene. King was one of the most original characters on the Quad-Cities entertainment scene. He brought a unique voice, persona and artistic vision to the local stage. With an asymmetrical poof of hair, bookish glasses,... Read More

Quad-Cities Entertainment Scene Keeps Faith Through Tough Times

March 29th, 2020
Quad-Cities Entertainment Scene Keeps Faith Through Tough Times

“I don’t know what I’m going to do.” His voice, usually brash and loud, is quiet and cracked. “I mean, I’m depressed. Obviously, it sucks, because the money is a big thing. It’s not just me playing out. My wife is a waitress and bartender, and I’m a bartender a couple nights a week. That’s just extra. But we need it.” They have a couple of kids. They have five jobs between them. Or, well, they used to. Now they have one. His. His “day job,” he used to call it. Now it’s their only lifeline to an income that was way too small for them all to live on, but which now has to... Read More

Comedian Andrew King Debuts New Show For The Coronavirus Era

March 22nd, 2020
Comedian Andrew King Debuts New Show For The Coronavirus Era

Maybe he’s just bored and trying to entertain himself. Maybe he’s trying to bring a heapin’ helpin’ of the best medicine — laughter, my friends, laughter — to the masses during this trying time. Maybe a little of both. But regardless, local comedian Andrew King has started up a new show on YouTube to check out while you’re in self-quarantine. According to Andrew, from his Facebook: I put together this experimental thing. A curated Youtube playlist with schtick in between, because fuck algorithms! There’s no personality with that. Included are appearances... Read More

Comedian Andrew King Explains Coronavirus

March 12th, 2020
Comedian Andrew King Explains Coronavirus

With the coronavirus on the spread, these are troubling times, and with everything from the local St. Patrick’s Day festivities to NBA and NHL games being canceled, people are nervous and stressed out and looking for answers. Of course, there are a number of places you could go to find actual cogent information on the coronavirus, like this Joe Rogan podcast with an infectious disease expert. However, if you’re looking for something less stressful but still enlightening, Quad-Cities comedian Andrew King has come up with this interesting and informative look at the virus and it’s... Read More

QC Scene Checks Out The Speakeasy Stand Up Competition

September 14th, 2018
QC Scene Checks Out The Speakeasy Stand Up Competition

The Speakeasy kicked off its month-long Stand Up Comedy Competition last weekend, and QC Scene was there to check it out and snap some pics from the event! Congrats to the top five comics moving on in the competition, sponsored by QuadCities.com! The winners from this past Saturday are Michael Maxwell, Matthew Jacobsen, Beckett Kenny, Al Nimpson and Stevie Mo, making it through a round of 16.    The second prelim round is at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. The event will have comics coming from across the Midwest to compete!   For tickets and more information,... Read More