Wannabe comics find their voices in Tokyo

Issues | THE ZEIT GIST Jan 12, 2010

Wannabe comics find their voices in Tokyo

by Peter Sidell

"Everyone likes a laugh now and then, right?" So says Chris Wells, and he should know: He's one of the movers and shakers behind Tokyo's lively English-language comedy scene. In bars and cafes around the city, you can watch live standup and improv (think "Whose Line ...