It seems like just yesterday that local comics Adam Cohen and Shane Smith announced they were launching a monthly get-together where audiences could check out fellow Triangle comics for free—and also get coffee and dessert, since the performance space would be located above Morning Times, a downtown Raleigh coffee shop. The Dangling Loafer is celebrating its second anniversary this week, with Cohen and Smith bringing in such Tar Heel funny-people as Jenny Chalikian, Ryan Higgins and roving cool cat Mello Mike Miller. This will also be the last time the Loafer will take place at the Times. Yes, the Loafer will move on to greener pastures—and, by greener pastures, we mean a couple of blocks up the road to Kings starting in January. So, you're gonna have to get your coffee and dessert way before you get down there next time.
—Craig D. Lindsey