You may have heard that Columbus is quickly becoming a Midwest bastion for stand-up comedy. If you're unfamiliar with the scene, MadLab offers a great chance to catch up with the humorously hip at this weekend's Comedy 'Splosion stand-up festival.

You may have heard that Columbus is quickly becoming a Midwest bastion for stand-up comedy. If you're unfamiliar with the scene, MadLab offers a great chance to catch up with the humorously hip at this weekend's Comedy 'Splosion stand-up festival.

Now in its fourth year, the two-day comedy fiesta promises to have you doubled over all night long. Check out 16 of Columbus' funniest comedians now - so when they get their big HBO specials you can say, "I saw them way back when "