Pump and Dump: Moms, comedy and cocktails

Three funny Denver  moms (from left, Karen Slack, Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee) host a monthly comedy show by moms for moms called "Pump and Dump" at the bar Local 46. (Photo by Cyrus McCrimmon, The Denver Post)

Three funny Denver moms (from left, Karen Slack, Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee) host a monthly comedy show for moms called the “Pump and Dump” at the bar Local 46 in northwest Denver. (Photo by Cyrus McCrimmon, The Denver Post)

By John Moore
Feb. 22, 2013

The Pump and Dump is a new monthly “parentally incorrect” live comedy talk show where moms dish the diaper-doo … and the men? Well, the lady with the mic playfully refers to the few outnumbered guys hanging awkwardly near the back as “the mother (bleepers). She’s not so much being cruel as … literal. After all, if it weren’t for these (and other) husbands and fathers, none of the women here would even be mothers. And almost all of them are.

This is a freelance story I wrote to lead Friday’s Denver Post entertainment section. Click here to read the whole thing, and to find information about Wednesday’s next gathering of the Pump and Dump.

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