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Dan "The Common Man" Cole and his brother, Alex Cole (right), will be performing standup comedy Saturday at Wildwood Lodge in Woodbury. Bulletin photo by Mike Longaecker

Woodbury's 'Common Man' chases laughs in standup act

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It's all in the delivery.

That's how you get laughs, Dan Cole said. It's a lesson in comedy he learned decades ago watching his older brother Alex perform standup routines across the country.


Dan - better known to local sports radio listeners as the Common Man - went on tour in the early 1980s with Alex Cole, who performed at 1,700 college campuses from the East Coast to the South.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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