Tucked away in the back of High Dive bar in Park Slope is “School’s Out”, a fun comedy show hosted by Park Slope native Drew Dowdey and non-native Jenn Welch. I caught up with the two comics to discuss various ways of enticing an audience and why there are so many comics in New York. You can catch “School’s Out” the second and fourth Thursday of the month.
For the most part, fans don’t want to hear from their star players, believing that a combination of wealth and athletic ability translates into performing for adoring fans and nothing more.
Continue reading Taking A Stand By Not Standing
From the Windy City comes Comedians You Should Know, an eclectic mix of comics who are on a mission to make a lasting imprint in the New York comedy scene. Produced by comics David Drake, Jeff Steinbrunner, Saurin Choksi, and Mike Lebovitz, the show has found a home in Brooklyn at Gutter Bar. We caught up with Mike Lebovitz to discuss the history of CYSK and the challenge of creating New York’s best weekly comedy show.
If you’re tired of summer re-runs, have no fear – TruTV is coming at you with its brand new comedy series Greatest Ever, debuting July 5th at 10pm. Hosted by versatile comedian Amanda Seales, the show is a fast-paced combo of pop culture, entertaining videos, hilarious commentary, and much, much more. We caught up with Amanda to discuss her love of Los Angeles, balancing a heavy workload, and how to avoid being a victim of street harassment.
On Monday, June 13th, Prince Rogers Nelson was formally inducted into the Apollo Theater Walk of Fame, joining such musical luminaries as Stevie Wonder, Patti LaBelle, Ella Fitzgerald, Michael Jackson, and James Brown.
Continue reading The 11th Annual Apollo Theater Spring Gala – Prince Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony
The 2nd annual NJFunnyfest to benefit the Liberty Humane Society comes to Hoboken this week. I caught up with festival founder Dan Frigolette, on the road in St. Louis, to discuss his work and the changing face of comedy.
Photos from the Los Angeles Red Carpet premiere of Compadres, opening in select theaters April 22nd, 2016.
Photos and video from the red carpet premiere of “Demolition” in New York City. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts, and Chris Cooper.
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Matt Braunger brings his vision of LA in the year 2042 to his new Comedy Central webseries: “White Flight”.