Georgia native Mia Jackson has been featured on Season 9 of NBC’s Last Comic Standing and Laughs TV. You can catch her August 18th at the Village Underground and August 20th at the Knitting Factory.
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.
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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.
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.
By David Nazario
Director Asif Kapadia chronicles the life of talented yet troubled singer Amy Winehouse in a new documentary:
Writer Adam Resnick discusses the struggle of writing for TV and movies, and the book that was born from that process.
If you’re a “hahdcoah” New England Patriots fan, there is one general principle you’ve come to accept over the past 15 years, and that is that the rest of the NFL universe truly hates your team.
People often ask me, “Adam, how do you build a Twitter feed? Was it hard work? Determination? A commitment to social listening and keeping your eyes and ears on the pulse of the Twitterverse?” It was very close to that.