Category Archives: Entertainment

Mia Jackson

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.

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The CAKE Comedy Tour

The CAKE Comedy Tour, featuring NYC-based comedians Carrie Gravenson (Caroline’s on Broadway), Abbi Crutchfield (truTV), Kaytlin Bailey (MTV, SiriusXM), and LA-based comedian Erin Judge (NBC’s Last Comic Standing), is teaming up with Kickstarter to pioneer a brand new way for indie tours to sell more tickets and reach more fans. We caught up with Kaytlin to discuss how this new approach to touring is changing the industry.

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The Raybould Brothers

When a meeting at Dunkin’ Donuts leads to a new brand of sketch comedy. Meet Brett, Jordan, and Dan – better known as The Raybould Brothers.

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Jenn Welch and Drew Dowdey Bring The Laughs to High Dive

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.

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Comedians You Should Know Invades Gutter Bar

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.

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Seales Delivers the Greatest Ever

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.

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The 11th Annual Apollo Theater Spring Gala – Prince Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony

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.
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A second serving of the NJFunnyfest

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.

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COMPADRES Red Carpet Premiere

Photos from the Los Angeles Red Carpet premiere of Compadres, opening in select theaters April 22nd, 2016.

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Amid a sea of distractions, comedy is front and center

Via The Brooklyn Daily 

By Adam Ullian

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