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.
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.
Photos by Chris Langston
For the 2nd year in a row the Hoboken Comedy Festival, which boasts to be a celebration of Hoboken’s entertainment independence, will hold an outdoor, Dog Friendly comedy show with dozens of amazing acts.
Comedian Guy Branum’s debut album “Effable” is available today on ASpecialThing Records. I caught up with Guy via phone to discuss his commanding stage presence and the changing attitudes of American audiences towards gay culture in comedy.
COMEDY DYNAMICS PARTNERS WITH COMEDIANS ESTATE TO RE-RELEASE ICONIC COMEDIANS LONG OUT-OF-PRINT COLLECTION BEGINNING THIS APRIL
A collection of the best one liners from last week.
A selection of the best one liners from last weeks’ news.