Comedians Playing Dramatic Roles

Popular comedians are often seen in comedic movies and TV shows, but every so often we’ll see one star in a dramatic role. It may seem surprising at first, but it doesn’t take much to realize that many comedians are dealing with the same dramatic themes in their humor as are found in serious movies. […]

Satirical News on the Web

Looking for a solid, low-commitment laugh and to avoid the real news at the same time? Satirical websites are great for two things: you don’t have to get through eleven seasons of episodes to feel satisfied, and the funny ones are really funny (if satire’s your thing). To be clear, this is not fake news […]

The Only Way to Have an Opinion

When it comes to people, places, and things, there can only be two extremely opposing views and anyone who disagrees with me is wrong. Sometimes, my opinions are so powerful and unsupported by fact that I barely have the mental strength left to summon the words that would describe my indescribable emotions towards these issues, […]

Between Two Ferns: Fantastically Terrible Interviews

When one thinks of Zach Galifianakis, the word dysfunctional comes to mind. He is a comedian, an actor, and a genius at playing idiot savants. As the host of celebrity talk show Between Two Ferns on Funny or Die, he asks all of the wrong questions in the clumsiest ways possible to a slew of […]

The Jew(ish) Show 08/07/2017

Last night’s Jew(ish) Show was an absolute hit! What do you get when you mix a sold out audience with all-star comedians? One Mazel Tov of a good time! Whether it was Elon Gold talking about being with “his people” or Chloe Hilliard reflecting on what it was like to grow up in a Hasidic […]

Week of July 31st Recap

This week at Stand Up NY, we had a bunch of awesome comics stop by. There were many regulars, including Mike Yard, Ashley Morris, Chloe Hilliard, Marina Franklin, and Pat Brown. We also had a bunch of other comics stop by, including Michael Kosta from the Daily Show and Josh Rabinowitz, a writer for The […]