Will Noonan’s “¡Surpriso!”
One listen to this 45-plus minute set and you can tell Will Noonan is hungry. The Bostonian is young enough to connect with the dude demographic. At the same time you are left wanting to know how he progresses a few years down the road in what should... [Read More]
John Mulaney’s “New in Town”
John Mulaney is a stand-up comedian who’s second CD New in Town goes on sale January 31. He is a current writer for Saturday Night Live, where in addition to writing for the show he has also made appearances on the “Weekend Update” segment. Mulaney p... [Read More]
Review: Showtime’s ‘Inside Comedy’ is a functional look at a wholly dysfunctional art
After watching three episodes of Showtime’s new behind-the-curtain series, Inside Comedy, any rational entertainment goer will conclude, whether you like the series or not, that documentarian Ken Burns doesn’t need to do a series called C... [Read More]
Review: Carnage may seem pretentious but is laugh-out-loud funny
It’s strange to think that anything billed as a comedy with big names gets undeservedly overlooked by comedy fans, but such is the case with Roman Polanski’s adaptation of Yasmina Reza’s hit stage play God of Carnage. With a stellar... [Read More]
Reese Waters’ “The Content of My Character”
Comedian Reese Waters has been expanding his name in comedy with various late night talk show appearances after working as the hilarious co-host of Versus Network’s The Daily Line. (He’s known for a segment called “Tea with Tyson” where he sits... [Read More]
Marc Maron’s “This Has to Be Funny”
Marc Maron continues to amaze me with just how firm and unique his grasp on comedy is. I first encountered Maron through his incredibly popular podcast WTF With Marc Maron. I quickly discovered that, while we are almost nothing alike, he is simply so... [Read More]
Marc Unger’s “Dirty Truth”
Marc Unger is a veteran comedian who has performed in some of the nation’s top comedy clubs. He has also made a number of TV appearances, most notably on the hit NBC sitcom Friends and NBC’s Friday Night Videos. Currently he can be heard in the Balti... [Read More]
Review: Tom Papa’s ‘Live in New York City’ is a satisfying slab of honest comedy
It’s been six years since the comedy world has had access to a new, proper Tom Papa album. And even then, although it was excellent, his album Calm, Cool & Collected was only 35 minutes! Boo! Also, hiss. Luckily, it’s not like Papa has been gone... [Read More]
Andres du Bouchet’s “Naked Trampoline Hamlet”
Comedian Andres du Bouchet has delivered his debut album in conjunction with Rooftop Comedy Productions entitled Naked Trampoline Hamlet. Bouchet, a staff writer for Conan O’Brien since 2008, has a booming voice that fits his many personalities... [Read More]
Carlos Mencia’s ‘New Territory’ Puts a Better Perspective on America
Comedian Carlos Mencia uses the power of perspective in his new stand-up routine New Territory. In a unique way he reminds his American audience how good we really have it. Before Mencia released New Territory he starred on Comedy Central’s Min... [Read More]