Jim Gaffigan deconstructs the beauty myth on debut episode of Sara Schaefer’s new podcast “LIES”
As teased in our interview with Sara Schaefer, the comedian has long been working on a new podcast. Entitled LIES, the podcast debuted today on WNYC and Nerdist. But this isn’t your normal interview show. Everything you are about to hear is a total lie. That’s the rule: everything guests... [Read More]
Inside Amy Schumer, Broad City and more added to New York Comedy Festival
The New York Comedy Festival has just added Amy Poehler, Jim Gaffigan, Pete Holmes, Seth Rogen and over 60 additional shows to its long weekend’s schedule. Some old favorites of the festival, such as Comics to Watch and the New York’s Funniest Stand-Up competition finals will return as w... [Read More]
Giulia Rozzi brings back her solo show, ‘Bad Bride,’ as an hour-long show
Comedian Giulia Rozzi is taking the stage for her new solo show, Bad Bride. While the show originally ran as a half hour at UCB for eight months last year, Rozzi is bringing it back this time as an hour long show. The candid show, directed by Brandy Barber, features Rozzi, “fessing up about be... [Read More]
Mark Your Calendars: “George Carlin Way” street sign unveiling, party set for Oct. 22, 2014
The city of New York recently approved renaming the Morningside Heights street where George Carlin grew up as "George Carlin Way" in honor of the late stand-up comedian. George Carlin Way already shows up on Google Maps. And on Oct. 22, 2014, the physical signs will match the digital ones. Kelly Car... [Read More]
Robert Dean, Jena Friedman, Lucas Connolly, and Rus Gutin Are Swinging by Our Dog and Pony Show
by Adam Frucci This coming Monday night we're throwin' a party at the UCB East in NYC. Yes, it's Splitsider's Dog and Pony Show, hosted by Halle Keifer and Joe Stanton. This month's guests are Robert Dean (Caroline's), Jena Friedman (The Daily Show), Lucas Connolly (Caroline's), and Rus Gutin (The C... [Read More]
Come Out to Our Dog and Pony Show on Monday Night
by Adam Frucci This coming Monday night, it's time again for our monthly Dog and Pony Show. You know the one! It's hosted by Halle Kiefer and Joe Stanton and it takes place at one of our favorite comedy venues in NYC, UCB East. This month's show features a killer lineup: Lil Rel Howery (truTV's Frie... [Read More]
Yee-haw! Come On Down to Splitsider's Dog & Pony Show This Coming Monday, July 21!
by Halle Kiefer What better way to distract yourself from the seemingly unending horrors of the modern day world than with an hour of pure hilarity called Splitsider's Dog & Pony Show? Join your hosts me and Joe Stanton at UCBeast on Monday July 21 at 8:00pm to see such killer comedians as ... [Read More]
NYC block of West 121st Street officially renamed George Carlin Way
New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio signed a bill late Wednesday to place street signs naming the 400 block of West 121st Street -- between Morningside Drive and Amsterdam Avenue -- as "George Carlin Way." It's the street where the legendary late stand-up comedian grew up. Carlin would talk and joke a... [Read More]
Broad City, W. Kamau Bell, Nikki Glaser and more headline LGBTQ benefit concert ‘Uncivil Union’
Comedians and musicians will come together June 25th during New York City’s Pride week for a benefit concert, “Uncivil Union,” to support equality. Comedy Central’s newest break-out stars Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson of Broad City will headline the concert, along with comed... [Read More]
Come See Some of Our Very Favorite Comedians at The Bell House Tomorrow Night
by Adam Frucci Tomorrow night, we'll be celebrating the release of our standup film A Night at Whiplash by hosting a show with our pals at Whiplash at The Bell House in Brooklyn. For $20, you'll get to see Jon Benjamin, Jon Glaser, Michael Che, Aparna Nancherla, Jared Logan, and a dance piece by Mon... [Read More]