Pics from Workaholics' SXSW House Party
As if South by Southwest wasn't already fun enough with panels like Effective Tweeting in a Post-Zune World and The Future of Toilet Vlogging, this year's fest is even better because it featured this past weekend's Workaholics House Pa... [Read More]
Lewis Black Goes Bowling for Laughs at The South Beach Comedy Festival
Miami's South Beach is well-known for the many perfect, athletic bodies that traipse along its sandy shores, so it's only natural that it would also feature the sport that exemplifies the pinnacle of athleticism: bowling. With that in mind,... [Read More]
Would You Like to Go to SXSW with the Workaholics Guys?
Don't look now, but SXSW is right around the corner. No, I don't mean the biennial Saskatchewan Xylophone Ska Workshop (I wish!), I'm talking about the big South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. The guys from Workaholics are goi... [Read More]
The Download on Location at the New York Comedy Festival with Amy Schumer and Jim Gaffigan
This week, The Download invaded the New York Comedy Festival, shooting on location and snagging a couple of the tour's headliners for exclusive interviews. Amy Schumer sat down with host Jordan Rubin to talk about the pitfalls of inter-comedian... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais Converses at the New York Comedy Festival
People don't talk anymore — it's all texts, tweets and arguments with Siri. But last Sunday at the 92nd Street Y, Ricky Gervais sat down for a conversation with Bill Carter from the New York Times for the New York Comedy Festival. Th... [Read More]
Nothing's Off-Limits for Jeffrey Ross
Imagining what it would be like if Roast Master General Jeffrey Ross roasted himself is a little like wondering if God could make a boulder so heavy He couldn't lift it, except watching a deity pick up a rock wouldn't be super hilarious. I... [Read More]
Sarah Silverman & Friends at the New York Comedy Festival
My friends are usually imaginary and criticize my haircuts. Sarah Silverman's friends are great stand-ups who put on a great show for the New York Comedy Festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Which, in some countries, is basically the same... [Read More]
Announcing the Gabriel Iglesias Presents: Stand-Up Revolution Tour
Of all the different kinds of tours that exist (museum tours, duck tours, military tours, tourettes, etc.), I think my favorite kind are stand-up tours. And next month, Gabriel Iglesias and Comedy Central are kicking off the Gabriel Iglesias Presents... [Read More]
Tracy Morgan Takes on the New York Comedy Festival
by Mike Henneberger Last Thursday, a sold-out crowd filled the Beacon Theatre in New York as Tracy Morgan celebrated his birthday (and mine) with a headlining performance for the New York Comedy Festival. Those who aren’t familiar with Tracy’s stand... [Read More]
Louis C.K. Remains The Best
In this world you can be certain of three three things: death, low taxes for the 1% and great stand-up from Louis C.K. Lucky for me and a sold out crowd at the New York Comedy Festival last night, we were able to experience one of these things. Peo... [Read More]