“I Can’t Follow Greer Barnes”
Comedian Greer Barnes is not a household name, but the folks in the industry who often praise him are people you’ve definitely heard of. “I always feel when I go onstage after [Barnes], I literally felt the disappointment from the crowd,” explained Bill Burr on his Monday Morning P... [Read More]
“I Can’t Follow Greer Barnes”
Comedian Greer Barnes is not a household name, but the folks in the industry who often praise him are people you’ve definitely heard of. “I always feel when I go onstage after [Barnes], I literally felt the disappointment from the crowd,” explained Bill Burr on his Monday Morning P... [Read More]
Review: “The Comedian” starring Robert De Niro
Don’t be misled by the title or the movie trailers. The Comedian, a Taylor Hackford film (An Officer and a Gentleman, Ray) starring Robert De Niro as a former sitcom star and stand-up comedian still trying to ply his trade into his 70s, is actually a love story about second chances and last ch... [Read More]
2016: The best nine most-liked posts on The Comic’s Comic Instagram
What were the nine most-liked shots I photographed and shared on my Instagram page for @thecomicscomic in 2016? Tracy Morgan inviting his daughter to take the mic after his Carnegie Hall performance at the 2016 New York Comedy Festival, and I was fortunate enough to be standing in front of the stage... [Read More]
Comedy Cellar Underground Debate series is serious business
There’s a table in the back corner of the Greenwich Village staple, Olive Tree Cafe, that’s marked, “Comedy Cellar Comedians Only.” A bold statement from a plain and unassuming dark brown wooden table. But if that table could talk, its words would be profane, fiery, brilliant... [Read More]
Comedy Cellar Underground Debate series is serious business
There’s a table in the back corner of the Greenwich Village staple, Olive Tree Cafe, that’s marked, “Comedy Cellar Comedians Only.” A bold statement from a plain and unassuming dark brown wooden table. But if that table could talk, its words would be profane, fiery, brilliant... [Read More]
Comedy Cellar Underground Debate series is serious business
There’s a table in the back corner of the Greenwich Village staple, Olive Tree Cafe, that’s marked, “Comedy Cellar Comedians Only.” A bold statement from a plain and unassuming dark brown wooden table. But if that table could talk, its words would be profane, fiery, brilliant... [Read More]
All-Star Comedy Cellar Late-Night Jam: Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Aziz Ansari and John Mayer
So, this happened! The Roots Picnic on Saturday didn't just bring all-star musical talent and celeb-watching to New York City's Bryant Park, but also led to spillover late into the night Saturday at the Comedy Cellar. That's where Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock once again held court, onstage together... [Read More]
The amazing incredible comebacks of Tracy Morgan and Ardie Fuqua
Two years ago this weekend, after a Friday night gig in Delaware, Tracy Morgan and his entourage were on their way home when a Walmart tractor trailer slammed into their SUV on the New Jersey Turnpike, killing comedian "Jimmy Mack" and almost killing Morgan and his opening act, Ardie Fuqua. Morgan a... [Read More]
The amazing incredible comebacks of Tracy Morgan and Ardie Fuqua
Two years ago this weekend, after a Friday night gig in Delaware, Tracy Morgan and his entourage were on their way home when a Walmart tractor trailer slammed into their SUV on the New Jersey Turnpike, killing comedian "Jimmy Mack" and almost killing Morgan and his opening act, Ardie Fuqua. Morgan a... [Read More]