Your guide to the 2016 New York Comedy Festival
Everybody loves a comedy festival. And in this year of 2016, it doesn't just feel as though every city has its own comedy festival, because not only do they, but oftentimes, several cities have recruited all-star comedy lineups to their region on the same weekend. And New York City can feel like a c... [Read More]
Your guide to the 2016 New York Comedy Festival
Everybody loves a comedy festival. And in this year of 2016, it doesn't just feel as though every city has its own comedy festival, because not only do they, but oftentimes, several cities have recruited all-star comedy lineups to their region on the same weekend. And New York City can feel like a c... [Read More]
Cool thing to buy this week: “Togetherness” season 1
The television debut of Jay and Mark Duplass, Togetherness follows two couples living under one roof on the fringes of Los Angeles. Brett and Michelle (Mark Duplass and Melanie Lynskey) are struggling to rekindle the spark in their relationship, which has puttered out from the stresses of marriage a... [Read More]
Giulia Rozzi Explores ‘True Love’
When we last spoke, Giulia Rozzi and I talked about her predilection for deeply personal topics and how she feels the most at home when she’s being the most open. On her latest album True Love (available February 12th, just in time for Valentine’s Day), she explores some of her less well... [Read More]
TV Credits! The comedians who appear in Season 1 of The Jim Gaffigan Show on TV Land
Jim Gaffigan turns 49 today, but he has given the comedy scene a big fat birthday present, too, by casting so many comedians in the first season of his new TV Land series, The Jim Gaffigan Show, which premieres July 15. Just look! Of course I had to screengrab the closest moment I could find to one... [Read More]
Giulia Rozzi set to tape her new album Great Set on June 25 in NYC
Comedian, Actress and Writer Giulia Rozzi will be recording her new album in NYC on June 25 at the New York Comedy Club. She is fresh off her latest one-woman show, Bad Bride, which had successful runs touring the US and UK. Her credits include appearing on VH1, Comedy Central, MTV, TLC, TruTV and C... [Read More]
Giulia Rozzi and the Art of Making Comedy That's True to Yourself
by Philip Stamato Giulia Rozzi is a true comedic factotum — a jack of all trades — who has a well-developed talent, crucial in comedy, for making virtually any story extremely relatable. But beyond being merely relatable, Rozzi's humor is often deeply cathartic. In fact, she has so passi... [Read More]
Seeing Other People: Hilarious web series probes the awkwardness of a BFF breakup
It’s hard to think of anyone more qualified than a comedian to shed funny light on the painful process of enduring a friendship breakup. Luckily, with the launch of the new web series Seeing Other People, we get not one comedian, but four of them to mend our broken hearts while tickling our fu... [Read More]