Tight 15s: Netflix orders bunch of new, shorter stand-up specials
Netflix made waves two years ago by ramping up production of stand-up specials to almost one per week. Last year, the streaming giant also introduced a handful of half-hour specials called The Standups. In 2018, they’re halving that half! Netflix will make at least 16 new stand-up specials tha... [Read More]
Max Silvestri Settles into LA and His Lifelong Calling of Mocking Chefs
Max Silvestri hosted one of Brooklyn’s most popular comedy shows, Big Terrific, for nearly seven years alongside fellow comedians Gabe Liedman and Jenny Slate. In that time he grew as a part of a budding scene of Brooklyn comedians who have now all but abandoned their Brooklyn apartments for h... [Read More]
Max Silvestri Settles into LA and His Lifelong Calling of Mocking Chefs
Max Silvestri hosted one of Brooklyn’s most popular comedy shows, Big Terrific, for nearly seven years alongside fellow comedians Gabe Liedman and Jenny Slate. In that time he grew as a part of a budding scene of Brooklyn comedians who have now all but abandoned their Brooklyn apartments for h... [Read More]
Max Silvestri Settles into LA and His Lifelong Calling of Mocking Chefs
Max Silvestri hosted one of Brooklyn’s most popular comedy shows, Big Terrific, for nearly seven years alongside fellow comedians Gabe Liedman and Jenny Slate. In that time he grew as a part of a budding scene of Brooklyn comedians who have now all but abandoned their Brooklyn apartments for h... [Read More]
Max Silvestri Settles into LA and His Lifelong Calling of Mocking Chefs
Max Silvestri hosted one of Brooklyn’s most popular comedy shows, Big Terrific, for nearly seven years alongside fellow comedians Gabe Liedman and Jenny Slate. In that time he grew as a part of a budding scene of Brooklyn comedians who have now all but abandoned their Brooklyn apartments for h... [Read More]
Episode #53: Max Silvestri
Max Silvestri is a comedian, writer and actor living in Los Angeles. But for seven years, Silvestri hosted one of the hottest indie comedy nights each Wednesday in Williamsburg, Brooklyn – co-hosting “Big Terrific” with Gabe Liedman and Jenny Slate. While living in Brooklyn, S... [Read More]
NBC Developing ‘Relative Success’ Comedy by Max Silvestri
Comedian and upcoming Bravo host Max Silvestri has a new comedy in the works at NBC. According to Deadline, the network has put into development a single-cam comedy written by Silvestri and executive produced by Krysten Ritter called Relative Success. The show will center on “what happens when... [Read More]
Max Silvestri, Jenny Slate, and Gabe Liedman's NYC Standup Show Big Terrific Ends Its 7-Year Run This Month
by Megh Wright One of New York's best standup shows is ending its seven-year run later this month. The New York Times reports that Max Silvestri, Jenny Slate, and Gabe Liedman's free weekly standup show Big Terrific is set for its final bow on Sunday, April 26th in Brooklyn. Since starting the show,... [Read More]
The best comedy albums and specials of 2014 | The A.V. Club
It was a bigger year for up-and-comers than 2013, which was stacked with theater-fillers like Louis C.K. and Aziz Ansari—though Ansari is still probably the biggest comic working, with two shows at Madison Square Garden this year. Below, in no particular order, are our favorite comedy albums and specials of 2014. [Read More]