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]
Greer Barnes is not in the Army
Greer Barnes has a joke about a horse—auspiciously, seeing that his last name connotes a place to keep one. Depending upon the room, or his mood, the horse can gallop down a number of paths. The animal is always carrying a cop: sometimes the two are posing for pictures, sometimes they’re... [Read More]
Greer Barnes is not in the Army
Greer Barnes has a joke about a horse—auspiciously, seeing that his last name connotes a place to keep one. Depending upon the room, or his mood, the horse can gallop down a number of paths. The animal is always carrying a cop: sometimes the two are posing for pictures, sometimes they’re... [Read More]
Greer Barnes is not in the Army
Greer Barnes has a joke about a horse—auspiciously, seeing that his last name connotes a place to keep one. Depending upon the room, or his mood, the horse can gallop down a number of paths. The animal is always carrying a cop: sometimes the two are posing for pictures, sometimes they’re... [Read More]
The 15 Best Comedy Clubs in North America
In partnership with Humber College’s Comedy Writing and Performance program. For the last four decades, live standup has defined itself in relation to comedy clubs, those altars of joke-telling that began building their congregations during the 1980s comedy boom. Alternative comedy got its nam... [Read More]
The 15 Best Comedy Clubs in North America
In partnership with Humber College’s Comedy Writing and Performance program. For the last four decades, live standup has defined itself in relation to comedy clubs, those altars of joke-telling that began building their congregations during the 1980s comedy boom. Alternative comedy got its nam... [Read More]
truTV goes inside The Comedy Cellar for truInside
truTV's behind-the-scenes comedy history series, truInside, has focused on classic big-screen comedies over its first six weeks: Airplane!, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Bridesmaids, The Jerk, Heathers. But this Monday's episode spent an hour inside the Olive Tree Cafe and its more famous basement d... [Read More]
truTV goes inside The Comedy Cellar for truInside
truTV's behind-the-scenes comedy history series, truInside, has focused on classic big-screen comedies over its first six weeks: Airplane!, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Bridesmaids, The Jerk, Heathers. But this Monday's episode spent an hour inside the Olive Tree Cafe and its more famous basement d... [Read More]
truTV goes inside The Comedy Cellar for truInside
truTV's behind-the-scenes comedy history series, truInside, has focused on classic big-screen comedies over its first six weeks: Airplane!, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Bridesmaids, The Jerk, Heathers. But this Monday's episode spent an hour inside the Olive Tree Cafe and its more famous basement d... [Read More]