Most-liked Instagrams for The Comic’s Comic in 2015
You can look back on a calendar year from many different perspectives and points of entry. Your memories flash in front of you. And then a website comes and calculates how other people viewed your year for you. Or one slice of your view. Such is 2015bestnine.com, which takes an Instagram handle, cal... [Read More]
Most-liked Instagrams for The Comic’s Comic in 2015
You can look back on a calendar year from many different perspectives and points of entry. Your memories flash in front of you. And then a website comes and calculates how other people viewed your year for you. Or one slice of your view. Such is 2015bestnine.com, which takes an Instagram handle, cal... [Read More]
Telling Stories with Tone Bell
After attending college for film and television, Georgia native Tone Bell did what many would call the responsible thing: he got a day job in promotions and marketing. His work took him to San Francisco, then Dallas, where in 2008 he decided to take up a new evening hobby in open mic comedy. By 2011... [Read More]
Comedy Central Records will release six albums from comedians appearing on this season of “The Half Hour”
The fourth season of Comedy Central’s The Half Hour premieres August 22 at Midnight immediately followed by a second episode. Up first are comedians Liza Treyger and Hampton Yount respectively. The specials were filmed at The Royale in Boston and they showcase some of the best up-and-coming st... [Read More]
Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch Class of 2015 announced as is the show at this year’s Just For Laughs Festival
One of the biggest events in the comedy world each year is Variety‘s unveiling of their annual 10 Comics To Watch feature. The issue is usually released during the last week of the Just For Laughs Festival which holds a cocktail reception for the newly anointed comedians. The best and brightes... [Read More]
Nate Bargatze, Tone Bell, Kate Berlant, The Grawlix amongst Variety’s 10 Comics To Watch 2015
Every year at the start of the summer Variety selects 10 comedians that its readers should keep an eye on in the new year. While the list isn’t comprised of all up and comers, sometimes its ones on the brink, or those that have big projects coming up. Regardless, it’s a high honor for ma... [Read More]
Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch: 2015
Plenty of magazines and websites post slideshows of their hottest 50 up-and-coming stand-up comedians to keep an eye out for before they blaze a trail of glory. Only Variety jets its comedians up to Montreal to fete them in front of the show business industry's agents, managers and producers. Here a... [Read More]
Here’s the 2015 class of comedians taping Comedy Central Half Hour specials
Every year Comedy Central selects a handful of some up-and-coming comedians and gives them a half-hour special. It’s a great and long-running series the network has utilized to showcase the next wave of comedians and give some of them their first look at screen time. This year’s class of... [Read More]
Comedy Central’s The Half Hour list, Class of 2015
In recent years, Comedy Central has recorded seasons of The Half Hour stand-up specials in late February in Boston, but things didn't go according to schedule in 2015 -- which probably was the best for all parties concerned considering how snowed in Boston was this winter! So instead of February, it... [Read More]