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]
King Supernuts and Shockwave “Battle the World”
What's a one-sided freestyle rap battle look like? It looks something like this. King Supernuts (Victor Varnado) and Shockwave (Chris Sullivan) took to the streets of New York City and took on anyone and everyone whose paths they crossed. No contest!... [Read More]
WTF Live: the Just For Laughs edition
I can’t think of any better way to close out the Saturday night of the Just For Laughs festival than to witness a taping of WTF, Marc Maron’s wildly successful podcast, with guests Victor Varnado, Jeremy Hotz, Nina Conti, Mike Britt, and Mike Ward.... [Read More]
'Awkward Comedy Show' Comics Talk Tiger, Michael Steele, And What It Is To Be A Nerd (video) | Huffington Post
The Huffington Post recently sat down with four of the five "The Awkward Comedy Show" comedians (Hannibal Buress, Baron Vaughn, Marina Franklin and Victor Varnado) at Comix comedy club to discuss how 'nerd' is the white N-word, the problem with the census, and why you should always use cash at bondage clubs, among other things. [Read More]
Meet Me In New York - Victor Varnado | the comic's comic
Victor Varnado is many things. Yes, he is a black albino and he'll be the first to joke about that. Varnado also is a talented comedian, actor and filmmaker. You may have seen him on Conan, or perhaps Julien Donkey-Boy, End of Days, The Adventures of Pluto Nash, or My Name is Earl. And he is the brains behind the camera and sometimes in front of it, helming the stand-up documentary film, The Awkward Comedy Show.. [Read More]
Comedian And Director Victor Varnado Discusses New Comedy Special "Awkward Comedy Show" | AHN
Victor Varnado is not your typical comedian. Varnado, an African-American albino, has taken some of his quirky traits, along with those of his fellow comedians and turned it into a sure-to-be funny new comedy special on Comedy Central. Varnado sat down with AHN to discuss his new special, where he not only performs but acts as director, producer and creator of “The Awkward Comedy Show.” The special will feature Varnado, along with several other comedians and friends as they tackle comedy that on... [Read More]
Victor Varnado - Comedy nerd king | Punchline Magazine interview
Victor Varnado is not your typical black comedian, and not just because his skin is far from dark. Determined to prove funny is funny, armed with little more than his wit and smarts, Varnado is about to unleash the Awkward Comedy Show on Comedy Central, a concert special that will change the way you look at the black comedy experience. [Read More]
Comedy Central's "The Awkward Comedy Show" to feature Hannibal Buress and other "black, awkward nerd comedians"
COMEDY CENTRAL is bringing a unique category of black comedy to the stage: the awkward nerd variety! The World Television Premiere of "The Awkward Comedy Show" debuts Friday, April 9 at Midnight. Black comedy takes a different turn as five distinctive comedians take to the stage to challenge stereotypes about smoking weed, confront rumors about black albinos and take a stand for every black person ever caught listening to Simon and Garfunkel too loud. Join Hannibal Buress, Eric Andre, Baron... [Read More]