Review: “I Am Battle Comic” by Jordan Brady
Jordan Brady, a former (and still) stand-up comedian turned filmmaker, has found a renewed love for comedy a generation after he first entertained audiences in person and on TV with his own reimagining of what porn films should sound like (whether you say “Bow-chicka-bow-wow” or “w... [Read More]
Review: Punching Henry
After Henry Phillips released his semi-autobiographical movie, Punching the Clown, in 2010, Showtime expressed interest in developing a companion series. That series never came to fruition. But the awkwardness of that failure inspired Phillips and Gregori Viens to co-write and direct a sequel. Origi... [Read More]
Review: Punching Henry
After Henry Phillips released his semi-autobiographical movie, Punching the Clown, in 2010, Showtime expressed interest in developing a companion series. That series never came to fruition. But the awkwardness of that failure inspired Phillips and Gregori Viens to co-write and direct a sequel. Origi... [Read More]
Jordan Brady shoots for “I Am…” trilogy, with the troops for “I Am Battle Comic”
Six years ago, director Jordan Brady turned the cameras back on his comedy career -- interviewing dozens of stand-up comedians about the art of joking, and coaxing Ritch Shydner out of touring retirement for I Am Comic. Then Brady himself got back into stand-up, joining Wayne Federman for a wee... [Read More]
Episode #40: Wayne Federman
Today's guest, Wayne Federman, has been recording stand-up comedy sets in clubs across America for more than 30 years now since starting out in New York City in the early 1980s. He's also a classically trained actor, studying in college straight from Stella Adler. No wonder, then, he has so many TV ... [Read More]
Wayne Federman on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Throwback Thursday came early in the midnight hour, as Wayne Federman returned to 30 Rock to perform for Jimmy Fallon. Federman had toured with Fallon back in 2009 when he was writing for Fallon's Late Night, and now, he's back as a guest performer on Wednesday night's episode of The Tonight Show St... [Read More]
Wayne Federman on Fallon, “I liked the name Wayne until the fourth grade when my teacher told me it meant ‘diminish slowly over time'”
Wayne Federman’s performance on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon last night covered everything from Elton John impressions, what his first name really means, and missing out on tickets to see Beethoven. All in celebration of his debut album after 30 years, Chronicles of Federman. Wayne F... [Read More]
Cool Thing To Buy this week: Wayne Federman “The Chronicles of Federman”
WAYNE FEDERMAN’S THE CHRONICLES OF FEDERMAN iTunes | Amazon To listen to comedian Wayne Federman is like taking a history course on the last 30 years of comedy. The veteran has influenced countless comedians, so you’re fan of him whether you realize it or not. He’s evolved through ... [Read More]
Wayne Federman’s Debut Comedy Album Is Out This Friday
Comedian and actor Wayne Federman has collected three decades of standup recordings for his debut comedy album. Available through A Special Thing this Friday, the album — titled The Chronicles of Federman — is a three-volume set with recordings from 1984-2015 and linear notes by Judd Apa... [Read More]