They’re Baaack: The Return of Harvard Sailing Team
Five long years ago, Splitsider wrote this piece on the then New York-based Harvard Sailing Team (HST) and the resurgence of sketch comedy. Well, in these past five years, HST members have gone on to do amazing things, like star and guest star on great TV shows, movies, yes, podcasts have ... [Read More]
They’re Baaack: The Return of Harvard Sailing Team
Five long years ago, Splitsider wrote this piece on the then New York-based Harvard Sailing Team (HST) and the resurgence of sketch comedy. Well, in these past five years, HST members have gone on to do amazing things, like star and guest star on great TV shows, movies, yes, podcasts have ... [Read More]
Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch: Fortune Feimster, Cristela Alonzo, Nathan Fielder included (Videos)
It’s that time of the year when industry leaders (and random blog) start listing their 5 or 10 or 39 up-and-coming stand-up comedians that people need to keep an eye on. One of the more illustrious lists is Variety‘s annual “10 Comics To Watch” list. The trade publication ann... [Read More]
Pete Davidson, Nathan Fielder and more make Variety’s 2014 “Comics to Watch” list
For the past 15 years, Variety has picked ten up-and-coming comedians to feature in their annual “Comics to Watch,” list. This year, the honor goes to Cristela Alonzo, Pete Davidson, Fortune Feimster, Nathan Fielder, Ron Funches, Harvard Sailing Team, Grace Helbig, The Lucas Brothers, Gr... [Read More]
Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch: 2014
Variety has announced its 15th annual list of "10 Comics To Watch," who'll be spotlighted and feted at the end of July both in the trade magazine and at the comedy industry's Just For Laughs festival in Montreal. Congrats to this year's crop of comedians and comedic acts: Cristela Alonzo Pete Davids... [Read More]
New network, ‘Fusion,’ launches today; will have comedy elements
It’s no secret that a main news source for many Generation Y and millennials are Comedy Central’s shows The Daily Show and The Colbert Report. It’s in that spirit that a new cable network is launching today. Fusion, a joint venture between ABC and Spanish language network Univision... [Read More]
The Stepfathers and Harvard Sailing Team Have 20 Thousand Dollars
nThis past weekend, The Stepfathers and Harvard Sailing Team won the first Friars Club Improv and Sketch Competition, netting themselves ten thousand dollars each in prize money. The two NYC groups s... [Read More]
The Stepfathers and Harvard Sailing Team win $10,000 each in inaugural Friars Club competition
If you think watching stand-up comedians compete for money is something, then what's it like watching improv groups compete for big cash money? Well, let me tell you: It's very intriguing! S... [Read More]