The not so fine line between a trick and a joke with Justin Willman
With his first Comedy Central Special, Sleight of Mouth, behind him, Magician Justin Willman has taken himself and his tricks to the road. His goal is that you may find the humor in magic and the magic in humor. Relax; allow yourself to be entertained like when you were a kid and you ... [Read More]
The not so fine line between a trick and a joke with Justin Willman
With his first Comedy Central Special, Sleight of Mouth, behind him, Magician Justin Willman has taken himself and his tricks to the road. His goal is that you may find the humor in magic and the magic in humor. Relax; allow yourself to be entertained like when you were a kid and you ... [Read More]
Lil Rel Howery Loves to Win
Comedian Lil Rel Howery has his first hour special premiering on Comedy Central, executive produced by none other than Kevin Hart. He plays the brother of his real-life friend Jerrod Carmichael in NBCs new The Carmichael Show and acts/writes/executive produces the weekly sketch comedy show Friends o... [Read More]
Let Howard Kremer Teach You How to Really Have a Summah
Comedian Howard Kremer does a little bit of it all. He’s appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Comedy Bang Bang, he co-host the Who Charted? podcast on Earwolf, raps under the name Dragon Boy Suede, has had his own half-hour Comedy Central special, and has written for several television shows. His... [Read More]
“Summahtology” with comedian Howard Kremer: The Laugh Button Interview
Comedian Howard Kremer, also know as Dragon Boy Suede, has released six albums and has had a half-hour special on Comedy Central. He has written on Austin Stories (which he co-created), The Goode Family from Mike Jedge, Human Giant and more. He has also made regular appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live!... [Read More]
Meet Me In New York: Joe Zimmerman
(Photo of Joe Zimmerman by Mindy Tucker) What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they're comedians? No, that's not it. It is a fact, though, that America's biggest city is also its biggest ... [Read More]
Hampton Yount Gets It Together
In case you missed it, Hampton Yount’s Comedy Central Half Hour debuted this past Saturday night. It was an energetic performance, freewheeling at times and razor sharp at others. That’s the beauty of the Half Hour. To hear the comedians tell it, Comedy Central gives plenty of leeway in ... [Read More]
Getting Comfortable with Liza Treyger
Last week was a big one for New York-by-way-of-Chicago comedian Liza Treyger. Relatively young in standup years, Treyger has been climbing the ranks quickly, racking up appearances on Chelsea Lately, Adam Devine’s House Party, and MTV2’s Joking Off, as well as creating buzz in the comedy... [Read More]
The Fat Jew on Stealing Jokes: “I Have Never Done That”
It’s been a bad week for Josh Ostrovsky AKA “The Fat Jew” since the comedy community doubled down on exposing him as a hacky joke thief, and with the exception of a few more Instagram posts, he had yet to respond to the wrath of the internet until today. Vulture sat down with Ostro... [Read More]
Finding Your Voice with Jonathan Ames
Jonathan Ames isn’t “just” a television writer. His prolific career spans from personal essays to graphic novels, storytelling, screenplays, a one-man show, as well as his HBO series Bored to Death, which fans are still clamoring for after it was cancelled. The man is a writer in j... [Read More]