Winter Blues Band for Hire, by Bizzy Coy
Dear Nightclub Booker, Hi. I’m Dugan Rathbone, guitarist and lead vocalist for Doctor Sad Man’s Sad Time Jam Band, the nation’s only winter blues band. That’s right, our quartet makes your favorite blues tunes even bluer thanks to our debilitating case of seasonal affective d... [Read More]
Winter Blues Band for Hire, by Bizzy Coy
Dear Nightclub Booker, Hi. I’m Dugan Rathbone, guitarist and lead vocalist for Doctor Sad Man’s Sad Time Jam Band, the nation’s only winter blues band. That’s right, our quartet makes your favorite blues tunes even bluer thanks to our debilitating case of seasonal affective d... [Read More]
Finding Energy in Despair with the National “What a Joke” Fest
In those first few days after the election, it felt like everything everybody said pretty much just boiled down to “What do we do?” Comics and non-comics alike were unsure of what could be said or done to adequately express what everybody felt. As we’ve moved past November 8th, alt... [Read More]
Finding Energy in Despair with the National “What a Joke” Fest
In those first few days after the election, it felt like everything everybody said pretty much just boiled down to “What do we do?” Comics and non-comics alike were unsure of what could be said or done to adequately express what everybody felt. As we’ve moved past November 8th, alt... [Read More]
R.I.P. Pat Harrington, Jr. (1929-2016) aka “Schneider” or “Guido Panzini”
To children of the 1970s or 1980s, he was "Schneider," the building superintendent for nine seasons on the CBS sitcom One Day at a Time. But to children of the late 1950s and 1960s, Pat Harrington Jr. inhabited an even more unlikely character, as the Irish son of an comedian made his TV debut and [&... [Read More]
R.I.P. Pat Harrington, Jr. (1929-2016) aka “Schneider” or “Guido Panzini”
To children of the 1970s or 1980s, he was "Schneider," the building superintendent for nine seasons on the CBS sitcom One Day at a Time. But to children of the late 1950s and 1960s, Pat Harrington Jr. inhabited an even more unlikely character, as the Irish son of an comedian made his TV debut and [&... [Read More]
Episode #47: Dan Pasternack
Dan Pasternack and I go back to 2007, when I was just thinking about launching The Comic's Comic while he was actually launching Super Deluxe. Dan's career started when he was just a kid, with a song on the Dr. Demento show, and he's met or worked with just about everybody -- even becoming close [&h... [Read More]
Oh, to be a woman in stand-up comedy in Miami in 2015
Miami New Times profiled the women making comedy in Miami in 2015, so read the stories from Kat Toledo, Emily Winter, Natalie Prager-Newman, Dominique Gelin, and Elise Valderrama (pictured above) and see how much you identify with them. A sidebar video asked them about "The Annoying Shit People Say ... [Read More]
Marc Maron, President Obama podcast transcript leaked? (Photos)
Fans of WTF with Marc Maron are already excited about his upcoming episode with President Barack Obama. Marc Maron announced on Thursday that the President will be his next podcast guest for what may become the most downloaded podcast episode of all time. Two New York City comedians made some memes ... [Read More]