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Nimesh Patel Wants to Be on the Wrong Side of the Joke
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to getting kicked out of a show at Columbia.
Has Found Its Next Burr, Eliza
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In the Heights.
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For the first time since it debut,
has capped its standby line.
Black Ops: ‘Post-Racial’ Comedy in the Age of Obama
In 2010, former troupe-mates Donald Glover and DC Pierson returned from Los Angeles to perform at The Creek and The Cave, in New York City. […]
What’s Wrong with Comedy Central?
I have been writing about comedy for about seven years now — hi, 2005! — and, whenever I interview a comedian, almost without fail […]
Messin’ with Texas: Why Doesn’t SXSW Pay its Comedians?
Charlie Sotelo hasn’t gotten much sleep this year, but that’s true for him every January and February. Sotelo is the sole staffer handling the […]
Due West: A Roundtable Discussion on New York’s Ongoing Comedy Exodus
It was inevitable that a city so saturated with comedians would stumble onto a storyline so unexpected from their jaded ironies and hipster […]
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The Legend of Fesh
For 24 hours, both coasts of the Upright Citizens Brigade community and the cast of ‘Saturday Night Live’ teamed up to make this sad Ohio loner a hero.
New York Comedy Incubator Finally Comes to New York
Boom Chicago, stalwart entertainers for Amsterdam’s stoner tourists, now performing on Governors Island.