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NYC Stories: Bill Hader and Henry Winkler Have Ridiculous Memories of NYC
Bill Hader and Henry Winkler, stars of HBO hit
have each experienced love and hate in New York City—but not in the ways you’d imagine.
Mike Birbiglia Announces Off-Broadway Show ‘The New One’
Mike Birbiglia’s The New One standup tour is turning into a new Off-Broadway show. According to Vulture, Birbiglia’s latest one-man show […]
NYC Stories: José Andrés Is the Perfect New Yorker
José Andrés is a lot of things — celebrity chef, vocal immigrant advocate, Twitter beast — and we can now add “best New Yorker” to the mix.
NYC Stories: Giovanni Ribisi Falls in With a Ferrari Gang from Long Island
’s Giovanni Ribisi recounts a night out in NYC that turns into an action movie — complete with Long Island dudes, Ferraris, and a death.
NYC Stories: Laura Gómez’s NYC Blackout Experience Was Actually Heartwarming
Orange Is the New Black
actress holds fond memories of the night it happened.
Conan O’Brien Gets a Crash Course in Serving Soul Food at Sylvia’s […]
Here’s a clip from last night’s Conan, where O’Brien heads to Sylvia’s Restaurant in Harlem to learn the ins-and-outs of soul food and try his […]
‘I Can’t Follow Greer Barnes’
Comedian Greer Barnes is not a household name, but the folks in the industry who often praise him are people you’ve definitely heard […]
Conan O’Brien Kicks Off His Week of NYC Shows by Making Some Friends in […]
Conan O’Brien’s week of shows in New York City kicked off on TBS last night, and before he did his first show at the Apollo, O’Brien decided to […]
2016 Brooklyn Comedy Festival to Feature Reggie Watts, Vanessa Bayer, […]
The Brooklyn Comedy Festival has just announced its lineup for 2016, with the fest slated to run from August 22-28th at various venues across […]
Inside This Weekend’s Huge ‘Women in Comedy’ Photo Shoot
“All right, everyone. Lean in!” This past Saturday, in Brooklyn, over 200 women gathered together at Littlefield for a photo opportunity […]
The Dark Side of Storytelling
Over the past few years, storytelling has become one of the fastest growing forms of comedy in the country in no small part because of the […]
Mike Birbiglia’s ‘Thank God For Jokes’ Is a Deceptively Loose Meditation […]
Mike Birbiglia’s latest one-man show Thank God For Jokes, which yesterday began a six-week run the Lynn Redgrave Theater, is about faith. The […]
Max Silvestri Settles into LA and His Lifelong Calling of Mocking Chefs
Max Silvestri hosted one of Brooklyn’s most popular comedy shows, Big Terrific, for nearly seven years alongside fellow comedians Gabe […]
Do You Have to Move to New York or LA to Make It in Comedy?
As a former comedy agent at UTA and WME, Priyanka represented numerous big-name writers and performers before leaving to start a TV […]
Splitsider’s Guide to NYC’s Comedy Scene
“This is where comedy works — where people are the most miserable,” Doug Stanhope lamented as he walked the streets of New York City at the […]
Alec Baldwin on NYC Mayoral Race: ‘I’ve Lost My Appetite’
“They’re all just so horny for it. Horny for their own ascension.”
Watch This Very Important, Utterly Bonkers Version of ‘Silent Night’
Merry Christmas from whatever is happening here …
Learn Facts About the Brooklyn Bridge From Comedian Kurt Braunohler
Comedian Kurt Braunohler is your new favorite historian, also possibly ill.
Donald Glover’s New York Is Full of It
Blackbook had Community’s Donald Glover take them around NYC to his favorite places. In short: a boutique hotel, exclusive restaurants, and […]
Four Lions Getting NYC Release on November 5th
Good news! “Terrorism comedy” Four Lions is finally getting released here in the States. Well, in New York at least, on November 5th. But […]
ESPN’s Pretty Good Sports Show Is Actually Pretty Good
There’s a lot to be skeptical about when you hear that ESPN is producing an online comedic video series centered around New York sports. I […]
IT’S SO TRUE UGH I’M MOVING TO LA
Ah, The Onion: “Other incidents that prompted citizens to pick up and leave included the sight of garbage bags stacked 5 feet high on the […]
Songs that Love to Hate New York
A new cluster of anti-NYC songs has arisen.