This week in Cheap Laughs we have Dad sidekicks, $100 sketch kicks, jungle lasers, naked blazers, Buffalo kooks, Daisy Dukes and the world's greatest crowd work show. Here's our rundown of the best in independently produced New York comedy this week.
Pity the bleary-eyed TV executive.
You Can't Do That in Movies
Richard Kind is the familiar and likeable actor known for Mad About You, Spin City, and many theater roles. At the screening of the documentary One-Night Stand: Creating A Broadway Musical In A Day last week, Richard told the crowd he's coming to Broadway in April in the revival of Clifford Odets' ... More >>
Whew! That would be such bad business for his show. Let me explain. At last night's screening of the documentary One Night Stand: Creating A Broadway Musical In A Day, actor Richard Kind--who's in the film--said that someone else in the film babysat his children before going on to make it big. He ... More >>
"One Night Stand: Creating a Broadway Musical In A Day is a really good documentary about the making of the 24-Hour Musicals, an annual event where an eclectic assortment of theater folk have one day to whip up short shows that are mounted for an audience the very next night. Just because they can. ... More >>
The New Yorker celebrates geeks who read
Self-hating or just everyone-hating?
Rule number one: Avoid suspicious high school reunions
Forget the mockumentary's poker face. It's the people who are cards.