This year's 2014 NY Comedy Festival went down from November 5th through 9th in over 20 venues around the city. It once again had a stellar line-up of comics which made it difficult for us to pick and choose which shows to actually put on our "must see" list. That said, it had to be done and, ultimat ... More >>
With a posthumous honor, the New York City native continues grappling with religion even after death. Here are, appropriately enough, seven things you should know about the newly-minted George Carlin Way. See also: How New York Comedian Michael Che Willed His Way to SNL and The Daily Show
This week in Cheap Laughs, we have smoldering SNL talent, organized labor, electro-disco, gay improv, slams, snark, anonymous dating shows, and just the nicest young man from Wisconsin. It's irresistible. Here's our rundown of the best in independently produced New York comedy this week.
Comedy booker, producer, and venue owner Rebecca Trent believes in fostering talent and building community. With founders Sean Patton and Chesley Calloway she celebrates Thursday's seventh anniversary of East Village staple Comedy as a Second Language (known as "Kabin" to the bar weekly's regulars), ... More >>
This week in Cheap Laughs, we have television's finest improvisers, live dubbed sitcoms, Freudian drama, black talent, white talent, and a literal trip to comedy hell. Wear breathable fabrics, because it's going to be a hot one. Here's our rundown of the best in independently produced New York comed ... More >>
This snow business is officially out of control. Everyone is slipping on slush, cancelling plans, and even worse: running out of snow-related workplace banter. We've had so much bad weather, even the office cut-up is running out of precipitation material. You need to feed the beast. Get out there in ... More >>
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