Posts tagged "Comedy Cellar"

Comedy Central's Anthony Jeselnik - Exclusive Interview

Comedy Central's Anthony Jeselnik - Exclusive Interview
He’s quickly become the most feared amongst the other comics on the Comedy Central Roasts, and his one hour Comedy Central special, Anthony Jeselnik: Caligula, premiered Sunday night. When it comes to telling offensive jokes, Jeselnik doesn’t just cross the line, he long jumps over it. Anthony’s act appears to be centered around the notion that if a joke is funny,... Read more »

Artie Lange - Exclusive Interview

Artie Lange - Exclusive Interview
Many people know him from Mad TV and the Cult Classic film Dirty Work, more people know him as the ”fiiiyaa”-breathing third chair on the Howard Stern Show from 2001 – 2009, and, unfortunately, a lot of people know that he made an attempt to take his own life in early January of 2010 after years of drug and alcohol abuse.... Read more »

Louis C.K. talks "Louie" and stand up - Exclusive

Louis C.K. talks "Louie" and stand up - Exclusive
Louis C.K. is the comedian who makes all the other comedians think “I’m not funny enough,” and “I’m not working hard enough.” This week, Entertainment Weekly called him, “the world’s greatest comedian.” A deserving title to the man who cranks out an hour of great, edgy material every year, tours the country with it, and is on... Read more »
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Just for Laughs - Jeff Ross Roasts Chicago - Interview & Review

Jeff Ross takes the stage to roast Chicago. Scott King Photography
If you’ve watched Comedy Central a couple times over the past decade or have ever seen an infamous Comedy Central Roast, then you’re familar with comedian Jeff Ross. Jeff, also known as the Roastmaster General, was in Chicago this weekend to Roast Chicago as part of TBS’ Just for Laughs comedy festival for the second... Read more »

Colin Quinn - Exclusive Interview!

Colin Quinn - Exclusive Interview!
After a long, successful run on Broadway and an HBO special of his one-man show Colin Quinn Long Story Short, directed by Jerry Seinfeld, Quinn has brought the show to Chicago and it’s currently playing at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut St.) through September 10th. Tickets available here. In his highly... Read more »

Q&A with Louie C.K.!

Q&A with Louie C.K.!
There’s no doubt that today’s most celebrated stand up comedian is Louie C. K. Louie’s hard-hitting, dark, and brutally honest show Louie on FX connects with many viewers across the country. A few years before the FX series, Louie took an innovative approach to the standard sitcom. His predominantly uncensored show Lucky Louie hit with his... Read more »
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Just for Laughs exclusive - Jim Norton interview

                                http://siriusbuzz.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/jim-norton.jpg Very few comics are as raw and honest as Jim Norton.  The level of personal transparency in Jim’s act allows audiences to see the darkest corners of his soul.  He simply leaves it all onstage.  Dubbed the “third mic”... Read more »

Just for Laughs exclusive - Dave Attell interview Part 2

http://www.behance.net/gallery/Dave-Attell-Insomniac-Tour-Bus-Graphics/935019 CAC: One of the things you do incredibly well is that you have these trademark comparisons, for example, the night I saw you in the Cellar you made a comparison with a guy in the crowd who walked by with his friend and said, “Oh look, a male model, and the guy that does... Read more »

Just for Laughs exclusive - Dave Attell Interview

http://newcitystage.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/dave-attell-300×291.jpg There are very few people who have made me love Comedy and inspired me to be a comedian as much as Dave Attell.  I remember Watching Tough Crowd and Insomniac as a teenager and being awestruck by how raw and constantly hilarious the man is.   It’s been several years since those shows were on,... Read more »
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Hello New York

Two days after working on the movie I flew to New York for vacation and some stand up.  It will forever be one of the best trips I have been on.   Upon arriving New York, I realized that it differed from Chicago in the following ways: *Although New York has far more buildings than... Read more »