SKETCH COMEDY

Nick Turner – Comedy Foot Soldier

March 24, 2010

This week’s comedy foot soldier, Nick Turner, should be very familiar to fans of our podcast.  Nick is one of hardest working comics in NYC.  He’s got his hands in everything.  He does stand-up (hosting one of the longer running shows in the city), sketch (with a bunch of folks including me sometimes), makes online […]

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Betty White Confirms SNL Appearnce

March 8, 2010

The lovely Betty White has finally confirmed that she will be appearing on an upcoming episode of SNL accoring to People: When asked by PEOPLE, “Are you doing Saturday Night Live,” she answered, “Yes,” even if she remains perplexed by the groundswell of support.  “I don’t know why or how,” she says, “but it’s been […]

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Are Comedians Cool?

March 1, 2010
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This week we ask the question “Is comedy cool?” On one hand, a lot of cool people seem to like it, so that’s cool. But comedians do a lot of ridiculous, humiliating things. That’s not cool. Dan and Dustin will try to get to the bottom of it, while contemplating the cool paradox: if you […]

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Is Comedy Inherently Cynical?

February 22, 2010
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Conan said “don’t be cynical”.  That’s easy for him to say.  He’s got to host The Tonight Show and then got a check for a billion dollars to not host The Tonight Show.  What about the rest of us?  Comedy is so frequently about explaining how screwed up the world is that it seems only […]

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Fealing The Winter Blues and Need A New Winter Jam?

February 9, 2010

I think the cure might be a little Seasonal Affective Disorder.  Check out the latest song done by Miss CKC (Carolyn Castiglia), TMC (Tom McCaffrey), Beena Steena (Mara Herron).*   It cures what ails you…unless it’s herpes, then go see a doctor.  Actually go see a doctor for anything medical.  Prevention and early detection are the […]

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The ECNY Nominations Announced!

February 3, 2010

The ECNY Nominations were announced this afternoon Kumail Nanjiani and Kambri Crews and ran live on Ustream.tv all Oscars style.  And oh yeah, we totally got nominated for Best Website.  You can vote here (and please do).  Did I mention that all the other nominees are pro communism because they are.  F’n commies.  Here is […]

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Katherine Bryant – Comedy Foot Soldier

February 3, 2010
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This week’s comedy foot solider, Katherine Bryant,  is one of my closest friends and one of the funniest women I know.  She is one hard core bad ass comedian!  She’s unafraid (but small), unapologetic (but nice), and original (without being annoying).  Plus she let me give her her nickname in college (it was and as […]

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