Day: April 9, 2013

So You Want to Win a Comedy Contest? Life lessons from six stand-up champions

So you want to win a comedy contest? Sounds like fun, right? Maybe if you win. But first, you have to enter the competition. Submit a tape (wait, what’s a tape? A tape is what we used to record video on, and keep separately from the camera, make physical copies of and mail), YouTube video link, or audition in person privately or at a satellite contest (wait, a contest to get into the contest?!). Pay an entry fee (wait, you mean you might pay money and not even make it into the competition?!). Then, if you’ve made it into...

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On Conan, Nate Bargatze talks about his father’s magic, clowning; pranks his friend

Nate Bargatze returned to perform on Conan again on Monday night, but some friends and family also joined him on the TBS stage in story form. So congrats to Luis J. Gomez for his first de facto late-night TV appearance? Wait. Does it count if you’re mentioned as falling victim to an easy prank at a McDonald’s? In that case…it’s magic. Which is all in the family, as Nate Bargatze also filled the audience in on what it’s like to grow up with a father in show business — his dad, Stephen Bargatze, was a clown until Nate was...

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