Month: July 2016

Jared Logan on The Late Late Show with James Corden

Jared Logan says living in the South is far cuter than living in New York City. It’s literally the difference between a bunny rabbit hopping across your street, and rats everywhere. Then again, you should see what Logan sees when he and his wife try eating vegan. Or try to picture Logan and his father competing on The Amazing Race. All of which Logan describes here in his performance on Monday’s episode of The Late Late Show with James Corden. Roll the...

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Al Franken and Sarah Silverman deliver speeches onstage during night one of the 2016 Democratic National Convention

The first night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention witnessed inspirational speeches from First Lady Michelle Obama, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren from Massachusetts, and presidential candidate and independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders from Vermont. But first! U.S. Sen. Al Franken, a longtime former writer/performer for Saturday Night Live, and comedian Sarah Silverman delivered a 1-2 punch of mostly serious lines in hopes of persuading the delegates and viewers to set aside their differences if they supported Sanders instead of Hillary Clinton, and to get to work defeating Donald Trump. They played to a rowdy crowd in the arena in...

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Meet Me In New York: Emma Willmann

What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they’re comedians? No, that’s not it. It is a fact, though, that America’s biggest city is also its biggest comedy mecca. Hollywood may be Hollywood, but New York City is where comedians are born funny, become funny or arrive to thrust their funny upon us. I think we should meet some of these people. This is a recurring feature, a mini-profile of newcomers, up-and-comers and overcomers of New York’s vibrant comedy scene....

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Here are your New Faces of Comedy 2016 for Montreal’s Just For Laughs

Of all of the lists websites post regarding comedians, this is the one list that actually matters most to up-and-coming stand-ups, improvisers and sketch comedians. It’s Montreal’s Just For Laughs New Faces! This year, most of the New Faces will perform in a new venue for JFL — moved out of┬áPlace Des Arts Cinquieme Salle space and around the corner to the historic Monument-National theater. But you want to know…who made the cut for New Faces in 2016??? Congrats to these 41 comedians making their first trip as performers to Montreal for JFL this week! NEW FACES OF COMEDY...

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