Maz Jobrani jokes at Carolines about bomb scare a few blocks away in Times Square

When an SUV loaded with explosives shut down Times Square on Saturday night, Iranian-American comedian Maz Jobrani was headlining a few blocks north at Carolines on Broadway. He sent out a notice to his Twitter followers early Sunday morning: "1 show left in NY Sun nt. Times Square was closed 2nt near the club b/c of a bomb scare …wasn't me! I swear!"

After all, Jobrani's tour and recent DVD is called "Brown and Friendly." He managed to joke about the incident at Carolines before his weekend stint was out. Roll the clip!

Sean L. McCarthy

Editor and publisher since 2007, when he was named New York's Funniest Reporter. Former newspaper reporter at the New York Daily News, Boston Herald and smaller dailies and community papers across America. Loves comedy so much he founded this site.

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