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Comedy Matters with Amy Schumer, Rachel Feinstein, Nick Kroll, more!

By | February 28, 2011 at 10:24 am | One comment

The Key of Awesome! The Key of Awesome makes comedy video parodies. Their Kesha parody of her hit song Tik Tok got 63,000,000 views (that’s not a typo!) and still rising. Their Lady Gaga video parodies get around 20 million hits plus and the star of those videos is...

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Comedy Matters with Robert Kelly, Anthony Jeselnik, more

By | January 12, 2011 at 1:49 pm | One comment

Strip Action On any given night you never know who you’ll see at The Comic Strip. One night recently we got the word that Kevin Hart would be stopping by, and as soon as people found out, the club was sold out. And that was on a Monday night. Then again, Kevin has...

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Comedy Matters with Patrice Oneal, Nick Cannon and more

By | November 29, 2010 at 10:24 am | No comments

Comic Strip Talent Branches Out Ray Ellin hosts lots of shows at The Strip and that in itself is a great talent. Hosting a show is so difficult because you have to have a lot of material, and you have to be likable, and Ray excels at both. I wasn’t surprised to see that he...

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Comedy Matters with Sarah Silverman, John Oliver, more

By | October 19, 2010 at 8:38 am | No comments

Comic Strip in the Friars Film Festival Charlie Prince is an amazing guy. At the risk of being pulled offstage by a big hook, he’s what you might even call a “Prince” of a guy. He’s an entertainment lawyer, who with his team of people including Susannah Gora, Eric...

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Comedy Matters with Colin Quinn, T.J. Miller and more!

By | September 17, 2010 at 12:02 pm | No comments

Long Story Short Not Long Enough Lest my headline be misleading, Long Story Short would be too short no matter how long it was. I LOVE Colin Quinn. Not in a Biblical way, but in the way you love someone who embodies the kind of talent you would aspire to have if you...

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Comedy Matters with John Leguizamo, Bill Burr, more

By | August 6, 2010 at 2:17 pm | No comments

Synchronicity in Montreal I seem to have a knack for running into people. There are other knacks I’d like to acquire, but when there’s a pattern in your life, you’re supposed to recognize it, and acknowledge it, and it’s definitely a pattern in my life. Richie Tienken,...

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Comedy Matters with Ray Romano, Tom Rhodes, Amy Schumer

By | June 21, 2010 at 8:04 am | No comments

Ray Romano Comes To The Strip Ray Romano accidentally made $7 for his very first paid gig ever in his career, at The Comic Strip. He was supposed to be doing a non-paid “late night” spot, when the last booked comic of the evening didn’t show up, and Ray was asked to take...

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Comedy Matters with Andy Kindler, Natasha Leggero, Bill Murray, more

By | May 10, 2010 at 10:13 am | 2 comments

Comic Strip Documentary Blows Up We were excited enough when Chris Rock agreed to exec. produce the documentary film for the 35th anniversary of The Comic Strip. Now Abby Russell and Brent Sterling-Nemetz of Letterbox Pictures, who are actually shooting the film have really...

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Comedy Matters with Jim Breuer, Aries Spears, more

By | March 18, 2010 at 10:15 am | No comments

Kevin Hart Sells Out Westbury It’s hard to describe the excitement of producing a comedy show for 2,800 people, especially when all 2,800 people show up! The Kevin Hart Live show was months in the making and I could not have done it without my partner Jean Alerte and his...

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