Browsing Tag Fresh Faces

Stuckey & Murray Sing the Songs of Stuckey & Murray: Live at Ars Nova

By | November 16, 2010 at 2:04 pm | No comments

Ah, the comedy song. It’s almost a four-letter word. When it’s bad, it’s terrible, and when it’s good, it might just only be chuckle funny. Either way, it’s a gamble — if your premise is tired, or your punchline not punchy enough, you’ve committed to a full two to...

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Sandra Bernhard: Our favorite button pusher

By | September 29, 2010 at 1:48 pm | No comments

Comedy icon Sandra Bernhard headlines Rooftop Comedy's Out Loud Comedy and Arts Festival -- running Oct. 7 - 10 -- in San Francisco. In in an interview with Punchline Magazine, the versatile force of nature tells all! Sandra Bernhard – actress, comedian, musican, pusher of...

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Lachlan Patterson: Jokes To Make Love To

By | September 23, 2010 at 2:25 pm | One comment

Ostensibly subdued and almost downright subliminal, Lachlan Patterson lulls his audience into a state of relaxation and trust with a turnabout that does not fail to deliver the funny. Jokes To Make Love To (Rooftop Comedy Productions) has the dizzying effects of lying on a...

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Kevin Camia: Kindness

By | August 29, 2010 at 9:13 pm | No comments

Hate to agree with Grouchy Old Pinheads Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin, but it really is time to “take back America” — from them and the rest of their oilier-than-the-Gulf-Coast ilk. Apparently Kevin Camia agrees, because he amusingly pierces the pompous and ostentatious, the...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Nick Thune

By | August 27, 2010 at 10:25 am | 2 comments

The new installment of our video interview series A Tight Five brings us to comedian Nick Thune. Recorded while we were at the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival earlier this year, this may go down as the interview recorded latest in the day in the three year history of A Tight Five....

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Video interview: Chris Fairbanks

By | August 16, 2010 at 11:28 am | No comments

In a new installment of our interview series A Tight Five, we sit down with LA-based comedian Chris Fairbanks in the green room of the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen, CO, where he performed earlier this summer, part of the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival. We get into Chris' unique...

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Robert Buscemi: Palpable

By | August 4, 2010 at 1:08 pm | No comments

Not that Robert Buscemi deceives the IRS when he writes “comedian” on the occupation line of his tax return; it’s just that his overriding job is engineer of his nonstop train of thought. On Palpable, his new release from Rooftop Comedy Productions, the paradoxical...

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Tom Simmons: Keep Up

By | August 4, 2010 at 10:47 am | No comments

Tom Simmons – let’s place him in the underappreciated-comic category – recently released his fifth live album, Keep Up, which is full of astute, unique observations on life, society and many of the institutions encompassed within both. Simmons' knack for writing...

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Exclusive video interview: A Tight Five with Moshe Kasher

By | August 3, 2010 at 3:22 pm | No comments

In a new installment of our series A Tight Five, we sit down with comedian Moshe Kasher. Those comedy nerds that follow the latest and greatest in stand-up no doubt know Moshe from his many festival and TV appearances and his highly acclaimed album Everyone You Know Is Going To...

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