Inside With: Halle Kiefer

Whether breaking down the obsession with Elena Kagan’s sexuality on her blog Mustang Halle, dissecting Glee for The Awl (I’m really into Glee recaps, okay??), or expressing serious concern about the BP oil spill in her web series Halle and Jess, Halle Kiefer is all over the internet making you laugh. In real life, she […]

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Inside With: Rhys Darby – By: Keith Huang

For the past five years, Rhys Darby has been living abroad in pursuit of a comedy career. A native of New Zealand, Darby has been performing standup and sketch comedy for well over a decade, just putting his material, like any other comedian, out into the ether. Along his path, though, it was probably inevitable […]

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Inside With: Reggie Watts

It’s difficult to pin down Reggie Watts, literally and figuratively. The extremely busy 35-year-old performer manages to squeeze acting, impersonation, social satire, improv, dance, rap, singing, and storytelling into his ferocious live act. Constantly on the bill somewhere in the city (like UCBT, Comix, and Rififi) and currently touring nationally, Watts, the former frontman of […]

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Inside With : John Lutz and Peter Grosz

In honor of the the last performance of  “2 Square” at The UCBT-NY, before Peter Grosz moves to the Sunset Strip–or somewhere near there–I spoke with former Colbert Report writer Grosz and his “2 Square,” partner in crime, 30 Rock’s John Lutz, about their beginnings, their motivations, and, for a brief moment, pizza. The interview was conducted individually through email, […]

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John Mayer Returns to the Microphone

NOTED ROCKER John Mayer is back on the stand up circuit. Audience member Chris Serico was enjoying a relaxing evening of laughter at the Comedy Cellar when Mayer came barrelling out out onto the stage. After the set was complete, Serico went home and wrote on his blog: 10 Things John Mayer Did During His […]

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New Video Wednesday!

Parents of Miss Teen South Carolina – Quiet Library RELATED aka QUIET LIBRARY GOES TO TOWN ON MISS TEEN SOUTH CAROLINA Miss Teen South Carolina Calls 911 Miss Teen South Carolina Vs. Bush

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From Behind the Bar at the UCBT – III

After working at the UCB Theatre bar for almost three years, I’ve discovered that I have an endless amount of stories to tell. The job was offered to me a while back because I needed a little extra income as my relationship with the UCB theatre community was growing. I’ve appreciated my experiences working behind […]

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David Cross and Jim Belushi Continue Feuding

The ongoing drama between FEUDING CELEBRITIES David Cross and Jim Belushi, has reared its head again in this recent You Tube video discovered by Klaus Kinski depicting David Cross innocently trying to have a rockin’ good time by joining Jim’s band on stage. From an interview with Mr. Cross dating back to 2003… I read […]

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Aziz Ansari’s Great Ideas for TV Shows

Comedy superstar Aziz Ansari got Q&A;’d in a Vulture blog post today. He’s pulling his share of the PR weight for “Funny People,” and if you haven’t caught any of his and Jason Woliner’s RAAAAAAAANDY! videos, well, then you probably haven’t been on the Internet lately. But when New York Magazine’s Lane Brown brought up […]

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