All tagged Comedian

Call Answered: Throughout my career I have been involved in both radio & podcasts. When I found out about Ralph Sutton & Big Jay Oakerson's podcast "Sex, Drugs, & Rock N Roll," I called & Ralph answered! I had a great time learning about Ralph's rise in radio, the birth of "Sex, Drugs & Rock N Roll," + memorable guests & unanswered questions. "Sex, Drugs, & Rock N Roll" airs every Monday at 9pm! This month's guest (8/21), will be comedian & "Mooch" impersonator Mario Cantone!
Call Redialed: Lucie Pohl is one of the funniest up & coming comedian/actresses/writers I have seen. I've known her for almost three years now & have seen two of her shows, both of which, left me in stitches. Now Lucie is revisiting her first one-woman show, with a re-worked version of "Hi, Hitler," the story of Lucie finding her identity in NYC as an immigrant. "Hi, Hitler" will play at The Cherry Lane Theatre from 7/11-7/30!
Call Answered: Comedy, laughter, and variety shows oh my! When I learned about "So You Think You Can Roast" winner Amadeo Fusca's new monthly comedy variety show "The Comedy Blender," I knew I had to hit that funny bone! "The Comedy Blender" is a night of NYC's best comedians bringing you stand up comedy, original sketch & unique solo characters. The monthly series kicks off Thursday, 7/13 at The Triad Theatre in NYC!
Call Answered: Last week I had the opportunity to go see Monica Piper's one-woman show "Not That Jewish," a hilarious heartfelt show about her life in comedy, the Bronx, and being Jew-"ish." From family to relationships to laughter, "Not That Jewish" has something for everyone! I love all the behind-the-scene stories Monica shares with me in this interview about her life and the show. "Not That Jewish" plays at New World Stages through 4/30 only!
Call Answered: I am beyond thrilled to sit down with writer/comedian Adrienne Truscott. After seeing her one-woman show "Asking For It," a show about the rules & rhetoric about rape, comedy & the awkward laughs in between, I, have the upmost respect for Adrienne, her comedy style, & braveness in tackling the subject of rape. Now Adrienne is back with her new show THIS, a solo performance ever-evolving work that writes, in real time. THIS will be performed at New York Live Arts 4/5-4/8 at 7:30pm!
Call Redialed: Last time comedian/actress Lucie Pohl and I spoke, she was starring in her one-woman show "Hi, Hitler," now these two Jews are talking about her new show "Apohlcalypse Now!" which bangs together stand up, storytelling and character comedy. Expect bad language, bad decisions, a wedding, a break up, dead rats & wake up calls from Stephen Baldwin. "Apohlcalypse Now!" will play a very limited run, 4 performances only, 3/20, 3/21, 3/27 & 3/28 at Under St. Marks Theater NYC!
Call Answered: When I found out about comedian George Bettinger, who had a friendship with the legendary comic/TV host Joe Franklin & hosts the hit radio show "The Mom and Pop Shop," I couldn't wait to interview him. Here we talk about laughter, fame, Joe Franklin, & the inside scoop about a few of the celebrities George has interviewed! "The Mom and Pop Shop" airs every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 4pm (EST) at http://www.momandpopshopradio.com!
Call Answered: As a former stand-up comedian myself, I'm always intrigued by other comics. When British comedian Josie Long's show "Something Better" was presented to me, I had to find out more, especially while living in this post-election apocalypse, I am constantly looking for "Something Better" to focus on. Josie's show, "Something Better," will be playing throughout London this February and March!
Call Answered: From pastrami lox to surprising her fans, I am so thrilled to have taken a trip into Sandyland with the one and only Sandra Berhard. I'm honored to have the opportunity to interview Sandra about her annual New Year's shows at Joe's Pub, plus her illustrious career including her time on "Roseanne." Sandra will be presenting "Sandra Monica Blvd: Coast to Coast" from 12/26-12/31 at Joe's Pub NYC!
Call Redialed: For over 20 years I have been a fan of comedian Wendy Liebman, NBC's Season 9 "America's Got Talent" semi-finalist. I have grown-up with her comedy and consider her one of my comedic influences. Now Wendy has taken on the role of producer with her Tuesday night monthly comedy showcase "Locally Grown Comedy" at The E Spot Lounge in Studio City, CA. Every month features 6-8 acts per show. Wendy's next installment of "Locally Grown Comedy" is tomorrow, Tuesday, September 20 at 8pm! $10 cover + 2 item minimum.
Call Answered: As a former stand-up comedian myself, it's always enjoyable to find out what makes another comedian tick. When I found out that comedian Adam Sank was going to be part of Keith Price's "Lavender Shade" at The Laurie Beechman Theatre, I knew I had to talk to Keith! "Lavender Shade" comes uptown for one night only, Saturday, March 26 at 7pm! Joining Keith in this hilarious show will be NPR's Ophira Eisenberg, comedian Adam Sank, and Blanca Dominguez.
Call Answered: I'm so excited to have the chance to interview actress and comedian Erica Watson. We tried to do an interview a few years ago, but our schedules didn't line up, so it's great that she's coming back to New York City and the stars aligned for us to speak about her one-woman show "Fat Bitch!," a funny, provocative glimpse at the American "fat and sassy" black woman stereotype. "Fat Bitch!" will play Franky Bradley's in Philadelphia on Friday, February 26 at 8pm and The Laurie Beechman Theatre in NYC on Saturday, February 27 at 7pm!
Call Redialed: Time sure does fly by! It's been 5 years since I first interviewed comedian Justin Sayre and so much has happened to him! He's now a writer on the CBS hit comedy "2 Broke Girls," just published his debut book "Husky" and comedy CD "The Gay Agenda" as well as his iTunes podcast "Sparkle & Circulate with Justin Sayre" and he continues presenting his monthly comedy series "The Meeting*" at Joe's Pub, which is having it's annual holiday show, "The Seventh Annual Holiday Spectacular" on Sunday, December 20 at 9:30pm and Monday December 21 at 7pm!
Call Redialed: I have been a fan of Alec Mapa since 2001 when he appeared on CBS' "Some of My Best Friends." Since then, Alec has entertained me on "Ugly Betty," "Desperate Housewives," and now "Devious Maids" as well as his one man shows "I Remember Mapa" and "Baby Daddy" both at The Laurie Beechman Theatre. Now, Alec is returning to The Laurie Beechman Theatre with his debut holiday show "A Holiday In Alec Mapa" on December 11 & 12! This rare night of stand-up comedy is not to be missed!