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Gary Kroeger: Mr. Kroeger Goes To Washington

by Mike Sgroi Comedy and politics seem to be constantly running into each other. From the first time a king appointed a royal jester to President Obama’s “Anger Interpreter”, these two worlds appear to revolve around the same sun. While comedians find material from the fodder of politicians,

Jeffrey Gurian: Why Comedy Matters

by Mike Sgroi There isn’t enough space on the internet to cover everything Jeffrey Gurian has seen in the world of comedy.  As the guy who seemingly pops up at every comedy show at the same time, he evokes the similar casual fan response, “Hey, wait–I’ve seen him before!”.  The Comedy Matters TV

JiGGY: “Tinderella” (Music Video)

How would a late 90s pop singer feel about mobile data dating? Stand up comedian/musican Jiggy hits the nail on the head with his newest music video entitled “Tinderella“.  Blending hip-hop and pop, Jiggy proves romance in the internet dating age is alive and well. He takes his crooning talents to the rooftops

Make an Appointment with Dex Everett, Man Tamer!

by Mike Sgroi The longest battle in history has always between men and women. Time has told the tales of epic relationships from Adam and Eve, to Romeo and Juliet, and all the way to Kanye and Kim. Through these relationships, people have lived vicariously to ultimately

Leighann Lord: She’s Even Funny Reading the Dictionary

It’s amazing what people have developed with technology. Back when the first two cups were tied together with string, people figured out a new way to annoy each other. Today, all that is done electronically through a push of a button. However, the smartest people discovered that technology

Kevin Bartini: The Unintentionally White Album

  It’s a new year, and that means a fresh start for everyone.   What better way for a comedian to kick off the year that to release a brand new album!  Kevin Bartini returns January 13th, with his second album The Unintentionally White Album.  No, Bartini

The Birthday Boys Return With A Little Seasoning Two

The Birthday Boys are back! The seven-man UCB alum sketch team returns to IFC for Season 2 on October 17th at 11:30PM. After successful debut season, the Boys continue to be ground-breaking with their narrative form of sketch comedy. Capturing the spotlight on cable, IFC rolls out the

Robin Williams Dead at 63 From Possible Suicide

Legendary actor/comedian Robin Williams was found dead Monday morning at the age of 63.  The Coroner Divisions of the Sheriff’s Office in Marin County, California suspects the cause of death was due to suicide by way of asphyxiation.  A complete investigation is being held to make a final determination.  William’s publicist has confirmed the

Neko White: The Intro of the Whole Story

At fourteen years old, a teenager is getting ready for high school.  Trying out for sports, joining after school clubs, and starting to date are things one does commonly at that age.  For Neko White, being fourteen also meant becoming a stand-up comedian.  After seven years in,

Alex Nussbaum: “a number of bits” (Album Review)

Hello from Canada! ventures north of the border with tour guide Alex Nussbaum.  His latest album a number of bits (all lowercase) is an insightful look at the talented mind of this Canadian comic.  Observations from his everyday life flow seamlessly on this 40-track album made up of

Meet The Comics: Miguel Dalmau, Chris Lamberth, & Dan Perlman

It’s that time again ladies and gents to Meet the Comics!  In this edition, AmericasComedy got to hang with three up and coming comics who rock the mics in New York City and are on their grind daily.  Miguel Dalmau, Chris Lamberth, and Dan Perlman keep full

Jim Florentine: Fearlessy Funny

The world has become a very politically correct place.  Whether the intent was for a good reason or out of fear of those complaining, the conversation has lost its honesty.  Enter the comedian.  Even more specifically, enter Jim Florentine.  Co-host of VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show and

It’s Mic Nite w/ Gregory Joseph, Maribeth Mooney, & Teresa DeGaetano

To be a stand up comic in New York means to have a variety of shows to get up on. Open mics begin as early as 4:30 PM and the pro showcases at major clubs last through the date changing on your phone. The art of comedy

Andrew Ginsburg: Eat The Yolk (Album Review)

Springtime has finally arrived getting people motivated and excited to start new things.  There’s no better way to kick off the best time of year than with a healthy workout.  Actually, there is a better way: a healthy workout and some huge laughs.  Yes, the laugh work

Why Artists Need Money to Buy Time, Not Things

“I’d rather have the thieves than the neighbors. The thieves don’t impose. Thieves just want your things, neighbors want your time.” – Larry David Like anybody, I want to make a lot of money and be rich. I used think I wanted that money to buy cool