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Laurie Kilmartin, Baron Vaughan Among 'The Cinder Block Comedy Festival' Headline Acts

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 08.17.2016 | Comedy
Courtney M. Soliday

This weekend kicks off the 2016 Brooklyn Comedy Festival. Not sure how you'll smile again once it's over? The answer to maintaining happiness lies in ...

UCB, Comedy Celebs Dominate Kickstarter Film Festival Lineup

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 08.11.2016 | Entertainment
Courtney M. Soliday

There is so much to be excited about in regards to the upcoming Brooklyn Comedy Festival (Aug. 22-28).

Bill Cosby To Headline New York Comedy Festival

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 08.06.2014 | Comedy

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Be Bill Cosby, apparently. The initial line up for the 2014 New York Comedy Festival (NYCF) was announced today, f...

Interview with Janine Brito

Barbara Holm | Posted 12.10.2013 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

The first time I saw Janine Brito perform was in Seattle in 2011 when she was opening for Nato Green, Hari Kondabolu, and W. Kamau Bell. She was hysterical and unique. She has wonderful stories and she's so genuine and likeable and quirky.

Why the World Needs Bridgetown

Barbara Holm | Posted 06.10.2013 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

This is the sixth year of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, a bundle of the best stand up comedy shows you've ever seen, mostly compiled along Southeast Hawthorne. It's the brainchild of very funny comedians Andy Wood, Matt Braunger and awesome comedy fan Kim Brady.

"Raunchy Librarians Take Manhattan!"

Anne McGrath | Posted 10.09.2012 | Home
Anne McGrath

There's a delicate art to selling a show at the Edinburgh Fringe. When my sister was helping me flyer for the show I'm producing at the 2012 Fringe, we discovered an entirely new flyering move -- straight-up lying.

First Annual New York Funny Songs Fest!

Barbara Holm | Posted 07.14.2012 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

June 7-11 marks the first annual New York Funny Songs Fest: a musical comedy festival in the lower eastside of New York City. My ukulele and I can't wait to go!

Top 12 Reasons To Attend The 2011 New York Comedy Festival

New York Comedy Festival | Posted 10.10.2011 | Comedy
New York Comedy Festival

If, for no other reason, it will be fun to read all of the picket signs outside of Tracy Morgan's show

Lewis Black, Cheech Marin Headline Bonnaroo Comedy

Posted 06.09.2011 | Comedy

In its ten-year history, the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, TN has quickly risen to become one of the premier festivals in the country ...

SXSW Comedy Lineup To Feature Maron, Death Ray & More

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

South By Southwest, the Austin arts festival widely known for its Music, Film and Interactive events, has announced its 2011 Comedy lineup. Drawing bo...