Judah Friedlander Will Guest on Ron Bennington’s Unmasked in NYC


Comedian, actor, author, illustrator, and World Champion  will join to tape the next episode of Bennington’s epic series, Unmasked. Friedlander will be talking about his upcoming Netflix special, his career, and comedy during the hour. Unmasked is a series of uncensored conversations with the world’s greatest comedic voices, and is taped before a live studio audience. The episode will be taped at The Stand comedy club in New York City on Monday, October 23, 2017, at 8pm and you can be there for the taping!

Judah is one of our favorite comedians. He’s brilliant, he’s hilarious and he’s one of the most unique and original comedians performing today. He’s also the World Champion. His new comedy special, titled Judah Friedlander: America is the Greatest Country in the United States debuts on Netflix on October 31, 2017 just in time for Halloween.  Judah recorded the new 84 minute special – which he also directed- in black & white at The New York Comedy Cellar, using a very simple low budget documentary style that is perfect for the material. It is raw, it is intimate, and it’s incredibly smart. Over the course of the special, Judah takes on the topics of “American exceptionalism” as well as racism, climate change, fascism, gun control, sexism, immigration and health care. He also might announce his candidacy to be the next President of the United States.

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In addition to being one of the best headlining comedians performing today, you know Judah as Frank Rossitano on 30 Rock, his World Champion title, and his ability to beat the shit out of most of the planet on a Ping-Pong table. You also know him from another unforgettable role in the movie American Splendor and he’s authored two books, How to Beat Up Anybody: An Instructional and Inspirational Karate Book by the World Champion and the illustrated If the Raindrops United: Drawings and Cartoons. You’ve seen him on Best Week EverLate Night with O’Brien with The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Late Night with The Tonight Show with Late Night with  and Last Call with Carson Daly and even Sesame Street because he’s a goddamn American Icon.

The Unmasked series documents the careers of the very best comedy writers, directors, filmmakers, actors, screenwriters, satirists, political comedians, comedic musicians and of course, stand up comedians in the business. With over 125 episodes so far, Unmasked is a veritable archive of the greatest comedy of our time. Past Unmasked guests have included , Bob Newhart, , Dan Aykroyd, Simon Pegg, , Jim Jefferies, Gilbert Gottfried, Bobcat Goldthwait, Louis C.K., David Brenner, , Patrice O’Neal and over 100 more comedy greats.

Request tickets fast because seating is limited and this event will sell out quickly. If you would like to join Ron and Judah, here’s how to request tickets:

  • Make sure you know you can be in midtown Manhattan on time before you request tickets. You will need to be at The Stand Comedy Club by 7:15pm on Monday, October 23, 2017.  The Stand is located at 3rd Avenue and 19th street in New York City.
  • You must have a Twitter account to request tickets. If you don’t have one, it’s free and easy to sign up.
  • Make sure you’re following @UnmaskedShow on Twitter. We will not be able to contact you if you are not following that account.
  • Send a reply to @UnmaskedShow on Twitter and let us know if you are requesting one or two tickets. Please only request tickets if you KNOW you can attend, and only request two tickets if you can be certain you will be bringing someone because we have very limited seating.
  • Please do not submit duplicate requests for tickets.
  • You must be 18 or older to attend.
  • Do not reply here to request tickets. You must reply to the Twitter account to be eligible to get tickets.
  • Ticket winners will be contacted by DirectMessage from the producers of Unmasked on Twitter to let you know how to get your tickets. So remember to check your DirectMessages to see if you’ve got a ticket!

In addition to hosting “Unmasked”,  hosts a daily comedy talk show, “Bennington” with his co-host Gail Bennington on SiriusXM’s Raw Dog Comedy Channel from noon to 3pm et.

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