October 14, 2015

Ted TV: A Look at Ted Danson’s Amazing Comedy Television Career

This month, Ted Danson will star on the second season of the FX dark comedy series, Fargo. Danson is one of the best TV comedy actors […]
October 12, 2015

A Comic’s Life: Performing Comedy in New Orleans

I was invited to do four stand-up shows in New Orleans this weekend. I had never been before, so I was excited to see the city. I had three nights there, so I took the chance to see NOLA with down-time during the days and shows at nights.
August 18, 2015

Tracy Morgan SNL Characters Ranked

With the exciting news of Tracy's return, we're ranking Tracy's top SNL characters from his run as a cast member (1996-2003) and who knows, maybe we'll get to see the return of one of our favorite Tracy Morgan Classics.
August 6, 2015

Ranking The Daily Show Correspondents: The Top 15

Jon Stewart ends his seventeen-year run at The Daily Show tonight. His legacy lives on, not just within the context of the show, but in the countless stars that Stewart has helped launch. The correspondents are an invaluable part of the show that became the defining late-night show of the generation. Other than maybe Lorne Michaels, no one person and show has generated as many comedy stars as Stewart and The Daily Show. Here are fifteen of the best Daily Show correspondents.
August 2, 2015

TV’s Most Important Comedy Directors

In film, directors often receive more acclaim and recognition than the screenwriter. Yet in television, the reverse is true. So we thought we would highlight some of the most important directors in television comedy working today.
July 9, 2015

Jim Carrey’s Top Ten Film Roles Ranked

Jim Carrey burst onto the scene from Canada to Los Angeles as a comedy star, becoming known for his stand-up and impressions in TV appearances.  He gained popularity […]
July 2, 2015

Our Visit to New York’s Seinfeld: The Apartment Experience

On Saturday, June 27, Joe, Antony, and I went to Milk Studios to see the replica of Seinfeld: The Apartment. Hulu built this installation to promote their acquisition of every Seinfeld episode for their streaming service.
June 30, 2015

Impossible Movie Sequels You Won’t See Anytime Soon

There are some movies where a sequel would be dang-near impossible to make, because the filmmakers were just plain dumb. Damn! To help Hollywood, we've brainstormed potential sequels of films that you might think were destined to stand on their own. Not so fast.
June 25, 2015

Classic Comedy Films That Got Panned by Critics

Comedies, above all movies, are often difficult to predict in terms of their staying power and how they will age over time. A lot of the […]
June 16, 2015

The 10 Most Presidential Things Donald Trump Said in His Announcement That He’s Running

Donald Trump also known as Donald T. Rump has officially announced that he is running for President. It's an exciting day and it was an exciting and inspiring speech. Here are the 10 Most Presidential Things he said.
June 2, 2015

How To Beat The Unbeatable LeBron James

LeBron James has reached his fifth straight NBA Finals. The four-time NBA MVP and two-time NBA champion seemingly has the entire sport in the palm of his dunking hand. Yet King James is not invincible — no one is. Here are clear-cut ways to exploit LeBron’s weaknesses and win a basketball game.
May 19, 2015

Six Amazing Letterman Moments You’ve Probably Never Seen

David Letterman is retiring this Wednesday, May 20, but his three-plus decades of broadcasting will remain in TV history. Recently, I went to The Paley Center […]
March 21, 2015

A Comic’s Life: Finding Your Own Writing Process

I’m curious about the writing process of others — comedians, authors, musicians. Similar to finding their voice and persona on-stage, a comic has to find a writing process that best suits them.
January 24, 2015

A Comic’s Life: Avoiding Negativity

Our series, “A Comic’s Life” focuses on life on the road, performing stand-up. Dan Perlman is a young writer and comic, who has been performing comedy full time for just over two years. He performs nightly in New York City, and tours around the country at festivals, clubs and colleges. Dan is writing a series of articles for “A Comic’s Life”, which chronicles some of his thoughts and stories about being a young comedian just getting started in his career. This week, he writes about negativity and competition.
November 14, 2014

A Comic’s Life: Different Rooms

Our series, “A Comic’s Life” focuses on life on the road, performing stand-up. Dan Perlman is a young writer and comic, who has been performing comedy […]
October 29, 2014

A Comic’s Life: ‘What Happens If People Don’t Laugh?’

Our series, “A Comic’s Life” focuses on life on the road, performing stand-up. Dan Perlman is a young writer and comic, who has been performing comedy full time for two years. He performs nightly in New York City, and tours around the country at festivals, clubs and colleges. Dan is writing a series of articles for “A Comic’s Life”, which chronicles some of his thoughts and stories about being a young comedian just getting started in his career. This week, he writes about what happens if people don't laugh.
October 10, 2014

A Comic’s Life: Bob Newhart Writes Back

Dan Perlman is a young writer and comic, who has been performing comedy for 4 years . He performs nightly in New York City, and tours around the country at festivals, clubs and colleges. "Before I Forget" is a series of articles by Dan, which chronicles some of his thoughts and stories along the way, keeping notes of some of the high notes, and the low notes of a young comedian just getting started in his career. This week, he writes about being in middle school, writing to his comedy heroes, and getting a letter back, from Bob Newhart.
September 17, 2014

A Comic’s Life: Dealing With Off Stage Fright

Our series, “A Comic’s Life” focuses on life on the road, performing stand-up. Dan Perlman is a young writer and comic, who has been performing comedy full time for just over two years. He performs nightly in New York City, and tours around the country at festivals, clubs and colleges. Dan is writing a series of articles for “A Comic’s Life”, which chronicles some of his thoughts and stories about being a young comedian just getting started in his career. This week, he writes about off stage fright, and how he made his fears work for him instead of against him.
August 22, 2014

A Comic’s Life: My First Headlining Gig Was at a Long Island Pizzeria

Dan Perlman is a young writer and comic, who has been performing comedy full time for two years. He performs nightly in New York City, and tours around the country at festivals, clubs and colleges. "Before I Forget" is a series of articles by Dan, which chronicles some of his thoughts and stories along the way, keeping notes of some of the high notes, and the low notes of a young comedian just getting started in his career. This week, he writes about his first comedy festival.
August 11, 2014

A Comic’s Life: A Young Comedian Meets His First Inspiration

Dan Perlman is a young writer and comic, who has been performing comedy full time for two years. He performs nightly in New York City, and tours around the country at festivals, clubs and colleges. "Before I Forget" is a series of articles by Dan, which chronicles some of his thoughts and stories along the way, keeping notes of some of the high notes, and the low notes of a young comedian just getting started in his career. This week, he writes about what first inspired him to want to pursue comedy.
July 27, 2014

A Comic’s Life: Getting Started Doing NY Open Mics

A comic's life is a new
July 19, 2014

A Comic’s Life: A Stand Up Comic’s First Comedy Festival

Dan Perlman is a young writer and comic, who has been performing comedy full time for two years. He performs nightly in New York City, and tours around the country at festivals, clubs and colleges. "Before I Forget" is a series of articles by Dan, which chronicles some of his thoughts and stories along the way, keeping notes of some of the high notes, and the low notes of a young comedian just getting started in his career. This week, he writes about his first comedy festival.
June 25, 2014

A Comic’s Life: Working Comedy Club Check Spots

Dan Perlman is a young writer and comic, who has been performing comedy for 4 years . He performs nightly in New York City, and tours around the country at festivals, clubs and colleges. "Before I Forget" is a series of articles by Dan, which chronicles some of his thoughts and stories along the way, keeping notes of some of the high notes, and the low notes of a young comedian just getting started in his career.