September 20, 2017

Up Next, Blair Socci: A Look Through the Lens at New York Comedy

You met Blair Socci last month when we featured her in our Seven Selfies series, but we can’t get enough of her, so this month we’re […]
September 11, 2017

Up Next, Dave Smith: A Look Through the Lens at New York Comedy

Today comedian and podcast host Dave Smith releases his first hour special. It’s called Libertas, and Smith’s hour is sure to create a stir because as you’ll […]
July 9, 2017

Up Next, Sam Morril: A Look Through The Lens at New York Comedy

New York City. 8 million-some ever growing, gentrifying and culturally blending faces strong and lately, there’s one that has been standing out- literally- if you frequent […]
July 4, 2017

Up Next, Christi Chiello: A Look Through the Lens at New York Comedy

A few years ago in some hopelessly grim and dark basement of comedy somewhere, I remember hearing Christi Chiello for the first time. Completely caught off […]
June 20, 2017

Up Next, Jared Freid: A Look Through the Lens at New York Comedy

A Massachusetts-born, college frat guy, Jared Freid left the corporate world to try to tackle stand up comedy in 2007. Since then, he’s been moving up […]
May 23, 2017

Up Next, Yannis Pappas: A Look Through the Lens at New York Comedy

All Photos by Phil Provencio “If you ain’t impressing born and raised New Yorkers, you ain’t that good.” The quote itself is current, but may as […]
May 11, 2017

Up Next, Ted Alexandro: A Look Through the Lens at New York Comedy

It is a surprisingly sunny late-afternoon day in Queens. I’m sitting along Shore Drive under the shadow of a large rusted-red bridge the locals dub “Hell […]
April 30, 2017

Up Next, Nimesh Patel. A Look Through the Lens in New York Comedy

Nimesh Patel decided to drop his pre-med major during his junior year at NYU, worrying his parents, but telling them he would figure it all out. […]
April 1, 2017

Up Next, Greg Stone: A Look Through the Lens at New York Comedy

Greg Stone loves comedy. He started pursuing his career straight out of high school, and over the past decade has gained a reputation as an amazing storyteller in New York Clubs. With credits that include America’s got Talent, AXS Tv’s Gotham Comedy Live, TruTV's Friend of the People, recognition by Carolines Comedy Club as a Breakthrough artist, and regular appearances on SiriusXM's Bennington show (including a spot on their top up and coming comedians in 2017 list). He's also 1/3 of the Rad Dude Cast along with Anthony Devito (who was featured on 'Up Next' in May) and Brendan Eyre.
March 15, 2017

Up Next, Carmen Lynch: A Look Through the Lens at New York Comedy

Carmen Lynch just released her comedy album Dance Like You Don’t Need the Money,  performed stand up on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, starred in a short […]
February 21, 2017

Up Next, Sean Donnelly: A Look Through the Lens in New York Comedy

Sean Donnelly is a New York based headlining comic, who performs at the best clubs in the city and in clubs and festivals all over the […]
January 30, 2017

Up Next, Mark Normand: A Look Through the Lens of Comedy in NYC

Mark Normand is on the verge of some major career changes. He’s been touring the world with Amy Schumer, opening for Amy and other greats, but he’s […]
December 15, 2016

Up Next…Mike Lawrence. A Look Through the Lens in New York Comedy

This week we add Mike Lawrence to our Up Next series, just as he is about to pack up his New York life and head west. […]
December 3, 2016

Up Next, Amber Nelson: A Look Through the Lens at New York Comedy

Our latest addition to our Up Next series, New York comedian Amber Nelson! All photos as always by Phil Provencio, and thanks to Joshua Fischer and Phil […]
October 7, 2016

Up Next, Nate Bargatze. A Look Through the Lens at New York Comedy

Nate Bargatze’s career has exploded. After a tremendous rise while living in New York and a brief move to Los Angeles, Bargatze is riding high with love […]
August 30, 2016

Up Next, Emma Willmann. A Look Through the Lens at New York Comedy

All Photos Copyright Phil Provencio 2016 Emma Willmann is one of the New York scene’s fast risers. Her credits are excellent despite that she’s fairly new in […]
August 19, 2016

Comedy 101 Photo Album with Sal Vulcano, Big Jay Oakerson and Kurt Metzger at The Village Underground

All Photos by Phil Provencio On Tuesday August 16, we took over the Village Underground in New York City to put on another round of Comedy […]
August 5, 2016

Up Next…Ardie Fuqua. A Look Through the Lens of New York Comedy

He is the Mayor of Macdougal Street. Ardie Fuqua has been a fixture of New York comedy, usually found in and around the New York Comedy Cellar and its sister club the Village Underground, hosting, closing, and holding court
July 13, 2016

Up Next…Mike Recine. A Look Through the Lens in New York Comedy

All photos Copyright Phil Provencio New York comedy photographer Phil Provencio photographed Brooklyn comedian Mike Recine, making his Recine Brothers sauce, in his Brooklyn apartment. Recine is […]
June 28, 2016

Up Next…Liz Miele. A Look Through the Lense in New York Comedy

Phil Provencio has been documenting some of New York City’s best and most talented comedians through our “Up Next” series. This week, we're spotlighting Liz Miele who is having a very exciting summer culminating in a month at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where she'll be performing every night at Underbelly. Liz is one of New York's rising talents, and we just adore her. Phil caught up with Liz while she was performing at the Cutting Room in New York City last month.
June 2, 2016

Up Next…Liza Treyger: A Look Through The Lense at New York Comedy.

Phil Provencio documented some of New York City's best and most talented comedians through our "Up Next" series. Any list of the biggest talents in New York would be incomplete without including Liza Treyger.
May 20, 2016

UP NEXT, Dan Soder. A Look Through The Lens At New York Comedy

Dan Soder is a name most Interrobang readers already know and love. If you don't, this is the perfect time to be figuring that out. Dan co-hosts a SiriusXM radio show - The Bonfire- that is growing bigger every day. He's co-starring on a hit Showtime series- Billions. He's written and starred in a Comedy Central digital series, Used People.
May 8, 2016

UP NEXT, Anthony DeVito. A Look Through The Lens at New York Comedy.

Comedy photographer Phil Provencio spent some with Anthony where he lives, in Astoria, Queens, in a neighborhood with a lot of other comics and friends. Greg stone, James Mattern, Andy Fiori, Jon Fish, Dan Shaki, Anthony's girlfriend Julia Solomon- all live very close, and yes, they have been known to sit on a stoop.
May 1, 2016

Up Next…Gary Gulman. A Look Through the Lens of New York Comedy

This week, photographer Phil Provencio photographed Gary Gulman at his New York Comedy Home, the infamous New York Comedy Cellar.
April 13, 2016

UP NEXT… Joe Machi. Through the Lens with Comedians of New York City

In Washington Square Park With Joe Machi In mid-March, photographer Phil Provencio captured these images of comedian Joe Machi in Washington Square Park. We have loved Joe […]
April 8, 2016

UP NEXT….Matteo Lane. A Look Through the Lense of New York Comedy

All Photos Copyright Phil Provencio Matteo Lane Photo Essay Earlier this month, photographer Phil Provencio captured these images of comedian Matteo Lane, off stage at his […]
March 17, 2016

Up Next…Michael Che: A look through the lens in NY comedy

Photographer Phil Provencio caught Michael Che on camera at Bar Matchless in Greenpoint Brooklyn.