Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week Jeffrey covered the scene in Astoria, New Jersey, Podfest NYC, and the Friars Club
Eugene Mirman is not crazy but he is a madman. Maybe its madness, maybe its just extreme generosity, but Mirman has taken the time to create and released a set of 7 BRAND NEW LPs, and the least you can do is buy it and listen to it. Eugene Mirman’s I’m Sorry (You’re Welcome) is a 9-volume, 7-LP comedy album that will be available worldwide today, October 30th from Sub Pop.
For those looking for something different this year in the festival circuit, the Fun Fun Fun Fest is celebrating their 10th Anniversary in Austin and in addition to a huge music line up for the fest, they've also got big plans for their comedy stage.
This week Eugene Mirman's parking ticket rebellion made its way around the internet, but that's old news. What's happening now is the release of his latest special on Netflix, Vegan on His Way to the Complain Store.
It’s a new year and time to convince yourself you have potential and are able to achieve so much more. Luckily you’re not in it alone. We’ve rounded up some comedy books that will help you get it together. These 5 books belong to a rare genre, comedy-slash-self-help, with one of them fresh off the presses last week. Here are 5 great comedy self help books, to hep get your New Year started on a high note.
Bob's Burgers is one of the most critically acclaimed comedies on TV, winning the Emmy for outstanding animated program in 2014. The show is known for its great writing and characters, who wouldn't be nearly as great without the impeccable voice casting behind the animation. Unlike most animated shows, all the actors all voice their characters together, which may also have contributed to the vitality of the series. But who are the voices, and where do you know them from?
The 7th Annual Eugene Mirman Festival will take place September 18th through the 22nd in Brooklyn's Bell House and Union Hall. Named after comedy host extraordinaire Eugene Mirman, this year's lineup promises their most diverse to date, with an all-star cast of comedians, musicians and other special guests scheduled to appear.
Nick Offerman will perform with Jason Sudeikis, David Cross, Fred Armisen, Cristin Milioti, Rachel Dratch, Jane Krakowski, Jon Glaser, Michael Shannon, Mike Birbiglia, Seth Herzog, Eugene Mirman and plenty more Monday May 5, 2014 in New York City
Eugene is bringing his 2nd Annual Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival to Boston May 1-4. This is the 2nd year that Lexington-raised comedian Mirman is bringing his hit comedy festival from Brooklyn to Boston, and it's already grown 33%! This years festival will be one night longer than last year's festival, kids! The Sinclair and Berklee Performance Center will be hosting of four nights of comedy and music.