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Lemme Stretches Comedy to a Series

Lemme Stretches Comedy to a Series

By Jessica Tien, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Comedian Mike Lemme opens up on his inspiration and how to find your own particular brand of comedy (hint: it involves a lot of practice).

Browning Brings Experience and Humor to Swim Team

Browning Brings Experience and Humor to Swim Team

By Miguel de Laveaga, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

Harrison "Hank" Browning, newly appointed assistant swimming coach, as both a decorated swimming career as well as a rather comedic past.

Students Juggle Comedy and Classes

Students Juggle Comedy and Classes

By Camille Larkins, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Features

Read about these talented NYU comedians, who take every opportunity to hustle and make a name for themselves in the competitive world of New York comedy.

Over-the-Top Comedy at Under St. Marks

Over-the-Top Comedy at Under St. Marks

By Thomas Miritello, Staff Writer

October 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

In the latest installation of its monthly "Live in the Village" series, comedians Under St. Marks put on a commendable performance, even despite its less-than-full crowd.

Unconventional ‘I’ll Leave You With This’ Has Audience Off-Guard and in Hysterics

Unconventional ‘I’ll Leave You With This’ Has Audience Off-Guard and in Hysterics

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

In his quirky, unique comedy show at Union Hall, Jordan Carlos hosted a lineup of comedians whose initiative was to perform their closing skit first. The result: total hilarity.

NYU’s Improv Teams Search for New Performers

NYU’s Improv Teams Search for New Performers

By Jenny Levine, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Looking to perform comedy on campus? There are several improv, standup and sketch comedy groups that are holding auditions in September!

Special proves Peretti’s comedic power

Special proves Peretti’s comedic power

By Sidney Butler, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2014


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" star Chelsea Peretti delivers laughs and poignant social media commentary in her new Netflix special.

All-female group livens NYU comedy community

All-female group livens NYU comedy community

By Avery Chang, Staff Writer

September 14, 2014


Filed under Features

NYU’s first and only all-female comedy troupe, Bechdel Test, put on their first show of the semester on Sept. 13.

Ultra Violet Live competitor profile: Gus Constantellis

Ultra Violet Live competitor profile: Gus Constantellis

By Bryna Shuman, Features Editor

February 10, 2014


Filed under Features

Name: Gus Constantellis Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y. Year: Tisch senior Dorm: Commuter Act: Stand-up comedy What is your biggest inspiration? My biggest inspirations are Julia Louis-Dreyfus and quarts of chocolate ice cream from Baskin Robbins. How long have you been performing and what made you interes...