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Identity Is a Risky Business for Kevin Allison

Identity Is a Risky Business for Kevin Allison

By Jordan Reynolds, Entertainment Editor

December 7, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

NYU alum Kevin Allison talks about his journey from being too "other" to having his own comedy podcast that gives voices to exactly the sort of people he used to be afraid of being - the others.

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).

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.

Adam Conover, King of Ruining

Adam Conover, King of Ruining

By Thomas Miritello, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

In the dimly lit Gowanus venue The Bell House last Sunday sat a sold-out crowd comprised of people waiting to have the upcoming presidential election absolutely ruined for them. The star of the night, Adam Conover, has made a lucrative career out of “ruining” things for people on his show “Adam ...

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.