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Tapping in on TV Tapings

Tapping in on TV Tapings

By Pamela Jew, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Features

Late nights and lines are the name of the game when it comes to television tapings. Here are some tips and experiences from NYU students.

What to see at the New York Comedy Festival

What to see at the New York Comedy Festival

By Ryan Matera, Staff Writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Comics from SNL alum Billy Crystal to up-and-comer Iliza Shlesinger will perform at the NY Comedy Festival, running from Nov. 10 to Nov. 15. The event will take place across various venues across the city, including NYU Skirball and the Comedy Cellar.

Comedians today face unfair political burden

Comedians today face unfair political burden

By Mandy Freebairn, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Comedians are increasingly expected to be politically correct. But their job is to make us laugh, and keeping tame hurts their comedy too much.