Monday, April 23, 2007

Silver Lining

Werd, I managed to get the taste of horror out of my mouth from Thursday's misery! I did a set at the Laugh Factory Studio (it's kind of like the Laugh Factory but smaller...and upstairs...and sketchier). It's actually a really great place and my friend/runner really got the place up to snuff. My joke-telling was not really up to par but I did the A-List things so it was cool. And...a lot of comics showed up! Plus my friend from college was in the city and it's always great to hang out with her.

If I could figure out how to put links up in this piece I would link you to this guy Mike Dobbins. He was crazy-hilarious. In fact, he was crilarious! I had never seen his entire act before, and you should really check it out. It's like a crazy guy who's not really know, just check it out!

I'll be doing a marathon of comedy this week:

Wednesday: 11th Street Bar (510 East 11th Street by Avenue A) - 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Fellor comic Jason Levinson is kicking this venue off with its first comedy show ever, ever, ever (loving the echo effect?). It'll be hot (not in that Paris Hilton herpes kind of way, but in that "Wow this is a fun free show" way). Did I mention it's free?--cuz it is!

Thursday: East Village Lounge (186 East 2nd Street bet. Avenue A and B) - 8:15 PM - 10:00 PM(??)
Watch me host a line-up of hot comics who will try to make you laugh...and then try to get your number...There's no cover and drink specials ($4-5)!!!

Friday: Mo Pitkins (34 Avenue A bet. East 2nd & 3rd Street) - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
There's no cover, and a raffle at the end for a free bag o' chips and a cheap door prize. Can I get a what what?

Saturday: Laugh Factory Studio (303 West 42nd Street right off 8th Avenue - Enter on the 42nd Street side and go to room 315)
The place looks shady, but it's home to some really hot comics! Check it out! No cover, 1 ($5) drink minimum.

Sunday: Botanica Bar (E Houston St. bet. Mott and Mulberry) - 7:00 PM - 9:00PM
I'm probably not getting up but it's a great room to catch comics from VH1, MTV, and BET! No cover!

Plus, May 3rd (next Thursday) is the big ri-sick-ulously good Musical Comedy Night at the East Village Lounge. If you miss it, I'll be really sad...and I might have to hurt a kitty!

Friday, April 20, 2007

I Feel Like A D-Bag

I haven't written on this blog in a while. So this will be called Le Renaissance! No funny shit is going to be in here so beware laugh-lurkers.

I just hosted a show tonight that just misfired...and I don't know what went wrong. I promoted and sold and practiced and everything just died on me. Plus, I accidentally dropped my MetroCard in the toilet and couldn't fish it out, which meant "really expensive subway ride home" for me. And the capper, I ran into a person I knew from school on the train and had to feign not being all drunk and fucked up and try to hold a half-way decent conversation.

Some days, I just feel like I'm not even living, I'm just existing from gig to lousy gig.