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Watch Andy Pitz do his AMAZING Rodney Dangerfield impression!

Is there anyone better?

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Earlier today, Comic Strip Live! favorite Andy Pitz just posted a clip from his jaw-dropping performance at the Comic Strip Christmas party doing his unbelievably perfect impression of Rodney Dangerfield.

A lot of comedians “do” Rodney, but Andy actually does RODNEY. Not an exaggeration of Rodney, or a caricature of him, but Andy sounds like Rodney actually sounded. No one does it as well as he does. Truly a one-of-a-kind talent.

Check out the clip, shot live on stage at our club.

And compare it with some classic Rodney footage.

Andy also recorded some bonus tracks of him doing Rodney jokes on his critically acclaimed sophomore album More Mr. Nice Guy.

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To find out when you can see Andy Pitz live on stage at our club, keep an eye on the schedule page.

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Looking Back at the Year 2011, part 4

2011! An amazing year for the cast of hundreds that make up the Comic Strip Live! family.

Lets take it WAAAAAY back to January when our close friend Andy Pitz released his second full-length comedy album “More Mr. Nice Guy.”

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Heard now frequently on Sirius/XM Radio, Pitz has been touring to support the album, but always takes the time to come by The Comic Strip Live!

Check out a fun animated video for one of albums tracks below!

And if you want to check out Andy live, keep an eye on our schedule!

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Ted Alexandro & Andy Pitz Tonight!

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Tonight at the Comic Strip, two of the best modern joke-writers of our comedy generation, Ted Alexandro and Andy Pitz will be performing at the Comic Strip Live!

Both have performed on CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman” as well as the “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” but tonight, you can catch them live on our intimate stage!

To buy tickets, check out our website at www.ComicStripLive.com or call (212) 861-9386 to make a reservation.

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TONIGHT! Brian McFadden returns!

Back from L.A.!

He’s fast! He’s funny! And he is back at the Comic Strip! Come by tonight to see one of our favorites, Brian Scott McFadden, still fresh off his recent appearance on CBS’s Late Show with David Letterman and his soon to be aired Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.

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Tonight’s show starts at 8:30pm and also features Andy Pitz (Late Show with David Letterman), Lee Camp (Comedy Central’s Fresh Debate), Paul Mecurio (Emmy Award Winning writer/performer on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show), Sherrod Small (VH1’s Best Week Ever and ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!) and many, many more.

Be sure to keep an eye on our schedule to find out when your favorite comedian will be appearing on our famed staged next!

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Comic Strip Christmas Party, 2009!

Happy Holidays!

Yesterday was the Comic Strip Live’s annual Christmas party! To document the even, we here at Eighty-Second and 2nd dispatched comedians Adam Cozens and Joe Machi with a digital camera and had them capture the fun at last night’s annual send-off. They ended up taking many pictures of themselves. Here are a few choice shots!

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(left to right: Scott Blakeman, Barry Weintraub, Bill McCarty, J.J. Ramirez)

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(Wayne Federman, Adam Cozens)

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(Jeffrey Ross, Joe Machi)

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(Sherrod Small, J.R. Ravitz)

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(Joe Machi, Moody McCarthy, Adam Cozens)

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(Pat Dixon, Adam Cozens)

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(CSL bartender Danny)

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(Andy Pitz, Adam Cozens, Joe Machi)

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(Adam Cozens, Judah Friedlander)

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(CSL bartender Sam Whitten)

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Lobby Life!

A fresh batch is in! A lot of new and old friends have been hanging around the Comic Strip Live this last week.  Some of them were captured by the crafty photo crew here at Eighty-Second & 2nd!  More coming soon!

Happy Monday!

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It was full around the bar on Thursday when Andy Pitz, Andy Hendrickson, Sam Morril, Vic Henley, Jim David & Joe Machi decided to take in an evening at the Strip.

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Comic Strip legend Barry Berry visits old friend Barry Weintraub.

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Dexter Stallworth watches the game while Lenny Marcus, Ryan Reiss and Becky Donahue get prepare for their spots.

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Comic Strip original George Wallace dropped by on Thursday and Saturday night to see friends and perform hilarious stand-up, pictured here with Richie Tienken and Jeffrey Gurian.

To see the lobby (and some hilarious stand-up comedy) pick the best date for you and your friends on our schedule!

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Lobby life!

Whenever New York’s stand-up comedy elite need to relax, have a laugh and just overall enjoy themselves, they can’t help but swing by the Comic Strip Live. Known as a hotbed for both up-and-coming young talent as well as established headliners, the Comic Strip prides itself on being a welcoming atmosphere for all of its talent. And when our top notch comedians aren’t on stage, they can be found socializing in the clubs well-renowned lobby.  And with that, here is this week’s edition of “Lobby Life.”

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Barry Weintraub catches the Lobby Life team in action as Dexter Stallworth listens in on a conversation between Jermaine Fowler and Andy Pitz.

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Always quick to lend a punchline (or sometimes, just a punch) Stan Stankos and Andy Hendrickson help Joe Machi prepare for his set while DF Sweedler concentrates on the Yankees score.

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After a long night of laughter-enducing, comedians Adam Cozens, Jermaine Fowler and Dustin Ybarra pose for a snapshot.

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Incredibly funny comedienne Bernadette Pauley poses with three of the Comic Strip’s fabulous waitresses after her set.

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Comic Strip original and long-time friend of the club Alan Combs poses by his old headshot during a recent visit to the club where it all started for him.


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Question of the Night (08/09/09)

With such a fantastic line-up tonight here at the World Famous Comic Strip Live, this week’s Question of the Night focuses on the comics who inspired our stars before they were on-stage, when they were comedy fans just like you and me.

Q: Who was your first-ever favorite comedian?

A:


Host, Vic Henley

Richard Pryor

Andy Pitz

George Carlin and Rodney Dangerfield

Dustin Ybarra

Pablo Francisco

Christian Finnegan

Steve Martin

Jermaine Fowler

The Animaniacs and Rocco from Rocco’s Modern Life

Jon Fisch

Dennis Wolfberg

Don Jamieson

George Carlin

Ryan Reiss

Richard Pryor and Eddie Murphy

Lenny Marcus

Jerry Seinfeld

Come see the long-lasting effects of the great comedians of the past on these great comics of today at 8:00 at the Comic Strip Live!  And stick around for some of tomorrow’s stars with Late Night @ CSL after the show!

Photos posted with permission.

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