Monthly Archives: October 2010

Schedule for October 31

Our special Halloween schedule has been posted!

Host Jermaine Fowler welcomes:

Andy Pitz!

Mark Riccodanna!

Pat Dixon!

Warren Holstein!

Lee Camp!

Joe Machi!

Mike Burton!

Teddy Smith!

Call 212-861-9386 for tickets!


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New Comedy Class with Df Sweedler: November 1, 2010

We found out this morning that Df Sweedler will be starting a new Comedy Class at the Comic Strip on November 1.  His class runs eight weeks and will take you through the fundamentals of joke-writing and performing.


The class costs $395.  Sign-up today by calling 212-861-9386, and add your name to the long list of legendary performers who’ve graced the stage at the World Famous Comic Strip Live!

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Orny Adams: Takes the Third – October 29th


On October 29th at 11:30pm, long-time friend of the Comic Strip Live, Orny Adams will debut his brand new one-hour stand up special on Comedy Central.

Looking forward to it, Orny!

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Anthony Jeselnik releases “Shakespeare”


One of the newest faces around the Comic Strip Live!, comedian Anthony Jeselnik recently released his first full-length major label comedy album in “Shakespeare.”

Released earlier this month by Comedy Central Records, the talented joke-craftsman designed this album so perfectly that it allows the listener the rare chance to peer inside the mind of one of the best comedy writers of our modern era.

Jeselnik has performed his own Comedy Central Presents half-hour special, on NBC’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (where for a stretch he served as a writer), Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend,” “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” ” HBO’s “Down & Dirty with Jim Norton,” ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” and more.

Congratulations Anthony!

To find out when you can catch Anthony at the Comic Strip, be sure to keep an eye on our schedule page.

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Comic Strip talent taping half-hour specials!

All this last week, friends of the Comic Strip Live! have been taping their half-hour Comedy Central Presents specials!

Mike Vecchione, Chelsea Perretti, Jack Whitehall, Nate Bargatze, Michael Kosta and more friends of the club are taking the next huge step in their careers by taping 30 minutes of their best material for release on the Comedy Central network in 2011. Airdates and time have yet to be announced.

Many of the comics have stopped by the club in recent weeks to work out and organize their material before it forever is cemented in the annals of comedy history.

Congrats to all the comics on receiving this high honor!

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October Calendar is Up!


If you are a true fan of stand up comedy, then you already know this but, THE OCTOBER CALENDAR IS UP!!!


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Rest in Peace, Greg Giraldo

It is with a heavy heart that we at the Comic Strip say goodbye to our good friend, Greg Giraldo.


An amazing talent, tremendous writer, but more than anything else Greg was an incredibly kind and wonderful man.

He will be missed.

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