Amy Schumer, Mike Birbiglia and more showed up to support Planned Parenthood at Michael Che’s benefit show in Williamsburg

secretshowLast night Michael Chea put on a benefit for Planned Parenthood at The Knitting Factory in Williamsburg. According to [Read more…]

Video: The NYC version of ‘La La Land’

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A parody video of the overly Oscar nominated La La Land came out today thanks [Read more…]

There’s a 30 hour Fuck Donald Trump comedy marathon coming to Williamsburg

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Well, it’s actually 31 and 1/2 hours if you want to get specific. You can grab tickets here. Proceeds will go to Center for Reproductive Rights, International Refugee Assistance Project and The Trevor Project:

The Experiment Comedy Gallery (272 Grand Street, Basement Level, Brooklyn, NY 11211) proudly presents The Fuck Donald Trump Marathon, 31 and 1/2 straight hours of comedy goodness aimed to fuck with the incoming fascist regime of Donald J. Trump. [Read more…]

Watch a comedy show performed on the Williamsburg Bridge

bridgeThe Open Mic tour features a group of comedians traveling throughout the USA and performing pop-up standup shows. At each city they invite local comedians to join the open mic. Last week they stopped in NYC and braved the winds to perform a show on the Williamsburg Bridge. Here are some clips:

“I Hate Being Single” – funny Williamsburg web series from original Broad City director

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Are you watching I Hate Being Single? You should be because it’s funny and it takes place in Williamsburg. The director, Rob Michael Hugel, launched Season 2 in February and the humor will remind you of early Broad City webisodes. Here’s Episode 3 from the new season, starring Shalyah Evans of Girl Code and many local settings:

Catch up with Episode 1 of the new season below: [Read more…]

Love’s a Bitch: a funny web series filmed around Williamsburg

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This one goes out to all you recent singles. Yesterday was Valentine’s Day and  a great reminder of how much love sucks. The upside? Half off candy today.

To sooth your sorrows and chocolate hangover, check out this web series filmed around Williamsburg from Official Comedy:

Love’s a Bitch is a show about love. Specifically, getting over it. It follows a couple that breaks up, only to find out they have no idea how to be alone. On the road to recovery, they both go through terrible, hilarious experiences that make their failed relationship seem like an ideal alternative. The show stars Jamie Lee (MTV’s “Girl Code”) and Josh Rabinowitz (Comedy Central “Adam Devine’s House Party”) and features a bunch of other New York comedians, like Joe Pera, Kevin Barnett, Dan Wilbur, Jermaine Fowler, and more.

Watch the first episode below: [Read more…]

This Friday: Live at the Apartment comes to Greenpoint

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Follow twitter.com/liveapt for apartment address:

Live at the Apartment, which has done shows in East Village apartment and rooftops in Williamsburg, is moving to an apartment in Greenpoint and having it’s first show there this Fri, Sept 20th

Hosted by Charles Gould, featuring Sarah Tollemache (NBC’s Last Comic Standing), Kevin Barnett (MTV’s Guy Code) and Josh Rabinowitz (voted Comedy Central’s “Comics to Watch” and one of Just for Laughs “New Faces”)

Doors open at 9:30pm, show starts at 10:30pm
Free beer and free White Castle

Here’s a video of previous Live at the Apartment eventt:

Wet Hot American Summer 10th Anniversary at MHofW

Last night’s sold out 10th Anniversary celebration for the cult comedy Wet Hot American Summer was a fan’s wet hot American dream come true. Hosted by Stella (David Wain, Michael Showalter, Michael Ian Black) who also starred in, wrote and directed the movie, the night included archived video audition footage, a sweater fondling contest and appearances from original cast members.

Music Hall of Williamsburg was filled was fans quoting movie lines in unison and singing along to the film’s soundtrack, which was played live by Joe McGinty and the Loser’s Lounge.

The films stars came out to reminisce about the movie and reenact some of their popular scenes from the film to wild crowd reactions. Among those who made an appearance were Marguerite Moreau (Katie), Jeanene Garofolo (Beth), Zak Orth (J.J.), Jake Fogelnest (Silas), A.D. Miles (Gary), Gideon Jacobs (Aaron), Gabriel Millman (Cape Boy), Judah Freelander (Ron von Kleinenstein), Ken Marino (Victor Kulack), Marisa Ryan (Abby Bernstein), and of course the renown, Can of Vegetables voiced by Jon Benjamin.

Also making cameos on prerecorded video shorts were Nina Hellman (Nancy), Joe Lo Truglio (Neil), Amy Poehler(Susie) and Paul Rudd (Andy).

Check out some of the night’s highlights below including an intro from Arty “The Beekeeper” Solomon’s (voiced by Samm Levine) opening address, a performance by Alan Shemper (Michael Showalter) and Victor (Ken Marino) singing “Danny’s Song.”


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