Interviewed Stand Up Comedian Jimmy Failla at Comic Strip Live

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We sat down with stand up comedian Jimmy Failla at Comic Strip Live in New York City. We discuss show business, handling hecklers, fatherhood and much more.

What do you wish someone had told you about show business before you entered it?

That hanging out in green rooms isn’t nearly as badass as I thought it was. Growing up you read all of these amazing stories about Rodney D or Kinison doing coke with all kinds of fast women. Nowadays you walk into a green room and people are swapping smoothie recipes and Instagram tricks. And of course, bitching about out Trump. Sad!

How long have you been doing stand-up comedy?

I technically started in 2002 but you’re not officially doing comedy until you’re completely dead on the inside, so I’d say I started at a Firehouse Gig in 2008.

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Meet Comedian Greg Shapiro That Played Trump in The Viral Dutch Video

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Written by Joseph Santiago

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Greg Shapiro sat down with Best Comedy Tickets at Boom Chicago Theater in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. We discuss his viral video “The Netherlands welcomes Trump in his own words” the dutch comedy scene, we spoke about writing material and much more.

What do you wish someone had told you about show business before you entered it?

Show business is a business. We’re all taught the value of being a versatile, well-rounded artist, but that’s rarely how you get a job. Put yourself on the other side of the audition desk. As soon as you get a chance to produce, direct, organize – take it.

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Jimmy Kimmel Might Be Leaving Late Night

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Jimmy Kimmel The late-night star Jimmy Kimmel is thinking about retirement from h is late night comedy talk show, though it won’t be for a few years. He spoke with Variety in an interview, the 49-year-old stand-up comedian is thinking about not resigning his contract agreements with ABC. His wife is currently pregnant and he is looking to focus on other passions. He has a few hobbies that he’d like to focus on making sculptures, He’s like to write a book, and doing a late night show every day doesn’t allow him much time to focus on his other goals. It’s more than a full-time job with writing all his jokes, digging up research on all upcoming guest and on the occasion stand-up comedy sets. We are talking about seventy-hour workload per week. Kimmel has been at this for a decade and a half hosting his late night show.  He also performed and hosted the Emmy awards two times. This weekend will be a big deal for the late night host as he has been awarded to host the Oscars this weekend. He has been nominated for (and won) multiple awards in the past Primetime Emmy Awards 2010, Primetime Emmy Awards 2008, The Streamy Awards 2016, Writers Guild of America, USA 2016 to name a few.

Interview with Australian Comedian Jonathan Duffy in Iceland

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Jonathan Duffy sat down with Best Comedy Tickets. Seated at Gaukurinn in Reykjavik is one of a handful of venues that now hosts comedy shows. We discuss the comedy scene in Iceland, we spoke about writing material, favorite comedy clubs, best advice, handle hecklers and more.

What do you wish someone had told you about show business before you entered it?
A couple of things. I wish I was told how lonely it can be. I’ve succeeded while in a relationship and when not in one and at the moment I actually think for now I’m better when I’m alone.It is hard to keep a relationship when you work so much and put almost every aspect of your life out there. Also being a gay comic I can honestly say it has never gotten me laid. Guys just find it too intimidating. I also wish someone had told me that being a good comedian is only a small part of it. You actually spend more time getting people to let you have a spot or getting people to come see your show than you actually do onstage.

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Interview with Al Martin, Owner of the Broadway Comedy Club & Greenwich Village Comedy Club

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Written by Joseph Santiago

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Al Martin sat down with Best Comedy Tickets. Seated at Greenwich Village Comedy Club on MacDougal Street, we spoke about comedy business, New York comedy scene, his dream comedy lineup and so much more.

How long have you been in the comedy business?

28 years

How did you get into the comedy business?

Started as a comedian could not get stage time so I started my own little one night a week by Grand Central Station… To get customers I would stand outside of Grand Central on a Saturday and bark people in…

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