Why Stand-up Comedians Love the Mets


Written by Grant Reed

From Chris Rock to Adam Sandler, the second fiddle of New York baseball could fill a dugout with A-List comics—ones who love to embrace suffering


The 2015 MLB playoff-bound New York Mets may see some A-list comics in the stands during their games against the Los Angeles Dodgers. From Jerry Seinfeld and Chris Rock to Jon Stewart, here’s why comedians love the Mets.

Mets Win! – or something phenomenal like that …This Friday the mets will face the L.A. dodgers in a rare event, the likes of which hasn’t been seen since the unlikely union of planet niburu smashing into pre-earth to create what we have now, or the parting of the red sea.  Ok so maybe it hasn’t been that long since they’ve seen a penant  – only 15 years… And certainly a little bit of a wait since the series win.    However, that’s what its all about; existence in the face of seeming randomness and futility.  But fans aren’t going home just yet, and actually would probably prefer to stay at the ball park. read more

Adam Sandler to star in 4 movies exclusively for Netflix


By Joseph Santiago

On Thursday, Netflix reported that four unique Adam Sandler films would be going to the Netflix streaming site.

It may appear as a peculiar arrangement for Netflix to assume, considering Sandler’s later movies including “That’s My Boy” and “Blended” have been discriminatingly panned.

Nonetheless, its likely one of the most brilliant moves Netflix has made to date.

Commentators aside, the greater part of Sandler’s motion pictures do to a great degree well in the film world, and in the event that they’re not hits locally, they perform well abroad. read more