Amy Schumer and Joke Theft



Recently in the world of comedy we have been hearing a lot about what constitutes joke theft. The most recent culprit is none other than the most popular comedian in the world right now, Amy Schumer. A video came out comparing Schumer’s jokes to the jokes of comedians Wendy Lieberman, Patrice O’Neal, Kathleen Madigan, and Tammy Pescatelli. Pescatelli specifically called stealing from other female comedians. She claimed it is something that should not be done in the in a medium that is impossibly difficult for women to navigate through. read more

NYC vs. LA: Moving for Your Comedy Career?

Are you looking for ways to chase your dream of becoming a professional comedy stand-up comic? Do you see yourself as the next Louis C.K. or Kevin Hart? Wow, if you answered yes, you definitely don’t lack ambition. But, maybe we can help you figure out some options for your next move.

Priyanka Mattoo

I was reading a fantastic article by Priyanka Mattoo on SplitSider and it inspired me to build off her points and maybe even take this blog article in a slightly different direction. Who’s Priyank Mattoo? How dare you! Well, I guess there’s no such thing as a bad question, but we’ll probably have to get you up to speed pretty quickly if you want to avoid embarrassing yourself in the future. read more

Amy Schumer Loves Getting Picked-Up

Comedy Central has renewed Amy Schumer’s hit TV show, Inside Amy Schumer, for a fifth season in a row. This is exciting news for fans of Amy’s work and serves as the perfect start to a new year, after a 2015 that was so full of wins for the comedian from New York City.

Last year Schumer enjoyed critical acclaim for her movie Trainwreck, HBO’s Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo and the fourth season of Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer.

What Schumer has proved is that modern television isn’t about getting the highest ratings. It’s about who can become the most viral online. Jimmy Fallon rocketed the ratings of The Late Show by focusing on cleverly curated skits that could be uploaded later to YouTube. Schumer is clearly reading from the same playbook. read more

Amy Schumer Apologizes to Comedy Fans After Maine Show

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Stand Up Comedian Amy Schumer had a show November 07 2015 in Maine show. She  recently apologized for her shortened stand up comedy show.  Schumer blames her inexperience with bigger venues and stated it was a “Rookie Mistake”

Schumer has grown into a huge stand up sensation in recent years. She recently started in Hollywood Blockbuster Trainwreck. The stand up comedian performed two sets in Portland at the Cross Insurance Area. The audience become upset after she only performed on the stage for 35 minutes before the opening act. read more

Ardie Fuqua First Show Back in Over a Year and a Half at Comedy Cellar

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Written by Joseph Santiago
Entertainment Editor, Best Comedy Tickets

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It’s really fastastic to see these two great comedians Tracy Morgan and Ardie Fuqua making a return to the stand up comedy club scene here in New York City. Recently Ardie Fuqua made his epic return and he killed it at Comedy Cellar. The legendary NYC Comic was in a horrific car accident that almost took his life alongside with Tracy Morgan. They were coming back on the from a comedy show in Delaware, as there limo was struck by 18 wheeler truck that smashed into there vehicle on the New Jersey Turnpike. read more

How Amy Schumer Became Comedy Royalty

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Written by  Cate Misczuk

How Amy Schumer Went From Comedian To Movie Star

Amy Schumer has gone from a New York stand up comic to a household name in just a few short years. The Trainwreck star seemingly stepped into TV and movie stardom overnight, but her rise to fame hit actually hit few key milestones that have shaped her career.

Here’s the 3 moves that catapulted Schumer to comedy royalty … young comedians, take note.

She Filled A Niche

Amy Schumer is the voice of the modern 21st century woman. She is a feminist, brutally honest, and constantly pushing the boundaries with her social commentary. It’s the type of voice many American women were looking for, and has helped propel her popularity. read more

Khloe Kardashian Appears Slam Amy Schumer For ‘SNL’ Monologue

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Written by Joseph Santiago
Entertainment Editor, Best Comedy Tickets

Amy Schumer Monologue – SNL

Amy Schumer talks about wanting better role models for young girls than the Kardashians and the time she thought she was dating Bradley Cooper.

Amy Schumer was hosting “Saturday Night Live” last saturday, and it appears Khloe Kardashian wasn’t too happy with the stand up comedian’s opening monologue. Schumer made the Kardashian’s the butt of quite a few mocking jokes:

“We have to be a role model for these little girls, because who do they have?” said Schumer. “All they have, literally, is the Kardashians.” read more

Jennifer Lawrence giving Aziz Ansari a piggyback ride

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Written by Joseph Santiago

Jennifer Lawrence Gave Aziz Ansari A Piggyback Ride Coming Out Of The SNL After-Party Last Night!

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Aziz Ansari is a 32 year old stand up comedian who received a piggy back ride from 25-year-old actress Jennifer Lawrence from picking him up like a small little boy.

The two stars attended the Saturday Night Live after-party last night, Jennifer Lawrence and Aziz Ansari helped celebrate Amy Schumer’s big night of hosting the show — and if the pics after the party are any indication, they had lots of fun!

It might even be possible that the three Ansari, Schumer and Lawrence might have had the best night of their lives. In fact, we’re pretty sure that when the 5’9″ Lawrence isn’t carrying her 5’6″ friend Ansari around, she’s still bringing the party with her. read more

Amy Schumer Hosting Saturday Night Live Tonight

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Written by Joseph Santiago

Amy Schumer & The Weeknd's SNL

Amy Schumer is hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend with musical guest the Weeknd

The American stand up comedian, actress, and producer Amy Schumer is hosting Saturday Night Live this Saturday night. This will be Amy first time hosting SNL. This has been a huge year for Schumer winning Emmy Award for sketch show on Comedy Central. It’s been one big accomplishment after another accomplishment. She wrote and starred in her first movie, Trainwreck, hosting TV award shows, touring the world with her comedy shows, and she recently taped a new hour comedy special and is opening for Madonna in Madison Square Garden (MSG) read more


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Written by Cate Misczuk I August 17, 2015

“You wana know where I got my boots? They’re at the corner of: you can’t afford them and stop talking to me”. -Amy Schumer

Participation is zero percent of your grade at stand up shows. Heckling could even get you scolded, or the but of a new joke by the comedian themselves. But hecklers don’t just target the new guys, even the comedy greats have had to handle them — so put together a compilation of some of the best heckling reactions for our own amusement. read more