The Intelligent Simplicity of Anthony DeVito

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by Ryan Matera

In his hooded sweatshirt and the standard NYC comedian beard, Anthony DeVito settled into his chair at Mud, a local coffee shop which boasts the fact that Jimi Hendrix used to live in their basement. “Seems like a lot of coffee shops say Hendrix used to live there. That guy sure moved around a lot.”

It was that classic DeVito twist you could find in all of his work, including his self-described laughably popular podcast, The Rad Dudecast. DeVito’s standup is riddled with the same simple silliness, described by Amy Hawthorne of the Comedy Groupie as an “’aw shucks, oh well’ spin on the ‘Am I the only person with any reason or common sense around here, because this is crazy, right?’” read more

Best Comedy Clubs in New York

Are you looking for the best comedy shows in NYC ?! It’s a fact that NYC is the best place on the planet to watch stand up comedy. The big name comedians like Jerry Seinfeld, Louis CK, Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Dave Attell, Judah Friedlander all got there start in the Big Apple and live here. They can be seen nightly at some of these venues.

Every night there are several dozen comedy shows in NYC all around the Manhattan and the rest of five boroughs of New York City.  There is so much comedy to see here with many of the famous comedians and up and coming stars of tomorrow. It’s very common to see Louis CK drop in at Eastville comedy club, The Comedy Cellar, The Stand NYC and so many local clubs. read more