Top 20 Comedy Specials on Netflix, According to Audiences

Dave Chappelle's "Sticks and Stones" was the most-viewed comedy special in 2019, according to Netflix data. Netflix

Top 20 Comedy Specials on Netflix, According to Audiences written by Joseph Santiago

Feb 28, 2020

Netflix viewers have taken a particular liking to comedy specials. Every day, millions of viewers are streaming comedy from the likes of Dave Chappelle, Ali Wong, John Mulaney, and others.

However, it can be difficult knowing which is worth your time with over 200 plus stand-up comedy specials on Netflix.

Here’s a ranking of 20 of the best comedy specials based on audience popularity on Rotten Tomatoes. read more

Interview Stand Up Comedian Justin Silver At New York Comedy Club in Midtown

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Interview Stand Up Comedian Justin Silver At New York Comedy Club in Midtown By: Joseph Santiago

February 21, 2020

We met up with one of our long time stand up comedian Justin Silver after his comedy show at the New York Comedy Club in Midtown

What other jobs did you do before starting stand up comedy?

I was a personal trainer. Then a successful dog trainer by day/ comic by night. Comedy and dogs are my two greatest passions and in 2005 I combined them to create my charity “Funny For Fido” Comics Stand- Up For Homeless Animals. read more

VIDEO: FAMOUS Stand UP Comedians How They Deal with Hecklers

Famous Comedians Dealing With Hecklers

VIDEO: FAMOUS Stand UP Comedians How They Deal with Hecklers

Written by Cate Misczuk

February 21, 2020

“You wanna 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 best comedians themselves. But hecklers don’t just target the new guys, even the comedy greats have had to handle them — so digg.com put together a compilation of some of the best heckling reactions for our own amusement. read more

Interview Esther Ku Stand UP Comedian at Dangerfields Comedy Club

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1. What other jobs did you do before starting as Stand UP comedian?

I was a cashier at a uniform store, movie theater usher, waitress at a deep-dish pizza place, marketing rep for a couple of dot coms, orientation leader for my college, restaurant hostess, private music teacher, dental receptionist, extra in TV shows, and a pen sales representative. Any job where you talk to new people every day is great for a comedian to exercise those muscles of coming up with banter.

2. How did you know you wanted to be a comedian? read more

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Crazy Funny: The Secret Behind the Best Comedians

Why strive to fit in if your goal is to be crazy funny? A recent study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry suggests that the secret to making other people laugh is having an unusual personality. Originally reported on Reuters, the study and the surrounding discussion offers some insights into what makes people so funny.

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Basically, there’s a sweet spot between howling at the moon and avoiding intimacy that scientists have begun to identify as the best mental state for a career in comedy. To those in the business of making people laugh, it comes as no shock that you need to be a little bit nuts if you want to succeed. 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.

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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

Chicago Comedian Ricky Gonzalez to Record Live Album

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Written by Gary Miller

Chicago Comedian Ricky Gonzalez is set to record a live album this weekend. Ricky is an associate producer and regular performer at Comedians You Should Know, (CYSK) a comedy juggernaut in Chicago that runs a weekly showcase every Wednesday at Timothy O’Tooles, their home since 2010, as of this year they have started a show in Los Angeles as well. Their groundbreaking weekly showcases feature the top comedy talent from Chicago and Los Angeles as well as rising stars and established entertainers from across the country. We got a chance to talk to Ricky leading up to the recording. The decision to record at their home base seemed like a no-brainer, read more

T.J. Miller In Smirnoff Advertising Campaign

Written by Gary Miller

“If you’re going to have to absorb this ad content anyway, then I hope it’s at least really funny.”-T.J. Miller

Comedians T.J. Miller and Thomas Middleditch star in a new campaign for Smirnoff. The advertisements starring the Silicon Valley and Search Party stars are the second reiteration of their “Exclusively for Everybody” Campaign. The pair find themselves on a road trip to the New York Comic Con to pitch a movie about super hero alter egos starring themselves. The comedians play themselves and take the opportunity to have a blast along the way. The pair learn a lot about themselves on the harrowing 3,098 mile journey across the country. read more

The List Of Highest-Paid Comedians In 2015

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Written by Joseph Santiago

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The List has never included a single female comedian.

Year after year Forbes.com makes a list of the world’s highest paid stand up comedians. And although our love and devotion towards funny female comedians, the list never features a female comedian.

Jerry Seinfeld — current net worth an estimated $820 million in 2014 — He tops this 2015 highest paid comedian list, having earned $36 million between June 1, 2014 and June 1, 2015. Kevin Hart comes in second place with $28.5 million, followed by Terry Fator, who earned estimate $21.5 million. read more

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