New York Comedy Festival 2015: Friday Lineup

Written by Gary Miller

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The New York Comedy Festival Continues with another great lineup this Friday November 13, 2015.

Kill Me Now With Judy Gold

Featuring Lauren Hennesey, Lynne Kopolitz & Steven Schirrpa

Carolines On Broadway

Harmontown

The Gramercy Theatre

Joel Creasey Live

Laurie Beechman Theater

Week at the Creek: Bonnie McFarlane

The Creek and The Cave

Iliza Shlesinger

NYU Skirball Center

Norm Macdonald

Carolines On Broadway

Homeschooled: A Comedic Lecture Series

Union Hall

Best of UCBT Sketch

UCB Theatre Chelsea

John Leguizamo in Conversation

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FAMOUS COMEDIANS DEALING WITH HECKLERS

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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 digg.com put together a compilation of some of the best heckling reactions for our own amusement. read more

Hannibal Buress on Bill Cosby: “You’re a Rapist”

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Hannibal Buress Called Bill Cosby a Rapist During a Stand-up Set

The previous evening at his late night show at the Trocadero, comic Hannibal Buress did an augmented bit about Philadelphia own local comedian Bill Cosby, calling him an attacker. Cosby has been blamed for tranquilizing and sexually ambushing different ladies, incorporating Barbara Bowman in Philadelphia magazine. He has not, nonetheless, ever been criminally accused of assault (the lawful meaning of which differs by jurisdiction).* The above recording begins around 15-20 seconds into it. read more