Chicago Comedian Ricky Gonzalez to Record Live Album

Ricky Gonzalez

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

FAMOUS COMEDIANS DEALING WITH HECKLERS

comedian vs heckler

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

Jeannie Gaffigan’s Smart, But Jim Gaffigan’s a Breakfast Burritos Lover

Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan

Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan

Jeannie and Jim Gaffigan were able to do things that a lot of people want to do but only few can really accomplish. They came up with an uproariously funny TV show about their family and their lives and they were able to do it exactly in the way they wanted to. The Jim Gaffigan Show has premiered on TV Land on July 15th. But before their show’s pilot episode, Jeannie and Jim were asked as to how they were able to pull off the show. Their story is like a TV 101 class and fans or aspiring comedians who want to go the extra mile will never regret watching it from start to finish. read more