Monthly Archive:: May 2015

You do what you gotta do

Hey folks, just thought I’d share a little non-comedy-life-can-suck-but-at-the-same-time-people-are-great stuff.  If you aren’t into this kinda sappy sad talk, feel free to skip!

Ah, hello blog, place to vent, I’ve had stuff weighing on my mind, and had to vent it somehow. The last couple of months have been interesting to say the least.  I learned a few things and thought to share with those that might find it mildly interesting.

Let’s see, I learned about depression, oh boy did I get a crash course about it.  I found out how prevalent it was among my friends and their circles.  I found that if you search the “local moms page” on facebook, you see tons of recommendations for obstetricians and gynecologists, and none for psychiatrists.  Mental health is still a pretty taboo topic even in 2015.

I learned about aspergers, zoloft, lexapro and seroquel.  One drug could mean a miracle to one child and the worst possible side effect to another. I learned about suicidal ideation and the difference between a passive thought vs. a “plan”.

I learned that a neurodevelopmental evaluation appointment can take months, even if your kid has a severe issue. Severe can mean many different things to many different people.  I learned that you can’t visit your child at a child-psych unit for more than an hour daily, sometimes 2 if it’s a special day.

I learned that people want to help you and there are many of them out there, you just have to ask.

Always be grateful, always. Even in the worst parts, you just have to keep going forward, and deal with whatever life is throwing at you, and you do your best.  You do what you gotta do.

My heart goes out to the supporters.  I’m sure many of you have been there for family and friends.  Thanks for standing for your loved one, and their family, their circle.  No matter how small the favor or words of encouragement may seem they mean A LOT.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve just burst into tears because of the kindness of people.  Those are the best tears.  That’s what is right in the world.

Like Mr. Rogers said.

mr rogers helpers

This Week in Comedy- May 26 2015

Great mid-week treat for those who are in NYC. Artie Lange (5/26), and Lisa Lampanelli(5/27) will be at Carolines on Broadway for special guest appearances at The Adam Carolla Show Live Podcast. Got some great stuff this week, including Rich Vos, Dave Attell, Jim Jeffries, and Amy Schumer. Do you remember Lonely? from Opie’s videos, she’s in MA, check it all out below!

EXPIRED….

Experimenting with Comedy Content

Hi guys,

Just a quick note to my twitter friends out there.  Hope all is going well out there people.  I’ve been consumed lately with family stuff, and other side internet work that gives me some of that pocket money.  But my heart is always in comedy and wanted to see if we can actually come up with a regular stable piece of content on this site that would fill a void.  

So here’s the idea.

Many of us listen to the same shows/podcasts and share a love of the same raw kind of humor that attracts us.

If you’ve tried to search for something to do on a weekend, google is a crazy place.  If you listen regularly to Opie & Jimmy or The Cumia Show or #Bennington, you’ll catch a comic that may be appearing in the NYC area, or you can hear them plug their shows. You can look at individual comedy clubs, sure, but that takes time too.  So yeah, information everywhere.

Our plan:

Identifying the NEW and REGULAR comics that appear on our favorite shows and podcasts.

Tracking their weekend events (via their website/manager emails)

POSTING them for each weekend coming up.

Why?
We LOVE our comics, and some of them are horrible frankly at marketing themselves.  Why not bring back “word-of-mouth” and provide a more organic way of finding where everyone is performing.  If a comedy club wants to sponsor us, great!  We’ll include them on a banner ad, or a featured spot.  But let’s keep the conversation going and promote our friends and new funny people.

Where can I find the latest comedy calendar?

UPDATE: END OF MAY CALENDAR HERE
You are an idiot your missing a great comic!

Oops, let us know in the comments below who we’ve missed.  If they aren’t well known, include which podcast/show they have appeared on.  So far we have:

 

Amy Schumer
Big Jay Oakerson
Bill Burr
Bobby Kelly
Bonnie MacFarlane
Brian Regan
Colin Quinn
Dan Smith
Dan Soder
Dave Attell
Esther Ku
Greer Barnes
Hannibal Buress
Heather Height
Jim Florentine
Jim Gaffigan
Jim Jefferies
Jim Norton
Joe Conte
Joe Currie
Keith Robinson
Kelley Lynn
Kurt Metzger
Luis J. Gomez
Mike Bocchetti
Nick DiPaolo
Rev Bob Levy
Rich Vos
Sherrod Small
Stacey Prussman
Tom Papa
Vic Henley

This is a horrible idea. Where’d you go to school?

sad face. *charlie brown sad music* *thinks of how that education went to waste*

Why do you always make everything negative?

Insecurity, and self-doubt are my strengths. May need to google schizophrenia too. Also should stop talking to myself. Dammit!

May 21-24 2015 Comedy Calendar- Memorial Day Weekend!

Thursday May 21, 2015

Dan Soder at Helium in Portland Oregon.  More info here

Friday May 22, 2015

Adam Ferrara and Joe Currie at Governor’s Levittown, NY. More info here.

Amy Schumer at Route 66, Albuquerque, NM.  Tickets on her site here.

Dan Soder at Helium in Portland Oregon.  More info here

Rich Vos at Gotham Comedy Club, NYC.  More info here.

Saturday May 23, 2015

Adam Ferrara and Joe Currie at Governor’s Levittown, NY. More info here.

Amy Schumer at Global Event Center at WinStar World Casino and Resort –
Thackerville, OK.  Tickets on her site here.  ***SOLD OUT ACCORDING TO TICKETMASTER BUT SAID TO CHECK CLOSER TO VENUE DATE???

Dan Soder at Helium in Portland Oregon.  More info here

Hannibal Buress at Tulalip Resort Casino, Tulalip WA. More info here.

Joe DeRosa at Flappers Comedy Club in Burbank, CA More info here.

Rich Vos at Gotham Comedy Club, NYC.  More info here.

Sunday May 24, 2015

Rich Vos and Bonnie McFarlane at RR Raz Room, New Hope, PA. More info here.

FULL CALENDAR:

May 14-16, 2015 Comedy Calendar

Comedy on May 16, 2015

Your Comedy Shortcut to May 16, 2015

Comedy fans of #Bennington, O&J, Legion of Skanks, etc., we are curating where our favorite comedians are going to be each weekend.  Rather than google endlessly, we wanted to make it easier for people to find a place to laugh.

Missing someone?  Comment below WITH THE VENUE and DATE if we are missing favorites for this weekend.

So far these include: Jim Norton, Tom Papa, Sherrod Small, Keith Robinson, Rich Vos, Bonnie MacFarlane, Bill Burr, Esther Ku, Vic Henley, Jim Jefferies, Kurt Metzger, Big Jay Oakerson, Dave Attell, Bobby Kelly, Jim Gaffigan, Greer Barnes, Hannibal Buress, Amy Schumer, Brian Regan, Rev Bob Levy, Jim Florentine.

If they don’t have something on their site, you won’t see them on this weekend’s list, if we missed a tweet about a new performance, LET US KNOW!

Links are LIVE!!!

Check out Bobby Kelly this weekend at Laugh Boston Thursday-Saturday May 14-16, 2015.  Vos will be in Miami, while his long suffering wife, Bonnie McFarlane will be in Cuyahoga Falls, OH, hopefully having an affair. Just kidding!  What do you expect with a podcast called “My Wife Hates Me”?  No one reads this anyway.  Check out all our favorites’ gigs below.  And share with a friend!

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