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A Funny Thing: Eliot Glazer and Jackie Mancini Uncover the Cultish Underbelly of the World's Strangest Wedding

Our story this week: Eliot Glazer and Jackie Mancini's mutual friend mysteriously disappeared, only to resurface later, wedding invitation in hand. While Eliot and Jackie delight in a surreal and strange ritual including something called The Incestual Harassment Society Incorporated African Dance Troupe they uncover a creeping strangeness at the heart of their friend's estrangement.

Watch Eliot's hilarious new show "Eliot's Sketchpad" on the Above Average youtube channel and catch more of Jackie writing at guyspeed.com. They told their tale at Nights of Our Lives, the monthly storytelling stalwart at the UCB theater in Chelsea, New York.

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Eliot Glazer and Brent Sullivan Make 'OUT' Magazine's Top 100

Out magazine released the Out100 this week, its annual ranking of the 100 most influential people in the LGBT community, and comedians Eliot Glazer and Brent Sullivan made the list for their excellent web series, It Gets Betterish. Glazer and Sullivan co-wrote and co-star in the series, about a pair of gay guys trying to fit in with the gay community. The duo is currently pitching a project based on It Gets Betterish to TV networks. Other comedy folk on the Out100 this year include Jane Lynch (deemed "entertainer of the year" by Out) and Book of Mormon/New Normal star Andrew Rannells. Sadly, it looks like Ant [...]

'SNL's Kate McKinnon and Eliot Glazer Demonstrate Their Powerwalking Prowess

Here's SNL's Kate McKinnon as the guest on the second episode of Eliot Glazer's new Above Average Network sketch comedy web series Eliot's Sketchpad. Glazer is two for two with his sketch show now, with this one being really funny just like the debut episode of Eliot's Sketchpad, which starred Glazer as Oprah recreating a bunch of viral videos, was really funny. The sketch this week is an '80s exercise video, in which gay comedy power duo Glazer and McKinnon do their part for powerwalking education. It manages to somehow be funnier than inherently funny powerwalking is on its own.

It's That Episode 34: Eliot Glazer Watches "Oprah's Life Class"

On "It's That Episode" Craig Rowin (UCB Theatre) invites guests over to watch any episode of any TV show they want. They discuss the episode and other crap.

Eliot Glazer (It Gets Betterish, Eliot's Sketch Pad) stops by to watch an episode of "Oprah's Life Class" and gives a first hand account of the time he attended a life class. Find out what it's like to be surrounded by thousands of Oprah's minions, learn how to keep a checklist of the five things you're thankful for everyday and hunker down to hear a whole lot of self-help bullshit.

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Above Average Launches a New Sketch Series Starring Eliot Glazer

Here's the first episode of a new sketch series from the Above Average Network called Eliot's Sketchpad and starring comedian Eliot Glazer, whom you may know as the star and writer of the web series It Gets Betterish or as an Assistant Editor at Vulture. The first one just debuted today, and it stars Glazer as Oprah, recreating famous viral videos with her friend Gayle. Above Average is the YouTube channel from Lorne Michaels's production company Broadway Video, which also produces SNL, 30 Rock, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Portlandia, and everything else you love. New episodes of Eliot's Sketchpad drop each Thursday, and SNL's Kate McKinnon will appear in [...]

Is James Adomian Gay Stand-Up Comedians' Great White Hope?

"Could James Adomian become the first man to break through as an openly gay stand-up star?" asks Jason Zinoman in his New York Times piece on contemporary gay comedians. He talks about such other notables as Gabe Liedman, Brent Sullivan, Kevin Meaney, Todd Glass, and Eliot Glazer; however, the most focus is paid to James Adomian. Maybe it's a lot of pressure to put on James but luckily he is one of the most funny and original people on the planet.