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How to Start Your Career in Comedy: A Guide for College Students

So you want to work in comedy when you grow up?

First of all, I'm really glad you’ve started reading Splitsider. You already know the first step of building a comedy career: learn as much as you can about the industry.

Second of all, are you reading this during class? Because you should seriously be paying attention to your professor, underpaid adjunct faculty member, and/or TA. The article will still be waiting when class is over.

If you want a career in comedy, you’re probably wondering what you can do to get from Point A: Where You Are Now, No Comedy Career, to Point B: Amazing Comedy Career, Life Dreams [...]

Make Yourself Comfy with Abra Tabak #1: Sad Squirties with Neil Casey, Brian Faas, and Shannon O'Neill

Oh, hello! Welcome to “Make Yourself Comfy with Abra Tabak.” Every week, Abra will invite three comedian friends to improvise unscripted scenes all made up on the spot. In this premiere episode, improv extraordinaires from the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in NYC, Neil Casey (brand new SNL writer), Brian Faas, and Shannon O’Neill, join Abra in getting comfy and creating a world in which airplanes have an upstairs, babies question their identities, and nothing is more burny than a shot of Grand Marnier.