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Ted Alexandro Is Seeking Funding for His Web Series 'Teachers Lounge', Featuring Janeane Garofalo, Jim Gaffigan, and More

Here's the Kickstarter video for Teachers Lounge, a web series created by and starring comedians Ted Alexandro and Hollis James that's seeking funding via the site. Following a music teacher (Alexandro) and a janitor (James) who hang out in an NYC public school's teachers lounge, the show features guest appearances from Jim Gaffigan, Janeane Garofalo, Lewis Black, Judy Gold, Judah Friedlander, Jim Norton, Dave Attell, Rachel Feinstein, Michael Che, Todd Barry, and Ted Leo, and is worth working into your comedy web series crowdfunding budget for the month.

Talking to Ted Alexandro About Standup and Why Comedy Shouldn't Be a Competition

Sometimes it’s difficult to think of people we associate with telling dick jokes to drunken tourists as “artists,” but that’s not the case with Ted Alexandro.

And that’s not to say that Alexandro, one of New York’s top comics, avoids salacious material. It’s just that he brings a certain romanticism to his profession that it’s hard to think of him as anything but an artist.

Named earlier this year one of TimeOut New York’s “21 New York Comedy Scene Linchpins”, Alexandro is a comic you can find almost any night of the week performing at New York’s best comedy clubs, including the world-famous Comedy Cellar, where he’s [...]