Posts tagged as tell your friends

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Michael Keaton, Aziz Ansari, Janeane Garofalo, Judd Apatow

The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy.  Each week our crack team of podcast enthusiasts and specialists and especially enthusiastic people will pick their favorites. Also, we'll keep you posted on the offerings from our very own podcast network. We hope to have your ears permanently plugged with the best in aural comedy. 

Professor Blastoff #86 – Janeane Garofalo

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Talking to Liam McEneaney About 'Tell Your Friends!', New York's Standup Scene, and More

"What I learned is that doing a show in a bar basement for very little money has its rewards," says Liam McEneaney, producer and host of the popular New York stand-up show Tell Your Friends!. On December 4th, Tell You Friends! The Concert Film!, which stars McEneaney alongside comedians Kurt Braunohler and Kristen Schaal, Reggie Watts, Christian Finnegan, Leo Allen and Rob Paravonian, and musical duo A Brief View of the Hudson, will be released by ASpecialThing Records. A release party/Hurricane Sandy benefit show will be held at The Bell House on December 5th. Recently, I got the chance to hang out with Liam at a [...]

Tell Your Friends! The Concert Film! Chronicles the NYC Comedy Scene

The producers behind weekly NYC comedy show Tell Your Friends! have made a documentary/movie about the show, one featuring performances by Reggie Watts, Kurt Braunohler & Kristen Schaal, Christian Finnegan, Leo Allen, Rob Paravonian, Liam McEneaney and folk-rock duo A Brief View of the Hudson. They also talked to folks such as Janeane Garofalo, Marc Maron, Paul F. Tompkins, Colin Quinn, Jim Gaffigan, Wyatt Cenac, Kumail Nanjiani, and Hannibal Buress about the comedy scene in NYC. It looks pretty great! They say that the goal was "to create a film akin to The Last Waltz or Woodstock, in that we want to not only feature performances in a concert [...]