Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Mike Birbiglia is not only a popular and successful stand-up comedian, he's also starred in the one-man off-Broadway shows "Sleepwalk With Me" and "My Girlfriend's Boyfriend," is the author of the book, “Sleepwalk With Me And Other Painfully True Stories,” and wrote, starred in and directed the film Sleepwalk with Me (which was based on his one-man-show, which in turn was based on his real life experiences). The film received much critical acclaim and also won the the Best Of NEXT audience award at the Sundance Film Festival. Mike is currently back out on tour. You can follow Mike on twitter and facebook.
Though Dov Davidoff sounds like someone Rocky Balboa may have squared off against in the ring, he’s actually one of the hottest up-and-coming stand-up comedians working today. He’s been all over television in the past few years, popping up on shows like The Tonight Show, The Late, Late Show, Premium Blend, and even in his very own Comedy Central 1/2-hour special. Along with comedy, Davidoff has also been making a name for himself as an actor, working alongside Mark Wahlberg in the movie Invincible, with Jeff Goldblum in the sitcomRaines and on the very popular Chappelle’s Show. In other news, Davidoff has just released a new CD, The Point Is…, available through Comedy Central Records. Dov on twitter.
It's time for another exciting episode of the best joke filled, news feature hosted by a stand-up comedian named Bob Zany, The Zany Report. But the Report isn't the only thing you'll get when Bob calls in, we'll also find out where he's playing next, Bing Crosby will tell a joke, and some lucky fan will win prizes after fixing one Zany's less than successful punch lines. So you'd better tune it because it's going to be huge! In other news, Bob was recently featured in the Matt Damon film, The Informant! and is the star of the new documentary Close But No Cigar: Bob Zany which you can find here and pre-order the 2-DVD set here. Follow Bob on Facebook and twitter. Bob also has a new Podcast, "The Bob Zany Show" with Zan Aufdeerheide.