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URL :http://blog.rooftopcomedy.com
Filed Under:Entertainment / Humor
Posts on Regator:479
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Archived Since:February 16, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Andi Smith Interview

NT: You mention on the disc and in your press release you’re a native of Wisconsin; is that where you began your comedy career. AS:   I started comedy at an open mic in St. Louis in 2000. Wisconsin provided a lot of the material though so maybe the answer is yes. Sort of. NT: […]

Protected: Top Five With Davon Magwood

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Protected: Top Five with Nore Davis

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Dylan Brody Interview

Dylan Broody has been in the comedy game for decades. So long, in fact, he had fans in legends such as Robin Williams and George Carlin.  To promote his first release on the Rooftop label, Nathan Timmel shot an email of questions Dylan’s way, and the answers are absolutely worth reading…   NT: So where […]

It’s OK to Talk to Animals (and Other Letters from Dad)

After selling tens of copies of my first book, I had at least three people ask, “When is the next one coming out?” Three years and two months later, boom: new book. Here’s the back cover description: First steps, first word, first time pooping in the bathtub… as a stand-up comedian, Nathan Timmel missed numerous […]

MIKE BRODY’S TOP 5 COMEDY ALBUMS

Everyone has a friend like Mike Brody.  He’s the buddy that manages to stay cool under pressure, despite a clumsy manner and instinctive sense of humor that keeps everyone around him in stitches.  They may not always be around when you need them most, but like all great humorist they’re always right on time.  Mike […]

MICHAEL PALASCAK’S TOP 5 COMEDY ALBUMS

There are many typical characters in stand-up comedy.  The zanies, the self depreciating, the truth seekers and the truth tellers.   Michael Palascak sits amongst a dying breed of  character, that of the good guy.  Innocent in his faults with a glass is half full attitude,  Michael’s nature on stage is always likable if not lovable.  In this installment […]

VINCE CARONE’S TOP 5 COMEDY ALBUMS OF ALL TIME

If you are unfamiliar with Vince Carone’s style of comedy lets describe him as a simple man, with simple ideas, to keep the rest of us crazy bastards from ruining this party called life.   Outspoken, brash, and unapologetic Vince isn’t afraid to speak his mind even if it might offend a few listeners. This […]

Alvin Williams Interview

Rooftop has yet another hilarious release for all your giggling needs: Alvin Williams, I Hope You’re Happy. Rooftopper Nathan Timmel talked to him about the disc. Read on! NT: Where did you record your disc, and why did you choose that location? Is it a special venue for you? AW: I recorded the album at Tacoma […]

Alvin Williams Top 5 Comedy Albums Of All Time

 Alvin Williams looks to deliver some cheer to the world with his new stand-up comedy album “I Hope You’re Happy“.  Alvin is constantly traveling to entertain audiences in comedy clubs across the country, and sometimes things can get a little stressful for him out on the road.  So we asked him to list the top […]

Trey Galyon’s Top 5 Comedy Albums of All Time

        Trey Galyon has just released his comedy album “The Moronic” here at Rooftop Comedy Productions. Trey’s stand-up chronicles his life in a very observational though objecting way. There’s a lot wrong with the world and Trey will speak on it with clarity and focus, weeding out the worst of what he […]

Matt Knudsen’s Top 5 Comedy Albums of All Time

In celebration of Matt Knudsen’s latest album release American we decided to dig deep into the comedic actor/stand-up comedian’s brain, to find out what triggers his funny eardrums.  Check out Matt Knudsen’s list of his favorite comedians currently making the rounds, and his top 5 comedy albums of all time. Take it away, Matt… Before I […]

Are You There Xenu? It’s Me, Nathan.

Rooftop contributing writer Nathan Timmel is at it again:  another 99-Cent mini-eBook is out. This time Nathan is writing about his minor experiences with Scientology. What’s he have to say? Read an excerpt… In 1989 I moved to Boston, MA, to attend the Berklee College of Music. (Motto: “For just $40,000 you get a degree […]

Isaac Witty: Talkin’ Conan, People

  Big night for Isaac Witty! Making his 2nd television appearance tonight on Conan.  We were thinking about what a comic can expect from a TV appearance and Isaac filled us in. Read on, but don’t miss him TONIGHT on TBS! RC(Rooftop Comedy): Congrats on booking Conan! How did your last appearance on Letterman affect […]

In Memory of Harold Ramis

For reasons I can’t explain, when I was a child I began doing something most adults don’t even do: reading the credits during (and after) a movie. I found it fascinating one could be set in Detroit, yet say “Filmed in Los Angeles” at the end. Within the span of a few short years, I […]

Jason Downs Interview

If you looked closely, you saw Jason Downs while you were watching the Seattle Seahawks manhandle the Denver Broncos. No, he wasn’t on the field, Jason was starring in one of the coveted Super Bowl commercials. A comedian by trade, Jason is dipping his toes into the acting world in Los Angeles. But that doesn’t […]

REVIEW: Ron White “A Little Unprofessional”

Ron “Tater Salad” White is back with a brand new special, and fans of the venerable, cigar and scotch soaked Southerner will not be disappointed. For almost ninety minutes, Tater Salad riffs on food, pop culture, Vegas, sex, Dr. Phil, and sex again in his signature blue collar drawl. Seriously, for a man that became […]

Green Gravel Comedy Festival

When you hear Toledo, many things cross your mind: Corporal Klinger and his devotion to the Mud Hens.  Ohio. The decades-long run by the now-departed Connxtions Comedy Club, or maybe the current reign of The Funny Bone. It would, however, be hard pressed to find someone hear “Toledo” and respond, “Do you mean the one […]

Nathan Anderson Interview

In 2012, comedian Nathan Anderson had an idea. Standup memes were floating around the Internet, but without structure. With the popularity of the website reddit skyrocketing, Anderson decided to create a centralized location for undiscovered comics to post material. People could get a quick laugh, and unknown comics could get exposure. /r/standupshots, a subset of […]

Paul Mecurio Headlines SF Punchline Jan. 15-18!

Very psyched to be heading back to San Francisco this month, my favorite city with the first name “San.”  Sorry Diego. I am headlining at the Punchline Jan 15-18th. I love San Francisco, the variety of foods, the varied cultures, the Bay, but you need more bridges … and bigger ones! The crowds are always […]

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