A Few Words About CUT-UP
By Michael John Sterrett Last night was the second CUT-UP at Baby Jupiter Bar in Leeds and I’m still feeling a bit giddy. I’ll get to the reasons why in a minute but it’s probably best to first explain what CUT-UP is and why we (the HOWL comedy group) host the night. CUT-UP is essentially a new act, new material night for comics to come down to a small low pressure room and work on their act. For...
ALTERNATIVE COMEDY AD CAMPAIGN
I recently came across an ad campaign for LA Riot, an Alternative comedy campaign taking place in, you guessed it, L.A. I know we’re British, but it still doesn’t stop these Ads being fantastic. Here are some of my favourites: [[MORE]]
WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO
By Thom Milson I just finished reading a fantastic article in the New York about the brilliant Patrice O’Neal and what it means to be a comedian. The article talks about the Tragic death of Patrice last November; the reactions to his death by comedians; Patrice’s personal thought on his career, and what a comedian should be trying to achieve. To say this article had a profound effect...