Comedy Central’s The Half Hour Will Feature Joe Machi, Aparna Nancherla, Ahmed Bharoocha, Mike Recine, Naomi Ekperigin, Nate Fernald, and More This Year
This should make for a really strong season of The Half Hour on Comedy Central.
Getting their own half-hour specials in the fall this year will be:
Ramon Rivas II
There is a great deal of the folks above that it would be worth going to YouTube and checking out whether you’re familiar with them or not.
If you happen to be in New Orleans in the beginning of June, you can go to the tapings of these half hour specials.
Watch a Documentary About How to Build a Comedy Scene Outside of LA and NYC in “Make Fun”
It’s kind of an amazing time in this millennium where comedy can live outside of cities with less than 10 million people. Still, outside of comedy meccas like LA and NYC as well as Chicago, a whole separate set of challenges present themselves when trying to make a go at being a comedian in smaller cities.
Jim Tews and Ramon Rivas II’ Make Fun: Building a Comedy Scene is a documentary that chronicles doing comedy in Cleveland, OH and how the scene there and elsewhere is built from the ground up.