comedy

October 2, 2009 - 1:17pm
NBC's new prime time comedy series is already winning me over.

After only three episodes, I have high hopes for NBC's new comedy series about life at a community college. “Community,” created by Dan Harmon, is directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, of  “Arrested Development,” (which, in my opinion, is hands-down the most brilliant comedy to ever grace prime time television.)

May 1, 2009 - 9:34am
Student stand-up comedians struggle and succeed with an isolating art.

Syracuse University senior Matt Harris knows his roots as a stand-up comedian.

“I’m a big fan of George Carlin,” Harris said.  “I wish I could write like him, and I try, but nobody writes like Carlin.”

Harris is a leader of the Woo-Hoo Comedy Club at SU, and he’s been performing stand-up comedy since his sophomore year.  He said he got into stand up after a girl told him he was funny at a party.

“I was pretty bombed, and she was like, ‘You should try stand-up,'” Harris said.  “I thought, ‘Hey, why not?’”

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