"There’s always like some guy who’ll ask to be on the show, and I’m like, 'Uh, have you seen my show? Because your blowjob jokes aren’t going to work here.'"
"[The school shooting] was 40 years ago for me, and I can tell you that when things like that happen to you they never really leave you. You can patch it over, but it’s like patching up an old sofa: Occasionally the stuffing will continue to come out. That’s how I feel now, like the stuffing is coming out."
"I’ve taken my son to open mics and shows. We also sit around the dinner table and tell jokes. My kids are both very funny although my youngest is shaping up to be a wicked hack."
If tragedy plus time equals comedy, then between the culture shock of crossing the pond twice and a brush with cancer, you’d think that Bishop would have to wait a lifetime to make things funny. But he figured it all out pretty quickly.
Meet the brilliant, warped minds of Boston comedy who are teaching your children by day
Skip the chocolates, flowers, and diamond anything. Take the one you love to one of these Valentine’s Day-themed comedy shows. Let laughter open a road to your significant other’s heart.
You know when someone falls down, and you laugh, but kind of feel awful about it? That was Jesse’s every day growing up, only he says that he was the one laughing as well as the one who fell down.
Bios & writeups pulled from various sources, including from the clubs & comics…
From the Hong Kong to the new Chevalier
When that benefit is for photographer Helen Crimmins, the beloved partner of Barry Crimmins, a man who has meant so much to the Boston comedy scene and to humor in general, you quickly move beyond the negative and get to making the jokes.