Some of the funniest writers in New York are getting together to let you know about the nights of their lives – those nights that stand out a cut above the rest, that left behind stories so full of hilarity and wonder that they’re worth sharing. This month is all about coming clean about past transgressions, which makes for a whole lot of funny.
Hosted by David Martin
This month’s theme: “Coming Clean”
David Martin began studying at the UCB in the fall of 2001. He has performed in numerous shows including The Documentary, Anydayville, Chastity Cove, Instant Cinema, as well as Police Chief Rumble’s sketch show Piece of Bullsh*t P*e. He has been a member of Police Chief Rumble, Trillion, Grenade vs. Washing Machine, and he currently can be seen performing with Arsenal. He recently had a book published by Simon and Schuster entitled Officespeak, a comedic look at office culture. It might just be the funniest book ever written.
According to the Observer, Halle Kiefer has the 16th funniest tumblr ever, and she’s also a “very funny, very busy up-and-comer” according to The Apiary.
Halle Kiefer’s Tumblr
Dan St. Germain
Dan St. Germain has been seen on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Electric Company, Guy Code on MTV2, New Year’s Eve Bash and World of Jenks on MTV, Big Morning Buzz and 100 Hottest Bodies on VH1, Hoppus on Music and Video By Trial on Fuse, and in the film Wifed Out. He’s written for The Onion Sports Network, Onion News Network, Hoppus on Music, Silent Library and been featured on WTF with Marc Maron, Keith and the Girl, and Sirius Radio. Dan’s the creator and star of the web series Kicking Dan Out featured on My Damn Channel. His shorts have appeared on the front page of Funny or Die, Best Week Ever, and The Huffington Post. He played right wing blogger Kane Phillips during Comedy Central’s Indecision 2010 as well as been featured on Jokes.com, SpikeTv.com, and College Humor Live. He’s been in ad campaigns for Bushmills Whisky, Pre-play, Fins, Saint’s Row on Spike, and featured alongside Howard Stern in a Superbowl commercial for America’s Got Talent. He appeared as a “New Face” at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival in 2011 and has also been part of the South By Southwest, Eugene Mirman, Bridgetown, New York, UNC, and Boston Comedy Festivals. He’s a 2009 ECNY nominee for Best Emerging Comic, a 2010 ECNY nominee for Best Male Standup, a Finalist in the NY Comedy Contest, a Semi Finalist in the Boston Comedy Festival, and selected as part of the Young Playwrights Festival in 2002. Check out Dan on John Oliver’s NY Standup Show on Comedy Central this summer.
Dan St. Germain’s website
From his website: Capozzoli has created and toured with 4TRACK, performing and instructing workshops exploring his “Aerodynamics of Yes” at improv festivals, schools and corporations all over North America, including Second City, Magnet Theater, CIG Nationals and Woodward Academy. He holds a masters in Literature and Education from Harvard University, and is currently prototyping an improv curriculum for NYC high schools.
Christian Capozzoli’s website
Jonathan Gabrus has most recently wrapped shooting on a TV series for Spike called Mocap, LLC. He wrote, produced and starred in the show along with his friend Chris Deluca. Gabrus has also written for The Spike Video Game Awards three years in a row. Jonathan has written for the web too! Credits include: College Humor, Friendspacebook, Heavy, and a web sketch show entitled El Vacio. Gabrus has appeared on Mocap, LLC, Late Night with Conan O’ Brien, Best Week Ever, The Video Game Awards, Luncbbox on IFC.com and a number of commercials and web videos usually as the slacker, or shirtless slacker. He is one half of the duo Tybrus whose show, You’re Out Too Far ran at the theater and abroad for over a year. Their new show Lone Wolves will be running in 09. Jonathan has been studying at the UCB since 2003, and performed there in a slew of shows including: UCBW, Hot Sauce: 4th Floor Walk-up, The Documentary, Glue Trap Theatre, Harold Night (The Law Firm, Mailer Daemon and fwand). He has a BA in TV/film production from Marist College (but doesn’t really use it, sorry Mom and Dad).
Jon Gabrus’s website
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