In July of 2007, comedian Michael Showalter was at a bar in Park Slope doing stand-up about an unwitting experience he’d had with a prescription drug called Seroquel.
The scenario: Mr. Showalter couldn’t fall asleep one night thanks to some noisy construction outside his Flatbush Avenue apartment, so his girlfriend suggested he take one Read More
Monday: Three Sheets
Because the only thing more fun than actually getting drunk at a bar is watching someone else do it from the comfort of your own couch, here comes Three Sheets. The series, now in its fourth season—the show moves from the defunct MOJO-HD to Fine Living Network starting tonight—finds host Read More
Comedy Central has greenlit a new show, Michael and Michael Have Issues, starring pals and vets of The State and Stella, Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black, reports the Hollywood Reporter. It will be a kind of sketch show within a show, focusing on the two Michaels, their problems with the world, themselves Read More
On a not-so-long ago Thursday night, about a third of the way into the taping of Michael Showalter’s debut comedy album at Union Hall in Park Slope, the 37-year-old comedian-writer-director noticed a strange sound coming from the first row. Meowing. Mewing, to be precise, which turned out to be coming from two three-week-old kittens a Read More
Another day, another New York Post attack on George Pataki. No, not the reports of the governor’s private phone conversations that’ve been hammered onto the frontpage of the tabloid two days in a row.
Now Pataki finds himself under attack in the paper’s Lifestyle section. That’s right: The governor’s not even safe in Read More
What could float our city’s sunken Olympic hopes for 2012? How about the Titanic? The year 2012 will mark the centennial of the world’s most famous maritime wreck, and RMS Titanic Inc., which has salvage rights to the ship, thinks that lower Manhattan would be the perfect spot for a Read More