Comedy on Bay
Recently, a video surfaced online containing the full hour long audio from comedian Louis CK’s 2011 show at the St. George Theater.
The show was a benefit for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, many of whom were given free tickets to the show. The material from that night would go on to make up the majority of his special ‘Oh My God.’
Now running for more than half a decade, the guys (…aka The Tenderloins: Sal, Q, Joe, and Murr) are bound to be recognized every now and then.
For the past year or so, local comics Manny Rondon and Joon Chung have been producing a monthly (sometimes bi-monthly) comedy showcase from the SI Arts Culture Lounge in the SI Ferry Terminal.
If you’re a frequent flier of This Way on Bay, you’ve more than likely spotted the Impractical Jokers popping up now and again. If you don’t know, the Impractical Jokers are a Staten Island comedy group consisting of four lifelong friends who try their best to embarrass each other on their truTV television show, which is going into its sixth season.
Led by Director of Photography, Geoff Celis, the production team at Impractical Jokers take on The Mannequin Challenge.
Podcasting has become a big deal in the past few years. Yeah, it’s still something that you can do from your bedroom. But similar to how anyone can have their own website, the best ones are still of a higher quality and consistently provide us with interesting content. You might not even realize that some of these great shows are produced right in your own backyard. So, with that in mind, here are 10 local podcasts (in no particular order) that all Staten Islanders should be checking out.
Life, After Crowdfunding: Kickstarted Web Series Co-Created By SI’s Corinne Caputo Is Ready For Binge Viewing
“Life, After” was created by its two stars, Corinne Caputo and Erica Tachoir, who have been writing partners for a few years. The series was successfully crowdfunded on Kickstarter which gave them the budget they needed to make the masterpiece available for us to watch online right now for free. FOR FREE.
With the release of the much-anticipated reboot of the 1980’s classic Ghostbusters in theaters, there have been a ton of internet content from online creators jumping on the bandwagon. Staten Island’s internet superheroes, Dog and Pony Show, were sure to join the party.
Check out the group’s latest Facebook video, a trailer for “You, Me, & Food” a film that you’ll surely be clamoring (and vomiting) for!
Ultra Vulture Mega Death Dive is a Staten Island based video sketch group that brings us the hilarious trio of friends Matt Lynch, Zack Chapman, and Joe DeAngelo as they entertain us and make us laugh with their funny in the form of short, scripted sketch comedy videos.