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2010 Stories by P.F. Wilson

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  • Tom Papa

    published April 28, 2010

    When Jerry Seinfeld was looking for someone to host The Marriage Ref, he needed to look no further than his old pal and fellow comic Tom... More >>

  • Danny Bhoy

    published April 21, 2010

    Americans can be forgiven if the name Danny Bhoy doesn't ring a bell, but the rest of the English-speaking world adores him. The Scottish comedian... More >>

  • John Deboer

    published April 21, 2010

    If you type "John DeBoer" into Google, the search engine will help you out by adding the word "comedian." Who's right below? "Yeah, there's a... More >>

  • Mike Loftus

    published April 14, 2010

    Comedian Michael Loftus is all about keeping it real. "I cannot stand it when I see comedians up there telling lies," he says. "'The other day my... More >>

  • Gabriel Iglesias

    published April 14, 2010

    Even before he auditioned for Last Comic Standing in 2006, Gabriel Iglesias was headlining comedy clubs across the country. The lure of... More >>

  • Mary Mack

    published April 7, 2010

    Like a lot of comics, Mary Mack has loads of ideas for television projects. There's only one problem: "I'm too shy to pitch them," she muses. "I... More >>

  • Dwight York

    published March 31, 2010

    Dwight York tells jokes onstage. That may seem obvious, but for York there are no long, drawn-out premises. Indeed, when he takes the mic he often... More >>

  • Chelsea Handler

    published March 31, 2010

    Chelsea Handler isn't sure what her main job is. Actress, TV talk-show host, author, standup comic—she does it all. But what does she put on... More >>

  • Sebastian Maniscalco

    published March 24, 2010

    "My act is primarily based on the disgust of human behavior," says comedian Sebastian Maniscalco. "I saw that a lot while waiting tables. I worked... More >>

  • Will Durst

    published March 24, 2010

    It could be argued that a good political satirist pokes fun at all sides. For comic Will Durst, the self-described "Raging Moderate," that's not... More >>

  • Wits: How to Sacrifice Everything for Your Ungrateful Children

    published March 24, 2010

    While some may remember Julia Sweeney for her four-year run on Saturday Night Live, today she is probably more widely known for any... More >>

  • Kurt Metzger

    published March 17, 2010

    Americans seem to enjoy British comics, but how do our comedians do over there? Not bad, according to Kurt Metzger, who just returned from a... More >>

  • Patrice O'Neal

    published March 10, 2010

    Many comedians are inspired by watching great comics. For Patrice O'Neal it was the opposite. "Michelangelo wouldn't inspire me to draw because... More >>

  • Dave Attell

    published March 3, 2010

    Dave Attell has always been what one might call a blue comic, perhaps even inappropriate at times. "The longer you do comedy, the more you look... More >>

  • Nick DiPaolo

    published March 3, 2010

    "People always say, 'You were funny on Comedy Central, but you're so much funnier in real life,'" notes comedian Nick DiPaolo. "Yeah, that's... More >>

  • Jimmy Fallon

    published March 3, 2010

    While NBC fretted over how to move Jay Leno back to his original time slot, and subsequently what to do with Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Fallon sat... More >>

  • Karen Rontowski

    published February 24, 2010

    "It's very clean. There's a little bit of swearing, but it's very clean and it's very silly," says comedian Karen Rontowski of her act. "I am what... More >>

  • Bryan Callen

    published February 24, 2010

    Comedian Bryan Callen has never considered himself to be a joke writer per se. Instead his standup is based on, as he describes it, "The idea that... More >>

  • Todd Glass

    published February 17, 2010

    "Even after 25 years in the business, I'm like, 'What do I do? What's my voice?'" says comedian Todd Glass. "After George Carlin died I paid even... More >>

  • Theo Von

    published February 10, 2010

    Despite a detour into the world of reality TV, Theo Von always wanted to be a standup comedian. "The Road Rules thing was just something... More >>

  • Greg Wilson

    published February 3, 2010

    Greg Wilson is coming to town, but which one? It's not the magician, and it's not the British DJ, or that country's famed cricketer. Nor is it the... More >>

  • Peter Correale

    published January 27, 2010

    While it's easy to describe comedian Pete Correale as a guy from Long Island who tells great jokes, actually making it look that simple took time.... More >>

  • Tom Segura

    published January 27, 2010

    After graduating from college in Florida, comedian Tom Segura wound up in Southern California with a vague desire to get into standup. "I kind of... More >>

  • Chris Hardwick

    published January 13, 2010

    Former NFL quarterback Kordell Stewart was nicknamed "Slash," because he was both a signal caller and receiver. Dude has nothing on Chris... More >>

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