Improv doesn't have to be funny, but it is a lot easier to watch when it is. This conversation with Jason Mantzoukas, who portrayed Tik Tok in the John Wick series and Rafi in the phenomenal The League, sheds a lot of light on the arcane art.
I was a big fan of the PIT, and visited often with my friend Rob. Vulture: Another staple of the New York comedy scene has fallen victim to the pandemic. The Peoples Improv Theater announced in an Instagram post on February 19 that it is vacating its main location on East 24th Street — home to the… READ THE REST
Kevin Reome has been an improv instructor at The Second City Training Center in Chicago since 2005. Reome's written, directed, produced, performed in many scripted and improvised shows (The Eulogist, Rahm Zombie, Jam Sandwich, Lightfoot Loose) and teaches improv workshops around the country and in corporate settings. In 1994 I took improv classes at Improv… READ THE REST
In what looks like an impulsive move, actress Jennifer Lawrence thought it was okay on Sunday while on a Delta flight from New Orleans to Los Angeles to take charge of the plane's loudspeaker and cheer on the Philadelphia Eagles. After announcing that no, this isn't the pilot, it's Jennifer Lawrence, she tries to get… READ THE REST
If you have a list of pet peeves, then drivers who don't signal are definitely on your list, and you're not the only one! It's also common courtesy for bike riders to give drivers behind them an idea when they're about to slow down or make a turn. Unfortunately, many cyclists don't give drivers a… READ THE REST
Panic attacks are no joke. They're deliberating, scary, and potentially dangerous. The heart starts pounding, breathing becomes strained, and the fear is palpable and very real. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in America, affecting up to 40 million adults. Although people who experience anxiety visit a doctor 3 to 5 times more… READ THE REST
Bitcoin. By now, nearly everyone understands that Bitcoin is a form of cryptocurrency, an intangible item that carries with it a truckload of very tangible value. But while everybody kind of knows what Bitcoin is, there are incredibly few who actually understand how Bitcoin works, how you buy it, or how people in the know… READ THE REST