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Bill Scheft in Conversation with Susie Essman at the 92nd Street Y

0 Bill Scheft in Conversation with Susie Essman at the 92nd Street Yhttp://www.92y.org/shop/category.asp?category=Lectures+and+Conversations888All+Lectures888

On May 20, Bill Scheft was here with Susie Essman as part of our Funny People series to talk about his past career as the head monologue writer for The Late Show with David Letterman, his new book Everything Hurts, Richard Simmons, the difference between his mother and father, and more. Bill took to his blog to write about the appearance: (http://billscheft.tumblr.com/post/111115049/the-92nd-street-y-post-game-show)

“You know, when everyone tells you it couldnt have gone any better, when your agent (who reps among others, the great Michael Chabon) tells you she doesnt remember a better book event, when someone leaves a message and says she wishes the interview had been three hours rather than an hour and a half, even the self-loathingest alternator in your hard-wiring has to admit that things went okay. And by you, I mean Jay McInerney”

It was indeed a great event, and the video highlight here features a few stories that Bill did not include in his recap. One was about Richard Simmons on The Late Show with David Letterman, coming out on stage all oiled up, back when Dave still smoked cigars. Simmons asked in his flirtatious ways, David, will you teach me how to smoke a cigar? Skip to 3:50 in the video to hear the punchline that had everybody in stitches.

Next up in our Funny People series is Kate Clinton on Jun 11, (http://blog.92y.org/index.php?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.92y.org%2Fshop%2Fevent_detail.asp%3Fcategory%3DFunny%2BPeople888%26productid%3DT-LC5FP14) when she will be here with Randy Cohen, better known as the writer of The Ethicist column at the New York Times.

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Funny People: Alan Zweibel in Conversation with Susie Essman at the 92nd Street Y

0 Funny People: Alan Zweibel in Conversation with Susie Essman at the 92nd Street Yhttp://www.92y.org/comedy

Alan Zweibel joined Susie Essman September 15 of 2008 on stage at the 92nd Street Y for a discussion of his newest book, Clothing Optional: And Other Ways to Read These Stories. They spoke about his work on SNL, his friendship with Larry David, running the New York City Marathon, vacationing at a nudist camp, and more.

Please visit http://www.92y.org/comedy for more information on our Funny People series, and visit our blog at http://blog.92y.org/ for up to date information, photos, and video on current events.

As well, we are on Twitter and Facebook, and always update them daily with information, special tix prices, and more. Think of them like the DVD extras!

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George Carlin at the 92nd Street Y: April 2001

0 George Carlin at the 92nd Street Y: April 2001http://www.92y.org/shop/category.asp?category=888Comedy888&redirect=comedy On April 30, 2001, comedian Judy Gold interviewed Grammy Award-winning comic legend George Carlin at Congregation Rodeph Sholom as part of the 92nd Street Y’s Funny People Series. You can listen to the whole program here for many of Carlin’s stories about his life and comedy career, including an extended explanation of the “Seven Dirty Words.”

Download the audio file in mp3 form, here: http://blog.92y.org/index.php/weblog/item/92y_podcast_remembering_george_carlin/

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The Buzz: Curb Your Enthusiasm – 92nd Street Y

0 The Buzz: Curb Your Enthusiasm   92nd Street YThe Buzz caught up with the cast of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan, when they sat down for a chat with news anchor, Brian Williams, in front of a packed audience. For more information on Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 8, visit http://itsh.bo/eaP5Oh.

Watch Curb Your Enthusiasm online at HBO GO® http://itsh.bo/gtixFF.

With HBO GO, you can watch every episode of every season of Curb Your Enthusiasm on your iPad® (http://itsh.bo/hbogoapple), iPhone® (http://itsh.bo/hbogoapple) or Android™ (http://itsh.bo/hbogoandroid) smartphone. Free with your HBO subscription through participating TV providers.

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Eleanor Reissa Live! Concert at the 92nd Street Y in New York City

0 Eleanor Reissa Live!  Concert at the 92nd Street Y in New York CityA program of music and comedy with Eleanor Reissa and the quartet – Grant Sturiale (piano), Margot Leverett (clarinet), Ray Kilday (bass) and Rex Benincasa (drums)

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