Top 5 Comedy Podcasts For 2018

Top 5 Comedy Podcasts For 2018

May 22

Comedy podcasting is something of an oversaturated market – with hoards of aspiring comedians seeking to break through in the industry through their podcasts, along with comedy veterans providing their fanbase with regular content. There is a ton of hilarious content out there, but sifting through it all can be difficult. Ira Riklis wants to make it easier for you to get your laughs in, so...

A Tribute To Comedy Store Owner, Mitzi Shore

A Tribute To Comedy Store Owner, Mitzi Shore

Apr 17

It is an upsetting time for the comedy world as one of the most iconic faces in the industry has passed on. Mitzi Shore passed away in Los Angeles on Wednesday, April 11th,  2018 at the age of 87 after battling Parkinson’s disease for a long time. She was born Mitzi Lee Saidel in Marinette, Wisconsin on July 25th,1930. Read on as Ira Riklis pays tribute to the Comedy Godmother. Remembering...

Which Stand Up Comedies To Watch On Netflix

Which Stand Up Comedies To Watch On Netflix

Mar 23

Netflix streams hour-long comedies on a regular basis ensuring you experience laughter at its best. If you are like Ira Riklis you will want to catch all the best shows available but may not know where to start. Here are the five of the funniest comedians streaming on Netflix. Jen Kirkman: Just Keep Livin’ Famous for her appearances on Drunk History and Chelsea Lately, Jen Kirkman improved...

A Review Of The Grammy Nominated Comedy Albums Of 2018

A Review Of The Grammy Nominated Comedy Albums Of 2018

Feb 05

Ira Riklis gives a review of each of this year’s Grammy-nominated comedy albums, including the winner of best Comedy album of 2018 – The Age of Spin & Deep in the Heart of Texas by Dave Chappelle. Dave Chappelle: The Age of Spin & Deep in the Heart of Texas Dave Chappelle has been around the comedy scene since he was 14. The comedian isn’t afraid to tackle the...

The Best Of Yiddish Humor

The Best Of Yiddish Humor

May 18

In The Beginning There Was Yiddish Jewish humor comes from the long history of Judaism and of humor in Judaism, which dates back to the origin of the Torah. The real origin is the Midrash all the way from the old Middle East. “Jewish humor” generally references more timely traditions. It can be attributed in part to the verbal and usually anecdotal stories told by Ashkenazi Jews who...

Should Work Be Funny? Reasons To Use Humor At Work

Should Work Be Funny? Reasons To Use Humor At Work

May 05

Many of us know and love to cringe at Michael Scott, Steve Carell’s iconic character in the hit comedy “The Office.” Michael Scott’s trademark use of inappropriate humor in the workplace makes us roll our eyes, clench our teeth and laugh out loud, even when we know we maybe shouldn’t be laughing. Scott is frequently on the radar of “corporate” due to his...