10 Questions with Zac Amico

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by Ryan Meehan

Zac Amico is a comedian, actor, and filmmaker living with an abundance of cats in Brooklyn, NY. Originally from New Jersey, this punk rock raconteur is making moves in the worlds of trash cinema and filthy comedy. Zac recently appeared in Troma Entertainment’s Return To Nuke ‘Em High Volumes 1 and 2, fulfilling a lifelong dream of dying naked in a film directed by Lloyd Kaufman. After his first battle became a viral video, Zac is now a regular competitor in the NYC branch of Jeff Ross and Brian Moses’ Roastmasters, a live comedy competition of one on one insult battles hell at The Stand Comedy Club. You can also hear Zac every week on The Real Ass Podcast with his close, personal friend Luis J. Gomez. Whether it’s on the screen at your next favorite midnight movie, in your ears on a podcast you wouldn’t want your parents listening to, or on stage pushing the boundaries of good taste at your local comedy club, be on the lookout for this morally questionable, quick-witted performer and check him out as my guest today in this week’s installment of 10 questions.  Continue reading

10 Questions with Ben Roy

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by Ryan Meehan

Taking comedy audiences by storm since 2004, Ben Roy brings an unparalleled energy and unique voice to stage. Roy cut his comedic teeth in Denver at the legendary Comedy Works. Since then, he has been selected to perform at the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, LA Riot Comedy Festival, Boston Comedy Festival, Austin’s South by Southwest festival, and many more. He’s also been featured on HBO’s Funny as Hell series; in the John Wenzel Book Mock Stars: Indie Comedy and Dangerously Funny (alongside comedy greats like Patton Oswalt and Fred Armisen); and on the Comedy Central Show Adam DeVine’s House Party. Roy’s debut stand-up album, I Got Demons, was released in 2012 and ranked one of the “10 Best Comedy Albums of the year” by Laughspin. His second stand-up album, No Enlightenment in Sobriety, was released 2014. Most recently, Roy recorded his third stand-up album in March 2015 at Comedy Works. Roy and fellow Denver Comedians Adam Cayton-Holland and Andrew Orvedahl (who collectively perform as The Grawlix) recently moved to LA where they are shooting 10 episodes for their new TruTV series Those Who Can’t, which is expected air in early 2016. Following that announcement, Variety named The Grawlix trio one of their “Top 10 Comics to Watch in 2015”. In addition to stand-up comedy, Roy is a prolific musician, currently the lead singer of SPELLS and I am very lucky to have him as my guest today in 10 questions.  Continue reading

10 Questions with Amber Nelson

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by Ryan Meehan

New York City comedian Amber Nelson has appeared on TruTV’s Almost Genius, as well as Montreal’s “Just For Laughs” festival, AXS-TV’s Live at Gotham, and MTV’s Girl Code and Guy Code. She was recently a featured performer at the soon-to-be famous Skankfest in mid-June, and we’re delighted to have her as our guest today in 10 Questions. Continue reading

10 Questions with Scott Chaplain

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by Ryan Meehan

Scott Chaplain is a comedian and writer residing in Brooklyn, New York. He first began doing stand-up at the age of 17, and now at the age of 25 is a rising star on the New York comedy scene. His brutal, straightforward, and almost frightening honesty can only be topped by the totality of humor his act is capable of. He is currently a regular at clubs in New York City, was recently featured at the New York Comedy Festival, and finds himself as our guest today in this week’s version of 10 Questions. Continue reading

10 Questions with Lorelei Ramirez

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by Ryan Meehan

Lorelei Ramirez is a visual artist, comedian and writer from Miami, Florida who is currently living in New York City. She has appeared on Comedy Central, IFC, The Chris Gethard Show, and The Special without Brett Davis. She is the host of Do Something Variety Show at Over The Eight, a columnist at The Creators Project for VICE, and has published three poetry and drawing books: “Make Love to Me”, Deteriorating in Light Asphalt”, and “Wwwater”. You can often catch her underneath a bridge mourning the loss of her son, that’s if she’s not running away from you naked and covered in blood. Ramirez will be doing a show at ArsNova called ACTORS on June 8th with the lovely and talented Christie Chiello, and she’s my guest today in a very special edition of 10 questions. Continue reading