7 Funny Things - #1
Bill Burr, Shane Gillis, Katherine Blanford, Joe List, and more!
A new era of the Heavy Laughs newsletter is here! Every week I’ll be sending you a newsletter with seven funny things from the world of stand-up comedy to watch throughout the week. Watch one each day, or binge them all at once as you procrastinate your to-do list.
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Event: Bill Burr Throws First Pitch at Fenway Park & Joins the Booth
‘Ol Billy Red Sox got to throw the first pitch at a Boston Red Sox game to promote his show at Fenway Park. He joined the announcers in the booth afterwards and he made it hilarious as always, even though he’s visibly trying not to say anything that would get him into trouble!
Podcast: Shane Gillis - This Past Weekend with Theo Von
Shane Gillis is becoming an automatic watch when I see him as a guest on a podcast. He joins the hilarious Theo Von on his podcast and you won’t be disappointed!
Stand-Up Set: Katherine Blanford - Don’t Tell Comedy
Don’t Tell Comedy runs pop-up comedy shows across the country and they have released a number of sets on their YouTube channel. This was my introduction to Katherine Blanford, and I immediately became a fan after I saw this set.
Special: Joe List: This Year’s Material
Joe List released a full stand-up special on his YouTube page and it has lived up to the hype! If you are a true fan of stand-up comedy and love great joke writing, this is sure to be a special you will enjoy.
Podcast: Yannis Pappas - TigerBelly with Bobby Lee
Yannis Pappas joins Bobby Lee and the TigerBelly crew for an entertaining episode with non-stop laughs!
Event: Wrists of Fury Foosball Tournament - Kelsey Cook & The Sklar Brothers
Stand-up comic and professional Foosball player, Kelsey Cook, started a YouTube show on All Things Comedy where she destroys other comedians in Foosball. She brought the show to Moontower Comedy Festival for a tournament and is joined by the Sklar Brothers for commentary during the event.
Special: Stand-Up on The Spot - William Montgomery, Deric Poston, CJ Landry, Avery Moore, and Jeremiah Watkins
Jeremiah Watkins hosts a unique comedy show that brings improv into stand-up, where the crowd gives comics the topics for their set. No one knows what will be said and the show could crash at any time. Either way, you’re sure to laugh.
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#1 - Week of 5/9/2022