“Strictly for Laughs” invites you to their fifth benefit performance to help prevent suicide. The line-up of all professional comedians is sure to put a smile on even the saddest faces in the crowd. Jay Nog hosts Dave Attell, Jessica Kirson, Tom McCaffrey, and more as they bring their best jokes to fight depression with laughter August 16th at Comix!
Each performer is a hard working artist with a sensitive outlook on everything from keeping his or her career’s integrity to merely waking up in the morning. Their everyday humorous experiences and stories are a perfect healer for today’s chaotic times.
All the performers have multiple television credits from HBO to Comedy Central. Don’t miss this exciting benefit for suicide prevention only at Comix!
Thursday, August 16th, 2007 @ 8:00 PM
353 W. 14th Street
New York, NY 10014
Tickets are $20.00 plus two items and can be purchased online at www.comixny.com or by calling 212.524.2500.
ABOUT THE PERFOMERS:
Jessica Kirson has appeared on Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend,” “Last Comic Standing,” and HBO’s Las Vegas Comedy Festivals. She also covers nearly every television station she can think of including: VH1, Nickelodeon, NBC, Comedy Central, and Oxygen.
Dave Attell has been on nearly every comedy show on television, including his own on Comedy Central: “Insomniac with Dave Attell.” He has also been featured in Entertainment Weekly as one of the “25 Funniest People in America.” His other credits include: Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien, David Letterman, and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
You may already have heard some of Tom McCaffrey’s writing if you watch the Onion News Network. He also writes a monthly humor column for The Comedians Magazine. Tom has appeared on multiple TV shows on Comedy Central and VH1.
Jay Nog has been seen as a guest host on AMC’s “Movie Date Night,” and has two television pilots out and about for The Oxygen Network and ESPN2. Recently named one of the “Top up-and-coming comics” in Talent in Motion Magazine, Jay is shooting to cure the world of its many ills.
COMIX is New York's hottest new comedy nightclub featuring headline comedians and established New York-area comics, the best of cutting edge alternative comedy, improv and sketch comedy as well as music and variety programming. Comix is an elegant space with comfortable seating, unobstructed stage views, the purest sound and superior food. Comix is located at 353 W. 14th Street, New York, NY 10014. Visit www.comixny.com or call 212.524.2500 for tickets and more.
Official Website: http://comixny.com