7 Questions with Eleanor J Kerrigan

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by Ryan Meehan

Eleanor J. Kerrigan is the latest in a long line of historically funny women who cut their teeth at the World Famous Comedy Store. Starting out as a waitress there, Eleanor learned the ropes of comedy, all the while making the best comics in the country laugh, in the kitchen of the club. It would take several years and lots of pushing from one of her biggest fans, Andrew Dice Clay, to finally get her to take her comedic talents to the stage. After co-starring with him in “Dice Undisputed”, Dice invited Eleanor to go on the road with him to promote the show. “I’m an actress, not a stand up!” she replied. After seeing her one woman show, Andrew would no longer take no for an answer. “You’re hysterical and everyone should know that!” he said, and Eleanor’s been performing stand up in clubs and theaters around the country ever since. Her hilarious take on life comes from her unique experiences growing up street-savvy in South Philly, as one of 10 children in a very Irish-Catholic family. She paints an uproarious portrait of her life experiences, beginning with her childhood in a three bedroom row home and moving to her adventures as an adult living in L.A… Eleanor’s shoot-from-the-hip take on life is both refreshing and exciting. She’s not afraid to give the audience a piece of her mind and they love her for it. Eleanor is also a graduate of the esteemed Joanne Baron and D.W. Brown acting studio in Santa Monica, California, following in the footsteps of acting greats such as Halle Berry and Patrick Dempsey. She’s had audiences rolling as one of the motorcycle riding, pool cue wielding tag team called “Harley’s Angels” on UPN’s “Women of Wrestling” and has made countless appearances on other major networks such as Nickelodeon and VH1. Eleanor Kerrigan is certainly one to watch and will be touring the country with her brazen brand of humor, and she’s our guest today in 7 questions. Continue reading

The Deep Six: Why the 2014-2015 NFL Season Can’t Get Here Fast Enough‏‏‏

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by Ryan Meehan
We’re just a little over seven weeks away from the beginning of the 2014-2015 NFL season, and I sincerely hope those seven weeks fly by. Let’s face it, this is the down time for the sports world. While the remainder of February and the entirety of March seem like they drag on forever, believe it or not July and the first half of August are even worse for sportswriters. So we’re going to go Deep Six on this one and explain why every one of these factors make the time leading up to the NFL season seem absolutely torturous.

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7 Questions with Adam Newman

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by Ryan Meehan

Adam Newman is a New Hampshire-born, Georgia-schooled, Brooklyn-based comedian who has appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman and John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show on Comedy Central. He recently taped his own episode of Comedy Central’s The Half Hour, which comes out later this year. Adam was among Comedy Central’s first class of “Comics to Watch” to perform at the New York Comedy Festival, and was invited to showcase as a “New Face” at the prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. His debut stand-up CD, Not for Horses, was released by Rooftop Comedy to critical acclaim. Adam’s TV appearances include MTV’s The CollegeHumor Show, various talking head shows on the TV Guide Network, the Tyra Banks Show (weird!), and dozens of CollegeHumor Originals on CollegeHumor.com. Most importantly, though, Adam is also a co-host of Butt Talk, the world’s #1 Number 2 podcast and he’s our guest today in 7 questions. Continue reading

“I’m coming Home”

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“I’m coming home.” The last sentence of a letter that may be the most powerful thing written for my home city of Cleveland. In a shocking and completely unprecedented move, LeBron James is returning home to the Cleveland Cavaliers. People outside of the Northeastern Ohio area may be happy with him returning to the Cavs, but for us that letter meant more than getting any player or winning any game. Continue reading

7 Questions with Sarah Tiana

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by Ryan Meehan

Sarah Tiana has been a “working” comedian/ex-waitress in Los Angeles since 2003. Originally from Calhoun, GA, Sarah’s act emphasizes the thrills of growing up after “The War Of Northern Aggression” and trying to survive in the current battle of the sexes. She doesn’t call herself “single,” (she’s too old for that), she prefers to be called “sexually active.” Sarah’s big break came after she was recognized for her “breakout performance” as Carmen in four episodes of Reno 911!’s 7th season. In 2005 she helped create a sketch comedy company called The Strait Jacket Society as a way to help young actors in Hollywood accelerate their stage time and gain exposure while still having fun (she has currently put over 500 actors through the program). A downright ‘Merican, Sarah has done over 10 tours of comedy for the troops including Germany, Singapore, Afghanistan, Guam, Okinawa, and several Wounded Warrior Facilities. A trip to Iraq at the beginning of the war is highlighted in the documentary film, “We Love You Mrs. Bevins.” Sarah recently wrote and starred in “The Burn” with Jeffrey Ross for 2 seasons on Comedy Central. She is currently a correspondent on “The Soup Investigates” and a regular on the “Chelsea Lately” roundtable. An avid sports fan, Sarah wrote for the ESPY awards and the Rob Riggle NFL segments on Fox. She can also be seen at The World Famous Comedy Store, Twitter, and numerous unhealthy relationships in and around Los Angeles. She will never be seen in the three pilots she taped last year or be caught dead in the dress she wore on Craig Ferguson (it no longer fits) but she is still my guest today in 7 questions. Continue reading