Posts Tagged ‘Ted Alexandro’

Laugh Track: Two Local Comedians Get a Very Early Start

“For me, stand-up comedy is a lot like sex,” says the freckled comic behind the microphone at Dupont Circle’s Townhouse. He pauses while a few people chuckle at the crowded bar. “It’s super awkward for everyone involved, you’re going to laugh at me the whole time, and it’s only going to last about three minutes.”
This has [...]

ToDo ToDay: Sublime Frequencies, Egg Creams, and “Consensual Sext”

For a record label, Sublime Frequencies’ crate-digging is extreme in its far-reaching trippiness. Since 2003, label cofounders Hisham Mayet and Alan Bishop have collected rare records and made field recordings around the world, then released them in limited editions. But the label doesn’t just offer music. Sublime Frequencies’ folk cinema has captured song and dance [...]

ToDo ToDay: Ted Alexandro and Boozy Cupcakes

Ted Alexandro has at least two Facebook pages. One of them is typical for a working comedian: It’s got show announcements, YouTube clips, and choice one-liners for the fans. But Alexandro’s other Facebook page is like a news ticker for the Occupy movement. Even in the waning days of the protests in New York, the [...]

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