Big Terrific Comedy Show
Max Silvestri, Jim Tews, Kenny DeForest, Andy Sandford
93 N. 6th St.
Brooklyn, NY, 11211
This event is 21 and over
Max Silvestri is a comedian, writer and actor living in Brooklyn. New York Magazine called him one of the "Ten Comedians People Find Funny," which means at least one person who works at a magazine thinks he is funny. He was one of Paste Magazine's best comedians of the year, and he co-hosts Big Terrific every Wednesday at Cameo Gallery.
Jim Tews is a man of many comedic talents who has been clawing his way to the middle for nearly a decade. Since starting as a standup comic in Cleveland eight years ago, he's traveled the country and relocated to New York City.
In 2007 he was a finalist in the Boston Comedy Festival, In 2008 he created the "popular" web series The Opener for HBO's new media division and in 2010 he was the winner of the New York Comedy Contest. He was also one of this years New Faces at Just For Laughs Montreal. His work has been featured on the front pages of YouTube, MySpace and several other online outlets that were once considered relevant. He has yet to completely accept his parents' divorce and is on a foolish quest to get them back together. Will he accidentally find wisdom and maturity along his journey?
Andy Sandford is a stand up comedy comedian who got funny in Atlanta, GA and is now based out of New York City. He can be seen playing himself on Adult Swim's "Aqua Teen Hunger Force." Andy is a founding member of the nationally acclaimed comedy tour: "The Beards Of Comedy," who have recorded their sophomore album, "Cardio Mix," with Comedy Central Records; and whose web series, "Beards Across America" has racked up over 1,000,000 views on MSN.com. Sandford's stand up is regularly featured on XM/Sirius satellite radio as well as Pandora; and in 2011, Rooftopcomedy.com bestowed Andy the Silver Nail Award (given to the "8 best underground comics in the country").
Andy has shared the stage with comedy legends such as Brian Regan, Emo Phillips, Greg Proops, Margaret Cho, and Bobcat Goldthwait; as well as great comedians with other names. How many other things do you need to hear about Andy?…a couple? Ok.