If it’s happening at the Friars Club, it’s happening here. Keep up to speed on what’s going on, who’s been out and about at the club and which Friars are performing around town.

Laugh Lines: With Caroline Hirsch

Posted on Mar 22, 2018

Caroline’s On Broadway is one of the most famous, most successful comedy clubs in the world, and one of the few run by a woman, the remarkable Caroline Hirsch.  Many clubs have opened and closed in New York over the years, but Caroline’s continues to draw top talent and sell out regularly. Additionally, Hirsch produces award ...

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AT THE BAR with Rick Newman

Posted on Jun 26, 2017

FRIARS CLUB: It’s honor to speak with a true pioneer in the entertainment Industry. As the founder of Catch A Rising Star, you fostered the careers of some seriously talented, ridiculously hilarious people: Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, Bill Maher, Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno, Richard Lewis, Andy Kaufman, Ray Romano, Richard Belzer, Jim Carrey, Adam Sandler, ...

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Q&A with Bill Boggs

Posted on Mar 3, 2017

FRIARS CLUB: Bill, thanks for taking some time to chat with us. You’ve won four Emmy’s and interviewed roughly 8000 people over the span of your distinguished career, can we start with a brief summary of each of them? BILL BOGGS: Sure!  All 8000 had something to plug on television. FC: Of course they did. For ...

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Q&A with Steven Scott

Posted on Mar 2, 2017

FRIARS CLUB: You travel extensively inciting wild fits of laughter in people of ages around this rapidly spinning planet. Where’s the farthest, or most exotic place comedy has brought you? STEVEN SCOTT: I’ve had the pleasure of traveling to almost 100 countries and all 7 continents… I’d say Antarctica would qualify as farthest and most exotic. FC: How ...

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Q&A with Jeffrey Ross

Posted on Jan 7, 2017

FRIARS CLUB: Let’s get this out of the way, right here at the top. You’ve roasted Donald Trump, twice, and rather eloquently. Now he’s President, and a fellow Friar. How do you feel about him bringing back water-boarding? JEFF ROSS: I’m okay with water-boarding, but just for pedophiles and comedy club hecklers. FC: Reasonable… You’re ...

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