Jeffrey’s National TV Stand-Up Debut
AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live with Jon Lovitz
JEFFREY HAS TWO NEW BOOKS AVAILABLE ON AMAZON AND BARNES AND NOBLE
Laughing Legends: How The Comic Strip Club Changed The Face of Comedy
Once in a lifetime a venue comes along that changes show business dramatically, that fosters growth and camaraderie, experimentation and freedom. The Comic Strip is one of those places, and Make ’Em Laugh is an inside look at how it all happened, straight from the mouths of the stars who built their careers on its stage. Owner Richie Tienken and a wealth of comics open their hearts and souls to share their most intimate memories, the laughs and tears, the good times and the bad, in order to paint an all-encompassing, behind-the-scenes history of this iconic club. Interviews include famous comedians, such as:
- Jerry Seinfeld
- Gilbert Gottfried
- Paul Reiser
- Lisa Lampanelli
- George Wallace
- Billy Crystal
- Jim Breuer
- Susie Essman
- Lewis Black
- Ray Romano
And many more!
Relive the excitement as these comics explain how they came to belong to the Comic Strip family, and how they went on to enjoy huge careers, bringing laughter to millions of people all over the world. This book is a must for any comedian or comedy lover’s library!
This book is a the culmination of many years of Jeffrey’s work in gathering the most unusual and bizarre stories from across the planet. Jeffrey’s previous work as a writer/reporter for the legendary Weekly World News, where he had his own column called “Gurian’s World of the Bizarre” was the inspiration from which this book was born. “Man Robs Bank With His Chin”, “College Professor Fired For Casually Removing His Spine” and “Man Displays Uncanny Ability To Lift Heavy Objects With His Eye,” are only a few of the stories that will bring you up to date with “All The News That’s Fit To Dance To!”
Make ‘Em Laugh: 35 Years of the Comic Strip, the Greatest Comedy Club of All Time!
This is the first book Jeffrey wrote chronicling the history of the legendary comedy club “The Comic Strip”, featuring interviews with the biggest stars that got their start there, like Jerry Seinfeld, Jim Gaffigan, Judah Friedlander, Lisa Lampanelli, Ray Romano, Jeffrey Ross, Colin Quinn, and Susie Essman, all sharing intimate, previously unknown stories of their early days. Packed with photos and memorablia that any comedy fan would love like Eddie Murphy on stage as a teen and Jerry Seinfeld’s first sign up sheet from June 17th, 1976. This is a must read for anyone who loves comedy and the history of comedy.
Comedy Central used Jeffrey’s photo to help promote the new season of Kroll Show.
Jeffrey launches Comedy Matters Radio on Sirius XM with Ron and Fez, Raw Dog Channel 99!
Jeffrey Lee Gurian, (born December 29, somewhere during the 20th century) is an American comedy writer, stand-up comic, host, author, producer, director, media personality, doctor, Assist. Clinical Professor at N.Y.U. in the Oral Medicine-Oro-Facial Pain Department, lecturer, and Spiritual Healer who discovered a cure for Stuttering, which he used to cure himself of that affliction.
Gurian decided at the age of 12 that he wanted to become a dentist and he was already writing comedy. While a student at Temple University School of dentistry he contrived a way to get backstage to meet his idol Woody Allen, who was starring on Broadway at the time in a play called “Play It Again Sam”! Read More…
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