Knitting Factory Depictions

Will, Kenny & Clark run one of the most fun shows in NYC, Comedy at the Knitting Factory, and Hunter Peress snapped a few images while I was there.

See all the photos here.


Why won’t you die? The Fancy Show returns at The Douglass

The Fancy Show refuses to die!

Time Out New York recommends you come out to the return of The Fancy Show this Wednesday, September 20th and I concur.


Henceforth, The Fancy Show shall be every Wednesday night 8:30pm at The Douglass (149 4th Ave, Brooklyn).



Michael Joyce: Live in Concert at the 2017 Brooklyn Comedy Festival


Stolen moments from The Fancy Show BKCF edition at Littlefield

The Fancy Show Brooklyn Comedy Festival Edition at Littlefield was a dream and photographer Jenni Walkowiak was there to capture the moment.


See all the photos here.


The Fancy Show Brooklyn Comedy Festival Edition at Littlefield

The Fancy Show BKCF 2017

We’re bringing our amateur detective agency, The Fancy Show, to Littlefield on Tuesday August 22nd for the Brooklyn Comedy Festival.

We’ve invited some of our favorite comics to join us this year, including:

T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley, Yogi Bear 3D)
Liza Treyger (Horace and Pete, Comedy Central Half Hour)
Roy Wood Jr (The Daily Show, Variety Magazine’s Top Ten Comics to Watch 2016)
Michael Joyce (that’s me)
Simmons McDavid (chad)
Lane Pieschel (Bridgetown Comedy Festival)
Janelle James (Comedy Central, 50 Most Funny in Brooklyn)
Hosted by Rob Haze (Comedy Central)

Tickets are $10 online and $12 at the door

The Fancy Show – Brooklyn Comedy Festival Edition
Tuesday August 22nd at 8pm, doors at 7
Littlefield (635 Sackett St between 4th and 3rd Ave, Brooklyn)


Top 5 laid back Ice Cube songs

One strength of the rapper Ice Cube that I feel gets overlooked is his aptitude for the laid back flow. Much like in his movie Friday, when Ice Cube spits cool, laggard rhymes he showcases his complex and charismatic nature. Laid back Ice Cube may be my favorite so, as a belated celebration of the rapper’s birthday, I listed my Top 5 laid back Ice Cube tracks for the Pratfall Tees blog >>


Eating Off The Floor And 6 Other Traits I Proudly Passed On To My Daughter

Each one of us has about 20,000 protein-coding genes and the composition of these genes is what defines us as individuals. They are passed down to us by our parents and our parents’ parents and our parents’ parents’ parents and this is why my farts smell exactly like my father’s (Don’t fact check me on this one, Neil deGrasse Tyson).

I’m something of an amateur scientist so I urinated some blood and went ahead and mapped out all 20-some odd thousand of my genes to select the top genetic traits that I’ve passed on to my child.

The Ability To Sleep Through A Fire Alarm

Daddy likes his late night grilled cheeses and professional chefs and I both know that the secret to a top-notch grilled cheese is, it’s cooked to perfection when the smoke detector goes off…

Read more about the genetic traits I passed on to my wee one on >>