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Quick Dish NY: SOUL CRUSH Powers Activate TONIGHT at The PIT

Quick Dish NY: SOUL CRUSH Powers Activate TONIGHT at The PIT

TONIGHT at The PIT Underground don’t miss the chance to see some SOUL CRUSH “feel-good dread.” Yes, Marissa Stuart (Road Pizza, Boots & Cats, DMXX) & Laura Merli (Reductress, The Hard Times, McSweeney’s) will be starting your week off right with you some anxiety-riddled sketch comedy. The two met as member of the PIT’s sketch […]

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Quick Dish NY: HOW TO BE LESS AWKWARD Variety Show & Podcast Recording Tomorrow at The PIT

Quick Dish NY: HOW TO BE LESS AWKWARD Variety Show & Podcast Recording Tomorrow at The PIT

I’m trying to think of a social situation that hasn’t been prime for awkwardness? Nope, coming up with nothing. Luckily, there’s a variety show/podcast where you can commiserate with another live human being about their own journey to combat those uncomfortable times with other humans or space aliens (ok, maybe not the latter one). This […]

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Video Licks: “COKE NITE: If Paint Nite Used Cocaine Instead of Wine” Brought to You by Laura Merli & Pals!

Video Licks: “COKE NITE: If Paint Nite Used Cocaine Instead of Wine” Brought to You by Laura Merli & Pals!

Because we’re busy signing up for this class (j/k, we’re already enrolled), we’ve let the super funny stand-up & writer Laura Merli do the writing for us! Read on. (WARNING: Kids, never try this.) “Looking for a feverish, paranoid, & sexual gals nite out? Coke Nite has you covered! In this new sketch by Laura […]

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Video Licks: 30-Year-Old Comedian Reads Diary From her Early-20s

Video Licks: 30-Year-Old Comedian Reads Diary From her Early-20s

What?!!! I didn’t get invited to any big Hollywood NYE parties this year? Their loss! No bother, at least I got to watch the seriously talented NY comedian LAURA MERLI reveal how far she’s come from those post-graduate days of living at home, surviving dead-end jobs, and seeking out validation through romantic (or not so […]

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Video Licks: LAURA MERLI Presents Tips on HOW TO BE COOL BEFORE COLLEGE

Video Licks: LAURA MERLI Presents Tips on HOW TO BE COOL BEFORE COLLEGE

The kids these days are so lucky to be able to communicate with their peers over their various devices. Sure, we had the telephone, but parents would always be overhearing your very important business endeavors. In this new video from Laura Merli, a youth imparts her knowledge on HOW TO BE COOL BEFORE COLLEGE. Having […]

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Quick Dish NY: EARNED EMBARRASSMENT A One-Woman Show 11.17 at The PIT’s SOLOCOM

Quick Dish NY: EARNED EMBARRASSMENT A One-Woman Show 11.17 at The PIT’s SOLOCOM

You learned a little bit about The Peoples Improv Theater’s SOLOCOM today, but there’s more to tell. This Saturday, November 17th at The Striker Stage, one woman will bring you a one-woman show at a single venue for ONE-NIGHT-ONLY! That’s a lot of ones! Yes, comedian Laura Merli (Reductress, McSweeney’s, the Women in Comedy Festival) […]

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Video Licks: Just The ‘Lady Bird Alternate Ending’ You’ve Been Wishing to Watch

Video Licks: Just The ‘Lady Bird Alternate Ending’ You’ve Been Wishing to Watch

Don’t watch sketches about coming-of-age dramas unless you accept the risk of knowing all! In other words, SPOILER ALERT! In this new sketch, featuring Marissa Stuart and Laura Merli, we get a taste of what could have been when it comes to the plotline of the ever so popular film, Lady Bird. Watch as Lady […]

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Video Licks: Doggie’s Taking Control in INSTAGRAM DOG

Video Licks: Doggie’s Taking Control in INSTAGRAM DOG

FACE THE REALITY, you spend the majority of your Instagram scrolling looking at photos of people’s pets. Guilty! They are so adorable with their little outfits and quirky behavior. Now imagine if one of the pooches demanded control of their Instagram account from their controlling owners. With risks like stranger danger, doggy jealousy, and untoward […]

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Video Licks: When “Unboxing my neighbor’s mail” Proceed with Caution

Video Licks: When “Unboxing my neighbor’s mail” Proceed with Caution

LAURA MERLI is at it again, and this time she’s focusing on those ever so popular unboxing videos! Watch as she plays Marge, a gal who takes opening up packages on YouTube to a whole different level. Instead of filming herself unveiling her own mail, she’s opening up her neighbors. That’s totally not illegal, right? […]

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Video Licks: This “I’m Like a Bird cover” from Laura Merli is Avian-Friendly

Video Licks: This “I’m Like a Bird cover” from Laura Merli is Avian-Friendly

Do you possess hidden song writing talents? Ponder that while comedian Laura Merli rewrites the lyrics of the early aughts hit, “I’m like a bird” by Nelly Furtado. Not only is it a custom fit for the avian crowd but it won’t gnaw at the eardrums because it’s eerily similar to the original. Enjoy I’m […]