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Basement Tapes

Classic Interviews

Classic Interviews

The preview trailer from the 1988 documentary.

Scampaign '04

Scampaign '04

Comics Comment on 2004 Election.

One Of A Kind

One Of A Kind

A Comic Strip Fixture For 20 Years

Between Comedy USA and Barry Weintraub's periodic radio career, there is a lot of good stuff in reserve that would interest fans of comedy in general and specifically the folks in the New York, San Francisco and L.A. comedy scenes during the periods when Barry was involved.

Three brief video samples are provided here for starters. There is more in the way of additional video, radio interviews and old Comedy USA Magazine and Newswire content, waiting to be shared as time permits.

When Comedy Went Boom -- Trailer

The definitve documentary on what it meant and how to be a comic in the late 1980's. This short video provides quick looks at Jerry Seinfeld, Paul Reiser, Larry Miller, Paul Provenza, Colin Quinn, Adam Sandler and Chris Rock in 1988. Look for more, soon.

Comic Strip manager until his death in November 2004, Lucien Hold explains why Jerry Seinfeld is responsible for the Comic Strip ethos

While Jerry is no longer particulary attached to The Strip, the legendary club manager explained in 2004, the comedian's lasting impact on the creative philosophy of the club.

Annoy The Media 2004

During Scampaign '04, CUSA's Barry Weintraub asked a bunch of comics the same 6 questions cut them all together and wound up with segments like this. Featured here: The late, great Warren Thomas, Vanessa Hollingshead, Vinnie Brand, Robert Rothstein, Ross Bennet, Bill McCarty, Steven McFarlin, Ted Alexandro, Marina Franklin, Ricardo Aleman, Jim Norton, Tom Hertz, Lenny Marcus, Jeff Kreisler, Dan Piraro, Joe Bolster, Lizzie Cooperman, Moody McCarthy.

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