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Funny Business Jeff Silverman

Funny Business

Jeff Silverman

Published June 20th 2011
ISBN : 9781927005040
Paperback
142 pages
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 About the Book 

For the last twenty-five years, Jeff Silverman has been the President of YukYuks comedy club: one of the worlds largest stand-up comedy chains.With a career spanning more than forty years, Jeff has helped launchthe careers of Jim Carey, HowieMoreFor the last twenty-five years, Jeff Silverman has been the President of YukYuks comedy club: one of the worlds largest stand-up comedy chains.With a career spanning more than forty years, Jeff has helped launchthe careers of Jim Carey, Howie Mandel and Russell Peters, and startedhis business career with the 99-cent Roxy Theatre back in the 70s,showcasing cult underground movie marathons. He went on to run theNew Yorker Theatre and Horseshoe Tavern music venues, bringing inbands like The Police and The Ramones for the very first time.In the 80s, Jeff turned his attention to television production, andproduced one of the first all-night television shows, The All-Night Show,which was a fusion of zany experimentaltelevision, old favorites andinteractive programming never seen on the air before, or since.In this book, Jeff takes you behind the scenes of how a funny businessoperates, and explains how the hilarious and insightful ventures andadventures of his unconventionalcareer path have sprung forth a wellof invaluable skills along the way.