Prepare for the bizarro comic’s psychedelic musical comedy show with his tips on becoming a better person By Nick Leftley on timeout.com/newyork There are so many things New Yorkers do better than everyone else, why shouldn’t we be great at spiritual fulfillment, too? You could go on a journey of discovery on one of the city’s great walks,Continue reading “Comedian Greg Barris’s guide to spiritual fulfillment”
Greg Barris is an American Comedy Scene Darling and served as a staple in New York’s downtown stand-up scene for years. A frequent Time Out New York Critic’s Pick, much loved by BrooklynVegan and hailed as "Excellent" by The New Yorker, Greg created and hosted the long-running comedy variety show "Heart of Darkness". Greg and guitarist / visual artist Dima Drjuchin (Corrupt Autopilot) teamed up to form the Wigmaker's Son. Together they created a Zappa-meets-Lonely Island pop fantasy comedy album, ‘Greatest Tits’ which also featured friend Reggie Watts. Greg released his debut stand-up album 'Shame Wave' on aspecialthing Records and will be releasing a new comedy album on the label in the near future. Greg now lives L.A. where you can find him on stages across the city and beyond.
“Barris’s show features crazed comedy, live music and bizarro antics - a mixture that landed it its 20th sold-out show in a row in Brooklyn.” – LA Times
“Greg Barris is the perfect combination of very good looking, hilarious and super-weird” — Paper Magazine
“Greg Barris takes his audiences to places they’ve never been before, inside the heart of a man who cares so much, you can taste his pain. Then he turns you around and covers you with his joy, just like in one of those sex movies, only its standup comedy.” – Rory Scovel
“Greg Barris strong and make people happy with charm powers. He good friend and tell good jokes. One time he help me kill hunger with pizza. His comedy best because him say stories that mostly true. Him like girls as much as I do and that make for fun talks. Because of Greg New York and LA is better place.” -Reggie Watts