Chris DiStefano is a prominent New York City-based standup comedian who can be seen regularly at the Comedy Cellar.
Lewis Schaffer is a London-based standup comedian. He remains an important pillar in Comedy Cellar history.
David Cay Johnston is an American investigative journalist and author, a specialist in economics and tax issues, and winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting. He was recently featured on the Rachel Maddow Show, where he handed over a copy of President Donald Trump's taxes from 2005.
Judy Gold is a standup comedian and two-time Emmy Award-winner. She can be seen regularly performing at the Comedy Cellar.
Dov Davidoff is a prominent standup comedian and a regular performer at the Comedy Cellar.
Nick Griffin is a prominent New York City-based standup comedian. He can be seen performing regularly at the Comedy Cellar and on late-night TV.
Rebecca Trent is the owner of the New York City comedy club Creek & the Cave.
Bret Stephens is an American journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 2013. He works for The Wall Street Journal as the foreign-affairs columnist and the deputy editorial page editor and is responsible for the editorial pages of its European and Asian editions.
Nimesh Patel is a prominent standup comedian who can regularly be seen performing at the Comedy Cellar. He was also a writer for Chris Rock's 2016 hosting of the Oscars.
Sam Morril and Sean Donnelly are prominent standup comedians based in New York City. They can regularly be seen performing at the Comedy Cellar.
Lee Rowland is a senior staff attorney with the ACLU's Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project. She also serves as an adjunct clinical professor for NYU Law’s Technology Law and Policy Clinic, and is a member of the New York Bar Association’s Communications and Media Law Committee
Lynn Koplitz, Jon Fisch, and Joe List are all prominent New York-based standup comedians. They can regularly be seen performing at the Comedy Cellar.
Dov Davidoff is a prominent stand-up comedian and actor. He can be seen regularly at the Comedy Cellar.
James Altucher is a prominent author and financier. He is the author of 18 books. His latest book, called "Reinvent Yourself," debuted in January 2017.
Ray Ellin is a NYC-based stand-up comedian and a frequent performer at the Comedy Cellar.
Lori Palminteri is a NYC-based stand-up comedian and a frequent performer at the Comedy Cellar.
Elizabeth Bernstein is a relationship columnist for the Wall Street Journal.
Ryan Hamilton, Jon Laster, Joyelle Johnson, and Keith Robinson are standup comedians who perform regularly at the Comedy Cellar.
Chris Mazzilli is the owner of Gotham Comedy Club.
Al Martin is the owner of Greenwich Village Comedy Club and Broadway Comedy Club.
Rebecca Trent is the owner of Creek and the Cave comedy club.
[Guest Host] Paul Mecurio is a standup comedian and regular performer at the Comedy Cellar. He has appeared on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and his own Comedy Central special.
Russ Meneve is a standup comedian and a regular performer at the Comedy Cellar. He has appeared previously on The Tonight Show and Last Call.
Carmen Lynch is a standup comedian and a regular performer at the Comedy Cellar. She has appeared previously on The Late Show with David Letterman and on Late Night with Conan O'Brien.
- Lenny Marcus is a standup comedian and a regular performer at the Comedy Cellar. He has previously appeared on The Late Show w/ David Letterman and at the Aspen Comedy Festival.
- Kitty Crystal is a NYC-based actress, model, and the Creator/Host of the Funny or Die series, "The Drunken Yoga Show."
Janeane Garofalo is a longtime standup comic and TV and film actress. She has been a cast member of the Ben Stiller Show, The Larry Sanders Show, Saturday Night Live, and The Jim Gaffigan Show, among others. She has appeared in dozens of films, including The Truth About Cats and Dogs, Wet Hot American Summer, Romy & Michele's High School Reunion, and Reality Bites. She has been a longtime activist for progressive causes.
Michael Stahl is a freelance writer, editor and journalist based in Queens, New York, whose work has been published in several print and digital publications. He is a features editor at Narratively and the author of the recent Rolling Stone article, "How Trump's Win is Changing Stand-Up Comedy."
Jim David is a stand-up comic and a longtime performer at the Comedy Cellar.
Giulia Rozzi: Standup comic, host of the Brooklyn-based live standup show "First Set"
Seaton Smith: Standup comic, frequent Comedy Cellar performer and host
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