September 23, 2021 at 9:00 pmBobcat Goldthwait The Sklar Brothers Hannah Einbinder Trevor Wallace Ritch Shydner Brad Williams Dana Gould RB Butcher Dom Irrera
September 24, 2021 at 9:45 pmThe Sklar Brothers Paul Varghese Franqi French Francis Ellis Amy Miller Jessica Kirson Krystyna Hutchinson James Adomian Dom Irrera Erin Foley Ritch Shydner
September 25, 2021 at 7:00 pm
In the 1980’s, Ritch Shydner made numerous appearances on TV, including HBO and Showtime Specials, Late Night with David Letterman and The Tonight Show with both Johnny Carson and Jay Leno. He played Al Bundy’s co-worker on “Married with Children”, and made guest appearances on many other shows, such as “Designing Women” and “Roseanne.” Ritch was able to translate his modest success on TV into an obscure film career, appearing in Steve Martin’s, “Roxanne,” and Eddie Murphy’s, “Beverly Hills Cop II,” before moving on to minor roles on smaller pictures. Ritch wrote for sitcoms such as “Roseanne”, “The Jeff Foxworthy Show,” and HBO’s “The Mind of the Married Man.” Ritch was co-compiler of a Random House book of stand-up road stories, “I Killed”. In 2010 Ritch produced and performed in an award winning documentary on the world of stand-up comedy, “I Am Comic”. Finally, in 2016, Ritch wrote a book, “Kicking Through the Ashes – My Life as a Stand-up in the 1980’s Comedy Boom.”
Jay Leno: “And remember, Shydner, don’t tell anyone you wrote those jokes for me.”
Jerry Seinfeld: “Ritch Shydner is a terrific comedy writer and definitely one of the good guys.”
Jeff Foxworthy: “Ritch helped me write two albums, both of which were nominated for Grammys. I’ve always thought that he was one of the best stand-ups ever.”
Bill Maher: Back in the day, in the dingy ratskellers in which we learned our craft, Ritch Shydner was always the comic the other comics came into the room to watch, because he was the funniest. That hasn’t changed, and I’m afraid neither have the ratskellers.