1. Leonardo DiCaprio Changed my Life

    January 22, 2013 by patrick

    One of our favorites Mark DeMayo talks about one of his new bits where he talks about doing private security work for Leonardo DiCaprio. Mark confesses that meeting Leo changed his life. Watch the video and hear Mark’s story in all of it’s glory. watch?v=vZohP1Lx1cw

  2. The Stand Named Best New Venue of 2012

    December 22, 2012 by patrick


    What an honor! Many thanks to Time Out New York for naming us the Best New Venue of 2012!

    “Several spots opened this year, but between its fun menu, intimate yet proper theater, lineups that reflect the tastes of its owners—new talent and lots of rough guys like the club’s patron saint, Mike DeStefano—the Stand NYC shows great promise.”

    Read the full article here

  3. The Stand Featured In The Sunday New York Times

    December 3, 2012 by patrick

    “There’s a stigma about comedy clubs,” another owner, David Kimowitz, said. “They’re tourist traps, watered-down drinks. We’re trying to evolve the comedy club.”

    Click here to read “A Big City Is A Crowded Room”