Before comedy’s top acts take the stage at Levity Live in West Nyack each week, they’ll be dropping us an email to participate in LoHud Lowdown’s LOL Q&A: Same questions, different answers from some our favorite comics. Here’s the latest from our inbox.
Performing this Weekend: Bill Bellamy
Best Known For: Going from MTV VJ to TV host and actor.
If You Go: Thursday through Sunday at Levity Live, 4210 Palisades Center Dr., West Nyack. $22.
Q: What are some of your favorite topics to talk about on stage these days?
A: Relationships, current events, personal views and experiences.
Q: Is anything off limits in your act?
A: Religion. It’s such a touchy area.
Q: Who are some of the comedians who inspired you to become a standup comic?
A: Eddie Murphy, Bill Cosby, and Robin Williams.
Q: Who are three celebrities who have given you great material for your act over the years?
A: Chris Tucker, Tiger Woods and Jay-Z!
Q: If you weren’t a comedian, what do you think you would be doing for a living?
A: Making everyone laugh on a company retreat. Lol.
Q: What are three things people would be surprised to learn about you offstage?
A: I’m the same person offstage. I love technology and I hoop for real!!!
Q: Where was the most interesting place you’ve ever….performed comedy?
A: Japan and Germany for the troops was such a great experience. The laughter and their faces made it so rewarding to perform for our soldiers.
Q: Do you have anything coming up that you would like us to know about?
A: My new nationally syndicated show “Mr. Box Office” (check your local listings). It airs Saturdays on the CW 11 in New York. My “Ladies Night Out” Comedy Special airs Feb 2013 on Showtime Networks. I host the “Centric Comedy All Stars” from Las Vegas airing Feb 2013 on Centric.
Q: Do you tweet?
A: Yes sir!! Follow me @BILLBELLAMY. Facebook www.facebook.com/billbellamyvip . Instagram @billbellamy
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