Before some of the funniest comedians take the stage at Levity Live in West Nyack each week, they email LoHud Lowdown to participate in our Comedy Q&A: Same questions, different answers from some our favorite comedians. Here’s the latest from our inbox.
Performing This Weekend: Yannis Pappas
Best Known For: You might have seen on Comedy Central or making fun of pop culture on VH1’s “Best Week Ever.”
If You Go: Friday and Saturday at Levity Live, 4210 Palisades Center Dr., West Nyack. $125. www.levitylive.com.
Q: What are some of your favorite topics to talk about on stage these days?
A: My show is a little unique. First, the audience will meet my characters Mr. Panos and Maurica and then I will close the show doing stand up comedy. I talk about stuff humans between 18-80 will laugh at and get. 17 and below just don’t get me. Good thing they are not allowed to come.
Q: Is anything off limits in your act?
A: Yes. I will not talk about Pandas, that’s just crossing the line.
Q: Who are some of the comedians who inspired you to become a standup comic?
A: George Carlin and Chris Rock, but mostly I was inspired by my laziness and rebelliousness.
Q: Who are three celebrities who have given you great material over the years?
Q: If you weren’t a comedian, what do you think you would be doing for a living?
A: Writing questions for clubs to send to comedians to promote their weekends.
Q: What are three things people would be surprised to learn about you offstage?
A: I like all of Hansen.
Q: Where’s the most interesting place you’ve ever…performed comedy?
A: Levity Live, get it. come out already.
Q: Do you have anything coming up that you would like us to know about?
A: Watch my new television show on ABC and Univision’s new network Fusion. ‘The Morning Show on Fusion’ every day from 7-9 AM, check your local cable provider.
Q: Do you tweet?
A: Yes, constantly, my life is what happens in-between tweets. yannispappas is my handle, son.
Photo courtesy of Yannis Pappas