Mariya Alexander

Past Shows
Wake & Bacon
Wake & Bacon
Wake & Bacon Description: Shaw's Tavern is where the namesake DC brunch and comedy show of LYGO DC, Laugh Your Grits, goes down every Saturday. We're going with the name 'Wake & Bacon' this time around. This live comedy, DC show happens every Saturday from 3-5 p.m. Host Rich Bennett presents Mariya Alexander, Abe Barth, and [...]
The BLOG
T.W.I.T. – Arrested Development is back, and so are we!
T.W.I.T. – Arrested Development is back, and so are we!

This weekly compilation of tweets are a never-ending pasta bowl of funny. Arrested Development relaunched, Craig Sager wears loud suits, bullies exist in the digital age, no one likes motorcycle rallies, and Twitter should get the bouncing ball karaoke treatment. Enjoy it, like a frozen banana.   Mariya Alexander ‚Äè@MariyaAlexander I want to die of […]

The BLOG
T.W.I.T. – Cash and Relationships Edition
T.W.I.T. – Cash and Relationships Edition

This week’s¬†LYGO DC¬†selection of musings, jokes, and, general hilarity from the Twitter accounts of its stage alum cover breakups, kids, iPhone love, and all manner of relationships… also, money:   Mariya Alexander ‚Äè@MariyaAlexander¬† Grieving over a breakup is a lot like grieving over a death, yet my ex is still alive – that’s pretty rude […]

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Crowd work.

Both LYGO DC Alums,¬†Jeff Maurer, appeared on The Mariya Alexander Show¬†and discussed, among other things, doing crowd work from a comedian’s perspective. ¬†Here’s a direct link. ¬†Originally calling it “two rules of crowd work” he and Mariya expanded it slightly: Talk to someone who wants to be talked to; Have a conversation until they say […]