Tom McCaffrey, Jim Gaffigan, Janeane Garofolo, Aisha Tyler, Micheal Che, Ari Shaffir and plenty of others have come together for an adventure. It’s an Adventure in Comedy.
Tom McCaffrey’s Adventures in Comedy is a new mock/documentary showing the road comedians have to take in their career. It all sounds like a fun road where everyone always laughs and has a good time, but for some comedians, it’s incredibly difficult and even perilous. Adventures in Comedy has is half honest and serious, but gets combined with the jokes that come from everyone involved. Jim Gaffigan talks about the drive that propels comedians to continue to work. Whether it’s a lucrative sitcom or just someones stand up, comedians continue to do what they love. Janeane Garofolo tells the stories about her rise and fall in her Hollywood career.
McCaffery attempts to highlight how difficult it is to follow your dreams. For McCaffery, a comedian is not an easy job to follow. It’s filled with hardships, harsh realities, and the struggles, which are indeed, real. McCaffery pokes fun at these hardships by acting out what happens when he prepares for a one-hour special. He gets jerked around by his manager and holds awkward conversations with comedy nerds. It’s a fun way to shed light on the process of becoming a stand-up comic.
Tom McCaffery is a writer, producer, and stand-up comic has worked with plenty of high profile outlets like Comedy Central, VH1, Funny or Die, and The Onion. McCaffery has also continued performing in New York City since 1999. With over two decades of work, this is possibly McCaffery’s biggest project with the most success.
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