Maxwell's   1039 Washington Street  Hoboken, NJ.
When: Tuesday, July 30th
8:00pm  Admission: $7   1 888 782 4589

"Ah, mess around
They doin' the mess around
They doin' the mess around,
everybody doin' the mess around." Ray Charles


"This is another fine mess you've gotten me in to."
"The incompetent with nothing to do can still make a mess of it."

"You don't mess around with the Zohan."  "You need to clean up your own mess.""Wanna mess around?"
"Life is messy, then you die."


Joey Novick                                          Joey Novick has been employed as a stand-up comedian, a child actor, a waiter, a camp counselor, a lawyer, an improviser, a consumer advocate, a municipal water commissioner, a soap-opera actor, an elected official, a corporate trainer, a matchmaker, and the youngest child in his family. But not necessarily in that order. He has performed stand-up comedy in various venues as an opening act for Jerry Seinfeld, Ray Romano, Robert Klein. And he has appeared at SpeakEasy Stories and on The Liar Show. He is a contributing writer for “I Killed, True Stories of the Road from America's Top Comics.”

His blog, NJ:Politics Unusual has been enlightening political insiders about the lighter side of politics for almost a third of a 50th of a century. He appears regularly on New Jersey: Power & Politics, and has a political humor column on


             Martin Dockery

MARTIN DOCKERY has recently completed a run of his extemporaneous monologue Wanderlust at the Barrow Group in New York. He is a frequent performer in New York City’s storytelling scene, appearing on the stages of Speakeasy, Talkingstick, Mouthpiece, The Liar Show, and is a seven-time finalist in The Moth’s bi-annual Grandslam Storytelling Championship. He received his B.A. in English from Kenyon College and his M.F.A. in play writing from Columbia University.

Peter Aguero

Peter Aguero was born and raised in Burlington County down in South Jersey. He currently resides in Sunnyside Queens with his wife, a Jerseygirl from Edison. Peter is a Moth GrandSlam champion and an instructor for The Moth's community outreach program. he is also the lead singer for NY's hardest-drinking improvised storytelling rock outfit, The BTK Band. Their first Cd, "An Evening with The BTK Band" was just released by Your Mom Records. It is filthy and not for children or the clergy. Peter loves his mom..

   Lord Carrett

Lord's headlined top clubs and theaters across Europe--in Holland, England, Ireland, Denmark, Italy and France.  He's also performed in The New York Underground Comedy Festival, and The Cleveland Comedy Festival, and is played daily on XM SATELLITE RADIO.

He's made 19 appearances on THE BOB & TOM RADIO NETWORK, and one on their new TV Show.  Lord's in demand on syndicated radio because he handles adult topics gently--a quality that led The Baltimore Sun to describe him as: "A cross between Sid Caesar and Sid Vicious." 

Patton Oswalt (Ratatouie, The King Of Queens) said this about him: “Lord Carrett is an old-school gunslinger with a post-punk approach to jokes.  All meat, no filler.  No daylight between the laughs.”

Lord's joke was included in The NY Post's 50 Best Jokes, and his jokes have also been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, and The Huffington Post.

Leslie Goshko

Leslie Goshko is a Manhattan Monologue Slam Champion, member of NY improv troupes, "Start Trekkin'" and the "Headshop Guerillas," and host of the monthly stotytelling show, "Sideshow Goshko," at Comix Comedy Club.  She has performed her original one-woman show, "S.C.A.B.s Stick Together" at the UCB theatre, and can be seen performing in the upcoming NY Fringe Festival in the new comedic play, "Bargains and Blood." Leslie has also contributed her comedy writings to the NY Metro "Funny Page" and <> . For more things Goshko, visit