'Cerebral' comedian Demetri Martin brings 'What's Your Major' tour to UAA


'Cerebral' comedian Demetri Martin brings 'What's Your Major' tour to UAA
 

At age 24, second-year New York University law student Demetri Martin knew he wanted to be a stand-up comedian. There was only one problem: He had never done it before. “So I dropped out of law school,” said Martin in a recent interview with Play, “and a few months later was the first time I tried an open mic. Shortly after stepping onstage that first time, I remember thinking, ‘Oh, this is definitely what I want to do, this feels right.’”
At first, Martin struggled to book gigs because he was seen as too “cerebral.” The term rubbed Martin the wrong way. “People who were calling me... read more

 
2 March 2016 in Art & Culture, Views: 22
 


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