Founder of NY Comedy Festival on Why Stand Up for Heroes Event is Important

ABC News' Erica Scott interviews the founder of the New York Comedy Festival on the red carpet of the Stand Up for Heroes event.
2:27 | 11/01/16

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See you're the founders of the New York comedy festival. And you hander fox been part of the reason that this entire program is gone on for the last ten years yes we went to even just. Back ten years ago it's and we have an idea. And hats you raise funds for the budget that is. What's been the most surprising thing in the last ten years. They manic talent that shows up the good standing Bruce Springsteen. And then having Jerry sign Belgian gap between Jon Stewart least UK comeback. They've done it like to read what times and it's been it's been great. And is there any part of tonight that you look forward to tonight's. I love watching the company's and then allegedly help I got I watched the service. At the best. That is the best. We you know when you produce something we always like to see and results in the end result is everybody it's. And last time that you that I was here it there's some pretty funny jokes there around that we're not going to be out. But in any of comedian tonight that you specialty. Item that they McDonald's us patents. We patch for Bruce to sales up six that's the surprise. And tonight actually kicks off near comedy festival. Is the thirteenth installment this year. Yes it's a thirteen year possible it starts tonight this is an occupier then for the last ten years. And we have about eighty shows around the city. And and do you find any of these guys and Eunice shows. Us you. We have been we have mark Harrington. To admit she and that's militants working in. This is something. And this is definitely the way to kick it off right. The best candidate. Can be better racing all of this money six million dollars and and in ten years or else it's incredible and last year was every year it seems like they topping. I wondered this year there'll be lying and other crazy option going off. Maybe anything surprising that we can open I don't know maybe this'll. Optional three times since it took us timing option off a lasagna his mom's an anonymous ninety through it and come to his house. His mom cook listening. I know that they got that was on. It. Some aren't high. His mom's Italian and beat. Until my contract and I'm. Stan I knew at least beat you inside.

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