Amy Schumer: New York City, New York
Creating a buzz by keeping everyone laughing, Amy Schumer, a sharp-witted New York City comedian, who is a Long Island native and a relative of New York’s Senior Senator Charles Schumer, has become a rising star on the comedy circuit. Amy has had noted appearances on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” “The Adam Carolla Show,” and “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” with Ellen quoted as saying: "Amy is one of my favorites, I expect to see big things from this girl." Schumer made her network debut on NBC's “Last Comic Standing,” and has enjoyed regular spots on MTV and VH-1 shows, such as “Best Week Ever” and “I Love the 80s” - her comedic talent is infectious and long lasting. Selected for the 2007 Montreal Just For Laughs Festival in the "New Faces" category, Amy was also featured in Comedy Central's “Live At Gotham,” guest-starred opposite Larry David on “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and appeared on NBC's "30 Rock." Currently, Amy is lending her talents to co-hosting Fuse TV's “Hoppus On Music,” a new weekly show covering everything in the world of music. Moreover, Amy Shumer’s debut comedy album, Cutting, was released in April 2012 from Comedy Central Records!
Go to iTunes to download Amy Schumer’s Cutting, visit Amyschumer.com for tour dates and follow Amy on Twitter too!
The Concierge Questionnaire: Amy Schumer, Comedian and Actor
What is your favorite word to describe New York City? Dirty.
What word best reflects the people of New York City? Cold.
What is the most creative, spiritual or emotional place in New York City?
Washington Square Park.
In 1889, Washington Square Park's, a 9.75 acre landmark in the Greenwich Village, famed Washington Square Arch was erected over Fifth Avenue just north of the park, in honor of the centennial of George Washington's inauguration as president.
Washington Square Park: 5th Avenue at Waverly Place
Please visit Washington Square Park for additional information!
What is your favorite outdoor activity in New York City?
Riding my bike up to the George Washington Bridge.
The George Washington Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Hudson River and connecting over 106 million vehicles a year from northern Manhattan to Fort Lee, New Jersey.
Please visit George Washington Bridge for detailed cycling and pedestrian information for riding to and even crossing the bridge!
What is your favorite indoor activity in New York City? Sex.
What is your favorite sound or noise in New York City?
A horn player on the subway platform late, late at night.
What is your favorite smell or taste in New York City?
Toro (belly cut of tuna) at Sushi Yasuda or cheese sandwiches at Alice’s Tea Cup.
Sushi Yasuda: 204 East 43rd Street
Hours: Lunch, Monday-Friday 12pm-2:15pm and Dinner, Monday-Saturday 6pm-10:15pm
Please visit Alice’s Tea Cup for information on its 3 New York locations, as well as custom cake and tea menu!
What drink best reflects New York City?
As early as 1742, Lagavulin, one of the oldest distilleries in Scottland, has boasted a single malt Scotch whisky with “an unmistakable, powerful, peat-smoke aroma.”
If Heaven were New York City, what would God say to a visitor when they arrive at the Pearly Gates? I hope you don't mind the garbage.
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