New York, United States
Justin, 38
Digital Strategy and Stand-Up Comic
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a bit about Justin

What do you do and why do you do it?

Digital Strategy and Stand-Up Comic - to make money & make people laugh

What’s the worst job you’ve ever had and why was it so effing bad?

bagging groceries...because, well, it's obvious

Were you born and raised in New York? If not, where did you grow up and what brought you to New York?

Born in NYC, grew up outside the city and moved back as soon as I could because it's truly is greatest city in the world

What’s your current hood in New York and what’s the best/worst thing about it?

Fort Greene, Brooklyn. History, restaurants...calm is the best, parts of gentrification arguably the worst thing.

What kind of music do you listen to and what kind of music do you absolutely HATE?

Rap, rock...not a big country music or pop fan.

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

Mumford & Sons (radio) on Spotify

Name the best TV shows of all time, and what makes them so good?

SEINFELD, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Eastbound & Down. Art imitates life.

Name some spots in New York that are good for a Tinder date.

Dante NYC, Dear Irving

Which public figure would you want to see “roasted”? (every public figure is fair game).

Trump, again.

Who’s your hero and where in New York would you take them out for a serious hang?

Larry David. Di Fara's Pizzeria in Brooklyn.

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

Not very fabulous but Saturdays NYC, J. Crew

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Times Square or above 34th Street.

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

watch & perform comedy

Where do you go in New York for a casual night out?

Emily (Clinton Hill)

Where would you go in New York to celebrate some freaking good news?

Peter Luger's Steakhouse

What’s your choice of transportation in New York and why?

Subway....faster than anything else (most of the time)

What are the New York spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Brooklyn Bridge, Williamsburg, Fort Greene, Alphabet City

What are the New York spots tourists should run from screaming?

Times Square. Times Square. Time Square.

Tomorrow’s your last day in New York. How do you spend it?

Helicopter over the city...followed by walking over bridges, around parks and night @ THE COMEDY CELLAR

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

Florence, Italy because food/art/history.

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