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About the Author

Mark Schiff

Mark has been a stand up comedian for over 30 years and has appeared many times on both The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Late Night with David Letterman and has headlined in all the major casinos and clubs across the country. He has currently been writing and occasionally opening for his good friend Jerry Seinfeld who is purported to have said, "Mark Schiff is one of the funniest, the brightest, the best stage comics I have ever seen." Mark can be contacted or booked via his website at www.markschiff.com

Typical Jewish Mother

Typical Jewish Mother

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It took me until my 50s before I finally realized how much my parents really cared for me, and how much they really loved me.


Nap Time

Nap Time

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Whether at a Broadway show, a Yankee World Series game or in shul, I just can’t help it. My name is Mark, and I’m a napaholic.


Jews, Non-Jews and Weight Loss

Jews, Non-Jews and Weight Loss

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Losing 50 pounds was exciting. Keeping it off is murder.


Captain Huxley’s Gift

Captain Huxley’s Gift

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How a Christmas gift changed a young Jewish boy’s life forever.


Two Jews Walk Out of Israel

Two Jews Walk Out of Israel

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Mark Schiff on performing with Jerry Seinfeld in Israel.


Jerry Seinfeld and I in Israel

Jerry Seinfeld and I in Israel

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In December, Jerry Seinfeld and I are doing stand-up comedy in Israel. Not even terrorism can stop the laughter.


Mark Schiff Live 2

Mark Schiff Live 2

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Mark is going grocery shopping, at 3 in the morning.


Judd Apatow: Knocking It Out of the Park

Judd Apatow: Knocking It Out of the Park

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An exclusive Jewlarious interview with Hollywood's hottest director.


Mark Schiff Live! (Video)

Mark Schiff Live! (Video)

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There's nothing like a mother's love. In Mark Schiff's case, it is tough love.


Why Are Jews Funny?

Why Are Jews Funny?

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An insider's look at the world of Jewish comedy.


Traveling with My Father

Traveling with My Father

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Mark Schiff's parents loved his act. In his father's final days, it brought them all closer together.


On The Road

On The Road

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Being a comedian is a great profession. When done right, there are few things in life that can match stand-up comedy. But then I got married and everything changed.