You can't mistake Alex Nussbaum for any other comic on the stand-up circuit. He's the tall -- really tall -- and skinny guy with the loopy laugh and big arm gestures. His underdog shtick, fuelled by nervous energy and lots of intelligence, is irresistible and completely non-threatening. He's on the bill at the Laugh Resort's New Year's Eve show, but first he gets to headline there this weekend. See listings, this page, for details.
What cartoon character do you most relate to? Mr. Clean.
XBox or GameCube? Sorry, I don't listen to rap music.
What are the advantages of being tall and skinny? I'm able to reach high items in tight spaces... if you know what I mean.
Why do comics make bad lovers? You'll have to spend the night to find out.
Chanukah and Chaka Khan -- is there a connection? No.
How would you bring about world peace this holiday season? By discouraging people from making fun of sacred religious festivals.
Goatees -- when will they die? When we hunt them down and kill every last one.
What does Auld Lang Syne mean? "Here comes another disappointing year."