Watch this 5 minute clip of my recent roast of a retiring Ernst & Young partner on a yacht in New York Harbor last summer: (click the image)
RECENT SKEWERING VICTIM PHOTOS!
Beth Beans, Bob Brasch (retiring victim), Detective Peccadillo,
Fred Beans Automotive Empire
good natured, affectionate ribbing of a friend, co-worker, boss or family
member based on true information culled by a professional. (Do not try
this at home). When successful and unforgettably
memorable roasts are performed by Joey Perillo.
(the roast that is).
Your victim before the roast......
Who:The retiring executive, your boss, your spouse, the blushing bride-to-be (she'll be blushing all right), the tough guy groom-to-be (you did what?), that rat bastid co-worker of yours.......hey, you know who oughta be roasted!
party, award ceremony, significant anniversary, significant birthday, Parole,
Christmas, Hanukkah and
Why: because they deserve it....and they will never forget it....and you will look like a genius......
get in touch with me. We haggle over the fee. You relent but remain bitter.
I get information from you including phone numbers and Email addresses
of other people who have dirt on the victim. I somehow manage to write
funny stuff from the dreck you give me. I interrupt the dinner or ceremony
or gathering usually representing myself as a policeman or other authority
figure. I single out the poor bast....the loved one. I roast the person
using the info I culled.......victim is alternately ecstatic and mortified.
The room erupts in raucous laughter many times. I finish in 30-50 minutes.
Your friends want my card. You pay me. I pretend to be too professional
to stay and eat with you. I stay.
You become less bitter with time.
RANDOM ROAST HYPE:
Recently cashed a huge check for a monstrously killer successful birthday roast of a big shot Tax Accounting Maven in Bucks County, PA even though I hardly had time to be so brilliant seeing as I also had to pull off TWO other hugely significant and hugely successful corporate roasts - one involved skewering a major muchety-muck at the famed Union League in Philadelphia, then on to bringing much mirth to the multidudinous masses at a tony pavilion on the sound outside of Greenwich, CT whilst I torched a fabulously successful furniture artisan......
MORE BLATHER: Still counting the money from two
killer comic roasts
I created and performed to much raucous acclaim - the last one being
in a private room at Wolfgang
Puck's at the Borgata in Atlantic
City for a PriceWaterhouseCoopers
partner - the other for an equally Top a the Corporate Food Chain Executive
of Pepsico (Pepsi) at the North Carolina
Museum of Art in Raleigh, NC - did I mention I killed? References available!