• Laughspin Podcast, episode 78: Interview with Vince August

    In September, comedian Vince August was forced to make a nearly impossible decision– either quit comedy or quit his job as a municipal court judge. In a story that has grabbed headlines from every major news outlet in America — not to mention England, Russia, China and more — the Supreme Court forced the veteran comic to choose. “The judge’s acting and comedy career is incompatible with the Code of

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    Supreme court rules comedian Vince Sicari aka Vince August cannot also be a municipal judge

    Vince August is not permitted to perform as a comedian while holding his position as a municipal judge in South Hackensack, a less-than-one-square-mile New Jersey town, who’s police force had to be overhauled in the 1990s due to corruption. The five-year-old case seemingly came to an end this morning when the state Supreme Court voted 7-0 against the comedian (real name: Vince Sicari), explaining his job as a comedian is

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    Supreme Court delays decision on whether comedian Vince August can keep his job as a judge

    The Supreme Court of New Jersey today delayed a ruling that would have established whether Vince August could keep his part-time job as a municipal judge while simultaneously working as a stand-up comedian. This morning’s hearing came as August (real name: Vince A. Sicari) was appealing a 2008 state ethics board committee ruling that said Sicari could not perform both functions. In 2010, the Committee on Extra-Judicial Activities supported that

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    Supreme Court to rule on whether comedian can keep his job as a judge

    Vince August has been a well-established comedian for years, working as a warm-up comic for the Daily Show with Jon Stewart and as a regular performer at Carolines on Broadway, one of the most respected comedy venues in the country. During the same time, however, August (real name: Vince A. Sicari) has also been en equally established lawyer and municipal judge. When he’s not making people laugh, Sicari works as

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