Though Harrison Greenbaum graduated at the top of his Harvard class in 2008, the preppy bachelor didn’t score when it came to dates.A self-professed goody-two-shoes high school valedictorian, he never made time for love, never mind a girlfriend.
“She’ll justify [a hookup] to her friends” based on the funny factor, says Procida, 27, of Bushwick. It’s like what alcohol has on some men.” Gabrielle Puglia says she’d rather admire funny men at comedy clubs such as Midtown’s Shake Rattle & Roll Dueling Pianos than try to meet dudes in traditional bars.
“When you go to a bar, there’s little interaction and it’s so loud,” Puglia, a 29-year-old executive assistant based in Bay Ridge, tells The Post.
I can carry that weight in the relationship.” But there’s a dark side to dating a professional funnyman.
Carolyn Busa, a 31-year-old comic based in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, always harbored crushes on famous comedians such as Conan O’Brien. But after casually dating a few of her colleagues, she decided that they’re not marriage material.
“I don’t think they make the best boyfriends long-term,” Busa says. But I also think they’re kinda secluded people and need their time to be by themselves …