Browsing Month April, 2008

Houston’s Funniest Person Competition at Laff Stop moves along with third-round prelims

By | April 30, 2008 at 8:37 am | No comments

Houston’s Laff Stop comedy club began its search for the city’s funniest person April 15. The thing that separates this contest from many others comedy comps is that the winner won’t only get some cash for his or her efforts but...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Dave Landau

By | April 30, 2008 at 3:57 am | No comments

Comedian Dave Landau thought it would great to date a kinky chick. But he soon found out it’s sometimes a dangerous proposition. Check it...

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RooftopComedy to co-produce new Aspen comedy festival

By | April 29, 2008 at 12:58 pm | No comments

Online comedy channel RooftopComedy, along with Wheeler Opera House will fill the void left by the HBO/US Comedy Arts Festival that had its final run in Aspen last year by presenting its own comedy festival. The Aspen RooftopComedy Festival will start May 30 and will last two...

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Spike TV’s Guys Choice Awards voting begins, will Chris Rock or Seth Rogen be crowned king of comedy?

By | April 29, 2008 at 10:56 am | No comments

In the spirit of creating as many award shows as possible as well as satiating man’s desire to assert their man-esque desires via tapping and clicking on a keyboard, Spike TV has opened online voting for their second annual Guys Choice Awards. It’s your chance, guys,...

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Lil’ Bush, Flavor Flav: we’re giving stuff away, you lucky devils

By | April 29, 2008 at 10:34 am | No comments

Three lucky winners will win themselves both the first season (uncensored, of course) of Lil’ Bush, The Invasion Begins and the extended, uncensored DVD of the Roast of Flavor Flav. Here’s what you need to do to win this Comedy Central prize pack: snap a photo of you...

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Just For Laughs to announce 2008 fest lineup today

By | April 29, 2008 at 7:31 am | No comments

Montreal’s Just For Laughs comedy festival, the longest running one in the world, will announce their official lineup at 6 p.m. EST today. The festival is in its 26th year. Check back here or the JFL official site for more information later in the...

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The Birthday Party Douche: a true story of one man’s run-in with comedian Eddie Brill

By | April 29, 2008 at 5:47 am | No comments

I try hard most times not to be a comedy snob. But sometimes it’s just too darn tempting. On Saturday I went to see Tom Papa’s early show at Gotham Comedy Club in Manhattan. I got to the venue rather early. So the rest of my party and I took...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Tom Segura

By | April 29, 2008 at 3:56 am | No comments

Comedian Tom Segura loves when wild animals attack humans. It’s even better when it’s caught on tape. Check it...

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Monday stand-up video: Jonah Ray

By | April 28, 2008 at 7:26 am | No comments

Los Angeles-based comedian Jonah Ray really likes drinking in New York City. We mean, he likes it likes it. Check it...

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