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Video interview: Inside the Macy’s window with Mike Birbiglia

By | January 28, 2011 at 12:21 pm | No comments

You can't sleepwalk with him this time but you can watch comedian Mike Birbiglia sleep- and you don't even have to stalk his bedroom window! Nope, you just have to stalk the Macy's window where he's living for the next few days. The Sleepwalk With Me author began his stay in...

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Russell Peters lands NBC sitcom deal

By | November 11, 2010 at 3:51 pm | 3 comments

Stand-up comedy giant Russell Peters landed a deal to work on a half-hour sitcom for NBC. The show, according to Variety, will be loosely based on Peters’ life. The comedian, who grew up in Brampton, Canada with his parents who immigrated there from India, is working with...

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Bob Saget, Olsen twins, Jerry Seinfeld, more raise $700k for scleroderma research

By | November 10, 2010 at 3:09 pm | No comments

Family, friends, and supporters came together Monday night at Carolines on Broadway in New York City for comedian Bob Saget's annual scleroderma fundraiser. And just moments ago, Saget tweeted that the event raised nearly $700,000. The Scleroderma Research Foundation...

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Zach Galifianakis reveals new hairdo on Fallon show

By | November 4, 2010 at 1:33 pm | No comments

As if pulling out a (fake) joint on Bill Maher's show was surprising enough, Zach Galifianakis surprised us with a new hair cut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night! The Hangover star was on the show promoting his new movie Due Date co-starring Robert Downey Jr. About...

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Jim Gaffigan becomes fourth stand-up comedian to join Broadway show casts in recent months

By | November 4, 2010 at 11:59 am | No comments

Doing movies was soooo 2009. Broadway shows are all the rage now in the comedy world. Jim Gaffigan has become the fourth stand-up comedian to recently sign on to do a Broadway play, joining Chris Rock, Robin Williams and Colin Quinn (his one-man show Long Story Short). This...

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New York Comedy Fest, Comedy Central “Comics To Watch” unveiled; watch them here

By | November 3, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 2 comments

A few months back. Comedy Central and the New York Comedy Festival – kicking off tonight – announced they would come up with their own Comics to Watch list. Well, tonight’s the night those comedians get to show off, specifically at Carolines in New York City as part of...

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Comedians really love pot; here’s the video proof

By | October 28, 2010 at 2:05 pm | No comments

The Sklar Brothers, Rob Cantrell, and other comedians are urging you to vote 'yes' on Prop 19 Nov. 2. That’s the law, by the way, that would make pot totally legal in California. The Brothers Sklar contribute to a series of videos called "Puff, Puff, Pass It Along" a parody...

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Comedy Central’s autism benefit airs Thursday, quirky items on auction now

By | October 19, 2010 at 6:26 pm | No comments

What's the secret to making Hot Pockets diarrhea proof? Well, what if those Hot Pockets were signed by Jim Gaffigan? Right, you'd still have the runs, but you'd have a swell conversation piece. Gaffigan's autographed Hot Pockets are just one of many quirky items being auctioned...

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Trailer for Colin Quinn’s Broadway show “Long Story Short” hits the web

By | October 19, 2010 at 5:40 pm | No comments

Vote for Quinn! Er...or at east go see his hilarious one-man show! We previously reported on Colin Quinn's Long Story Short moving from off-Broadway to the Helen Hayes theater on Oct. 22nd. And now we're reminding you, but only because there's this swell video to promote said...

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