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Lewis Black finally joins Twitter!

Lewis Black finally joins Twitter!

By | August 1, 2011 at 11:46 am | No comments

Two weeks after we let you know that Jerry Seinfeld joined the Twitter-sphere, I'm pleased to report that Lewis Black has caved in as well. @TheLewisBlack began tweeting Sunday after apparently being badgered by his good friend, comedian Kathleen Madigan (@kathleenmadigan). "I'm...

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Watch Kristen Wiig do improv in a closet and answer dumb questions

Watch Kristen Wiig do improv in a closet and answer dumb questions

By | July 29, 2011 at 4:50 pm | No comments

Saturday Night Live writer Mike O'Brien's new short-form interview web series could be called Between Two Jackets, as it has that similar hilariously awkward feeling of Zach Galifianakis' Funny Or Die series Between Two Ferns. O'Brien premiered 7 Minutes in Heaven (named in...

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Variety unveils its annual “10 Comics To Watch” list

Variety unveils its annual “10 Comics To Watch” list

By | July 27, 2011 at 10:10 am | 2 comments

We know how much everyone loves lists! On the eve of Montreal's New Faces showcase (starting tonight), Variety released its annual list of Top 10 Comics to Watch. Each year, Variety tends to be a great indicator of the industry's best young stars in the world of comedy. So let's...

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Watch Seth Meyers masterfully skewer athletes at the ESPY awards

Watch Seth Meyers masterfully skewer athletes at the ESPY awards

By | July 15, 2011 at 8:41 am | No comments

Saturday Night Live alum Seth Meyers became the first comedian to return for a second run at hosting the ESPYs since Dennis Miller's two-year run when the award show began. All of America's top athletes (and several Canadians who snuck in) gathered together at the Nokia Theater...

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Atom.com web series “Kid Farm” parodies Gosselins, Duggers and others

By | June 13, 2011 at 12:58 pm | One comment

Previously, we reported about Atom.com's pick-up of the hilarious brain child of comedians Jamie Lee and Pete Holmes, Kid Farm. The new web series, also starring comedians Katina Corrao and Matt McCarthy, based off a pilot episode posted on YouTube, officially launched on...

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Exclusive: Comedians Bill Burr, Robert Kelly, Joe DeRosa talk about their new film, “Cheat”

By | June 2, 2011 at 12:19 pm | No comments

"We've all lived the life. We're not proud of it. We're not ashamed of it. We're just presenting it," Bill Burr tells me during a recent chat I had with him, Robert Kelly and Joe DeRosa about their new short film, Cheat, which debuted at the TriBeCa Film Festival recently. He...

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Funniest Bin Laden tweets from last night; Ted Alexandro wins Twitter

By | May 2, 2011 at 9:29 am | 33 comments

As you all know, President Barack Obama announced last night that a U.S. agent has killed Osama Bin Laden. While some people were out celebrating in the streets, stand-up comedians were coming up with the perfect tweet. Here are our favorites from the night: @NateBargatze: It...

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A $1 million UCB comedy prank goes up in flames

By | February 3, 2011 at 4:47 pm | No comments

Craig Rowin asked for one simple thing: One million dollars. Not $5,000. Not $100,000., but one million dollars. "Not for anything specific. I just think it would be awesome," says the UCB sketch actor in his first of three request videos. Rowin gained notoriety after calling...

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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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