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Do Stand Up Comedians Have To Be Crazy?

By | May 7, 2008 at 8:51 pm | No comments

To be fair, being funny is not a product of psychosis, but rather a product of a person’s perceptive lens. And when it comes to seeing the world differently, people with mental illness can have, well, somewhat of a leg up… David Granirer is a...

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Does Tina Fey need to learn some respect for stand-up comedy?

By | April 25, 2008 at 3:00 am | No comments

Lots of people who star in comedy movies and T.V. shows aren’t funny. The thing is though, most of them know it. The lack of laughter they experience while watching their own movies means little to them when they’re cashing their fat paychecks. However,...

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For killer stand-up, look no further than… Hartford?

By | April 22, 2008 at 6:24 pm | No comments

Courant.com just did a piece recognizing Hartford, Connecticut for its thriving stand-up comedy scene. Writer, Ken Carlson reports that the area’s residents are highly interested in comedy and that promoters are able to draw big names with large, receptive...

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New web series spoofs viral video boom

By | April 21, 2008 at 3:00 am | No comments

What hasn’t been spoofed yet in an online video? I’ll tell ya: Online videos. Joey Mandarino and David Young of the hilarious joeyanddavid.com have just come out with a new web series, Viralcom. The show, which parodies the success of short,...

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Bill Cosby enters the world of hip-hop

By | April 16, 2008 at 12:52 pm | No comments

Bill Cosby has finally figured out a way to grab the attention of the hip-hop community: he’ll release his own hip-hop album. Due out next month, Cosby Narratives Volume 1: A State of Emergency blends hip-hop music with the 70- year-old...

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