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Doug Stanhope blasts Kyle Cease and many other comedy teachers; is he right?

By | July 12, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 21 comments

When road warrior comedian Doug Stanhope speaks, there’s never any question about what he really means. Case in point, a new blog post on Stanhope’s website outlining his thoughts on stand-up comedy classes, and the people who run them. He has articulate, unkind words for...

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TBS pokes fun at Emmys in Conan O’Brien ads

By | June 8, 2010 at 6:09 pm | No comments

The newly TBS-supported Conan O’Brien isn’t holding anything back. The deposed comedy lord and his new cable comrades are going right for the jugular, telling the world they want Emmys before they’ve even gone on the air. The image to the right is one of several new ads...

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What was Chris Rock saying to Kobe Bryant from the stands?

By | June 7, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 3 comments

Having a massive celebrity sitting in the front row of a sporting event is always a huge distraction. But what if the celebrity was one of the world’s biggest comedians – and he was busting YOUR balls? And to add insult to injury, the ball busting was entertaining his friend...

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The Daily Show produces comedy show at Comix in NYC

By | June 1, 2010 at 4:43 pm | No comments

Hey comedy wieners! Punchline blogger/stand-up comic, Brendan McLaughlin here. My editor has graciously offered me a miniscule portion of the blog’s bandwidth to share some info about a very cool show that I’m participating in tomorrow night... Every month the folks at The...

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TBS’ Just For Laughs festival launches mobile app

By | May 28, 2010 at 11:41 am | No comments

TBS’ Just For Laughs Chicago Festival has just hatched a tech-savvy new method of keeping fans abreast of the latest fest developments. This year’s festival program will be available in the form of a mobile app. Show schedules, lineups, comic bios, videos and more will be...

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Just For Laughs adds series, artists to Montreal, Chicago fests

By | May 20, 2010 at 12:44 pm | No comments

Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival has been the hottest gathering in comedy for years now, so it’s no wonder that the new Chicago arm of Just For Laughs is quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with. This year’s Chicago festival, which will take place June 15 – 19,...

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How much would you pay to hang out with comedian Aisha Tyler?

By | May 18, 2010 at 5:01 pm | One comment

Any Aisha Tyler fans out there interested in dropping some dough to meet the funny lady, watch her work and help out a good cause? Tyler is auctioning off a chance to sit in on a recording session for her animated FX series, Archer, to benefit The Trust For Public Land....

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Aziz Ansari lines up studio and production team for new flick

By | May 12, 2010 at 10:31 am | No comments

A movie pitch by all-over-the-place comic Aziz Ansari and 30 Rock writer Matt Hubbard has been picked up by Mandate Pictures. According to Hollywood Reporter, the movie will co-star East Bound and Down's Danny McBride, and the script will be written by Parks and Recreation...

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Brian Posehn releases animated music video

By | May 7, 2010 at 10:19 am | No comments

In conjunction with his recently released comedy album, Fart and Wiener Jokes, comedian and Sarah Silverman Program cast member Brian Posehn has just put out a music video. The song is called More Metal Than You, and features guest musicians Scott Ian from Anthrax. Joey Vera of...

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