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Tosh.0 to return to Comedy Central for third season

By | April 9, 2010 at 12:21 pm | No comments

Comedian Daniel Tosh has become quite the hit with the folks at Comedy Central. Tosh.0, his Talk Soup-esque series with a web-centric twist has just been renewed for a third season with new executive producer Charlie Siskel. The show has consistently gotten good numbers, and has...

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Trailer fun: Zach Galifianakis, Jeff Dunham, Kristen Schaal in Dinner for Schmucks

By | April 8, 2010 at 1:02 pm | No comments

Is there anything better than a comedy with an all-star cast? Yeah. But here’s one that looks cool. With Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Schaal and an unlikely cast Jeff Dunham, the upcoming Dinner For Schmucks has one of the most well-rounded comedy...

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Tom Shillue unveils monthly storytelling show featuring Michael Showalter, Reggie Watts and more

By | April 6, 2010 at 2:55 pm | No comments

For in-the-know New York residents, the city’s downtown is currently in a renaissance of live comedy. There are great shows with killer lineups every night of the week. It’s great! But with a scene this vibrant, dedicated show-goers are repeatedly faced with an inevitable...

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Eddie Izzard will run three hours on treadmill to raise money

By | April 1, 2010 at 5:53 pm | No comments

Eyebrow-raising comedian/actor Eddie Izzard has a well-earned reputation as a high energy performer, but this is ridiculous! It was just reported that Izzard will power the London Eye, a huge ferris wheel/tourist attraction on the banks of the Thames River. He'll juice the ride...

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Laugh Factory’s Kevin Nealon Show hosts Mario Joyner

By | March 30, 2010 at 9:51 am | No comments

As we reported a few weeks back, SNL/Weeds alum Kevin Nealon has started hosting a comedian chat show at LA’s Laugh Factory comedy club. The most recent installment features guest comedian Mario Joyner, who you may recognize from Everybody Hates Chris and the infamous...

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Patton Oswalt writes comic book, out June 2

By | March 24, 2010 at 12:35 pm | No comments

Everyone knows Patton Oswalt is one of the original, self-proclaimed nerds of comedy, so you might not be too surprised to learn he’s just written a comic book. And it'll be out June 2. The interesting part is that it’s an episode of Firefly, the short-lived Joss Whedon...

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Victor Varnado: Comedy nerd king

By | March 23, 2010 at 12:17 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_6032" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="photo by Anya Garrett"][/caption] Victor Varnado is not your typical black comedian, and not just because his skin is far from dark. Determined to prove funny is funny, armed with little more than his wit and...

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Larry David says more Curb Your Enthusiasm might happen

By | March 16, 2010 at 9:52 am | No comments

Every time a season of Larry David’s genius meta-comedy series comes to an end, fans fear it will be the last they’ll see of it. It certainly looked that way three seasons ago, when a season finale had David making a trip to heaven. The future of the series has seemed...

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Rob Cantrell and Victor Varnado team up for some foot rubbing (VIDEO)

By | March 12, 2010 at 6:11 pm | One comment

It’s always fun to see two funny comedians come together and bring the ha ha. In this brand spanking new video, comedian Rob Cantrell’s musical vision is brought to visual fruition by comedian/director Victor Varnado. They had help from Diane ODebra, Mara Heron, Margaret...

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