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Band at center of Eugene Mirman bit changes name to Stealing Jane

By | May 6, 2008 at 9:06 pm | No comments

Remember HiJynx, the band that privately messaged Eugene Mirman via Myspace only to end up being blasted during his on stage reply? Well, now Mirman will have to watch out for invitations to see Stealing Jane, the band that sounds like “Maroon 5, Santana, [and] Sublime put...

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Cease brothers unveil magically hilarious new video

By | May 1, 2008 at 10:13 am | No comments

Are you searching for the perfect party magic trick? In this latest Cease Brothers video, Kyle and Kevin bring us Melgician the Magician and his hilarious magic training video to teach us all the famous “Ace of Spades” card trick. Melgician, a ridiculously goofy new...

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Reno Collier: Blue Collar Comedy 2.0

By | April 21, 2008 at 4:29 am | One comment

With a little help from his friends -- Larry the Cable Guy, Jeff Foxworthy included -- comedian Reno Collier is quickly climbing his way to the top of the next generation of blue collar comedy stars. After humbly starting his stand-up career one night at an open mic at...

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Night of Too Many Stars – what I liked and disliked.

By | April 14, 2008 at 7:36 pm | No comments

Last night, I enjoyed watching Comedy Central’s Autism benefit show, “Night of Too Many Stars.” I’ve watched past “Too Many Stars” shows and was always thoroughly entertained, but I did not have a real grasp on what Autism was. This month, my...

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Brooklyn comic wins FameCast’s ‘Comedy Stage’ contest

By | April 8, 2008 at 1:08 am | One comment

Comedian Marie Delprete, of Brooklyn, New York beat hundreds of other contestants and became the FameCast “Comedy Stage” winner. Delprete’s video entry, “Live in Hollywood,” garnered over 6,000 views from fans spanning the world who voted her the...

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Comedy links for the weekend

By | February 22, 2008 at 1:19 pm | No comments

StagetimeMagazine: Top Hack Phrases to Avoid - Far too many up-and-comers take the stage and bore our comically seasoned ears with material we’ve all heard back on Comedy Central’s “The A-List.” Here’s some stuff to avoid using in your act. Want to...

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Andrew ‘Dice’ Clay snubs Smothers Brothers at Pollstar Awards

By | February 22, 2008 at 11:31 am | No comments

Andrew “Dice” Clay stole the show last night at the 19th Annual Pollstar Concert Industry Awards. The event hosts, The Smothers Brothers, had allegedly been promised exclusive comedy performing rights for the evening, but when “Dice” took the stage as a...

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Jamie Kilstein to record comedy CD this weeked

By | February 19, 2008 at 11:22 am | No comments

New York Comedian, Jamie Kilstein, will be at the Lakeshore Theater in Chicago this weekend recording a new comedy CD. Kilstein is a regular club and theater headliner, was recently featured in the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, and has opened for talents like Dave Chappelle...

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Dartanion London, stand-up/improv mixologist

By | February 18, 2008 at 3:22 pm | No comments

According to The Daily, Dartanion London is a “local alt-comedy guru.” His weekly live comedy show, “Dart-Mondo,” is a hilarious blend of stand-up and improv, where following the comics’ sets, the team takes the stage to re-interpret the material...

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