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RooftopComedy searches out funniest college students in national competition

By | February 13, 2008 at 3:51 pm | No comments has announced their first annual National College Comedy Competition. The five month long event kicks off Friday, February 15 at Harvard University and will hit 31 other colleges from now until May when the semi-finals and finals arrive in Aspen,...

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Writer’s Guild of America – awards in comedy

By | February 11, 2008 at 3:11 pm | No comments

The WGA held its annual Writer’s Guild of America Awards last week at the prestigious weekend general membership meeting in Los Angeles, CA. While award categories range from Original Screenplay to Television Graphic Animation, lets face it, we really only care about the...

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No bleeping: Jeff Dunham puppet says ‘god damn it’ on TV

By | February 5, 2008 at 3:44 pm | No comments

A fellow comedy fan noticed something unusual during the re-airing of Jeff Dunham’s one hour special on January 27. At one point in the act, one of Dunham’s puppets uttered the phrase, “God damn it.” Worse things could be said, I’m sure. The...

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Jeff Dunham crowned Comedy Central’s King of Comedy

By | January 27, 2008 at 9:31 pm | No comments

Despite the great campaigning efforts of 19 other top notch comedians, voters have chosen Jeff Dunham as the Comedy Central Stand-Up Showdown King of Comedy. Now that’s a title to be proud of! Sunday’s marathon event than ran from 11:30am to 10pm was filled with...

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Last Comic Standing, new season is now casting

By | January 25, 2008 at 4:44 pm | No comments

Bill Bellamy and the NBC hit comedy reality show, “Last Comic Standing,” will be returning this year and are holding casting auditions now through the end of March. Think you can hang? Here’s the information you’ll need to get you started. Note: that you...

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Comedy Central Stand-Up Showdown: The power 10 + Jim Gaffigan’s pitch

By | January 22, 2008 at 3:12 pm | No comments

We’ve rounded the corner of the fifth and final week of Comedy Central’s Stand-Up Showdown. This marks the first week that not one comic has either entered or been bumped out of one of the Top 10 spots. I’d be very surprised if the current Top 10 didn’t...

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Natasha Leggero and Wild Willy: live TV taping at Chicago’s Lakeshore Theater

By | January 15, 2008 at 4:38 pm | No comments

Chicago’s Lakeshore Theater will be the host of a live TV taping on Friday, Jan. 18 at both 8 and 10pm. The headlining stand-up event, “Biker vs Babe” will star the original biker comic Wild Willy Parsons (Last Comic Standing) and Natasha Leggero (The Tonight...

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Kyle Cease: A Familiar Face

By | October 8, 2007 at 10:43 am | No comments

He's only 30, but stand-up comedian Kyle Cease already has a Comedy Central album and half-hour special under his belt. Now, the LA-based comic will be seen this week on the same network in his first hour-long special Weirder, Blacker, Dimpler. No doubt, you've seen stand-up...

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