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Matt Kirshen, more to perform on live Twitter stand-up event

By | May 28, 2009 at 10:37 am | No comments

On June 8, British standout comedian and Last Comic Standing star Matt Kirshen, along with six other comics will participate in a groundbreaking stand-up event. Twitter will debut their first comedy show in what constitutes a new form of live entertainment. The show, Twitcom...

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Comedian launches site dedicated to Ireland’s stand-up scene

By | May 26, 2009 at 11:34 am | No comments

Irish comedian Dave O’Gorman was frustrated with the lack of stand-up comedy awareness in the city of Dublin. “No matter how often I told family and friends about comedy in Dublin, very few knew there were even comedy nights in the clubs.” O’Gorman told Punchline...

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Comedian launches site dedicated to Ireland’s stand-up scene

By | May 26, 2009 at 11:34 am | No comments

Irish comedian Dave O’Gorman was frustrated with the lack of stand-up comedy awareness in the city of Dublin. “No matter how often I told family and friends about comedy in Dublin, very few knew there were even comedy nights in the clubs.” O’Gorman told Punchline...

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Jon Lajoie: One comedian’s scourge on pop music

By | May 26, 2009 at 9:05 am | 2 comments

[caption id="attachment_3549" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="photo by Lisa-Marie Glive"][/caption] When musical comedian Jon Lajoie uploads a new video to YouTube, it's almost guaranteed to get at least a million views. So it was a no-brainer for the Canadian star to...

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Hulu premieres original stand-up comedy

By | May 19, 2009 at 9:34 am | No comments

Hulu has signed a deal with Candor Entertainment to air Stand-Up at CandorTV on its popular online service. The program will start with the launch of six free 15-minute episodes of stand-up comedy, featuring three comics per episode. “This will be the perfect lunch break side...

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Robin Williams to resume tour after recovering from surgery

By | May 14, 2009 at 11:39 am | No comments

Robin Williams, who recently had heart surgery, has announced his planned return to stand-up comedy. Williams was forced to postpone the second half of his latest national comedy tour earlier this year when his heart problem was discovered. He had surgery in March to replace...

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Jeff Dunham’s “Achmed” routine reaches milestone

By | May 13, 2009 at 10:37 am | 7 comments

The just-released “100 Million Views Club” rated Jeff Dunham’s famous “Achmed the Dead Terrorist” routine as the fourth-most watched Internet video of all-time, with over 196 million worldwide views. Dunham’s routine is the only stand-up comedy clip in the Top 10 and...

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Jeff Dunham’s “Achmed” routine reaches milestone

By | May 13, 2009 at 10:37 am | No comments

The just-released “100 Million Views Club” rated Jeff Dunham’s famous “Achmed the Dead Terrorist” routine as the fourth-most watched Internet video of all-time, with over 196 million worldwide views. Dunham’s routine is the only stand-up comedy clip in the Top 10 and...

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Boston politician opens comedy club

By | May 7, 2009 at 12:46 pm | No comments

Boston City Councilor John Tobin has started a new stand-up comedy club, Tommy’s Comedy Lounge. The Lounge held its grand opening last Saturday, playing to a packed crowd at the Charles Playhouse in the Theatre District. The evening got off to a rocky start, with security...

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