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Pakistani comic thrives in native land; disses the Axis of Evil tour

By | July 7, 2008 at 2:44 am | No comments

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Oregon and Washington comedy clubs in a bitter feud

By | July 7, 2008 at 1:34 am | No comments

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Stand-up comedy’s most captive audience: inmates

By | July 2, 2008 at 2:16 am | No comments

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Toronto comedian faces human rights violation charge after alleged onstage homophobic comments

By | June 26, 2008 at 1:21 pm | No comments

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Friars’ Club launches ‘So You Think You Can Roast’ contest; Matt Lauer to be roasted

By | June 26, 2008 at 9:31 am | No comments

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Say it aint so… ventriloquists making a comeback?

By | June 25, 2008 at 4:06 am | No comments

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Toronto’s Laugh Resort closing after 18 years

By | June 24, 2008 at 8:36 am | No comments

After 18 years, Toronto’s Laugh Resort is hosting its final shows this week. The club was home to many independent comics in Toronto. Most other clubs in the city sought exclusive deals with comedians. The club used to regularly book comics like Adam Sandler, Ray Romano,...

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Bo Burnham: Barely legal comedy

By | June 23, 2008 at 1:08 am | 4 comments

A year ago, not-yet-legal Bo Burnham was just a scrawny kid from the suburbs who had a knack for writing funny songs. But now, millions of YouTube views and a record deal with Comedy Central have made the kid a star. If you spend a lot of time on YouTube, chances are you've...

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Jim Carrey signs with HBO for weekly show about stand-up comedy

By | June 20, 2008 at 11:16 am | No comments

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