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Ricky Gervais … er, David Brent, is finally a rock star. Sort of. (Laughspin interview)

Ricky Gervais … er, David Brent, is finally a rock star. Sort of. (Laughspin interview)

By | September 14, 2016 at 2:58 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervais has accomplished pretty much everything a young comedian dreams of accomplishing the day they decide to dedicate their lives to making people laugh. He created The Office, a cult comedy hit that premiered in 2001 in the UK and has since become a worldwide...

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Watch a preview: Aparna Nancherla’s Half-Hour Comedy Central special premieres tonight!

Watch a preview: Aparna Nancherla’s Half-Hour Comedy Central special premieres tonight!

By | September 9, 2016 at 2:17 pm | No comments

Aparna Nancherla is one of very few comedians who can combine an absurdist aesthetic with a relatable set of premises to excellent effect. She is, in my opinion, one of the best joke writers of our time. And because of this, I’ve often thought it would be swell if someone...

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Mitch Hedberg: The Complete Vinyl Collection to be released by Comedy Central

Mitch Hedberg: The Complete Vinyl Collection to be released by Comedy Central

By | September 6, 2016 at 3:47 pm | No comments

Mitch Hedberg’s entire body of previously recorded work will be available on Nov. 4 through Comedy Central Records as a limited edition box set. Mitch Hedberg: The Complete Vinyl Collection, executive produced by Hedberg’s wife, comedian Lynn Shawcroft, will include 12-inch...

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Sam Kinison: Breaking The Rules released by Comedy Dynamics

Sam Kinison: Breaking The Rules released by Comedy Dynamics

By | September 2, 2016 at 12:08 am | No comments

Sam Kinison died tragically 24 years ago but his spirit has lived on through newer generations of comedians and, more directly, through the recorded material he's left behind. Comedy Dynamics will continue to stoke Kinison's fiery legacy by releasing an album version of Sam...

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Alison Brie, Marc Maron, Betty Gilpin to star in Netflix wrestling comedy GLOW

Alison Brie, Marc Maron, Betty Gilpin to star in Netflix wrestling comedy GLOW

By | August 31, 2016 at 2:40 pm | No comments

Netflix along with Orange is the New Black creator Jenji Kohan has snagged Alison Brie, Marc Maron and Betty Gilpin to star in GLOW, a comedy series inspired by the all-female wrestling league of the same name that was popular in the 1980s. GLOW will center on Brie, who will...

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Comedy Central to release Drew Michael album Funny To Death (Audio Preview)

Comedy Central to release Drew Michael album Funny To Death (Audio Preview)

By | August 30, 2016 at 2:56 pm | No comments

We’ve been watching Chicago native Drew Michael rise up the comedy world ranks for years now— and for good reason. Since the release of the Comedians You Should Know album in 2011, wherein he’s one of a handful of comedians featured as part of that Chicago stand-up comedy...

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Larry The Cable Guy: I’ll vote for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton (UPDATE)

Larry The Cable Guy: I’ll vote for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton (UPDATE)

By | August 30, 2016 at 1:15 pm | No comments

UPDATE -- 3:05 pm ET: Larry The Cable Guy appeared on SiriusXM, where he recorded an interview for The Raw Report, to further explain the comments he made about Hillary Clinton. The full interview will air Thursday at 3:30pm ET on Raw Dog Comedy SiriusXM 99. Here's what he...

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George Carlin anti-police bit from I Kinda Like It When A Lotta People Die (AUDIO)

George Carlin anti-police bit from I Kinda Like It When A Lotta People Die (AUDIO)

By | August 26, 2016 at 2:36 pm | No comments

George Carlin’s new album I Kinda Like It When A Lotta People Die is set for a Sept. 16 release on CD, vinyl and digital formats. But a previously unreleased track that will be featured on the album was just made available. On the track “Rats and Squealers,” Carlin...

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George Carlin album ‘I Kinda Like It When A Lotta People Die’ will be released Sept. 16 (Audio)

George Carlin album ‘I Kinda Like It When A Lotta People Die’ will be released Sept. 16 (Audio)

By | August 17, 2016 at 11:38 am | No comments

The night before the attacks of 9/11, George Carlin was doing what he did best— harnessing his darkest thoughts and turning them into incisive long-form jokes live on stage. On that particular date Carlin was performing at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas – part of what would be a...

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