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Just For Laughs: New Faces of Comedy revealed; watch them in action!

Just For Laughs: New Faces of Comedy revealed; watch them in action!

By | July 27, 2011 at 1:09 pm | 6 comments

Each year at Montreal's Just For Laughs comedy festival -- arguably the most important fest in the industry -- the New Faces of comedy are introduced. In short, these are the up-and-coming comedians festival producers have deemed the brightest and most worthy to watch for the...

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Watch Marc Maron on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Watch Marc Maron on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

By | July 27, 2011 at 12:17 pm | No comments

While he was in New York City to record a live version of his podcast WTF in Brooklyn, Marc Maron visited Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. He was there to not only promote the podcast but also his upcoming album This Has To Be Funny, which drops Aug. 9 on Comedy Central Records....

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Comedian Moshe Kasher’s book is going to be amazing

Comedian Moshe Kasher’s book is going to be amazing

By | July 26, 2011 at 3:06 pm | One comment

When we (then, Punchline Magazine) named rising comedian Moshe Kasher a comic to watch in 2009, we weren't foolin' around. We knew a few things. First, we knew the dude was funny onstage; he comes at you with a wholly unique hostile-meets-damaged delivery. It's fucking...

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Colin Quinn inks deal to write history-themed humor book

Colin Quinn inks deal to write history-themed humor book

By | July 26, 2011 at 2:34 pm | One comment

Ever since comedian Colin Quinn debuted his Broadway show, Long Story Short last year, his career has found a second, thriving life-- and deservedly so. The Jerry Seinfeld-directed one-man theater piece was turned into an HBO special, which aired in April, garnered critical...

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Monday comedy links: Conan O’Brien, John Goodman, College Humor and more!

Monday comedy links: Conan O’Brien, John Goodman, College Humor and more!

By | July 25, 2011 at 7:25 pm | No comments

Remember Omar from The Wire? Well, The Wire is not a show anymore, but Community is. See where I’m going with this? Dude is now on the cast of the NBC comedy. [Paste] Speaking of Community, John Goodman is joining the cast for the upcoming season. John Goodman! Hell yeah....

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Watch a new “Death Valley” preview with lots of blood (and laughs!)

Watch a new “Death Valley” preview with lots of blood (and laughs!)

By | July 25, 2011 at 5:49 pm | No comments

I'm not a fan of contemporary zombie or vampire movies, television shows, breakfast cereals, whatever. To be fair, I haven't really given them a fair chance. Although, the other day I accidentally watched 10 minutes of True Blood. The part I saw centered around two naked guys...

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Watch Reggie Watts do his thing for a Portuguese chicken restaurant

Watch Reggie Watts do his thing for a Portuguese chicken restaurant

By | July 25, 2011 at 4:57 pm | One comment

Reggie Watts is many things. He's a multi-faceted musician, comedian, improviser, beat boxer, the only man who wears suspenders not ironically. He's now a chicken restaurant spokesperson or sorts. Watts showed off his varied chops for this minute-long spot for UK-based Nando's,...

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Read Russell Brand’s touching tribute to his “vulnerable” friend, Amy Winehouse

Read Russell Brand’s touching tribute to his “vulnerable” friend, Amy Winehouse

By | July 25, 2011 at 1:30 pm | One comment

Surely, by now you all know singer Amy Winehouse was found dead yesterday at the age of 27. Though she had a very public battle with drugs and alcohol, no cause has yet been named for her death-- despite an autopsy being completed. However, you can speculate with decent...

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Photo: “Community” isn’t bitter about Emmy snub

Photo: “Community” isn’t bitter about Emmy snub

By | July 25, 2011 at 11:02 am | No comments

This is one of the many reasons I love Community. They just don't give a shit. When the Emmy nominations were announced a few weeks ago, I was shocked that the NBC comedy didn't snag even one. But that's ok. The Community peeps are back at work and taking the whole thing in...

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