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Patrice O’Neal: Ready to challenge the mainstream

By | February 17, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 2 comments

There are few comedians more divisive than Patrice O'Neal. In fact, the only reason he hasn't ruffled more liberal feathers than he already has, is due to his lack of widespread mainstream exposure. But that's about to change with his first hour-long special Elephant in the...

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Patrice O'Neal's "Elephant in the Room" debuts Saturday, let's watch a Web-exclusive

By | February 17, 2011 at 11:54 am | No comments

This is a long-time coming, comedy fans. Patrice O'Neal will finally debut his own one-hour comedy special on Comedy Central this Saturday at 10 pm EST. I've already seen it and it doesn't disappoint-- unless you hate Patrice O'Neal or any comic who talks about incredibly...

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Do you want to hear Marc Maron say, "Aww…C'mon, Gallagher" over and over?

By | February 16, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 4 comments

It’s not my intention to beat a dead horse, but I just can’t stop re-listening to the Marc Maron – Gallagher interview. Yes, the one wherein the latter comedian storms out of Maron’s Portland hotel room where the interview was being recorded. Now, as I’ve written...

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Greg Giraldo benefit to be held at comedian's alma mater

By | February 15, 2011 at 3:42 pm | No comments

Hot on the heels of last week's huge benefit show at the Beacon Theater in New York for the family of Greg Giraldo, comes a two-night celebration of the well-loved comedian-- this time, it's going down at Columbia University, Greg's alma mater. From March 7 - 8, at the Ivy...

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Roseanne Barr inks reality show deal with Lifetime

By | February 14, 2011 at 5:17 pm | No comments

Confession time: In my youth I used to watch a great many original Lifetime movies. I don’t know why. It’s something I’m working out. The point is, I haven’t watched Lifetime in more than a decade, but the Network for Women (and formerly, me) just signed up Roseanne Barr...

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Ted Alexandro is prepping new album, gives a taste on Letterman

By | February 14, 2011 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments

Every time I catch Ted Alexandro live, the dude seems to be better than the last time I saw him. Throughout the years, Ted's material has gotten bit more dark, thoughtful and as a result all-around funnier and satisfying. It was a treat to see him last week at the Beacon Theater...

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Amy Schumer goes nude for Cosmopolitan; Happy Valentine's Day!

By | February 14, 2011 at 10:52 am | 6 comments

In our recent interview with comedian Amy Schumer, we chatted with her about her upcoming naked photo shoot with Cosmopolitan. Well, that upcoming shoot is no longer upcoming; it's here. So, of course, we wanted to share it with you. And don't get us wrong. It's not all about...

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Jim Breuer, Pete Correale become "Podcast Masters"; should you listen?

By | February 11, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 6 comments

It's been a busy week, folks, what with all the watching and listening to comedy I do. Now, none of you may be asking, "What else do you do with your life?" Well, glad you didn't ask. I'm a husband. I'm also a father to a two-year-old son; let's call him "Thundercock," a name...

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Russell Brand hosts SNL this week; let's watch his promos

By | February 10, 2011 at 5:06 pm | 3 comments

There's little in life that I enjoy more than lazily embedding promos featuring the guest host of Saturday Night Live each week. You may know that "bad boy" British comedian Russell Brand is hosting this week; and complete fucking asshole Chris Brown is the musical guest-- which...

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