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George Carlin dead at 71

By | June 23, 2008 at 2:59 am | No comments

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Last Comic Standing; season 6, episode five… live blog

By | June 19, 2008 at 4:42 pm | No comments

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Patton Oswalt and friends confused by Stand Up Comedy store?

By | June 19, 2008 at 9:45 am | No comments

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Last Comic Standing, Season 6; episode four: live blog

By | June 12, 2008 at 4:53 pm | No comments

8:44 We’re in Minneapolis today, kids for some more auditions– the Acme Comedy Company to be exact; it’s a stellar club that gets excellent comics all year round. Pete Lee has a pretty solid set; he gets passed. Alex Thomas: though I was a bit scared of his...

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Get a muthafuckin’ Chris Rock Father’s Day card, bitch!

By | June 12, 2008 at 10:03 am | No comments

I was at a Hallmark store last night picking up a Webkinz – the turtle – for a friend’s daughter when I realized how much of a shitty son I would be if I didn’t pick up a Father’s Day card for my father and grandfather (I figured my brother...

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Dana Carvey: Squatting Monkeys Tell No Lies

By | June 9, 2008 at 1:02 am | No comments

For comedians who have impressed the masses on television and in movies, it's easy for them to slip quietly away from their roots in stand-up comedy. For many, it turns out that the sweating and the toiling on smoky stages was just a means to an end. And for Dana Carvey the end...

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Last Comic Standing; Season six, episode three: live blog

By | June 5, 2008 at 4:30 pm | No comments

note: to those of you readers (and blogs) who thought the last episode’s live blog was snarky, I apologize. If you look at the tone of the rest of the site, you’ll see that it takes a lot for us to get snarky. So when it happens, we’re not acting. Sometimes we...

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Video: Demetri Martin’s comedic doppelganger?

By | June 3, 2008 at 12:40 pm | No comments

So when I was watching the college stand-up competition at RooftopComedy’s festival in Aspen this past weekend, I couldn’t help but be incredibly distracted by one of the finalist’s uncanny resemblance in style to Demetri Martin. Usually, I think it’s a...

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From the archives… Greg Giraldo: Born to Mock

By | June 3, 2008 at 8:54 am | No comments

(Originally published Dec. 2005) Comedy saved him from the clutches of corporate law. Now, who's going to save the world from Greg Giraldo? Moments before Greg Giraldo arrives on the New York City set of his show, the producers fill no fewer than seven stage monitors with a...

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