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Behind the Scenes at LateNet with Ray Ellin: Comedy's evolution is in full effect!

By | July 9, 2007 at 8:54 am | No comments

When the late-night talk-show format meets stand-up comedy and the Internet, a new breed of variety show is born. And with the help of Gilbert Gottfried and Fran Drescher, hilarity ensues. by Dylan P. Gadino | Photos by Kevin Duffy Since its launch, DailyComedy.com has been...

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Patton Oswalt: Comedy Compels Him

By | July 5, 2007 at 9:22 am | One comment

Before Patton Oswalt was Spence on The King of Queens or a rat in Pixar's Ratatouille, he was just a stand-up comedian. Fortunately for us, his new album Werewolves and Lollipops, is proof that will never change. By Dylan P. Gadino Comedian Patton Oswalt is in...

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Jim Norton:Happy Endings: The Tales of a Meaty-Breasted Zilch

By | July 3, 2007 at 10:24 am | No comments

Whether you like stand-up comedy or not; whether you're a fan of comedian Jim Norton or not and -- this is important -- if you can suppress judgment on a man who not only enjoys being defecated on but also likes writing about it, you must read  Happy Endings: The Tales of a...

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Opie & Anthony: Something Wickedly Funny This Way Comes

By | June 11, 2007 at 8:33 am | No comments

By Dylan P. Gadino On the heels of the enormous success of last year's Opie and Anthony's Traveling Virus tour, Gregg “Opie" Hughes, Anthony Cumia and their third mic master, stand-up Jim Norton, will be back this summer to spread the virus in the form of this...

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Joe Rogan: Shiny Happy Jihad

By | May 25, 2007 at 10:11 am | No comments

Though he derides his half-a-decade worth of work on Fear Factor -- claiming no ownership of any of the horrid ideas acted out on said show -- stand-up comedian Joe Rogan does admit that given a hefty pay raise, he might just have agreed to another season. Of course, the set on...

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Alex Reymundo: Living the Dream

By | April 27, 2007 at 8:09 pm | No comments

As Stand-up comedian Alex Reymundo premieres his one-hour special on Showtime next month, the cultural chameleon sets his sights on Comedy Central and his own sitcom. By Dylan P. Gadino During the past 15 years, Alex Reymundo has had no shortage of major...

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Chelsea Handler: Stand-up comedy’s mischievous little sister

By | April 22, 2007 at 7:39 am | No comments

Stand-up comic Chelsea Handler has already told the world about her sexual exploits in a best selling book. So how could she possibly shock us with her new book, Are You There Vodka? It’s me, Chelsea. You’d be surprised. By Dylan P....

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Larry the Cable Guy: Keeping it Real… Real Goofy

By | April 2, 2007 at 7:32 am | 3 comments

Stand-up comedian Larry the Cable Guy never claimed his jokes inspired deep thought. And his new album, Morning Constitutions, proves the former Blue Collar Comedy comic isn't about to change. Fans are rejoicing; critics, no doubt, are planning their next attacks. By Dylan P....

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Jen Kirkman: Self Help

By | March 15, 2007 at 10:11 am | No comments

At the start of her debut album, stand-up comedian Jen Kirkman quickly disarms the at-home listeners with this, lest we start to think she's got some serious comedic skills: “No one knows who I am except this room and that's even like semi-debatable." It's a typical subtle...

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