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Dan Levy: One minute is all he needs

By | June 16, 2008 at 1:54 am | 2 comments

At 27, Dan Levy is one of the country's fastest-rising stand-up comedians. With two movies about to pop and a daily one-minute talk show on College Humor, summer '08 is looking damn sunny for the bespectacled lad from Connecticut. Dan Levy, the host of the College Humor Live...

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NYC club attempts to break world record

By | June 3, 2008 at 3:16 pm | No comments

Today, one of New York’s top comedy clubs, The Comic Strip Live, is boldly going where few other clubs have dared to go: the Guinness Book of World Records. Starting tonight, June 3rd, at 8:30 until Thursday, June 5th at 10:30, the Comic Strip will attempt to break the...

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Night of Too Many Stars: notes from the “blue carpet”

By | April 15, 2008 at 3:47 am | No comments

Check out some exclusive images from the “blue carpet.” Moments before heading inside the press tent, two black SUVs, one with Adam Sandler and the other with Chris Rock, drove down the street behind The Beacon Theatre—where Comedy...

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RooftopComedy’s National College Comedy Competition semifinalists, pt 1

By | March 12, 2008 at 9:15 am | No comments

The first round of Rooftop Comedy’s National College Comedy Competition is almost complete. There’s only a handful of schools left in the web site’s nationwide search to find the funniest college comedians in the fields of both sketch and stand-up. For more...

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Damon Wayans and YouTube team up for new comedy experience

By | February 15, 2008 at 9:44 am | No comments

Comedian Damon Wayans will pair up with YouTube on Feb. 16 to debut “WayOutTV,” Wayans’ channel on the web site that will serve as a platform for new writers, directors, actors, producers and musicians. The channel will showcase...

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Ty Barnett: Wise beyond his (comedy) years

By | July 9, 2007 at 9:26 am | No comments

He may have only five solid years of pro stand-up experience behind him, but Ty Barnett -- season four's Last Comic Standing runner-up -- has already made many lasting impressions. By Jessica Agi Although he's been a full-time comic for just five years, Chicago-native Ty...

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Geno Bisconte: The Philosopher King

By | June 4, 2007 at 8:29 am | No comments

There's a smile behind each all-encompassing jab New York City comic Geno Bisconte dishes out. It makes us a little worried, actually. But is there cause for concern? " By Jessica Agi Geno Bisconte may not be a household name in the world of comedy, but he has a lot to say,...

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Tammy Pescatelli: Get off the Couch!

By | March 26, 2007 at 8:27 pm | No comments

Watch videos of Tammy at RooftopComedy Stand-up comic Tammy Pescatelli spills the beans on her stage secrets, her experiences on Last Comic Standing and why -- despite what you may think -- laziness does not a good comic make By Jessica Agi Having grown up in a small Italian...

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Josh Blue: Comedy Afflicted

By | January 8, 2007 at 6:37 pm | One comment

Punchline Magazine presents the year’s greatest stand-up underdog story: After his Last Comic Standing victory, the wise-beyond-his years comedian releases his first live concert film, is booked into next summer and preps for a lifetime in the laugh...

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