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Maria Bamford: Can't Stop the Voices

By | February 25, 2006 at 12:38 pm | No comments

“Quirky" doesn't even begin to explain Bamford's approach to stand-up comedy. She's so much more than that. Just ask one of her personalities. By John Delery If Maria Bamford ever needs extra cash fast -- say, to help gas up the Comedians of Comedy tour van --...

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Various Artists: Invite Them Up

By | November 30, 2005 at 12:08 pm | One comment

Judging from the colossal comic lineup, everyone listening to Invite Them Up should keep an EKG machine and home defibrillator nearby to monitor and restart their hearts after having subjected themselves to more than three hours of convulsion-inducing hilarity. Luckily, though,...

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John Heffron: Good Kid, Bad Adult

By | November 7, 2005 at 12:45 pm | No comments

Ever since Eve ate that apple and immediately discovered the naked truth about her man (“Oh, Adam, for God's sake, put on some pants!"), women have been wagging their fingers and shaking their heads disgustedly at men. Now, from comedian John Heffron, comes a CD for anyone...

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Demetri Martin: Alternative (comedy) Energy Source

By | November 7, 2005 at 5:51 am | 5 comments

With his role on The Daily Show, his upcoming Comedy Central album, and a one-man stage act set to premiere, this Yale alumnus is poised to become the breakout comedy star of '06 By John Delery No thunderous explosion rattles the East Village of New York City at exactly...

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