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Listen to excerpts from Andy Kindler’s State of the Industry Address (Exclusive)

Listen to excerpts from Andy Kindler’s State of the Industry Address (Exclusive)

By | August 9, 2012 at 6:12 pm | 14 comments

You may have listened to the Andy Kindler interview we posted on July 30, wherein the veteran comedian talks about his then just-delivered State of the Industry Address at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. Parts of both the address and our interview dealt with the...

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Tig Notaro remembers getting fired from a comedy show, almost dying (Animation)

Tig Notaro remembers getting fired from a comedy show, almost dying (Animation)

By | August 8, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments

Each week, we’ve been featuring a new episode of Stand Down, the A.V. Club’s new animated series, wherein a comedian tells a story about a terrible time in their career. This week, Tig Notaro tells a chilling story of onstage bombing and near death. It’s not for the faint...

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Watch Anthony Jeselnik, Wayne Brady, Seth Green previews from Comedy Central’s roast of Roseanne

Watch Anthony Jeselnik, Wayne Brady, Seth Green previews from Comedy Central’s roast of Roseanne

By | August 8, 2012 at 1:41 pm | No comments

You're no doubt well aware that Comedy Central's Roast of Roseanne premieres on Sunday at 10 pm EST. But are you aware we're all going to die? You should watch these just-released new previews from the roast, featuring Anthony Jeselnik, Wayne Brady and Seth Green. Do it before...

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The new trailer for Judd Apatow’s flick ‘This Is 40′ is super and you should watch it (Video)

The new trailer for Judd Apatow’s flick ‘This Is 40′ is super and you should watch it (Video)

By | August 7, 2012 at 3:10 pm | One comment

It's been nearly four months since we saw the first trailer for Judd Apatow's upcoming flick This Is 40, starring Paul Rudd, Leslie. A sort-of sequel to Apatow's now-classic 2007 flick Knocked Up, we find Rudd and Mann facing middle age and trying to improve upon their lives in...

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Watch Jeff Ross as Joe Paterno at Comedy Central’s roast of Roseanne

Watch Jeff Ross as Joe Paterno at Comedy Central’s roast of Roseanne

By | August 6, 2012 at 2:57 pm | No comments

On Saturday, Comedy Central's Roast of Roseanne taped in Los Angeles. We were there to witness all of the action (live blog here). And although there were many laughs and a handful of surprises, comedian and roast veteran Jeff Ross' arrival and performance as the late Penn State...

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Watch this ‘Louie’ super cut where Louis C.K. says ‘sorry’ a whole bunch of times

Watch this ‘Louie’ super cut where Louis C.K. says ‘sorry’ a whole bunch of times

By | August 2, 2012 at 4:25 pm | No comments

Louis C.K. snagged seven Emmy nominations between his work on Live at the Beacon Theater and his hit FX show, Louie. You might be surprised to learn that not one of those nods were earned from C.K.'s character's constant apologies on his show. JK! Of course you're not surprised....

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Somali comedian known for anti-terrorist humor shot dead

Somali comedian known for anti-terrorist humor shot dead

By | August 1, 2012 at 4:57 pm | One comment

A man known as the leader of Somalia’s comedy scene was shot dead, likely because of jokes he told about Al-Qaeda and the nation’s government. After leaving the Kulmiye radio station in the nation's capital Mogadishu, where he worked, two men shot comedian Abdi Jeylani...

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Let Christian Finnegan teach you how to be a sidewalk sexual harasser (Video)

Let Christian Finnegan teach you how to be a sidewalk sexual harasser (Video)

By | August 1, 2012 at 3:27 pm | No comments

The latest episode of Official Comedy's new series You're An A-Hole is here, folks. This week, comedian and host Christian Finnegan learns us the nuances of becoming the Sidewalk Sexual Harasser type of A-Hole. You know the type, but what you don't know is that it's not as easy...

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Chris Rock talks Tosh, illegal taping at comedy clubs, Louis C.K. and more

Chris Rock talks Tosh, illegal taping at comedy clubs, Louis C.K. and more

By | August 1, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 3 comments

In a must-read interview with Dave Itzkoff of the New York Times, Chris Rock addresses the recent rash of unfortunate comedy club incidents, the problem with audience members illegally recording sets and much more. Check out an excerpt below, but make sure you read the entire...

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