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Can comedy be taught? Documentary ‘Finding the Funny’ attempts to answer (Video)

Can comedy be taught? Documentary ‘Finding the Funny’ attempts to answer (Video)

By | July 20, 2012 at 2:19 pm | One comment

Most comedians seem to agree that comedy can not be taught, and you can really only learn by doing. But chances are, you can find and enroll in a “comedy class” in your area. Finding the Funny is a new documentary by John Bizarre about the merits of teaching comedy. The film...

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Watch Todd Barry’s stand-up special ‘Super Crazy’ tomorrow and also these videos

Watch Todd Barry’s stand-up special ‘Super Crazy’ tomorrow and also these videos

By | July 20, 2012 at 12:39 pm | No comments

Todd Barry, whose first ever hour special Super Crazy debuts tomorrow at 11 pm ET on Comedy Central, made his third appearance on Late Show with David Letterman last night. The low-energy veteran comic discusses prison, fraternities, and a strange Twitter encounter with the...

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Zach Galifianakis and Scott Aukerman’s ‘Between Two Ferns’ headed to DVD

Zach Galifianakis and Scott Aukerman’s ‘Between Two Ferns’ headed to DVD

By | July 17, 2012 at 1:43 pm | No comments

Funny Or Die's wildly popular Web series Between Two Ferns is headed to DVD, producer Scott Aukerman confirmed to Laughspin today. The producer, who's currently the host of IFC's hilarious anti-talk show Comedy Bang Bang (based on Aukerman's long-running podcast), says he's...

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LGBT group demands apology from George Lopez, Arizona sheriff also angry about jokes (Video)

LGBT group demands apology from George Lopez, Arizona sheriff also angry about jokes (Video)

By | July 16, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 8 comments

On George Lopez' newest special It's Not Me, It's You, which debuted live on HBO this past weekend, Lopez warns: “I'm gonna talk a lot of shit today.” And talk shit he did. And as a result, the veteran comedian upset some members of the LGBT community after a questionable...

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Watch Kurt Braunohler in new documentary series ‘Modern Comedian’

Watch Kurt Braunohler in new documentary series ‘Modern Comedian’

By | July 16, 2012 at 2:12 pm | One comment

Modern Comedian is a new web series by New York-based comic Scott Moran. Each week Scott follows a different comedian around, on-stage and off, to document the life of the -- you guessed it -- modern comedian. The debut episode features Kurt Braunohler. Between Kurt's old...

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Doug Stanhope announces ‘Big Stink’ tour dates and CD, DVD release

Doug Stanhope announces ‘Big Stink’ tour dates and CD, DVD release

By | July 16, 2012 at 1:02 pm | No comments

Doug Stanhope's latest album - the no-bullshit Before Turning the Gun on Himself - deservedly shot to #1 on the Billboard, iTunes and Amazon comedy charts after its digital release in March. On Nov. 6 the physical release of the live companion CD/DVD will be available from...

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Kevin Smith launches ‘Too Fat to Fly’ and ‘Let Us Dance’ apps for iPod and iPad

Kevin Smith launches ‘Too Fat to Fly’ and ‘Let Us Dance’ apps for iPod and iPad

By | July 16, 2012 at 9:51 am | No comments

Kevin Smith's ridiculously, insanely gigantic empire continues to grow, as Smith branches out into the video game world. SMarcade, a division of Smith's SmodCo has worked in cooperation with Ice Cap Games to release two iOS games, available for download on the iPod and iPad,...

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Amy Poehler is everything that’s right with modern women (Video)

Amy Poehler is everything that’s right with modern women (Video)

By | July 16, 2012 at 9:33 am | No comments

The Smart Girls Channel on YouTube, “a place for funny, thoughtful and deceivingly educational programming,” has a new show from the funny, thoughtful and deceivingly educational Amy Poehler. Ask Amy features the Parks and Recreation star answering your viewer-submitted...

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New George Lopez special ‘It’s Not Me, It’s You’ premieres live on July 14 (Videos)

New George Lopez special ‘It’s Not Me, It’s You’ premieres live on July 14 (Videos)

By | July 13, 2012 at 1:48 pm | No comments

George Lopez is returning to HBO with It's Not Me, It's You, his third live stand-up special on the network. The new set, filmed at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles (which Lopez has sold-out a record-breaking 24 times) features the comic, author and former late-night host...

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