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Sarah Silverman live in Tel Aviv, Israel (Review)

By | June 27, 2011 at 10:15 am | No comments

TEL AVIV -- Last week Sarah Silverman was invited to participate in Israel’s third annual Presidential Conference, after which she performed two shows in Tel Aviv. The first of her two shows took place on Saturday night at Yarkon Park’s Wohl Amphitheatre, where the crowd...

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A glance back at the South Beach Comedy Festival; Wanda Sykes, Adam Carolla and more

By | March 7, 2011 at 7:07 pm | One comment

Comedy Central’s South Beach Comedy Festival recently hit lower Miami Beach like an entertainment hurricane, providing a new nightlife option for local residents bored to tears with the 85 degree winters, golden beaches and clubs full of physically perfect people. On...

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Inside Paul Mooney’s pay-per-view special “The Godfather of Comedy”

By | September 8, 2010 at 1:15 pm | One comment

Never before has a comedian decided to produce a Pay-Per-View stand-up comedy special. Who's got the balls to do something like that, anyway. Paul Mooney does. And we were there to see it go down. Here's what you could expect once it hits your television. Paul Mooney held the...

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Tom Simmons: Keep Up

By | August 4, 2010 at 10:47 am | No comments

Tom Simmons – let’s place him in the underappreciated-comic category – recently released his fifth live album, Keep Up, which is full of astute, unique observations on life, society and many of the institutions encompassed within both. Simmons' knack for writing...

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Leslie Jones: Just wants to make you laugh

By | March 15, 2010 at 11:32 am | No comments

Katt Williams was just looking for another female comic for his now-legendary It's Pimpin Pimpin tour. What he got was Leslie Jones, a powerhouse presence onstage. The proof is in her new DVD Problem Child. Comedian Leslie Jones has no reason to be intimidated by the...

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Atlanta comedy club says smaller is better

By | May 6, 2009 at 11:33 am | 5 comments

One’s sense of humor is a personal thing— even more personal than one’s sense of style or taste in music, or food. That’s why seeing a live stand-up show is often an intimate experience; in a good room the comedian is never too far from the folks in the back row. But in...

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Flight of the Conchords raises bread for struggling school

By | April 1, 2009 at 4:33 pm | No comments

Despite the naïve simpletons they portray themselves to be in HBO’s Flight of The Conchords, band members Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie are actually quite smart. This must be in part thanks to the schooling they received in their native New Zealand, which is why when...

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Review: “Charlie Murphy’s Crash Comedy” on Crackle.com

By | March 23, 2009 at 3:49 pm | No comments

So this weekend I watched the premiere of Charlie Murphy’s newest project, Charlie Murphy’s Crash Comedy on crackle.com. The site will debut new sketch-comedy webisodes straight from the mind of Charlie Murphy every Friday. Now with all the necessary plugs and promos out of...

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Paul Mooney: 100% flammable

By | November 5, 2007 at 10:58 am | No comments

Punchline Magazine's Noah Gardenswartz ignites the combustible writer and comedian, who will soon spread his fiery gospel on his Showtime special: Jesus Is Black, So Was Cleopatra-- Know Your History. To many older comedy fans, Paul Mooney is the guy who wrote for Richard...

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