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Bob and Tom: Ambassadors of Comedy

By | September 4, 2007 at 10:08 am | No comments

For nearly a quarter of a century, Midwest radio gods Bob Kevoian and Tom Griswold have been pushing some of the greatest (but underexposed) comedians into the spotlight. With a new Comedy Central special, DVD and massive tour set to launch, the duo has just given comedy fans...

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John Heffron: Walking the line

By | August 13, 2007 at 9:52 am | No comments

Comedian John Heffron, season-two winner of Last Comic Standing, isn't resting on his laurels. He's navigating the waters of Internet comedy, psychoanalyzing hecklers, and, whether he likes it or not, cranking out new material as quick as his active mind will allow. By Noah...

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Sam Tripoli: Dangerous Comedy

By | May 28, 2007 at 7:53 am | No comments

Wild World of Spike star Sam Tripoli is a comedian who’s not afraid to take risks— literally. When he’s not cracking jokes as a headlining comic, he’s more than happy to drive through brick walls. By Noah...

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Pat Brown: Moving Up!

By | April 9, 2007 at 7:26 am | No comments

Recently voted Best Female Comic at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival, stand-up comedienne Pat Brown’s career is heading north- 900 miles north to be exact. By Noah Gardenswartz Comedienne Pat Brown will perform at any club, any time, anywhere. With 12 years...

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Ralphie May: Real Comedy

By | February 7, 2007 at 7:52 pm | One comment

Stand-up comedian Ralphie May might not have the traditional good looks or chiseled abs that translate to mass appeal. So where, then, does this Last Comic Standing star get off appealing to the masses? By Noah Gardenswartz The truth is not something stand-up comedian...

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Aaron Karo: Ivy League Comedy

By | November 3, 2006 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments

What started as one e-mail to 20 friends has turned into 50,000 subscribers and a career in stand-up comedy. But Aaron Karo still uses his degree from Wharton. Sort of. By Noah Gardenswartz Comedian Aaron Karo has made quite a successful career out of partying. Taking his...

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Tim Slagle: Europa

By | October 16, 2006 at 9:45 am | No comments

Beyond providing affirmation that he's extremely funny, Tim Slagle's newest CD, Europa, proves that the stand-up comedian is mighty bright, too. Listeners may not always agree with Slagle's views on politics or social mores, but you have to respect the fact that he's willing to...

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Aaron Karo: Recovering Frat Boy

By | October 6, 2006 at 10:51 am | No comments

Comedian Aaron Karo, the best-selling author of Ruminations on College Life and Ruminations on Twentysomething Life, is back at it again, dropping humorous observations about his life as an eternal party boy. Only this time, Karo's not documenting his experiences as Mr....

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James P. Connolly: The Master Plan

By | September 12, 2006 at 8:36 am | No comments

With a smooth delivery emphasized by a voice that's one part game-show announcer and one part movie-phone guy, James P. Connolly's comedy is captivating. On The Master Plan, the stand-up veteran of Comedy Central, HBO, VH1 and every major comedy festival in North America, loads...

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