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Aries Spears: I Ain't Scared

By | November 8, 2005 at 12:17 pm | No comments

By Keith Hernandez For years, Aries Spears used his preternatural ability to imitate celebrities on Fox's Mad TV. From Michael Jackson to Jesse Jackson, Spears delivers amazingly deft impersonations of some of America's most incendiary stars. So it's no surprise that the most...

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Patton Oswalt: Getting Busy

By | November 7, 2005 at 12:00 pm | No comments

As this King of Queens standout readies his new DVD, P-Oz — that’s what we call him ‘round here — takes a moment to reflect. By Benjamin Cake Like anybody who might have garnered nationwide recognition...

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Bill Burr: Ready for his closeup, BIATCH!

By | November 7, 2005 at 8:12 am | No comments

After 13 years on the road, the comedian finally hits the big time. By Tasha A. Harris Ever since he debuted on Chappelle's Show last year, Bill Burr has made a few thousand new fans -- and not by being the token white guy on the show but by consistently offering stellar...

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Judah Friedlander: The World Champion Speaks

By | November 7, 2005 at 7:32 am | No comments

This scraggly comic knows a thing or two about acting. He’s got all sorts of awards and nominations to prove it. Seriously. By Tasha A. Harris It’s a bitterly cold Sunday night. The Laugh Factory in Times Square is packed to near capacity. And...

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Kevin Brennan: Not Looking For Friends

By | November 7, 2005 at 7:26 am | One comment

Astronaut, he's not. Comedian, he is. Chicago born, Philly bred, this comic, one of ten kids, doesn't hold back. From squabbles to sitcoms to live audiences, Kevin Brennan's‚ got something to say; we hear him loud and clear. By Jennifer L.M. Gunn After last year's HBO...

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