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Boston’s Alternative Comedy Festival in photos

By | May 13, 2008 at 4:26 am | No comments

The first Alternative Comedy Festival (AltCom) was held at the Somerville Theatre outside of Boston on May 9 and 10. The fest featured Patton Oswalt, Eugene Mirman, Jim Jeffries, Morgan Murphy, Emo Philips, Toddy Barry and more. Enjoy some images. All photos by Rob Turbovsky...

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Interview: Patton Oswalt, Eugene Mirman, more to perform at Boston’s alternative comedy fest

By | April 7, 2008 at 7:36 am | No comments

For a while there, the word “alternative” looked like it might become to comedy what “independent” became to film: a confused, arbitrarily-used term employed to describe anything. Thank goodness then for the brand new...

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The Whitest Kids U’ Know: Sketch gone wild

By | February 4, 2008 at 10:18 am | 2 comments

  So you thought the first season of The Whitest Kids U' Know was a bit, um, strange? Can you imagine what those five twisted minds could conjure if their series was uncensored and uncut? Imagine no longer; this month, IFC brings you the fucked up reality. To call The...

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Richard Zoglin: Comedy at the Edge

By | January 29, 2008 at 11:54 am | No comments

As George Carlin, Richard Pryor and Steve Martin were making names for themselves, they were also building a sturdy foundation for stand-up comedy. In a new book, Comedy at the Edge, Time magazine editor Richard Zoglin honors perhaps the most important generation of stand-up...

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