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90s rapper Positive K attempts stand-up comedy; let’s watch!

By | January 6, 2011 at 2:58 pm | No comments

Whenever I see a story about an artist crossing over into a new mode of expression – acting to singing, writing to acting, acting to directing – I tend to react with a mix of surprise, interest, and skepticism. Perhaps that’s because I came of age in Chicago during that...

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Wednesday stand-up: Joel James

By | January 6, 2011 at 12:52 pm | No comments

More with the heckling stuff? Yes. I was amused with this enough to want to share it with all of you. This is a clip of Joel James (someone I've admittedly never heard of), doing a great job of rolling with the punches and keeping the crowd laughing. Not sure I'd go so far as...

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The Ricky Gervais Show returns to HBO Jan. 14; watch some previews

By | January 6, 2011 at 11:27 am | No comments

On the heels of the premiere of Out of England 2, Ricky Gervais' newest HBO stand-up special, the worldwide comedy giant will soon hit the network again, albeit, in cartoon fashion. On Jan. 14 at 9 pm EST The Ricky Gervais Show kicks off its second season on the cable...

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Listen and watch previews of Louis C.K.'s "Hilarious"

By | January 5, 2011 at 11:42 am | One comment

The official release of Louis C.K.'s highly anticipated new album and concert film Hilarious is fast approaching. But lucky for you, lovely comedy fans, you can preview it here and now. I've listened to the entire album three times. Unsurprisingly, it's great. I'll be...

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Tuesday stand-up: Eddie Pepitone

By | January 4, 2011 at 6:09 pm | No comments

After watching Zach Galifianakis deal with a heckler yesterday, I decided to continue looking into videos that deal with the heckling nuisance. This clip from Eddie Pepitone is a very funny bit that I'm certain cannot be heckled - even from the most inebriated audience...

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J.B. Smoove developing sitcom for Fox

By | January 4, 2011 at 2:44 pm | No comments

As a huge fan of Curb Your Enthusiasm, and perhaps bigger fan of the show’s recurring character Leon Black, I was thrilled to see that Fox developing a project starring J.B. Smoove. Smoove and Aaron Shure (writer-producer of The Office) have collaborated with Shawn Levy,...

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Thursday stand-up video: 'The A-List'

By | December 30, 2010 at 6:23 pm | No comments

When I was very little, I would frequently sleep over at my Grandma's house Not just because she waited on me hand and foot but because she had CABLE. More importantly, she had Comedy Central. I would stay up very late watching shows like Who's Line is it Anyway and The A-List....

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Monday stand-up video: Seth Morris

By | December 27, 2010 at 4:18 pm | No comments

Seth Morris, who's alter ego "Bob Ducca" suffers every made up ailment yet to be known to man, tells this UCB-LA audience about first sexual experience-- and it's got to do with porn....

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Wednesday stand-up video: Maria Bamford

By | December 22, 2010 at 9:53 am | No comments

Maria "The Bammer" Bamford appeared on The Late Late Show last week and I was thrilled to watch it go down. I know that if you had missed this, you'd regret it forever. So here you...

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