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Video: Tilda Swinton needs to be ‘sent back to hell’

By | June 2, 2011 at 11:52 am | No comments

Before any explanation is given, the comedy sketch video below already has the best reference of Tilda Swinton easily of 2011, possibly of this decade. The fantastic LA-based sketch comedy show, The Midnight Show, puts forth another hilarious piece with Hal Rudnick and Heather...

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Comedian to personally sell 500 tickets to his next show; no Internet, phone, box office

By | June 1, 2011 at 6:00 pm | One comment

One of the most irritating companies in existence – besides, like, BP or Enron – is TicketMaster. Every time I have to pay an additional fee on an online ticket, I die a little bit inside. So British comedian Sanderson Jones’ project does not kill my soul and makes me...

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Watch a “40-Year-Old Virgin”-esque film get the Jesus treatment

By | June 1, 2011 at 4:12 pm | One comment

If you’ve watched basic cable in the past three years, you’ve probably seen a ridiculously watered down, sanitized version of one of Steve Carell’s early breakout films, The 40-Year-Old Virgin. It’s still funny, of course – Carell performs brilliantly even without the...

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Video: A bleeding Pete Holmes has a few last requests

By | June 1, 2011 at 3:53 pm | No comments

In this Atom.com video starring comedians Pete Holmes and Jay Larson, someone needs to tell Pete that he cannot bundle a last request as if it were wireless, TV and Internet service. Yo, Pete, one to a customer,...

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Comedian Kyle Cease to inspire college kids with new tour, wants help from Ellen DeGeneres

By | June 1, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 14 comments

So, it seems comedian Kyle Cease is done pushing his much-criticized stand-up comedy bootcamp and is now turning to spreading a slightly new message: you can overcome crippling anxiety just like he has. He’ll be embarking on what he’s dubbed the Wake Up College Comedy Tour,...

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Video: "South Park" takes on the over medication of our youth (again)

By | June 1, 2011 at 10:34 am | No comments

It looks like the folks at South Park are taking on the idea that medicating our youth -- instead of talking to them and teaching them right from wrong once again -- is the way to go in these modern times. It's a topic they handled with their signature satire back in season...

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"I Am Comic" director Jordan Brady follows up with menstruation-themed music video

By | May 27, 2011 at 11:25 am | 4 comments

Jordan Brady, the man behind every comedy nerd's fave comedy doc I Am Comic, has finally blessed us with another piece of work. And, well, it's a bit of a departure from his long-form, super thorough documentary-like ways. This time around Brady joined forces with respected...

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Bonnie McFarlane hosts Web series covering the comedy world

By | May 27, 2011 at 11:04 am | No comments

Since we're all certified (or perhaps just certifiable) comedy nerds here, it's a pretty safe assumption to say that we love talking the ins and outs of what makes for outstanding comedy. It comes as great news then, that stand-up dynamo Bonnie McFarlane, a proud pledgee of the...

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Louis Katz album "If These Balls Could Talk" gets animated

By | May 27, 2011 at 10:40 am | No comments

Did you catch our review of comedian Louis Katz' debut album from Comedy Central Records? If not, you should check it out. We fully endorse the act of purchasing it. It's called If These Balls Could Talk. The title is reason enough to buy it. I think of Katz as a cross between...

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