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'Funny or Die Presents' returns to HBO Jan. 14

By | January 13, 2011 at 1:37 pm | No comments

Funny or Die Presents returns to HBO for its second season this Friday, Jan 14 at midnight. Will Ferrell, Brett Gelman, Seth Morris, David Koechner, Rob Riggle, John C. Reilly, Natasha Leggero and a crap load more famous funny folks will all do their part to bring you laughs--...

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Laura Kightlinger, Jay Johnston star in Atom.com's disturbing (funny?) 'American Heroine'

By | January 13, 2011 at 12:39 pm | No comments

Laura Kightlinger and Jay Johnston (The Sarah Silverman Program, Mr. Show) have teamed up with Atom.com on a short film called American Heroine. The film takes the viewer to some very uncomfortable places-- places that are funny in the context of the story but also makes me...

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Rob Delaney is Naked and Bloody: Post-show video interview

By | January 13, 2011 at 11:16 am | One comment

Last night, I had the chance to check out comedian Rob Delaney's one-man show Naked and Bloody; it went down at a packed house at the UCB in New York City. Delaney's been performing his show around his base in Los Angeles. But this was the first time he brought the show to the...

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Tammy Pescatelli brings reality show A Stand Up Mother to WEtv; it’s preview time!

By | January 12, 2011 at 10:40 am | One comment

I'm always floored by the demanding schedules my favorite comedians undertake for their craft. Traveling, performing, schmoozing, promoting; it’s grueling work for anyone. A new reality show may shed some light on what that lifestyle is really like. Tammy Pescatelli, a...

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Kathleen Madigan releases "Gone Madigan" today; let's watch some clips!

By | January 11, 2011 at 12:42 pm | One comment

Not to be overshadowed by the release of Louis C.K.'s new hour today, veteran comedian Kathleen Madigan is also unleashing a brand new project called Gone Madigan. To celebrate, we've collected four - FOUR! -- great clips from the special So, go ahead and check them out and...

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Thursday stand-up: Kyle Cease

By | January 6, 2011 at 6:48 pm | One comment

Seems like it's been a while since a blog post has gone up on the world wide web featuring Kyle Cease that didn't somehow praise or condemn his Stand-up Bootcamp. I'm almost finished with my week long obsession over heckler videos and found that this clip stands apart from the...

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Eugene Mirman: the end of the world will be like Ghostbusters

By | January 6, 2011 at 3:31 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_17239" align="alignright" width="200" caption="This is what Eugene Mirman looks like as a cartoon boy dressed as a hamburger."][/caption] If you're a practicing Christian, this Sunday is just like any other Sunday. No doubt, you'll go to church, yawn 243...

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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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