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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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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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