Video: Comedian Hari Kondabolu on the sanctity of marriage

Video: Comedian Hari Kondabolu on the sanctity of marriage

By | June 2, 2011 at 1:21 pm | One comment

The view that marriage is sacred has been around for years. The idea that allowing gays to marry would destroy the sanctity of marriage is a slightly newer thing. But the theme has long-been quality stand-up comedy fodder. On his first album, Good Day To Cross A River, Greg...

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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 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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