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Comedian Hannibal Buress ejects lamp-wielding heckler

By | August 30, 2010 at 4:32 pm | One comment

Say what you what about Williamsburg, Brooklyn’s undisputed capitol of hipsterdom, but one thing it’s got going is smart, attentive people who are supportive of the arts. It’s known to New York comics as a fun place to put on a show, which is what makes the heckler in this...

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Chris Hardwick and the post show video interview

By | August 30, 2010 at 3:25 pm | No comments

This past weekend, I had the chance to catch Chris Hardwick -- maybe you know him as @Nerdist on Twitter -- at Helium Comedy Club in Philadelphia. It was the first time I saw him live doing a proper headlining set and have to say, was impressed. He has a masterful command of an...

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Jimmy Fallon does Cosby, Seinfeld, Foxworthy, more on American's Got Talent

By | August 26, 2010 at 10:57 am | No comments

Last night on America’s Got Talent, Jimmy Fallon made a special appearance to help promote his Emmys hosting gig going down Sunday at 8 pm EST on NBC. Now, for you haters out there thinking, “What’s Fallon doing on a talent show? He hasn’t got any talent.” Well,...

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Sneak peak: Ricky Gervais uses buddy Karl once again to get laughs on new show

By | August 26, 2010 at 10:34 am | No comments

Fresh off a string of recent career successes, Ricky Gervais is looking to keep his winning streak going with a new show on UK channel Sky1. In a doc-comedy (did we just coin a new genre here?) called An Idiot Abroad, Gervais and buddy Stephen Merchant have schemed to drop their...

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Video takes aim at comedy club booking practices

By | August 25, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 10 comments

Anyone who’s ever tried their hand at comedy knows how hard it is to find stage time – especially within the bureaucracy of the club system. This animated video, made with the help of Xtranormal.com, does a great job of breaking down the Catch-22 filled process of trying to...

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Robin Williams tours Australia despite angering prime minister

By | August 23, 2010 at 10:21 am | No comments

After successful stints in the U.S., Canada, and England, Williams is taking his Weapons of Self Destruction stand-up comedy tour to Australia. At 59 years old, Williams continues to sell out large theaters with his truthful and vulgar stand-up act, with his recent tour being...

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Exclusive outtakes from the David Hasselhoff roast

By | August 19, 2010 at 4:41 pm | No comments

The year 2010 is probably destined to go down in astrological history as the year of the Hoff. And hell, it's not a bad sign to be born under. Hoffs are by nature dynamic, multi-faceted, able to communicate with inanimate objects, lush in chest hair, and sport that certain rogue...

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Exclusive video interview with comedian Ryan Singer

By | August 18, 2010 at 11:18 am | No comments

Like I say in this here video interview with comedian Ryan Singer, one of the best things about listening to so much comedy every year is that rare "comedy find." That's when you've never heard of a comedian but then you see or hear an album from said comedian, and are...

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Comedian sells jokes on roadside

By | August 13, 2010 at 3:02 pm | 3 comments

Comedian Don Hepner spent 13 years as a road comic and once performed comedy on network TV's The Gong Show. More recently though, gigs have been harder to find. So the resourceful comedian found a new way to get paid for comedy, bolster his fan base and get people talking:...

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