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Blue Eyes On The Bay: How an ill-fated live comedy show led to love

Blue Eyes On The Bay: How an ill-fated live comedy show led to love

By | February 26, 2014 at 11:04 am | 17 comments

Last year a group of Sacramento-based comics and I drove to San Francisco to hit some open mics and pizza shops. I’ve been to plenty of open mics, so I was more excited about the pizza. Not just because I’m a glutton, but because pizza places don’t usually stink of awkward...

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Ron Burgundy’s guide to dress for success (Infographic)

Ron Burgundy’s guide to dress for success (Infographic)

By | December 17, 2013 at 3:32 pm | No comments

We assume a lot of you will be headed to the theaters tomorrow to check out Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. But before you do, our favorite fake news anchor -- or is he real? we can't tell anymore! -- has a few tips about the way you should dress. Below, we present to you Ron...

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The story of the tattoo of Ron Burgundy fighting a shark (Photo)

The story of the tattoo of Ron Burgundy fighting a shark (Photo)

By | December 9, 2013 at 4:59 pm | No comments

This past May, photos from the set of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues surfaced, showing the franchise’s news anchor hero Ron Burgundy fighting a shark (see below). Well, we’re only nine days away -- seven, if you get the Superticket -- from finding out why exactly Burgundy...

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The Daily Show’s Jason Jones hilariously live tweets visit to Santa with kids

The Daily Show’s Jason Jones hilariously live tweets visit to Santa with kids

By | December 8, 2013 at 3:48 pm | No comments

Comedy stars-- they're just like us! They wait on line for Santa not because they want to, but because they love their kids. And this made my Sunday a bit less frigid and dark. Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones decided to live tweet his visit to Santa with his three kids....

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Classic Louis C.K. comedy bit gets comic book treatment (Photos)

Classic Louis C.K. comedy bit gets comic book treatment (Photos)

By | November 5, 2013 at 10:34 am | 2 comments

While comedy lovers are anxiously awaiting a new season of Louie on FX -- the man is filming as we speak, ok?! -- it seems super fans are doing what they can to harness the comedian's creativity. Allow me to submit the following into evidence. Illustrator and comic book artist...

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Comedy scene in Denver surges, is teeming with talented comics

Comedy scene in Denver surges, is teeming with talented comics

By | October 23, 2013 at 11:23 am | No comments

While the Internet may have democratized comedy, it didn't make everyone a genius. There may be videos and showcases being assembled all over the US, but only a few regional scenes (Portland, Austin) have risen above their less organized counterparts and created thriving...

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Guest essay by Kathleen Madigan: When a Twitter photo with Newt Gingrich is just a Twitter photo with Newt Gingrich

Guest essay by Kathleen Madigan: When a Twitter photo with Newt Gingrich is just a Twitter photo with Newt Gingrich

By | October 18, 2013 at 1:25 pm | One comment

This is a picture of me and Newt Gingrich posing as Gap Models (meaning sad, hungry people staring into the distance away from one another). I like to take these because they make me laugh. A few weeks ago I was a guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and so was Newt. His...

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Guest essay by comedian Dylan Moran: Trends Developing

Guest essay by comedian Dylan Moran: Trends Developing

By | October 14, 2013 at 3:44 pm | 6 comments

Editor's note: Award winning Irish comedian Dylan Moran announced the second leg of his North American tour Yeah, Yeah, which kicks off tonight in Los Angeles and hits Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Austin, Dallas, Atlanta, Charlotte and Raleigh. Go here for...

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6 great stories from the Robin Williams AMA on Reddit

6 great stories from the Robin Williams AMA on Reddit

By | September 26, 2013 at 4:44 pm | No comments

There's no need to list Robin Williams' lengthy and impressive resumé of television shows, films, and stand-up comedy specials. The living comedy legend, famous for his wild, high energy stream of consciousness stand-up routines did an AMA on Reddit yesterday to promote the...

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