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Six things that should make comedians feel better about what they’re doing

Six things that should make comedians feel better about what they’re doing

By | September 2, 2011 at 9:01 pm | 3 comments

It's no secret that there is a great deal of personal mental strain that comedians go through-- often self-inflicted, despite having "making people laugh" in their job description. While self-help books are often a popular topic for jokes and I've surprised other comedians by...

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Guest essay: The Mila Kunis Experience, by Theo Von

Guest essay: The Mila Kunis Experience, by Theo Von

By | September 1, 2011 at 11:02 am | 6 comments

Yesterday I saw Mila Kunis. Yes that MILA KUNIS. The hot one. The funny one. The small, bigger-than-life one. I saw her in the flesh. At Starbucks. Cuz you know, Mila and I go to the same Starbucks. I looked up from writing a script/facebooking/waiting-for-my-big-break, to see...

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11 of the Funniest Stories Told by Comedians

11 of the Funniest Stories Told by Comedians

By | August 29, 2011 at 9:21 am | 47 comments

Story telling is an integral part of stand-up comedy. Most comedians, in some form, tell stories. Maybe a story comes as a quick aside to further explain the premise of a joke; sometimes it takes the form of an extended tag at the end of a minute-long bit. At times, a comedian...

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Star-A-Scopes: Like horoscopes, but more accurate — Aug. 22-28

Star-A-Scopes: Like horoscopes, but more accurate — Aug. 22-28

By | August 22, 2011 at 10:37 am | No comments

Aries: In the past, you haven’t been the biggest fan of candy corn. This week, it’s all your going to want to eat. You’re going to have a lot of energy early in the week, because candy corn is basically pure sugar. This weekend, you’re going to be tired, have a lot of...

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Star-A-Scopes: Like horoscopes, but more accurate — Aug. 15 – 21

Star-A-Scopes: Like horoscopes, but more accurate — Aug. 15 – 21

By | August 15, 2011 at 11:14 am | No comments

Aries: This week you’re going to organize and lead a covert military operation aimed at completely dismantling the IRS. It’s not going to feel right, but, trust me, all of these people need to die. They chose to work for an unjust, oppressive unconstitutional affront to the...

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Star-A-Scopes: Like horoscopes but more accurate — Aug. 8 – 14

Star-A-Scopes: Like horoscopes but more accurate — Aug. 8 – 14

By | August 8, 2011 at 12:17 pm | No comments

Aries: Hey, you know how you like whistling that solo from that Scorpion’s song, “Winds of Change?” This week I want you to work on never doing that again. It’s really fucking annoying. Your lucky element is Paladium. Taurus: This week I want you to fly like an eagle....

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The embarrassing beginning: nine comedians’ roles they’d probably like to forget

The embarrassing beginning: nine comedians’ roles they’d probably like to forget

By | August 4, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 9 comments

As anyone in show business can attest to, the entertainment industry can be horribly cutthroat and demoralizing. Everyone has to pay their dues, do their time, and otherwise work their way from relatively uninspiring, embarrassing, or generically shitty roles and jobs. Of...

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Star-A-Scopes: Like horoscopes, but more accurate — Aug. 1 – Aug. 7

Star-A-Scopes: Like horoscopes, but more accurate — Aug. 1 – Aug. 7

By | August 1, 2011 at 9:49 am | No comments

Aries: Adam Sandler is going to offer you a lead role in his new movie. Turn it down. I still want the time back I spent watching the trailer for Grown Ups. And, you’re not going crazy, Rob Schneider really has been following you. He’s hoping to piggyback his way onto the...

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Variety unveils its annual “10 Comics To Watch” list

Variety unveils its annual “10 Comics To Watch” list

By | July 27, 2011 at 10:10 am | 2 comments

We know how much everyone loves lists! On the eve of Montreal's New Faces showcase (starting tonight), Variety released its annual list of Top 10 Comics to Watch. Each year, Variety tends to be a great indicator of the industry's best young stars in the world of comedy. So let's...

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