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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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What we learned from attending the Ricky Gervais ‘Times Talks’

What we learned from attending the Ricky Gervais ‘Times Talks’

By | September 11, 2013 at 10:04 am | 2 comments

Ricky Gervais is one of the busiest comedians in Hollywood. Whatever your feelings are on The Office's creator, you must admit that he's one of the hardest-working funny men in the game. The third season of An Idiot Abroad premiered this past January worldwide and he stars in...

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Seven things I didn’t expect from my network television debut

Seven things I didn’t expect from my network television debut

By | September 10, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 16 comments

1. I'd find out the night before I got the call on Labor Day -- late in the evening -- that I'd be appearing on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson the next night. I think Craig is charming and smart and great at his job, so I was stoked about the booking. And I actually...

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15 comedians with Ivy League pedigrees

15 comedians with Ivy League pedigrees

By | August 29, 2013 at 6:39 pm | 15 comments

It's back to school time, you guys. And since for many students, this is a time of stress and panic, we'd like to help you through this time with a little inspiration. Below, we've listed 15 of our favorite funny people who were smart enough to gain entry into one (or more) of...

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The Gospel of Greg Proops: A selection of truths, as heard on The Smartest Man in the World

The Gospel of Greg Proops: A selection of truths, as heard on The Smartest Man in the World

By | July 18, 2013 at 3:44 pm | One comment

In a world full of windbags, comedian Greg Proops is a deep puff of fresh air. Every week his Vodcast, The Smartest Man in the World takes to the aether to remind us that not all middle-aged white men are gynophobic power whores. Recorded from salubrious international confines,...

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