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Read: Marc Maron and Michael Ian Black blast each other on Twitter

Read: Marc Maron and Michael Ian Black blast each other on Twitter

By | May 21, 2013 at 4:06 pm | 29 comments

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a good old-fashioned comedian Twitter spar-- although I feel this one between Marc Maron and Michael Ian Black has far less goodwill than Maron’s back-and-forth with Patton Oswalt last June. If you follow Maron even a little or have heard...

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Read deleted scenes from the ‘Community’ season finale (Photos)

Read deleted scenes from the ‘Community’ season finale (Photos)

By | May 10, 2013 at 2:36 pm | No comments

During the West Coast feed of Community’s season four finale, show producer and writer Megan Ganz tweeted out pages of script that were deleted from the broadcast version of the episode. “We had to trim 6 minutes out of the final cut,” she explains. So, for your...

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Denver comedy collective The Grawlix thrives without fleeing to the coasts

Denver comedy collective The Grawlix thrives without fleeing to the coasts

By | May 7, 2013 at 12:16 pm | 4 comments

Whether it’s Austin, Seattle or Detroit, every non-coast comedy scene deals with the same conundrum: You build a community of talented standups, and just when things are looking good, the scene’s most prominent comics ditch their home-town for the sink-or-swim world of L.A....

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An open love letter to Comedy

An open love letter to Comedy

By | April 24, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 3 comments

Stand-up comedy is beautiful. Killing in a night club is like orchestrating a symphony or painting a beautiful picture. Sometimes it’s also like a dude telling jokes about his dick to total strangers for money. For the moment I’d like to reflect on what stand-up is and why I...

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Bridgetown Diary: Inside Portland’s annual comedy festival (Daily updates)

Bridgetown Diary: Inside Portland’s annual comedy festival (Daily updates)

By | April 19, 2013 at 5:27 pm | 6 comments

PORTLAND -- Bridgetown is comedy Christmas. For the locals like me it usually starts a day early. Kickoff shows on the eve of the festival are filled to the brim with comedy nerds hoping that a comedian of note is in town early. It just so happens Bridgetown favorite Todd Glass...

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LaughFest photo gallery with Garfunkel & Oates, Joel McHale, Bill Burr, more! (Exclusive)

LaughFest photo gallery with Garfunkel & Oates, Joel McHale, Bill Burr, more! (Exclusive)

By | April 18, 2013 at 2:54 pm | No comments

For the third year in a row, I had the privilege of attending Gilda's LaughFest in Grand Rapids, MI, a 10-day festival featuring some of the biggest names in comedy as well as some of the best up-and-coming comics around the country. The proceeds of all the shows go to benefit...

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My Jonathan Winters Journey: A personal remembrance

My Jonathan Winters Journey: A personal remembrance

By | April 14, 2013 at 9:55 pm | 4 comments

As I got closer to turning 30, more and more I found myself trying to figure out who I am. I went to therapy, took part in Jewish events, attended comedy seminars and studied philosophy. I thought the answers were out there and perhaps lied in the wisdom of other people. I...

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Why Charlie Chaplin is still important to comedy 36 years after his death

Why Charlie Chaplin is still important to comedy 36 years after his death

By | March 8, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 3 comments

On Sunday it will have been 38 years since Charlie Chaplin received his knighthood. Sure, he received it a little late into his life, but he was a knight nonetheless – even if it was only for two years. So, skipping over those controversial issues that plagued Chaplin’s name...

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Comedy show heckler falls on fence, ends up bloody mess (Photos)

Comedy show heckler falls on fence, ends up bloody mess (Photos)

By | February 13, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 5 comments

Guest post by Graham VanBach. Most people don’t know that Tucson, Arizona has a fun little comedy scene full of a bunch of local guys that love comedy as much as those that sit around the “Cellars” and the “Factories” on the coasts. We only have two consistent open...

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