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Behind the Scenes at LateNet with Ray Ellin: Comedy's evolution is in full effect!

By | July 9, 2007 at 8:54 am | No comments

When the late-night talk-show format meets stand-up comedy and the Internet, a new breed of variety show is born. And with the help of Gilbert Gottfried and Fran Drescher, hilarity ensues. by Dylan P. Gadino | Photos by Kevin Duffy Since its launch, DailyComedy.com has been...

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Patton Oswalt: Comedy Compels Him

By | July 5, 2007 at 9:22 am | One comment

Before Patton Oswalt was Spence on The King of Queens or a rat in Pixar's Ratatouille, he was just a stand-up comedian. Fortunately for us, his new album Werewolves and Lollipops, is proof that will never change. By Dylan P. Gadino Comedian Patton Oswalt is in...

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Steve Trevino: Breaking the Mold

By | June 25, 2007 at 9:17 am | No comments

Having shattered ties with former mentor Carlos Mencia, stand-up comedian Steve Trevino is gaining momentum on his own, playing to packed clubs and earning himself a hefty fan base the old fashioned way -- by busting his ass Interview and photos by Alana Grelyak Stand-up...

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Paul Mecurio: How I Single-handedly Stopped a Train and Lived

By | June 18, 2007 at 8:48 am | No comments

Superman may have been more powerful than a locomotive, but the Man of Steel never did what I did last week -- single-handedly stop Amtrak. How did I pull off this act of heroism? Was I like that mythical woman everyone always talks about who lifted a car off her son, saving...

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Christopher Titus: All in the Family

By | June 11, 2007 at 8:40 am | One comment

Comedian Christopher Titus has never made a secret of his highly dysfunctional family life. But he's yet again embraced the hurt and created something incredibly funny and strangely poignant -- this time for a new Comedy Central album. Interview and Photos by Alana...

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Opie & Anthony: Something Wickedly Funny This Way Comes

By | June 11, 2007 at 8:33 am | No comments

By Dylan P. Gadino On the heels of the enormous success of last year's Opie and Anthony's Traveling Virus tour, Gregg “Opie" Hughes, Anthony Cumia and their third mic master, stand-up Jim Norton, will be back this summer to spread the virus in the form of this...

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Geno Bisconte: The Philosopher King

By | June 4, 2007 at 8:29 am | No comments

There's a smile behind each all-encompassing jab New York City comic Geno Bisconte dishes out. It makes us a little worried, actually. But is there cause for concern? " By Jessica Agi Geno Bisconte may not be a household name in the world of comedy, but he has a lot to say,...

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Sam Tripoli: Dangerous Comedy

By | May 28, 2007 at 7:53 am | No comments

Wild World of Spike star Sam Tripoli is a comedian who’s not afraid to take risks— literally. When he’s not cracking jokes as a headlining comic, he’s more than happy to drive through brick walls. By Noah...

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Taking Stock: Tolerated Joke Theft

By | April 30, 2007 at 7:45 am | One comment

Joke stealing has been getting a lot of attention lately, due to the battle between Joe Rogan and Carlos Mencia. Joke theft is always going to exist, for the simple reason that stealing jokes is a lot easier than writing them. But there's a brand of purloined punch line that...

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