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Tom Papa: Our (Comedy) Hero

By | July 30, 2007 at 9:40 am | No comments

Having joined artistic forces with Rob Zombie, veteran stand-up comedian and longtime Jerry Seinfeld road warrior, Tom Papa enters the world of El Superbeasto and comes out ready to battle evil...sort of. By Dylan P. Gadino Comedian Tom Papa is not your typical hero. He's not...

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Paula Poundstone: The mother of all comedians

By | July 23, 2007 at 9:54 am | No comments

Unlike most comics, who leave wake-up calls for dinnertime, Paula Poundstone typically rises before the son -- and the daughters, too, for that matter. She needs every precious second to do her "real job -- raising two lively teenage girls (Toshia, 16, and Allie, 13) and an...

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Tom Green: Spinning a New Web of Comedy

By | July 23, 2007 at 9:34 am | No comments

Three years after MTV dropped his show, Tom Green --with backing from ManiaTV -- installed a half-million-dollar broadcast studio in his living room. Hundreds of thousands of Tom Green fans now clamor each night not for their remotes, but instead for their keyboards and...

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Doug Stanhope: Out of Darkness Comes Comedy

By | July 16, 2007 at 9:31 am | No comments

Comedian Doug Stanhope knows a thing or two about hard living and hard truths. But are the masses ready for his scathing brand of stand-up comedy? We'll see who's still standing after his new Showtime special, No Refunds premieres next month. by Dylan P. Gadino I photos below...

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Ty Barnett: Wise beyond his (comedy) years

By | July 9, 2007 at 9:26 am | No comments

He may have only five solid years of pro stand-up experience behind him, but Ty Barnett -- season four's Last Comic Standing runner-up -- has already made many lasting impressions. By Jessica Agi Although he's been a full-time comic for just five years, Chicago-native Ty...

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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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