Paul Mecurio: On Top of his Game

By | November 18, 2006 at 5:37 pm | No comments

For the last decade, stand-up comedian Paul Mecurio has helped make The Daily Show what it is today. But now, with a new satirical sports show in the works, the former Wall Street lawyer is poised to break out on his own. By Dylan P. Gadino There’s a...

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Brian Regan: Simply Funny

By | November 6, 2006 at 6:24 pm | No comments

Stand-up comedian Brian Regan never had a sitcom, doesn’t have a movie credit to his name and you can’t see him on commercials. So how, then, did this Miami native reach the top of the comedy scene without the usual vehicles to high...

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Aaron Karo: Ivy League Comedy

By | November 3, 2006 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments

What started as one e-mail to 20 friends has turned into 50,000 subscribers and a career in stand-up comedy. But Aaron Karo still uses his degree from Wharton. Sort of. By Noah Gardenswartz Comedian Aaron Karo has made quite a successful career out of partying. Taking his...

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Steven Wright: Don't Call it a Comeback!

By | October 10, 2006 at 6:19 pm | No comments

Stand-up comedy legend Steven Wright has been expanding minds with concise quips for nearly three decades. Now with a new Comedy Central special -- his first in 15 years -- the master of the monotone is arming a whole new generation with brilliant one-liners and bizarre...

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Joe Rogan: Mt. Rogan Erupts

By | September 25, 2006 at 5:31 pm | One comment

Coming to a city near you, stand-up comic Joe Rogan headlines the Maxim/Bud Light Real Men of Comedy Tour. But before he hit the road, the former Fear Factor host hit Punchline Magazine... with theories and hard truths. By John Delery Like the inventive but usually defective...

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Norm Macdonald: Odd Man Out

By | September 18, 2006 at 9:05 am | No comments

Saturday Night Live alum and stand-up comedy veteran Norm Macdonald is a man unfettered by Hollywood producers and sitcom stooges. He’s a man finally free to corrupt young minds in style. Come and get it, kids! By Dylan P. Gadino Having woken up minutes ago...

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Eugene Mirman: The Strange Days of…

By | September 2, 2006 at 8:55 am | One comment

Rising from from a hip, close-knit scene in New York City, Russian-born Eugene Mirman is twisting traditional stand-up comedy into something incredibly odd. And no one's safe... not robots, not Star Trek and certainly not Richard Dreyfuss. By Caroline...

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Opie and Anthony: Speading the Virus

By | August 27, 2006 at 8:50 am | No comments

What happens when you inject some rock 'n' roll into stand-up comedy? Read on. Hours – and I do mean many, many hours – before the doors opened Saturday, August 26 at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ thousands of people...

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Aries Spears: Sketching up with Aries Spears

By | July 15, 2006 at 8:34 am | No comments

Known for his work on MadTV, the tireless stand-up comic has re-entered the game of sketch comedy. But this time Damon Wayans is involved and the censors are far, far away. By Dylan P. Gadino The sidewalks and streets of midtown Manhattan are getting abused by driving...

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