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Three weeks on tour with Doug Stanhope: Notes (and photos) from a grateful comedian

Three weeks on tour with Doug Stanhope: Notes (and photos) from a grateful comedian

By | September 12, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 8 comments

Last month I did a run of shows opening for Doug Stanhope on the Southeast leg of the Big Stink Comedy Tour. Along with Junior Stopka from Chicago, Greg the road manager, and Bingo (Doug’s lovely girlfriend), we spent three weeks doing 17 shows in 19 days. We performed in...

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10 things we learned from Aziz Ansari’s interview for SiriusXM’s ‘Unmasked’

10 things we learned from Aziz Ansari’s interview for SiriusXM’s ‘Unmasked’

By | July 12, 2012 at 1:07 pm | No comments

Although Aziz Ansari is known for his high-baller-wannabe character, Tom Haverford on NBC's Parks and Recreation, he is and has been primarily a stand-up guy. Really. The 29-year-old has been doing stand-up for over 10 years, saying, "Stand-up is the backbone of everything I...

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Louis C.K. goes on hilarious Twitter insult spree (Image gallery)

Louis C.K. goes on hilarious Twitter insult spree (Image gallery)

By | June 22, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 4 comments

Louis C.K. Has a pretty active “web presence.” He has a long history of posting on comedy message boards, and not just to promote stuff either (read his particularly interesting back-and-forth with Doug Stanhope on Google Groups from 2005, if you haven't yet*). He's happy to...

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Louis C.K. and Doug Stanhope once had an amazing chat about staying healthy, not dying

Louis C.K. and Doug Stanhope once had an amazing chat about staying healthy, not dying

By | June 20, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 6 comments

Before there was Twitter and before Facebook had a stranglehold on our lives, there was Google Groups. There still is Google Groups -- basically low-rent message boards -- but, you know, not a lot of people use them (relatively speaking). But back in August of 2005 one such...

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Read: Patton Oswalt and Marc Maron bust each others’ balls on Twitter

Read: Patton Oswalt and Marc Maron bust each others’ balls on Twitter

By | June 8, 2012 at 11:00 am | 4 comments

Oh, Twitter: it’s the gift that keeps on giving to the comedy world. And last night, it gave in a big way, when Marc Maron picked a fight discussion faux fight with Patton Oswalt. This sort of reminds me of what we've all been told about the back table at the Comedy Cellar in...

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Check out this amazing Dan Harmon tribute from Russian ‘Community’ fans

Check out this amazing Dan Harmon tribute from Russian ‘Community’ fans

By | June 4, 2012 at 9:57 pm | No comments

A few minutes ago, ousted Community creator and executive producer Dan Harmon tweeted the following: "I lost my job but I won the cold war! Holy cats." Accompanied with his words was the below image. Holy cats,...

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Comedian Nikki Glaser beautifully captures subway life using Instagram (Photo gallery)

Comedian Nikki Glaser beautifully captures subway life using Instagram (Photo gallery)

By | May 23, 2012 at 1:51 pm | No comments

Wildly popular Smartphone app Instagram has changed the way technology lovers take, display and share photos. And if you follow the right people, it can even enhance the love you have for your favorite comedians. I've been following comedian Nikki Glaser for weeks now, and I'm...

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Graphic timeline: 37 years of Saturday Night Live

Graphic timeline: 37 years of Saturday Night Live

By | May 16, 2012 at 4:18 pm | 16 comments

In honor of Saturday Night Live's season finale this Saturday -- hosted by Mick Jagger -- Taggart White at CableTV.com created this amazingly detailed (and colorful!) graphic timeline, rehashing 37 years of the hit NBC sketch show. It should keep you busy for, say, 37 YEARS. For...

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Ask Amber: This guy Sam totally sucks!

Ask Amber: This guy Sam totally sucks!

By | May 9, 2012 at 4:31 pm | 4 comments

Honk Honk! Oh sorry. I thought my, "Honk If You're Horny" sign was flipped to the side that says, "Honk If You're Racist" Here, let me flip it over (flips it over). There we go. Honk Honk! Whoa, at least that guy is honest. Let's get to this week's question. Dear,...

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