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Latest DVD from Katt Williams now available: Katthouse Comedy

By | February 10, 2009 at 12:41 pm | No comments

Katt Williams is the executive producer of the new stand-up comedy DVD, Katt Williams Presents: Katthouse Comedy. Available through Amazon.com, Katthouse features Red Grant, Leunell, and Melanie Comarcho who were also featured in the 2007 American Hustle Tour. Along with...

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Old Jews Telling Jokes makes for a good time

By | February 9, 2009 at 2:03 pm | No comments

A few days ago, we posted our writer Rob Turbovsky’s interview with Dom Irrera. My favorite part of the interview is when Dom retells one of those horribly corny but still hilarious jokes– the type your uncle tells, or if you’re lucky you’re grandfather...

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George Carlin wins Grammy, daughter accepts

By | February 9, 2009 at 11:48 am | No comments

George Carlin was awarded the Grammy for best comedy album at last night’s ceremony in Los Angeles. It was his fourth. The award was accepted by his daughter, Kelly Carlin, who told the story of how Carlin treated winning a previous Grammy award: “This was back in...

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Michael Ian Black on how to survive radio interview tours

By | February 9, 2009 at 11:42 am | No comments

Michael Ian Black has been promoting his new children’s book Chicken Cheeks, and has recently shared some insider information about radio tours and how he survives them (or almost doesn’t.) Here’s a highlight: Tell the female sidekick that she’s sexy and that...

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Cedric the Entertainer and Shaquille O’Neal team up for comedy show

By | February 9, 2009 at 10:06 am | No comments

Are we late to this? When did Shaquille O’Neal become friends with Cedric the Entertainer? And when did he decide to host live comedy shows? And when did we, as a society, let this happen? It turns out the veteran NBA star (and maker of no less than five rap albums)...

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UCB isn’t done with Christian Bale yet

By | February 6, 2009 at 4:08 pm | No comments

By now, you  might be sick of hearing about Christian Bale cursing out the director of photography on set for 39 minutes while filming a scene for the new Terminator movie. But the folks at UCB aren’t. And thank goodness. Below is their hilarious take on the...

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Carlos Mencia yanked from Mardi Gras parade

By | February 6, 2009 at 2:47 pm | No comments

Carlos Mencia has been pulled from the list of celebrity float riders for New Orleans’ upcoming Mardi Gras parade. The reason? Turns out parade organizers got wind of his Hurricane Katrina joke repertoire. Krew of Orpheus, the parade producers told the Associated Press,...

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Twix contest offers aspiring comedians cash

By | February 6, 2009 at 1:38 pm | No comments

Mars Snackfood US and TWIX are offering one lucky college student a shot at a career in the comedy/entertainment business.  The sister companies announced yesterday that they are launching The Funniest College Student on Campus Contest, where the winner will receive a $3,000...

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Flight of the Conchords songs available after each episode

By | February 6, 2009 at 1:07 pm | No comments

Fans of Flight of the Conchords will be happy to know that starting with this Sunday’s episode, the songs you hear each week will be available the day after for download on iTunes. Let us break it down for you. Flight of the Conchords airs this Sunday on HBO. That means...

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