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Nashville comedy club has list of rules; do they go too far?

By | February 24, 2009 at 11:28 am | No comments

Desperate times call for desperate measures, but do stand-up comedy clubs go too far? Many would agree that it’s time for comedy clubs across the country to loosen up their overly strict admission and drink minimum policies, and most of all, to lower their ridiculous prices. A...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Maria Ciampa

By | February 24, 2009 at 10:28 am | No comments

Comedian Maria Ciampa is willing to give Yahoo! Personals a try. You never know who you’re going to meet. Check it...

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Watching TV with Comics: a night at the Oscars

By | February 23, 2009 at 7:00 pm | No comments

Watching the Oscars last night was thrilling, entertaining, and hilarious - thanks entirely to the 30+ comic Twitter ensemble, Watch TV With Comics. From what I can gather, WTWC is designed to help people like me cope with the most mundane viewing experiences television has to...

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Albany’s stand-up community gets some loving

By | February 23, 2009 at 3:26 pm | No comments

Greg Aidala is a 34 year old Albany native who has been performing stand-up comedy across the country since 2001. His production company, Radial Gage Entertainment, has been instrumental in teaching stand-up comedy classes, organizing local shows and building a comedy community...

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Comedian Sammy Shore to open Nevada club

By | February 23, 2009 at 12:26 pm | No comments

Veteran comedian Sammy Shore is scheduled to open a new comedy club, “Sammy’s Comedy by the Shore,” in Laughlin, Nevada. The club opens tomorrow,  at the River Palms Casino, with Pauly Shore, Sammy’s son, acting as the club’s first headliner. The club will feature an...

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Adam Sandler’s “Funny People”: the first trailer

By | February 21, 2009 at 1:06 am | No comments

We first reported about Adam Sandler’s upcoming stand-up comedy-plotted flick, Funny People, directed by Judd Apatow and starring, Seth Rogen. And now, Universal Pictures has released the first trailer for the movie. Aceshowbiz.com reports on three and a half-minute...

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Bill Cosby and Richard Pryor become cursors

By | February 20, 2009 at 5:03 pm | No comments

If you’re anything like us, you are positively revolted by the sight of your boring cursor. Look at it– that stupid plain blinking, overgrown lowercase “L”- looking thing that doesn’t even express your interest in stand-up comedy. How do you even...

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Roseanne Barr blasts Chris Brown over assault scandal

By | February 20, 2009 at 12:30 pm | No comments

Roseanne Barr, once the Lisa Lampanelli of her time, has set her sights on Chris Brown and his scandalous beating of Rihanna. On her blog today,  the former crotch grabbing patriot blasted Brown for recent alleged actions and rhetoric. He uses the language of the perpetrator...

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Friday stand-up video: Joe Zimmerman

By | February 20, 2009 at 11:41 am | No comments

Stephen Colbert has done a disservice to bears nationwide, constantly instilling fear in us over their alleged aggressive behavior. But comedian Joe Zimmerman has the right idea. We should be using bears’ natural gifts for good. Check it...

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