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Denver comedian offers sage advice to newbies

By | September 25, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments

One of the most painful things about going to open mic nights is watching different people make the same mistakes over and over. In a very honest, straightforward, funny-‘cause-it’s-true AV Club article, Denver comic Greg Baumhauer's Top 9 List (10 is too cliché) should be...

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Will Sarah Silverman ever be comfortable on the red carpet?

By | September 25, 2009 at 3:33 pm | One comment

One of the great things about stand-up comedy is that, unlike television and movie stars, a great stand-up is rarely judged on their appearance. No doubt, it doesn't hurt to be attractive to the masses even as a comic, but you can't point out too many instances of "he or she is...

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Jim Breuer developing sitcom for NBC

By | September 24, 2009 at 5:17 pm | No comments

Comedian Jim Breuer is developing a new, semi-autobiographical sitcom for NBC, reports Variety. The Saturday Night Live alum explained that the pilot was inspired by his time spent raising children and caring for his elderly parents. "About seven or eight years ago I decided to...

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Jim Jeffries shows his balls on Michigan stage

By | September 24, 2009 at 3:55 pm | No comments

You might think you know crazy comedy, but chances are, you ain’t got squat. If your idea of onstage wackiness conforms to the surrealistic antics of Andy Kauffman or the melon-smashing mania of Gallagher, clearly, you have a taste for the tame. Because, my friends, these...

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Elizabeth Beckwith: Putting the ‘functional’ in ‘dysfunctional childhood’

By | September 24, 2009 at 11:38 am | No comments

The natural kinship between comedy and therapy is almost always acknowledged, but never directly explored by either comedians or the fans who fund treatment for their neuroses. Enter Elizabeth Beckwith, a long-time vet of the stand-up stage who, on Oct. 6, will release her first...

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Comedy Central, Don Mischer Productions to relaunch 'The American Comedy Awards'

By | September 18, 2009 at 12:43 pm | No comments

Comedy Central is teaming up with the Emmy® Award-winning Don Mischer Productions to rebrand and relaunch The American Comedy Awards. Scheduled to premiere in 2010, the award show will honor the year's best in film, television, digital shorts and performance. The American...

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Russell Brand's intimate night in New York

By | September 17, 2009 at 12:37 pm | No comments

On a day's notice, and after hosting the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, comedian Russell Brand decided he wanted to work out some new material in front of a live audience at the Green Room in New York City. Just days before, he stood in the same room rehearsing his MTV bits...

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Aaron Karo is having more fun than you; the proof is in the book

By | September 16, 2009 at 12:01 pm | No comments

It’s hard not to feel a range of emotions while reading Aaron Karo’s new book – his third – I’m Having More Fun Than You. The nationally headlining comedian, who released his debut album on Comedy Central Records last year, will make you laugh for sure. But depending...

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Wanda Sykes to make TV return with new HBO special

By | September 15, 2009 at 2:56 pm | No comments

Wanda Sykes will return to TV with her new HBO special Wanda Sykes: I'ma Be Me airing Saturday, October 10th. The show taped back in August and will include material she has recently toured with including topics about her coming out of the closet, the economy, and The...

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