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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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Tony Rock arrested for DUI

By | February 19, 2009 at 4:39 pm | No comments

Comedian Tony Rock was arrested in the wee hours Feb. 18 for driving under the influence. Rock was reportedly pulled over at around 2:40 a.m. for driving over the speed limit on California’s Highway 101. Cops said that he appeared intoxicated and failed sobriety tests....

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Tracy Morgan’s apartment catches fire

By | February 19, 2009 at 3:39 pm | No comments

Stand-up comedian Tracy Morgan’s swank Manhattan apartment caught fire yesterday morning. No one was injured. Morgan blames the fire on a faulty light in his fish tank. Firefighters were able to contain the fire and even save Morgan’s fish. “My thanks to the New York...

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Joe Rogan hits Ohio for his new one-hour special

By | February 19, 2009 at 1:12 pm | No comments

Comedian Joe Rogan will film his second hour-long special of his career in Columbus, OH on March 5. Filming will be done during two shows — 7 and 10 pm — at the Southern Theatre. Rogan’s first hour comedy special, Joe Rogan Live for Showtime, was released in...

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