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REVIEW: Chad Daniels, “Busy Being Awesome”

By | January 5, 2009 at 3:26 pm | No comments

Release date: Jan. 27 Blue and black are the favorite shades in comedy, a generally off-color art form. The great masters George Carlin and Richard Pryor, the Da Vinci and Rembrandt of their profession, used painted prose and profanity to hilariously illustrate their points or...

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Monday stand-up video: Brendon Walsh

By | January 5, 2009 at 11:06 am | No comments

At 35, comedian Brendon Walsh is not impressed by the promise of a hand job. Check it...

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National contest will give comedian ‘Live at Gotham’ audition

By | January 5, 2009 at 10:22 am | No comments

New York City’s famed comedy venue Gotham Comedy Club has partnered with Studio One Media to produce a nationwide stand-up comedy contest. Since February of last year Studio One has been installing their self-contained audio and video studios in malls across the country. Those...

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Stand-up Showdown weekly update

By | January 4, 2009 at 5:59 pm | No comments

This year the Showdown is off to an exciting start with several new faces  in the Top 20. Gone are the days when Dane Cook, Carlos Mencia, and Brian Regan dominate the top positions. The most exciting aspect of the showdown this year is the actual vote total provided for each...

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Video: Kathy Griffin says bad work during NYE coverage!

By | January 3, 2009 at 1:57 am | No comments

I happily avoided watching any New Year’s Eve coverage on the old television the night it turned into 2009. In hindsight, I feel I may have missed out on something– something big, monumental, maybe even historic. You see, in an effort to be edgy, CNN hired Kathy...

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Friday Stand-Up Video: Nate Jackson

By | January 2, 2009 at 9:00 pm | No comments

Nate Jackson recently won first runner up in the Seattle Internation Comedy Competition. Currently, he is producing and hosting a brand new room in my hometown of Olympia, WA Friday nights at The Vault. Holding Down the...

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Eddie Izzard performs set for terrorist attack victim

By | December 31, 2008 at 10:52 pm | No comments

Enormously popular British comedian Eddie Izzard performed a 90-minute stand-up set for a hospitalized victim of November’s terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India. Will Pike had been recovering form his injuries — the 28-year-old broke three of his vertebrae, both his...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Bryan Gutmann

By | December 31, 2008 at 2:17 pm | No comments

Comedian Bryan Gutmann doesn’t have what you’d call a healthy respect for personal trainers. Check it...

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Time Warner cable to cut Comedy Central tonight

By | December 31, 2008 at 11:37 am | No comments

Starting tonight Time Warner and Bright House Networks customers will be losing Comedy Central and 18 other channels from their TV’s. Other channels include MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Noggin, Spike and TV Land. Just in time for the new year it appears that the pull is not...

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