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Russell Brand resigns from BBC after radio suspension

By | October 29, 2008 at 2:41 pm | No comments

Russell Brand is really making his mark. The controversial up and coming comedian joined the likes of The Sex Pistols, The Beatles, and even solo Paul McCartney, when he was suspended by the BBC after an Oct. 18 broadcast where he and radio co-host Jonathan Ross left crude...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Project Palin

By | October 29, 2008 at 12:21 pm | No comments

Rooftop Comedy has put together a collection of some of their best talent offering up their best material on Maverick Alaska Governer, Sarah “Straight Talkin’ Palin....

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Giveaway: Carlos Mencia’s ‘Performance Enhanced’

By | October 29, 2008 at 11:39 am | No comments

We all know that Carlos Mencia is, to say the very least, a divisive player in the world of stand-up comedy.  People have called him many things: a socialist, a terrorist… an elitist. Wrong guy? Anyway, despite the charges against Mencia, he has remained an amazingly popular...

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National Lampoon joins forces with Uproar Entertainment for new audio division

By | October 28, 2008 at 3:39 pm | No comments

After getting over the initial surprise that National Lampoon is a publicly traded company (NLN), I was excited to read the announcement of the  worldwide distribution agreement with Uproar Entertainment for the company’s recently launched audio...

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Sandler, Rogan, Hill in Apatow’s new ‘Funny People’

By | October 28, 2008 at 3:27 pm | No comments

Details are finally available about Judd Apatow’s latest project, Funny People. /Film reveals that the plot of the film centers around two main characters who are stand-up comics from opposite ends of the spectrum, George Simmons (Adam Sandler) and Ira (Seth...

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Video: 30 seconds of Bill Cosby madness on ESPN

By | October 28, 2008 at 1:51 pm | No comments

Last Tuesday the Temple University Owls of Philadelphia defeated the Ohio University Bobcats 14-10 in a game of football. Our favorite part of the the nationally televised game — besides watching young men pulverize each other, of course — was the presence of comedy...

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Funniest accountant to be named in November

By | October 28, 2008 at 11:55 am | No comments

There isn’t much comedy to be found in the act of crunching numbers. Or is there? On Nov. 6, Atlanta is having its fourth annual Search for the South’s Funniest Accountant contest. Ten accountant contestants were chosen at an audition in September, and were then sent to a...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Jimmy Dore

By | October 28, 2008 at 10:03 am | No comments

Comedian Jimmy Dore knows that terrorists want to take our freedom away. So he’s got a plan to prevent them from doing just that. Check it...

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Jerry Lewis totally loves making homophobic comments

By | October 27, 2008 at 3:10 pm | No comments

This post is an anniversary of sorts; about time last year, Jerry Lewis was under fire for using an anti-gay slur on live television. This post will be similar to that one… At a recent news conference in Sydney, a TV reporter for Network Ten asked his opinion of the sport...

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