Mike Birbiglia releases second animation short

By | July 7, 2009 at 11:57 am | No comments

Just this morning, Mike Birbiglia released his second animated short - "Porno for Parents." It's fun to see a favorite bit played out in animation form. The scene of his parents holed up in the bathroom with his mom on the phone crying and his dad armed with a shotgun added...

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Kathy Griffin will roast Joan Rivers, promises ‘verbal pap smear’

By | July 7, 2009 at 9:05 am | No comments

It's a match made in bitchy comedy heaven. Comedy Central has announced that Emmy and Grammy nominated Kathy Griffin - she of the D list - will serve as Roastmaster for Comedy Central's Roast of Joan Rivers, premiering Aug. 9. Here's what Griffin said about her upcoming dream...

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Erik Rivera to team up with Urban Latino Radio

By | July 7, 2009 at 9:00 am | No comments is launching Hooked on E!, hosted by stand-up comic Erik Rivera, a regular at The Comedy Cellar and Caroline’s on Broadway. The show will focus on all things Latino including talents, trends and products. The radio program will combine traditional radio...

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Monday stand-up video: Andi Smith

By | July 6, 2009 at 11:26 am | No comments

We strive to not play favorites here but every few months we can't help but share a clip from our friend Andi Smith. She's hilarious and seeing as how Sarah Palin just resigned, this bit about Alaska being awesome is remarkably on...

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Friday stand-up video: Paul F. Tompkins

By | July 3, 2009 at 9:00 am | No comments

My Grandma died about a month or so ago, and I got a "last visit" with her a couple days before she passed. During this visit, my Grandma told me that because of my non-existing relationship with my mom, she changed her view on Christianity. That is to say that I had been a bad...

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Thursday stand-up video: Dartanion London

By | July 2, 2009 at 9:02 am | One comment

Seattle native, Dartanion London discusses how uncool it is to get into peak physical condition by use of Wii...

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Ted Alexandro opines on Kobe Bryant's presumed raping style

By | July 1, 2009 at 12:22 pm | No comments

When I was in Aspen a few weeks ago covering the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival I got to interview a bunch of great comics. So we'll be rolling out those interviews from time to time. Here's the first, this one with Ted Alexandro, wherein we talk about pirates, Ted's dark mind...

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Larry the Cable Guy to release digital album on July 4th

By | July 1, 2009 at 11:03 am | No comments

Larry the Cable Guy, he of the beer-swilling, NASCAR-loving country folk crowd, will celebrate the independence of our nation with Tailgate Party, his new stand-up special. A first of its kind digital download, the show will be featured exclusively online, courtesy of Basecamp...

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Eugene Mirman and Kristen Schaal + The Color Purple?

By | June 30, 2009 at 10:55 am | No comments

Eugene Mirman and Kristen Schaal bowed for about a minute and a half in appropriate mock theatricality as they took the stage together for a rare co-headlining show at Boston's Wilbur Theatre on June 27. The Flight of the Conchords co-stars didn’t fill the 1,200 seat venue,...

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