Nick Swardson sketch show picked up for 6 episodes

By | May 28, 2009 at 12:12 pm | No comments

Gay Robot is finally making it to TV - albeit not as a live action series but as part of Nick Swardson’s upcoming sketch comedy show. Swardson announced yesterday via his Myspace blog that his show was picked up for six episodes. It’ll be my own sketch show with Gay...

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Mitch Fatel, Doug Benson, more star in new G4 show

By | May 28, 2009 at 11:22 am | No comments

Some of the top working stand-up comedians in the country will be starring in G4’s new TV series, The International Sexy Ladies Show. The show will air funny and provocative TV/DVD clips of women from Spain, Russia, Japan, Italy, and more. The clips will feature...

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Matt Kirshen, more to perform on live Twitter stand-up event

By | May 28, 2009 at 10:37 am | No comments

On June 8, British standout comedian and Last Comic Standing star Matt Kirshen, along with six other comics will participate in a groundbreaking stand-up event. Twitter will debut their first comedy show in what constitutes a new form of live entertainment. The show, Twitcom...

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Alabama comics will still write jokes for Leno

By | May 27, 2009 at 4:28 pm | No comments

You are probably well aware that Friday marks Jay Leno’s last appearance as the host of The Tonight Show, a job he’s done for the past 17 years. He’s moving on to hosting his own prime-time chat show in the fall and in the process handing over the Tonight Show...

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Dane Cook hits Billboard’s Top 10

By | May 27, 2009 at 12:27 pm | No comments

Beating out the likes of Tori Amos and Busta Rhymes, Dane Cook’s new album Isolated Incident has debuted on Billboard’s Top 10, landing at a very respectable No. 5. His second Top 10 release of his career, Cook sold 61,000 copies of the CD/DVD in its first week. His...

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Todd Glass rips Daniel Tosh a new asshole

By | May 26, 2009 at 8:41 pm | No comments

We’re not going to lie. We’re already looking forward to the premiere of Daniel Tosh’s new Comedy Central show Tosh.0, wherein the comedian makes fun of the latest viral videos. But for some odd reason, this video of Todd Glass verbally assaulting Daniel and...

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Steven Wright’s first album and comedy special re-released

By | May 26, 2009 at 4:09 pm | No comments

Fans of Steven Wright, rejoice! Warner Bros is re-releasing Wright’s classic album, 1985’s I Have a Pony on June 2. What’s more is that Wright’s HBO special of the same year, A Steven Wright Special will be included in the packaging. For now, enjoy a...

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Comedian Lynne Koplitz pitches for Midol

By | May 26, 2009 at 12:56 pm | One comment

We'd like to think of this as yet another piece of proof that the national stand-up comedy scene is stronger than ever. It seems Midol, the over-the-counter medication that helps alleviates menstrual cramps, aches and bloating, has enlisted veteran comedian Lynne Koplitz to help...

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Comedian launches site dedicated to Ireland’s stand-up scene

By | May 26, 2009 at 11:34 am | No comments

Irish comedian Dave O’Gorman was frustrated with the lack of stand-up comedy awareness in the city of Dublin. “No matter how often I told family and friends about comedy in Dublin, very few knew there were even comedy nights in the clubs.” O’Gorman told Punchline...

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