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Video: Lisa DeLarios

By | October 20, 2008 at 2:01 pm | No comments

So I caught Maria Bamford this weekend at Comix in New York. Needless to say, she was amazing. More on that later. For now, I wanted to post a short clip of Austin, TX comedian Lisa DeLarios who was one of Bamford’s openers. She’s got a subtle wit and a great mind....

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New York Times columnist takes a stab at stand-up

By | October 20, 2008 at 12:48 pm | No comments

New York Times columnist Harry Hurt III recently joined the ranks of George Plimpton, Ann Curry, and other investigative reporters in taking a scholarly stab at stand up comedy. In a recent “Executive Pursuits” segment of the Time’s Business section, Hurt describes a...

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Judge orders Andy Dick to wear alcohol monitoring bracelet

By | October 20, 2008 at 12:00 pm | No comments

Judgment rains down on Andy Dick this week after he previously pleaded guilty to one count of misdemeanor battery and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana. As part of a plea deal, the drug possession charge was dropped. The judge sentenced Dick to three years’...

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Video: Triumph the Insult Comic Dog at the final Presidential debate

By | October 20, 2008 at 9:09 am | No comments

When will it get old? As in, when will Triumph the Insult Comic Dog harassing and making fun of “important” people on national television stop being funny? I submit that it will always be funny. Long live Triumph. If you haven’t seen it already, check out his...

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Weekend links

By | October 17, 2008 at 7:00 pm | No comments

Looking for more articles to read over the weekend? We have assembled a sample of great content for your enjoyment. Enjoy your weekend! BuddyTV reminds us that in the midst of serious and often ugly political discourse, the common man and woman needs a release valve. Thank God...

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Jeff Foxworthy to open restaurant in Alabama

By | October 17, 2008 at 4:02 pm | No comments

For Jeff Foxworthy, success doesn’t stop with being the nation’s top selling stand-up comic of all time, a best-selling author, or pointing out that many Americans aren’t smarter than grade school children. Nay, Foxworthy shall soon be known as the red neck...

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Mike Birbiglia on Conan O’Brien tonight

By | October 17, 2008 at 3:33 pm | No comments

Hey, kids. Don’t go out tonight! Stay in, order up some pizza or maybe some takeout from the OG (Olive Garden), get comfy in your favorite sitting place and watch Mike Birbiglia on Conan O’Brien. Sure’s he’s been on the show before, but this will be the...

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Be a part of comedy history, get thee to Christian Finnegan’s DVD taping

By | October 17, 2008 at 11:52 am | No comments

Are you a fan of Christian Finnegan from Best Week Ever, Chappelle’s Show, MSNBC and your finer cities’ comedy stages? Do you like doing things for free? Then check out Finnegan’s two free show tapings at The Trocadero Theater in Philadelphia on Oct. 25 at...

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Video poll: Who’s funnier– Obama or McCain?

By | October 17, 2008 at 11:25 am | No comments

Presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain let their comedy chops shine last night at a fundraising dinner at New York City’s Waldorf-Astoria. The pair were pitching in to raise bucks for the Alfred E. Smith Foundation, which “supports and aids the poor, sick, and...

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