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Comedy Central goes HD, time to rejoice er something

By | January 13, 2009 at 4:33 pm | No comments

Well it’s about time, Comedy Central! You know, the other day I was thinking. Some of my favorite stand-up specials are Comedy Central productions: Zach Galifianakis’ Comedy Central Presents, Demetri Martin’s hour-long special, Person, Greg Giraldo’s two...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Jesse Joyce

By | January 13, 2009 at 11:19 am | No comments

No one said committing suicide was easy. Comedian Jesse Joyce relates a real-life harrowing tale to prove that point. Check it...

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Lisa Lampanelli not scared to make fun of Barack Obama

By | January 12, 2009 at 5:00 pm | No comments

President Elect Barack Obama has thus far gone unscathed in the comedy world. Lisa Lampinelli is eager to turn that around in her upcoming appearance at the South Beach Comedy Festival this month in Miami and her soon to air HBO special, Long Live the Queen on Jan 31. Lampenelli...

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Comedy Central Stand-up Showdown update: The Ladies of the Top 20

By | January 12, 2009 at 3:45 pm | No comments

Let’s face it, the Stand-Up Showdown is a sausage fest. The deep honor of being part of the Top 20 - and thus having your half-hour special re-aired during the Stand-Up Showdown Marathon - has mostly always gone to the guys. Yet, every year there seems to be a few ladies...

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Steve Martin lays down bluegrass album

By | January 12, 2009 at 1:08 pm | No comments

It ends up Steve Martin lost the arrow but hung on to the banjo. On Jan. 27, the actor/writer/comedian will release an album of bluegrass music. The Crow: New Songs for the Five-String Banjo will be available exclusively through Amazon for the first 90 days of its release. The...

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Monday stand-up video: Dwayne Perkins

By | January 12, 2009 at 11:59 am | No comments

There’s comes a time in a man’s life when he realizes he’s never going pro. Comedian Dwayne Perkins testifies. Check it...

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Friday stand-up video: Kurt Metzger

By | January 9, 2009 at 12:48 pm | No comments

Comedian Kurt Metzger opines about what makes New York City so great– from skinned bodies on display in art galleries to Ethiopian food. Check it out. .cc_box a:hover.cc_home{background:url('http://www.comedycentral.com/comedycentral/video/assets/syndicated-logo-over.png')...

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Roseanne premieres new radio show

By | January 9, 2009 at 11:39 am | No comments

Roseanne Barr has launched a new weekly radio show on Los Angeles’ mega-progressive station KPFK 90.7 FM. In a promo running on KPFK, Roseanne says, “In addition to offering insights and expert analysis on the nut jobs running things, we’ll have great guests...

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Christian Finnegan wants douche bags to wear costumes

By | January 8, 2009 at 2:04 pm | No comments

In a post yesterday on his Tower of Hubris section of his official site, comedian Christian Finnegan eloquently opined that real-life douche bags should wear costumes – much like comic book villains – so that we can know immediately what type of person we’re dealing with....

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