Mike Epps: ‘Pryor hand picked me to play him.’

By | April 21, 2009 at 1:00 pm | No comments

Mike Epps, who was originally slated to play Richard Pryor in the upcoming bio-pic was passed over in favor of Eddy Murphy. Epps shared his opinion on the matter in a recent interview. No disrespect, but I sat with Richard Pryor for an entire year, and he hand-picked me to play...

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British Comedy Store franchise goes to Mumbai

By | April 21, 2009 at 11:28 am | No comments

What’s the funniest thing to come to Mumbai lately? No, it’s not Madonna. Don Ward, the entrepreneur behind England’s famed Comedy Store franchise has partnered with Amar Agrawal, an Indian businessman to open a club in the Indian capitol. The announcement comes on the...

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Audio interview: Paul F. Tompkins

By | April 21, 2009 at 11:04 am | No comments

I just interviewed Paul F. Tompkins for an upcoming episode of A Tight Five. Before that however, I introduced him to AudioBoo (who should be paying me for this exposure). AudioBoo allows you to record short audio podcasts on your iPhone. Check out a rather pleasant chat Paul...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Ben Gleib

By | April 21, 2009 at 6:00 am | No comments

Ben Gleib shares a story with the audience about a touching moment involving himself and a homeless...

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State of the State: cult MTV series finally coming to DVD

By | April 20, 2009 at 3:21 pm | No comments

Off-beatniks, take note: MTV's Bill Clinton-era sketch show, The State, will finally see a much-awaited surfacing on DVD. Beginning on July 14, the French won't be the only ones with a revolution to celebrate. (Bastile Day, anyone?) The quirky, catch-phrase producing sketch...

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Andrew Dice Clay to publish book

By | April 20, 2009 at 12:21 pm | No comments

Andrew Dice Clay has revealed that he has finished writing a book about his life and is now shopping it to prospective interested publishers. In an interview posted today on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Dice explains: I’ve written it already. Now it’s about...

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Congrats to Patton Oswalt for his new baby?

By | April 20, 2009 at 10:00 am | No comments

This is almost as unconfirmed as it comes, but Steve Agee - who recently thanked over 7,000 people for following his Twitter account by name on video - congratulated Patton Oswalt via said Twitter page. Fans have been posting congratulations on both Patton’s Myspace and...

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Monday stand-up video: Doug Benson

By | April 20, 2009 at 6:00 am | No comments

I would be remiss not to share this hilarious pot referencing bit from Doug Benson’s Super High Me considering today is 4/20 and...

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Steve Agee completes the Agee5k

By | April 18, 2009 at 11:07 pm | No comments

At 10: 58 pm EST today (7:58 pm his time) The Sarah Silverman Program’s Steve Agree fulfilled his promise to read every one of his Twitter followers. As of the time of this post, Agee had 7,725 followers. The self challenge started when Agee announced that if he were to...

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