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Jerry Lewis to receive an Oscar

By | December 11, 2008 at 12:15 pm | No comments

It was announced today that Jerry Lewis will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at next year’s Oscar ceremony in honor of his tireless work on behalf of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Jerry is a legendary comedian who has not only brought laughter to...

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Report: Tommy Davidson hosts NESN Comedy All-Stars

By | December 10, 2008 at 4:38 pm | No comments

If you don’t live in New England, you’ve probably never heard of NESN, the local channel covering Red Sox and Bruins games. But, if you do live in New England, and you’re addicted to sports, you probably spend a lot of time glued to NESN, at least during...

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Pre order the new Jim Gaffigan album

By | December 10, 2008 at 4:00 pm | No comments

  A few days ago, we reported on Comedy Central’s list of upcoming releases for the next year. One of those albums was a new one from Jim Gaffigan. Today, we can tell you that because of our modern day, ultra capitalist society (not to mention our incredible need for...

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Video: Sarah Silverman Program season finale

By | December 10, 2008 at 2:29 pm | No comments

In the season finale of the Sarah Silverman Program, Jay pops the question to Laura in the most unique way and Sarah reacts the way you’d expect. Check it out tomorrow at 10:30 pm EST on Comedy Central. For now, enjoy this preview. .cc_box a:hover...

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Flight of the Conchords superfan Mel asks for your help

By | December 10, 2008 at 1:41 pm | No comments

As you may be aware, Flight of the Conchords will return to HBO on Jan. 18 with its second season. You may have also read on this here site that you could watch the entire premiere on FunnyOrDie on Dec. 17 through Dec. 21. What you may not know is that Conchords superfan Mel...

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Live review: Stella in Ann Arbor, MI

By | December 9, 2008 at 2:16 pm | No comments

Dec. 6 at the Blind Pig in Ann Arbor, MI Their short-lived Comedy Central TV show may be forever doomed as a footnote to a footnote in pop cultural history, but Stella’s resourceful, comedic towel has yet to be thrown in. The infamous comedy troupe – comprised of Michael...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Matt Kirshen

By | December 9, 2008 at 12:26 pm | No comments

Comedian Matt Kirshen gives us all a lesson on what it means to follow a Kosher diet. Listen up. There’s some good learnin’...

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Andy Kindler former pro wrestler, according to Wikipedia

By | December 8, 2008 at 5:36 pm | No comments

Wikipedia is widely praised for its open source, liberal updating, and above all accuracy. It came as a surprise then to see the entry for stand-up veteran, Andy Kindler, who was sited as having been part of “the World Wrestling Federation as a nerdy character named...

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Maria Bamford, John Mulaney, more added to Comedy Central Records roster

By | December 8, 2008 at 4:51 pm | No comments

As 2008 winds down and Comedy Central Records enjoys the success of another strong year of record sales, we hear that 2009 is going to find the comedy giants releasing another crop of huge names and rising stars. We can report that Comedy Central’s tentative list of albums...

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