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Video flashback: Will Ferrell spits food into Chris Parnell’s mouth

By | August 12, 2008 at 12:56 pm | No comments

Before Will Ferrell was cranking out 19 movies a year with increasingly dumber premises, he was spitting food is Chris Parnell’s mouth. Dear, Will: Can your next movie be about a guy who spits food into people’s mouths? Maybe it can be set in the 80s or 70s or some...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Andrew Norelli

By | August 12, 2008 at 10:08 am | No comments

Comedian Andrew Norelli isn’t the type to refuse advice. But when it comes from a masseuse, he gets a little skeptical. Check it...

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Video: Bernie Mac

By | August 11, 2008 at 5:10 pm | No comments

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Dennis Miller: still a stand-up at heart

By | August 11, 2008 at 2:31 pm | No comments

Despite much publicized gigs as a talk-radio host, Fox News pundit, and Monday Night Football announcer (you probably tried to forget that), Dennis Miller says his heart is still in stand-up comedy. “I am a stand-up comedian,” Miller told the Dallas News. ...

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Patton Oswalt, Jimmy Pardo, more to raise funds for writing program

By | August 11, 2008 at 2:25 pm | No comments

Patton Oswalt, Jimmy Pardo, Bill Burr, Tim and Eric, Al Madrigal, and more will perform Sept. 10 at the Avalon Hollywood for a fundraiser to support 826LA, “a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing...

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Leicester Comedy Festival conducts physical exams on comics

By | August 11, 2008 at 12:51 pm | No comments

The BBC News reports that England’s Leicester Comedy Festival — running this month — is not only promoting humor this year but also good health. Possibly urged on by a short list of UK comics dying during performances – Eric Morecambe, Tommy Cooper, Sid...

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Kojo: first British comic to join Def Comedy tour

By | August 11, 2008 at 11:27 am | No comments

Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam Tour is doing a three night stint in London in September. To add some local flavor to this event, the tour will add Kojo to its bill the Def Comedy Jam Tour’s first British comedian. Last year, Gina Yashere became the first Brit comic to...

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Monday stand-up video: John Ramsey

By | August 11, 2008 at 10:44 am | No comments

Comedian John Ramsey isn’t just funny. He’s here to give you helpful househould hints. In this clip, he schools us about bananas. Check it...

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Bernie Mac dead at 50

By | August 9, 2008 at 11:10 am | No comments

Comedian Bernie Mac died this morning at the age of 50. “Actor/comedian Bernie Mac passed away this morning from complications due to pneumonia in a Chicago area hospital,” his publicist, Danica Smith, said in a statement from Los Angeles. She said no other details...

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