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Because we like you: We’re giving away Sarah Silverman and Lil’ Bush stuff

By | October 22, 2008 at 2:29 pm | No comments

After conducting an exhaustive poll of our readers across the nation, we’ve deduced that the vast majority of you like getting free shit. So who are we not to give you what you want, that is if what you want are Sarah Silverman Program and Lil’ Bush DVDs?...

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RooftopComedy and Current TV Join Forces

By | October 22, 2008 at 1:09 pm | No comments

The heavily user-generated Current TV has joined forces with RooftopComedy, a San Francisco based company devoted to broadcasting stand up comedy throughout the web, to create a weekly TV series showcasing young comedic talent. The proposed series focus on showcasing topical...

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Comedian Rudy Ray Moore dies at 81

By | October 22, 2008 at 11:26 am | No comments

Rudy Ray Moore, a comedian and filmmaker credited as a huge influence on generations of hip hop artists, just died at the age of 81. Moore made the bulk of his films throughout the 1970’s, and though critics were dismissive of his work at the time, he struck a chord with a...

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Russell Peters disses extremely attractive Bollywood actress

By | October 22, 2008 at 11:00 am | No comments

Indian-Canadian stand-up, Russell Peters, is stirring up a riff between himself and Bollywood. According to the Indian based News Line, Peters has publicly declared that the immensely popular Indian actress, Aishwarya Rai lacks any true acting ability. “Aishwarya Rai is the...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Dean Edwards

By | October 22, 2008 at 10:35 am | No comments

If given the chance, comedian Dean Edwards would probably reject a job as a superhero. After all, you can’t save everyone. And plus, some people shouldn’t be saved. Check it...

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Sarah Silverman gets no respect in London

By | October 21, 2008 at 12:40 pm | No comments

At a headlining show at London’s Hammersmith Apollo on Sunday, Sarah Silverman was brutally heckled into coming back onstage after performing only 40 minutes. When she returned, however, the crowd was treated to a Q&A session instead of more material, according to the...

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Stand-up comedy coming to Ugandan reality show

By | October 21, 2008 at 11:00 am | No comments

Ugandan comics, get ready for the latest African reality show, “Stand Up Uganda.” The Last-Comic-Alike show will borrow from other successful reality TV formats, specifically the use of judges, live audiences and viewers’ votes. The esteemed M-net Programming...

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Jon Stewart is mean to Sarah Palin during stand-up show, the Weekly Standard gets sad

By | October 21, 2008 at 9:33 am | No comments

At a stand-up performance Friday at Boston’s Northeastern University, Jon Stewart shared some insights on the republican’s current presidential campaign, punctuating his comments with a hearty “fuck you” to Sarah Palin. As pointed out by Comedy Central’s Indecision...

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Ray Romano, Kevin James, Jay Leno rally to support comedian in need

By | October 20, 2008 at 4:50 pm | No comments

Laughter can certainly be the best medicine… Or, in the case of Comedy To The Max, the best way to pay for said medicine. In the wake of comedian Max Alexander’s battle with chronic kidney disease and recent transplant, a group of his friends are hosting a comedy show to...

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