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Eddie Griffin’s make up/break up with hometown comedy club

By | August 27, 2008 at 2:11 pm | No comments

Comedian Eddie Griffin’s plan on making a triumphant return to his hometown of Kansas City was unexpectedly cancelled. The Kansas City native was scheduled to return to tape a segment for his upcoming VH1 reality show, Going for Broke. One segment called for him to settle a...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Kevin Shea

By | August 27, 2008 at 11:45 am | No comments

It’s not that comedian Kevin Shea isn’t happy for Michael Phelps and his eight gold medals. It’s just that he can’t relate to that lifestyle. Check it...

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Jerry Seinfeld-inspired stock picks are here!

By | August 27, 2008 at 11:21 am | No comments

Seems even the financial analyst types are trying to capitalize on the popularity of stand-up comedy these days. Ever since Jerry Seinfeld was named the 25th most powerful celebrity on Forbes’ Celebrity 100 list and since the comedian is attached to lots of publicly traded...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Tom Simmons

By | August 26, 2008 at 10:28 am | No comments

Comedian Tom Simmons is sick and tired of the vagina being used as a metaphor for weak-willed people. It’s time for a change! Check it...

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Video: Kyle Grooms does a sick Obama

By | August 25, 2008 at 4:48 pm | No comments

I’m not usually a fan of impressions. But a few weeks I saw Kyle Grooms weave some of this Obama material in a set at Gotham Comedy Club; I couldn’t help but get giggly. Check it...

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Monday stand-up video: Sheng Wang

By | August 25, 2008 at 1:55 pm | No comments

Comedian Sheng Wang has a difficult time reconciling the concept of “family pack” condoms. Check it out. [Grabbed from...

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Interview: Kevin Nealon, hosts World’s Funniest Videos tomorrow on TBS

By | August 25, 2008 at 12:50 pm | No comments

Kevin Nealon has, over the past decade, proven himself a viable, and very funny, commodity to not just one generation of comedy fans. It’s something that any stand-up comedian would aspire to. No doubt, the vast majority of us know Nealon from his 13 years on Saturday Night...

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Jerry Seinfeld becomes Microsoft pitchman

By | August 25, 2008 at 11:48 am | No comments

Jerry Seinfeld is set to be the main pitchman in a new $300 million Microsoft ad project, promoting the Windows Vista operating system. Seinfeld will be paid $10 million to appear in Microsoft commercials with Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates. But in a world where more and more...

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Jeffrey Ross announced as contestant on Dancing with the Stars

By | August 25, 2008 at 10:43 am | No comments

Jeffrey Ross, who just premiered his first one-hour Comedy Central special on Aug 22, has been announced as one of the new contestants of ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars. He’ll be partnered with pro dancer Edyta Sliwinska. In related news, the Roast Master General will...

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