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Dave Attell to host Comedy Central’s ‘Gong Show’

By | May 7, 2008 at 10:08 am | No comments

It looks like comedian Dave Attell will be back on Comedy Central on a regular basis— this time as host of the network’s version of the Gong Show. The original show, which aired in the 70s, boasted horrible amateur performers doing their best...

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And now for something not related to stand-up comedy… because we can

By | May 7, 2008 at 9:30 am | No comments

ATTENTION: There is no stand-up comedy connection to this post. I’m not one to spend a whole lot of time online watching made-for-Internet short form programming. And the last video game I played in the comfort of my own home was probably Tecmo Super Bowl for...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Jen Kirkman

By | May 7, 2008 at 1:47 am | No comments

Los Angeles-based comedian Jen Kirkman is one of the most underrated comics in the country. So, dear readers, it’s time you know about her. If you’re down with Kirkman already, congrats. If not, check her out below. Enjoy. From Crackle: Female...

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Band at center of Eugene Mirman bit changes name to Stealing Jane

By | May 6, 2008 at 9:06 pm | No comments

Remember HiJynx, the band that privately messaged Eugene Mirman via Myspace only to end up being blasted during his on stage reply? Well, now Mirman will have to watch out for invitations to see Stealing Jane, the band that sounds like “Maroon 5, Santana, [and] Sublime put...

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Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn: fond memories

By | May 6, 2008 at 2:58 pm | No comments

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Greg Giraldo will ultimate fight, rape Zach Galifianakis

By | May 6, 2008 at 6:17 am | No comments

Our friends at Chicago’s Lakeshore Theater posted this video of Greg Giraldo a little more than a month ago. In it, the Lakeshore peeps get the exclusive about Giraldo’s plan to ultimate fight and rape Zach Galifianakis on Showtime....

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Tuesday stand-up video: Ted Alexandro

By | May 6, 2008 at 6:05 am | No comments

Comedian Ted Alexandro is doing a good job of staying in shape. But he’ll never quite get gym culture. Check it...

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Don Rickles (a.k.a. Mr. Potato Head) in Disney’s Toy Story Midway Mania

By | May 5, 2008 at 8:27 am | No comments

Opening this spring in Disney’s Hollywood Studios is a brand new attraction called Toy Story Midway Mania. This 4-D ride takes classic boardwalk style games — ring toss and pie throwing, anyone? — and places them in the world of Pixar’s Toy...

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Monday stand-up video: Joe Rogan

By | May 5, 2008 at 1:02 am | No comments

The government is keeping jet packs and marijuana from us. Just ask comedian Joe Rogan. Check it...

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