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New web series spoofs viral video boom

By | April 21, 2008 at 3:00 am | No comments

What hasn’t been spoofed yet in an online video? I’ll tell ya: Online videos. Joey Mandarino and David Young of the hilarious joeyanddavid.com have just come out with a new web series, Viralcom. The show, which parodies the success of short,...

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Comedian Graham Clark wins Great Canadian Laugh Off

By | April 21, 2008 at 1:46 am | No comments

Comedian Graham Clark of Vancouver was named the winner of Yuk Yuk’s third annual Great Canadian Laugh Off. He beat out seven other finalists – whittled down from 64 contestants – to snag the $25,000 grand prize. The finals,...

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Sneak Peak and Giveaway: Dov Davidoff’s Comedy Central album, “The Point Is…”

By | April 21, 2008 at 1:31 am | No comments

Tomorrow, Comedy Central Records will release comedian Dov Davidoff’s debut album, The Point Is… Beyond Dov being a great stand-up, he’s one of those guys who has such a unique voice and delivery, not to mention a warped point of view. He kinda sounds like...

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Flight of the Conchords giveaway winners announced

By | April 18, 2008 at 6:49 am | No comments

First off, thank you to all of our readers who took the time to enter the Flight of the Conchords giveaway contest. It wasn’t an easy decision, folks. But in the end we could only pick two winners of the prize pack, which includes a copy of the new album (out Tuesday), a...

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Friday stand-up video: Donnell Rawlings

By | April 18, 2008 at 4:22 am | No comments

Comedian Donnell Rawlings enjoys Amsterdam’s lax drug laws. He just has a hard time readjusting to the States. Check it...

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Sports blogger tries stand-up, fails, but has lots of good stories to tell

By | April 17, 2008 at 11:52 am | No comments

Sports site Deadspin today posted a rather entertaining first-person account about one of their writers trying his hand at stand-up comedy. Because the author is not really trying to make it in the comedy bizz and is not at all fearful of burning bridges, he’s...

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Thursday Stand-up video: Tom McCaffrey

By | April 17, 2008 at 4:36 am | No comments

Comedian Tom McCaffrey — he’s recording his debut album April 20 in New York — has soured on the idea of playing sex games. He’s a got a good reason though. Check it...

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Comedian Louis C.K. inks deal for CBS sitcom

By | April 17, 2008 at 4:02 am | No comments

HBO, be damned. The cable giant axed Louis C.K.’s underappreciated, gritty sitcom Lucky Louie after one season. But C.K. has just inked a deal with CBS wherein he will executive produce, co-write and co-create a new sitcom with former Louie co-star Pamela...

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Bill Cosby enters the world of hip-hop

By | April 16, 2008 at 12:52 pm | No comments

Bill Cosby has finally figured out a way to grab the attention of the hip-hop community: he’ll release his own hip-hop album. Due out next month, Cosby Narratives Volume 1: A State of Emergency blends hip-hop music with the 70- year-old...

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