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NYC Underground Comedy fest announces comedian mentorship contest

By | May 9, 2008 at 10:39 am | No comments

The NYC Underground Comedy Festival announced that starting May 29, Ha! comedy club will be hosting a weekly competition in which emerging comics compete for stage time and industry mentorship. Two winners will be chosen, a male and a female, and will be given two spots a week...

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Pine-Sol Lady’s a stand-up comic; what other comics should be product pitchers?

By | May 9, 2008 at 8:45 am | No comments

So it turns out the “Pine-Sol Lady” is a stand-up comedian? Who knew! The friggin’ San Francisco Examiner, that’s who. If, when we say “Pine-Sol Lady” you don’t know who...

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Punchline Magazine’s Hot Shows: May 10 – May 15

By | May 9, 2008 at 4:10 am | No comments

Tig Notaro: 5/10 - Laff Stop - Houston,TX Kevin Brennan: 5/10 - The Laughing Post - Kalamazoo, MI Al Madrigal: 5/11 - Improv - Washington DC Marc Maron, Eugene Mirman, Andy Kindler: 5/12 - Lakeshore Theater - Chicago, Il Tommy Johnagin: 5/14 - Crackers - Indianapolis, IN Greg...

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Friday stand-up video: Wyatt Cenac

By | May 9, 2008 at 1:46 am | No comments

Why do Mexicans hate black people? Comedian Wyatt Cenac...

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Comedian Mike Epps accused of assault

By | May 8, 2008 at 11:22 am | No comments

Comedian Mike Epps is reportedly the prime suspect in the beating of a man who tried to serve him with paternity court papers. The paternity suit was originally filed in February after an unnamed woman, last December, gave birth to a child whom she alleges is...

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Comedy site SuperDeluxe.com folding

By | May 8, 2008 at 4:29 am | No comments

Original comedy video programming site, SuperDeluxe.com, will cease to be and its content will be folded into AdultSwim.com, paidContent.org has reported. Both sites are run by Turner Broadcasting, which has decided that the sites were too similar. Some SuperDeluxe programming...

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Thursday Stand-up video: Susan Burke

By | May 8, 2008 at 3:56 am | No comments

Comedian Susan Burke tells us about the bright side of cocaine and heroin. Check it...

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Do Stand Up Comedians Have To Be Crazy?

By | May 7, 2008 at 8:51 pm | No comments

To be fair, being funny is not a product of psychosis, but rather a product of a person’s perceptive lens. And when it comes to seeing the world differently, people with mental illness can have, well, somewhat of a leg up… David Granirer is a...

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Video: Steven Wright tells jokes

By | May 7, 2008 at 4:04 pm | No comments

It’s Wednesday evening. You should be watching some classic Steven Wright...

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