Lenny Bruce becomes subject of theater production

By | November 21, 2008 at 3:00 pm | No comments

Schmucks, a play centered around comedy legends Lenny Bruce and Groucho Marx, will be running at The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia from Dec 3 - Jan 4. Directed by Jiri Zizka and written by former stand-up Roy Smiles, Schmucks is a fantasy comedy that present audience members...

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Comedy site caters to lunch breaks

By | November 21, 2008 at 11:51 am | No comments

Are you reading this while surfing the web during your lunch break? According to Nielsen in 2008, the majority of working people do most of their internet surfing at work during this much needed chunk of afternoon downtime, usually between 11 and 2. Enter...

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Friday stand-up video: Andi Smith

By | November 21, 2008 at 11:32 am | No comments

As always, comedian Andi Smith gives us all a dose of sad reality. Her target this time? Sarah Palin. Check it out. Read our interview with Andi Smith...

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Rosie O’Donnell returns to stand-up roots with NBC variety show

By | November 20, 2008 at 4:00 pm | No comments

The once foul mouthed fem comic, Rosie O’Donnell is returning to her roots in stand-up comedy with a new NBC variety special, Rosie Live. Although once infamous for her politically charged comments on ABC’s The View - most of which were aimed at the residing...

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Thursday stand-up audio clip: Robert Schimmel

By | November 20, 2008 at 3:31 pm | No comments

Robert Schimmel’s 1998 album If You Buy this CD, I Can Get This Car may be the veteran comedian’s definitive collection. This track, partly about his daughter talking to him about sex, is an excellent example of that. Check it out. Read our interview with Schimmel...

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Jeff Dunham surpasses South Park for Comedy Central ratings record

By | November 20, 2008 at 12:32 pm | No comments

Comedy Central favorite Jeff Dunham shattered the network’s ratings records with his special, Jeff Dunham’s Very Special Christmas Special which aired last weekend.  According to TV Week, the special “surpassed South Park’s 1998 cliffhanger resolution, “Cartman’s...

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Thursday stand-up video: Pete Dominick

By | November 20, 2008 at 11:12 am | No comments

In the most intense scene we’ve ever witnessed him in, comedian Pete Dominick tells a tale of wedded bliss. Check it out. Read our interview with Pete Dominick...

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Columbus, OH picks its funniest comedian

By | November 19, 2008 at 6:01 pm | No comments

The Columbus Comedy Competition named its funniest comedian last night in a hugely successful final performance. The show took place at the the Columbus Funny Bone, where the contest’s finalists performed their sets to a jam packed house (people were practically on top of each...

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Wednesday stand-up audio clip: Jasper Redd

By | November 19, 2008 at 3:25 pm | No comments

Quickly-rising comedian Jasper Redd covers everything from the history of his home state, Tennessee, the similarities between gays and blacks and why being rich really doesn’t create more problems as some people claim. Check it...

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