Monday stand-up video: Carlos Alazraqui

By | November 17, 2008 at 11:33 am | No comments

Comedian Carlos Alazraqui (of Reno 911! fame) reads from the modern day book of the Lord: Thrasher magazine. Check it...

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Video: Wanda Sykes comes out officially

By | November 16, 2008 at 11:51 pm | No comments

At a Nov. 15 rally to support the abolishment of Proposition 8 (which banned gay marriage in the California), Wanda Sykes came out of the closet publicly, telling an excited crowd that she’s gay. She also announced that she had married her girlfriend on Oct. 25, days...

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Weekend links

By | November 16, 2008 at 11:38 am | No comments

Here are a few morsles to moisten your stand-up comedy news reading pallet. Andy Woodhull is crowned the Butterfinger Comedy Showdown winner. It  is always fun (annoying) to read others’ Top Comics lists. Hey, The Recorder, Daniel Tosh hasn’t been new to the scene...

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Katt Williams official statement released

By | November 15, 2008 at 5:02 pm | No comments

POSTED at 4:04 pm EST Yesterday, we reported that comedian Katt Williams had been hospitalized to undergo a pyschiatric evaluation. See story here. Williams’ publicist just released the following statement to Punchline Magazine. Following an arduous 300 shows and an...

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Katt Williams hospitalized in South Carolina

By | November 15, 2008 at 1:34 am | No comments

Comedian Katt Williams was admitted to Tuomey Regional Medical Center in Sumter, South Carolina to undergo a pyschiatric evaluation, according to a local press report. After police responded to a “suspicious behavior” call based on Williams’ strange actions at...

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Video preview: Jeff Dunham’s Christmas special

By | November 14, 2008 at 1:29 pm | No comments

This Sunday, Comedy Central will premiere Jeff Dunham’s Very Special Christmas Special at 9 pm. No doubt, ventriloquists have incredibly bad reputations; Dunham is one, however, that most of this country seems to like– a lot. The dude is huge. To be honest, I’m...

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First Middle Eastern comedy fest hits in December

By | November 14, 2008 at 12:18 pm | No comments

Who says no good news comes out of the Middle East? The City of Amman in Jordan has just announced plans to launch the Amman Stand-Up Comedy Festival, the first stand-up comedy festival ever to hit that part of the world. The event is scheduled to run from Dec. 2 to Dec. 5 at...

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Video: Marc Maron’s inner dialogue

By | November 14, 2008 at 11:59 am | No comments

If you visit this spot on the Internet semi often, you’ll know that I’ve blogged about Maron V Seder before. I intend to continue doing it. Why? First off, I believe Maron is one of the top two stand-up comedians in the country; plus I happen to like Sam Seder as...

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Columbus, Ohio to name city’s best stand-up Nov. 18

By | November 13, 2008 at 5:05 pm | No comments

The finalists have been chosen for Columbus, OH’s funniest stand-up comedian competition. Eight local comics were voted to move on after competing in semi-final competitions on Oct. 28 and Nov 11.  The finalists are: Matthew Spriggs Chris Coen Laura Sanders B.J. Tedder Dean...

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