Opinion

Since the HFPA didn’t nominate any comedy films for a Golden Globe, vote for comedies here (Poll)

Since the HFPA didn’t nominate any comedy films for a Golden Globe, vote for comedies here (Poll)

By | December 17, 2013 at 11:23 am | 3 comments

If it isn’t the Recording Academy disappointing comedy fans it’s the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. This year, those lovable scamps nominated five films in the category of Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy— none of which are, in most intelligent people’s...

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Recording Academy still nominating Kathy Griffin for Grammys, for some reason

Recording Academy still nominating Kathy Griffin for Grammys, for some reason

By | December 9, 2013 at 2:18 pm | One comment

The Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences have once again, despite the huge amount of quality stand-up released in 2013, felt it necessary to laud Kathy Griffin in the best comedy album category. It's the sixth year in a row they've done so. Griffin's album this year Calm Down...

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Comedian Cameron Esposito on Catholicism, sex education and the downfalls of tradition

Comedian Cameron Esposito on Catholicism, sex education and the downfalls of tradition

By | December 3, 2013 at 11:00 pm | One comment

I was onstage, transitioning from a hilarious bit about lesbian porn into some pretty sweet butt sex material, when I heard a lady’s voice yell out, “They didn’t teach you that at _____!” _____ is the name of my high school, and even though this particular show was in...

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Louis C.K. inks amazing deal with FX, continues doing things his way

Louis C.K. inks amazing deal with FX, continues doing things his way

By | December 3, 2013 at 1:20 pm | One comment

Louis C.K. is the king of getting "the special deal." He famously sold his hit show Louie to FX with complete creative control by agreeing to an extremely small budget. FX Networks has now signed an exclusive deal with the stand-up comedian for a multi-year development deal....

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Maybe Alec Baldwin should shut up and stop blaming other people for his problems (maybe)

Maybe Alec Baldwin should shut up and stop blaming other people for his problems (maybe)

By | November 27, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 7 comments

Alec Baldwin is a brilliant performer, armed to the teeth with outstanding comedic sensibilities. Wasn’t he great as Jack Donaghy on 30 Rock for seven seasons?! And how about all 16 times he hosted Saturday Night Live? Not too shabby, right? He’s even made watching credit...

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Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell gets cancelled, last episode airs tonight

Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell gets cancelled, last episode airs tonight

By | November 14, 2013 at 4:11 pm | No comments

The new network FXX, FX's comedy-centric cable station, has axed its late-night program Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell due to low ratings. Bell's show worked on FX playing once a week. During the last leg of its first season, Totally Biased attracted 372,000 pairs of eyeballs...

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Comedy at Fun Fun Fest, day 1: Patton Oswalt, Kyle Kinane, Kyle Dunnigan (also Johnny Marr)

Comedy at Fun Fun Fest, day 1: Patton Oswalt, Kyle Kinane, Kyle Dunnigan (also Johnny Marr)

By | November 9, 2013 at 11:10 am | No comments

AUSTIN -- Day one of Austin’s Fun Fun Fun Fest kicked off with sunny skies and cool, brisk air, which, for a moment, made me forget that I live in Texas, the hot-and-sweaty capital of the South. Yours truly will be in attendance for all three days of the...

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Keith Malley of Keith and the Girl releases 10th comedy album

Keith Malley of Keith and the Girl releases 10th comedy album

By | October 23, 2013 at 2:37 pm | 5 comments

Keith Malley is not your typical stand-up comedian. He does not grind it out at open mikes nor does he cut his teeth every weekend on the road. He does wax hilarious five days a week for over an hour on his long-running podcast, Keith and the Girl. In an interview with...

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Guest essay by Kathleen Madigan: When a Twitter photo with Newt Gingrich is just a Twitter photo with Newt Gingrich

Guest essay by Kathleen Madigan: When a Twitter photo with Newt Gingrich is just a Twitter photo with Newt Gingrich

By | October 18, 2013 at 1:25 pm | One comment

This is a picture of me and Newt Gingrich posing as Gap Models (meaning sad, hungry people staring into the distance away from one another). I like to take these because they make me laugh. A few weeks ago I was a guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and so was Newt. His...

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