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John Heffron: Good Kid, Bad Adult

By | November 7, 2005 at 12:45 pm | No comments

Ever since Eve ate that apple and immediately discovered the naked truth about her man (“Oh, Adam, for God's sake, put on some pants!"), women have been wagging their fingers and shaking their heads disgustedly at men. Now, from comedian John Heffron, comes a CD for anyone...

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Earthquake: About Got Damm Time

By | October 17, 2005 at 1:01 pm | No comments

If well-paced and finely crafted jokes are what you look for in a stand-up comedian, then Earthquake is not for you. But if you're into the bottom line, then Earthquake will do just fine. In About Got Damm Time , the former Nathaniel Stroman, armed with an unstoppable energy,...

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Tom Papa: Calm, Cool & Collected

By | October 13, 2005 at 12:22 pm | No comments

Veteran performer Tom Papa, known nationally from his many appearances on late-night talk shows and as the frequent opening act for Jerry Seinfeld, has finally put his best bits on tape. Though his debut disc, Calm, Cool & Collected will seem a bit short -- 35 minutes -- for...

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Brian Regan: I Walked on the Moon

By | October 12, 2005 at 12:19 pm | No comments

The only thing missing from Brian Regan's legendary 1997 live CD is visuals. Now with the release of his debut DVD, I Walked on the Moon , his flexing brows, rapidly shifting eyes and cool-meets-dork swagger are documented in his performance at The Improv in Irvine,...

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Stephen Lynch: The Craig Machine

By | September 25, 2005 at 12:34 pm | No comments

Since Adam Sandler put his goofy songs on tape for his 1993 debut album, it seemed the doors would open wide for singing comedians. And perhaps they did -- though not wide enough for most people to actually notice. But hardcore standup fans started to pay attention seven years...

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Dane Cook: Retaliation

By | July 10, 2005 at 8:29 am | No comments

That Dane Cook is a silly bitch. He says so himself on the first disc of his sophomore album, Retaliation. More than that, however, Dane Cook is a rock star. Granted, if you've seen him live you know that he comes right out and says he wants to be one. Though on his new album he...

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D.L. Hughley: Notes from the GED Section

By | June 14, 2005 at 12:40 pm | No comments

Since his 1992 debut on HBO's Def Comedy Jam , D.L. Hughley has proven himself to be a skilled, street-wise comic able to connect with audiences of all backgrounds despite joke topics. On Notes from the GED Section , his first comedy album, he exploits this ability to buoy...

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