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Denis Leary ready to rock in FX comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll

Denis Leary ready to rock in FX comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll

By | June 30, 2014 at 3:26 pm | One comment

FX continues its push for star-powered comedies today by ordering its Denis Leary comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll to series. Leary wrote and created the show under his Apostle banner and will star in 10 episodes to air in 2015. FX productions and Fox Television Studios...

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Best Final Jeopardy answer comes from Ari Voukydis, UCB improv teacher (Video)

Best Final Jeopardy answer comes from Ari Voukydis, UCB improv teacher (Video)

By | June 28, 2014 at 1:21 pm | One comment

One comedian and Upright Citizens Brigade improviser gave possibly the best incorrect final answer in the history of Jeopardy! (and that includes those "Sean Connery" answers on Saturday Night Live). Ari Voukydis, an improv teacher, didn't have a clue as to the answer on last...

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George Carlin Way a go in New York City: Comedians Kevin Bartini, Adam Lash get street named after legendary comedian

George Carlin Way a go in New York City: Comedians Kevin Bartini, Adam Lash get street named after legendary comedian

By | June 26, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 6 comments

Comedians Kevin Bartini and Adam Lash have fought tirelessly for three years to dedicate a block of New York City to the memory of the late great George Carlin. And today, their work has paid off. Just moments ago, the New York City Council unanimously passed an omnibus bill...

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Funny Or Die makes Ron Funches’ late night dreams come true (Video)

Funny Or Die makes Ron Funches’ late night dreams come true (Video)

By | June 26, 2014 at 3:34 pm | No comments

Just last weekend, Variety placed comedian Ron Funches on its 10 Comics to Watch list. Already, Funches has something for you to watch. The Undateable star fulfilled his lifelong dream of hosting a late night talk show in the new Funny Or Die web series Night Night with Ron...

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Max Silvestri stars in ‘Don’t Walk’ from new Web series network Thundershorts (Exclusive video)

Max Silvestri stars in ‘Don’t Walk’ from new Web series network Thundershorts (Exclusive video)

By | June 25, 2014 at 3:04 pm | No comments

There's a brand new web series out from Billy on The Street comedian Max Silvestri. Released through the new comedy original video network Thundershorts, Don't Walk's first episode features adorably optimistic Phil (Silvestri) on his way to his first day of work when a "don't...

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Funny Or Die Oddball comedy festival returns: Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, Marc Maron

Funny Or Die Oddball comedy festival returns: Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, Marc Maron

By | June 25, 2014 at 1:01 pm | No comments

Funny Or Die and Live Nation are teaming up again for their second Funny Or Die Presents Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival 2014. After a successful touring last year with Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords, Funny or Die will bring in some more of the best comedians...

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Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch: Fortune Feimster, Cristela Alonzo, Nathan Fielder included (Videos)

Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch: Fortune Feimster, Cristela Alonzo, Nathan Fielder included (Videos)

By | June 24, 2014 at 12:31 pm | No comments

It's that time of the year when industry leaders (and random blog) start listing their 5 or 10 or 39 up-and-coming stand-up comedians that people need to keep an eye on. One of the more illustrious lists is Variety's annual "10 Comics To Watch" list. The trade publication...

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Mike Birbiglia adds 32 cities to ‘Thank God for Jokes’ tour: is one of them yours?

Mike Birbiglia adds 32 cities to ‘Thank God for Jokes’ tour: is one of them yours?

By | June 23, 2014 at 10:42 am | No comments

Comedian Mike Birbiglia has told us stories and jokes about  his sleepwalking condition and his romantic misadventures relationships with his one man shows Sleepwalk With Me and My Girlfriend's Boyfriend. But his new tour really pays homage to…jokes! And Birbiglia just added...

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Judd Apatow’s new book will feature interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jay Leno, more!

Judd Apatow’s new book will feature interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jay Leno, more!

By | June 23, 2014 at 10:22 am | No comments

Before he was the king of comedy movies, Judd Apatow was a comedy connoisseur. The Anchorman producer, who used to interview famous comedians for his high school radio station, will release a compilation book through Random House featuring interviews he's conducted over the last...

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