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Jay Leno promises more stand-up comedy

By | August 21, 2009 at 10:45 am | No comments

The Jay Leno Show will be an hour loaded with stand-up, rather than multiple celebrity guests. The late-night host is expected to deliver eight to twelve minutes of straight stand-up every night in his monologue. As reported, Leno will also be employing some top stand-up comics--including Jim Norton and D.L. Hughley--as correspondents who will be doing pre-taped more...


Are we too easily offended by crass jokes?

By | July 22, 2009 at 1:48 pm | No comments

A few weeks ago Larry Muhammed, a Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY) writer got in touch with me to see if I would answer a few questions about comedy, more specifically if people just couldn't take a crass joke these days. The final article took a slightly different turn, focusing on the movie Bruno and the like. So sadly I had nothing to do with the article. But, I more...


Comedy Matters with Gabriel Iglesias, Colin Quinn, Jessica Biel

By | June 22, 2009 at 9:43 am | One comment

SEARCHING FOR JERRY SEINFELD As many of you know, I’ve spent the better part of the last year, working with Comic Strip owner Richie Tienken on a book about the history of the club that launched the careers of superstars like Chris Rock, Larry Miller, George Wallace, Lewis Black, Paul Reiser and Jerry Seinfeld— to name just a few. We’re aiming for the book to come more...


Alexandro, Kilmartin, Durst, Cummins kick off Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival

By | June 12, 2009 at 1:24 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_984" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Ted Alexandro"][/caption] ASPEN, CO – The second annual Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival kicked off last night in strong form, with a show featuring Ted Alexandro, Laurie Kilmartin, Will Durst and Dan Cummins. Of this group, the younger Spokane, Washington-based Cummins had the most to prove, as he more...


Anthony Jeselnik: Comedy with a side of evil

By | June 8, 2009 at 9:22 am | No comments

Having found himself on best up and coming comedian lists as well as in a staff writing position for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Anthony Jeselnik is quickly becoming the comic to watch in 2009. “How soon after Patrick Swayze dies do you think Whoopi Goldberg will wait before she calls up Demi Moore just to fuck with her,” may be seen as a shocking question and more...


Oprah Winfrey looks for next big comedian

By | April 30, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments

Oprah Winfrey controls the entire universe. Doesn’t she? Answer. Yes. So it makes perfect sense that she is now looking to discover the next big stand-up comedian. The page on her official site wherein they ask for submissions pretty much reads like a list of things you don’t want in a stand-up comedian, namely the dude that makes his friends laugh and thinks he more...


Kevin Hart: A (comic) view from the top

By | September 16, 2008 at 10:17 am | One comment

With a new hosting gig on BET's Comic View: One Mic Stand, work on seven movies this year alone and his very own one hour Comedy Central special arriving next year, comedian Kevin Hart is a man you need to know now. Comedian Kevin Hart is popping up everywhere these days. He’s appeared in over five films already this year, including Fool’s Gold with Kate Hudson and more...


Video: tomorrow night’s Gong Show with Dave Attell

By | July 30, 2008 at 5:58 pm | No comments

There’s a new episode of The Gong Show with Dave Attell tomorrow at 10 pm. Jim Norton, Ron White and JB Smoove are on hand to judge the freak show. Check out a clip below from tomorrow’s more...


Robert Kelly: Cringe comedy with a side of sensitive

By | April 1, 2008 at 6:05 am | 5 comments

Just the Tip isn't just the name of comedian Robert Kelly's new Comedy Central album; it's also where the former Tourgasm star's career is headed. Ok, and it's a reference to one of his dick jokes. But there's a lot more to this tough Boston native. Robert Kelly is a bit tuckered but in a great mood as we stride through New York City's West Village on a chilly March more...


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