Curb Your Enthusiasm’s Susie Essman to host gala for alma mater

By | February 2, 2010 at 11:14 am | No comments

Comedian/potty-mouthed Curb Your Enthusiasm actress Susie Essman is scheduled to host a awards gala for her alma mater, Purchase College. This will be the second annual Purchase College School of the Arts Gala, and will honor artist Kiki Smith, choreographer Paul Taylor,...

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Interview: Tammy Pescatelli, winner of Comedy Central's Stand-up Showdown

By | February 2, 2010 at 10:23 am | 3 comments

A month of comedy fans furiously voting for their favorite stand-up comedians to place in the Top 20 of Comedy Central's Stand-up Showdown has come to an end. The highest ranked comics had their Comedy Central Presents specials aired throughout Sunday as a prize. But only one...

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Steve Agee: Comedian for all seasons

By | February 2, 2010 at 12:56 am | No comments

Just days away from the premiere of the third season of the Sarah Silverman Program, Steve Agee -- one half of the most dynamic gay couple on television -- gets deep about reality television, Twitter and his dramatic shift in the popular Comedy Central series. Steve Agee is...

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Comedian explains why she organized Amanda Knox comedy show fundraiser

By | February 1, 2010 at 3:04 pm | 1,224 comments

[caption id="attachment_6630" align="aligncenter" width="401" caption="Comedian Renee Perrault organized a comedy benefit for convicted murderer Amanda Knox, whom many people feel was not given a fair trial."][/caption] Last week, Punchline Magazine posted a news post on about...

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Mad Men’s Jon Hamm proves his comedic mettle on SNL

By | February 1, 2010 at 11:12 am | No comments

Funny. Really funny. Genuinely and truly funny! That’s not often said about modern Saturday Night Live, but that’s sure what we got on Saturday. Mad Men madman Jon Hamm hosted up a storm of characters and was sexy (almost) all over this week. Cutting to “clips” from his...

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Broad Comedy starts month-long run

By | January 29, 2010 at 6:56 pm | No comments

If you like your comedy broad — and by that we mean women’s snarky take on life, politics and saving yourself for Jesus instead of Him saving you — then consider checking out Broad Comedy, the acclaimed sketch-comedy show coming to the Acme Comedy Theatre in Los Angeles...

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Don Rickles autographs Mr. Potato Head for Haiti

By | January 29, 2010 at 5:29 pm | No comments

Get a load of one of the more entertaining entertainment-related items currently up for auction to help Haiti! It’s a fancy, porcelain Mr. Potato Head, signed by the one and only Don Rickles. As described on eBay: "Up for auction is a porcelain Mr. Potato Head figurine from...

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Magners Comedy Festival kicks off in Boston next week

By | January 29, 2010 at 2:48 pm | No comments

The Sawx haven’t sucked in years, so what’s there to laugh at in Boston now? How about this: the Magners Comedy Festival, which lands at Tommy’s Comedy Lounge and Nick’s Comedy Stop, both on Warrenton Street, for eight shows over three nights, from Feb. 4–6. The...

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Was Conan responsible for the Leno late night debacle?

By | January 29, 2010 at 12:02 pm | 5 comments

We’re not sure how many of our readers watch the Oprah Winfrey Show, even when someone like Jay Leno guests on the chat fest. So, in the event, you didn’t catch his interview yesterday with Lord Oprah, Nikki Finke over at Deadline.com has provided the entire transcript for...

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