Matt Braunger, Ty Barnett lead the best and the brightest at the Aspen comedy fest

By | June 13, 2009 at 1:21 pm | No comments

ASPEN, CO -- The second night of the Aspen Rooftop Comedy festival found us at the Wheeler Opera House for three shows, the first of which was Rooftop’s Best and Brightest, featuring Cameron Esposito, Moshe Kasher, Jessi Campbell, Ty Barnett and Matt Braunger. Of this lineup,...

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Audio post: A word about the Aspen festival College Comedy competition

By | June 12, 2009 at 3:24 pm | No comments

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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...

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The Rooftop Comedy Festival begins

By | June 11, 2009 at 3:58 pm | No comments

Starting today and going through Sunday, I'll be in Aspen, CO attending the second annual Rooftop Comedy Festival, produced by our good friends at Rooftop Comedy. In addition to attending a mess of shows -- the likes of Ted Alexandro, Will Durst, Finesse Mitchell, Lisa Landry,...

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Daniel Tosh: Comedy on the attack

By | June 10, 2009 at 9:36 am | No comments

With the premiere last week of his new Comedy Central show Tosh.0 (Thursdays at 10 pm), comedian Daniel Tosh has become kind of a big deal. It's about time the world knows what we've known about him for years. Beyond becoming one of the nation's most sought after stand-up...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Mike Dehu

By | June 10, 2009 at 8:39 am | No comments

Mike Dehu talks about phone calls from ex-flames and being treated differently because he's a New Yorker. Hidden House November 14,...

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Matt Kirshen: I Guess We’ll Never Know

By | June 9, 2009 at 10:33 am | No comments

There are many stand-up comics who are funny, but not exactly made-for-TV. Some comics have the likability for television, but might be a bit lacking in terms of quality humor. Few possess both traits. Enter Matt Kirshen, the 29-year-old comic who looks 16 (“I can go...

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Tonight: Bill Burr becomes first comedian on Conan’s “Late Show”

By | June 8, 2009 at 10:38 am | 2 comments

The reviews for Conan O'Brien's first few shows at the helm of The Tonight Show have been fairly positive. However, only time will tell if Conan's version of the late night monster will go down as one of the most relevant and influential shows in television history. Either way,...

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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...

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