Maria Bamford: Obsessively funny

By | April 22, 2009 at 9:29 am | 2 comments

Comedian Maria Bamford says she has a hard time being charming. Fuck charming. Charming isn't funny. You know what is? Everything Maria Bamford does. She only proves it further on her new Comedy Central album Unwanted Thoughts Syndrome. There are a few things about comedian...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Kermet Apio

By | April 22, 2009 at 6:00 am | No comments

Kermit Apio talks compares video games of today with the games of his...

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Demetri Martin to star opposite Brad Pitt

By | April 21, 2009 at 8:59 pm | No comments

In a year that seemed as though it couldn’t get any better for Demetri Martin, it has. In addition to his hit sketch show on Comedy Central, Important Things and his starring role in Ang Lee’s Taking Woodstock this summer, the 35-year-old comedian will now be...

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Mike Epps: 'Pryor hand picked me to play him.'

By | April 21, 2009 at 1:00 pm | One comment

Mike Epps, who was originally slated to play Richard Pryor in the upcoming bio-pic was passed over in favor of Eddie Murphy. Epps shared his opinion on the matter in a recent interview. No disrespect, but I sat with Richard Pryor for an entire year, and he hand-picked me to play...

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Mike Epps: ‘Pryor hand picked me to play him.’

By | April 21, 2009 at 1:00 pm | No comments

Mike Epps, who was originally slated to play Richard Pryor in the upcoming bio-pic was passed over in favor of Eddy Murphy. Epps shared his opinion on the matter in a recent interview. No disrespect, but I sat with Richard Pryor for an entire year, and he hand-picked me to play...

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British Comedy Store franchise goes to Mumbai

By | April 21, 2009 at 11:28 am | No comments

What’s the funniest thing to come to Mumbai lately? No, it’s not Madonna. Don Ward, the entrepreneur behind England’s famed Comedy Store franchise has partnered with Amar Agrawal, an Indian businessman to open a club in the Indian capitol. The announcement comes on the...

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Audio interview: Paul F. Tompkins

By | April 21, 2009 at 11:04 am | No comments

I just interviewed Paul F. Tompkins for an upcoming episode of A Tight Five. Before that however, I introduced him to AudioBoo (who should be paying me for this exposure). AudioBoo allows you to record short audio podcasts on your iPhone. Check out a rather pleasant chat Paul...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Ben Gleib

By | April 21, 2009 at 6:00 am | No comments

Ben Gleib shares a story with the audience about a touching moment involving himself and a homeless...

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State of the State: cult MTV series finally coming to DVD

By | April 20, 2009 at 3:21 pm | No comments

Off-beatniks, take note: MTV's Bill Clinton-era sketch show, The State, will finally see a much-awaited surfacing on DVD. Beginning on July 14, the French won't be the only ones with a revolution to celebrate. (Bastile Day, anyone?) The quirky, catch-phrase producing sketch...

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