Tony Clifton: Andy Kaufman’s spirit carries on

By | December 7, 2009 at 10:21 am | One comment

In the late 1970s, the late legendary comedian Andy Kaufman met and befriended Las Vegas lounge act Tony Clifton-- or so the story goes. Shortly after that, however, we all learned that Andy was Tony... maybe. Either way, Tony's back in the spotlight just in time for the...

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Ricky Gervais animated series coming to HBO

By | December 7, 2009 at 10:08 am | 5 comments

Ricky Gervais has a new animated series coming to HBO in February and Channel 4 in the spring, based on his enormously popular podcast, The Ricky Gervais Show. HBO ordered 13 half hour episodes, which will center on Gervais’s hapless and eccentric producer Karl Pilkington, as...

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Best of Spike Jones on DVD Dec. 12

By | December 4, 2009 at 6:26 pm | No comments

On Dec. 12, The Best of Spike Jones, a best-of compilation of The Spike Jones Show, will be released on a three-DVD box set from Infinity Entertainment Group. For those unfamiliar with Spike Jones (not Spike Jonze, who is quite different), Jones was the exalted “Master of...

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New Jersey searches for state’s best college comedian

By | December 4, 2009 at 4:06 pm | No comments

The Stress Factory comedy club in New Brunswick, NJ, has joined forces with the New Jersey Comedy Festival (NJCF) to showcase the best college comics in the state. The NJCF has searched nine college campuses with an additional stop at the Stress Factory to find the funniest and...

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Comedy Central’s Hot List with Aziz Ansari, Kumail Nanjiani and more on Sunday, watch previews

By | December 4, 2009 at 1:25 pm | No comments

This Sunday at 10 pm EST, Comedy Central is it's stand-up comedy special Comedy Central's Hot List, featuring killer sets from nine of today’s hottest young comedians. In the meantime, you can preview clips from each comedian on Comedy Central’s Hot List website. The special...

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Louis CK’s ‘Hilarious’ will be first stand-up concert film at Sundance

By | December 3, 2009 at 7:08 pm | 2 comments

For Louis C.K., 2010 may turn out to be merely an extension of 2009. The in-demand comic, was recently seen on the big screen in The Invention of Lying and on the small screen in a recurring role on Parks and Recreation, will premiere his stand-up concert film, Louis C.K.:...

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Jon Glaser blogs second season of Adult Swim’s ‘Delocated’

By | December 3, 2009 at 5:32 pm | No comments

Are you one of the many comedy nerds eagerly awaiting Season two of Delocated on Adult Swim? Or are you one of the remaining plain nerds who don't know anything about the series, wherein Jon Glaser (pictured) plays a man in the Witness Protection Program who moves his family to...

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Preview the new David Cross, Will Arnett Series

By | December 3, 2009 at 4:05 pm | No comments

You know that whispered-about David Cross series? The one that was shot in the UK, and reunites the acid-tongued funnyman with his former Arrested Development co-star Will Arnett? You can watch it now! In this very hilarious clip from The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd...

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Special screening to launch Andy Kaufman book happens Thursday in LA

By | December 2, 2009 at 6:45 pm | One comment

There's a cool opportunity for Andy Kaufman fans in the LA area: there’s a special screening of rare Kaufman performances happening tomorrow night at the Silent Movie Theatre. The event is taking place in conjunction with the release of the book Dear Andy Kaufman, I Hate Your...

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