Spotted: Jeffrey Ross at D.C. mall on Inauguration Day

By | January 22, 2009 at 3:00 pm | No comments

Ok, he wasn’t spotted by me but someone saw Jeffrey Ross at a mall in Washington, D.C. on Inauguration...

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Thursday stand-up video: Pete Dominick

By | January 22, 2009 at 2:42 pm | No comments

Are you ready to have your mind blown? Comedian Pete Dominick will blow it. Ready, set,… Check it...

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Garofalo, Galifianakis, Cross, more join in autism benefit

By | January 22, 2009 at 1:25 pm | No comments

What’s a surefire way to bring together a lineup of all-star comedy talent? A good cause. On Tuesday, Feb. 3, Carolines on Broadway will host “Stand-Ups Give BAC,” a benefit for the Brooklyn Autism Center. The lineup is incredible: David Cross, Zach Galifianakis, Janeane...

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Stand-up comedy in Pakistan: One comic's story

By | January 22, 2009 at 8:33 am | 3 comments

Editor's note: In July of last year, one of our bloggers, Daniel Perlman posted an item about Pakistani comedian Sami Shah. We had seen a piece on Sami in Pakistani newspaper Daily Times, wrote around the article and linked up to the original. Then Sami got in touch with us,...

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Rooftop Comedy’s National College Comedy Competition to be powered by Buzzwire

By | January 21, 2009 at 7:32 pm | No comments

Our friends at RooftopComedy.com are  gearing up for their 2nd annule National College Comedy Competition. It was announced today that Buzzwire - a mobile web and video service pioneer - will team up with Rootop Comedy to provide mobile access to the comedy competition for the...

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Canada’s Comedy Network launches user generated video site

By | January 21, 2009 at 3:56 pm | No comments

The Comedy Network, based in Toronto, Canada launched a new comedy video sharing site for comedians and aspiring comedians where they can post their funny videos to be judged by viewers.  The site, Upload Yours, will incorporates a rating system that ranges from “Itty Bitty...

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Interview: Comedians become patients at monthly stand-up show

By | January 21, 2009 at 12:31 pm | No comments

Is performing stand-up comedy a substitute for therapy? Probably not, as most comics are still in therapy. In a study we completely made up, more than 85 percent of working stand-up comedians have therapists. The likes of Todd Barry, Mike Birbiglia, Jonathan Katz and Robert...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Tom Hester

By | January 21, 2009 at 11:25 am | No comments

Comedian Tom Hester has a fail-proof way to force people into accepting God into their lives. Check it...

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Star-ving’s David Faustino’s five favorite comedians of all time + Ed O’Neill reunion

By | January 20, 2009 at 4:51 pm | No comments

You know David Faustino. He played Bud Bundy on Married with Children for eight years. Now, in the age of made-for-Internet series, he’s back starring in his own show on Crackle.com called Star-ving, wherein he plays a presumably way-exaggerated version of himself. As the...

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