Jim Gaffigan: The biggest baby in comedy

By | March 16, 2009 at 6:24 am | 2 comments

Jim Gaffigan is a monster in the world of stand-up comedy. Few other contemporary comedians have the drawing power and versatility of the former Midwesterner. The premiere and release of his new comedy special/DVD King Baby will only further cement his place among stand-up...

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Rocker Pete Doherty has a stand-up comedy past

By | March 13, 2009 at 12:27 pm | No comments

Drugs, super models and little hats: these are the things that come to mind when I think of British musician Pete Doherty (plus the fact that he’s a famous rock star whose music I’ve never heard). But according to a recent interview, the bad boy rocker once had a different...

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Friday stand-up video: Cy Amundson

By | March 13, 2009 at 10:57 am | No comments

As comedian Cy Amundson testifies, there’s a lot of advantages to not knowing who impregnated your sister. Check it...

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Chocolate News canceled

By | March 12, 2009 at 5:33 pm | No comments

Comedy Central yesterday cancelled David Alan Grier’s Chocolate News. The show – part news parody, part sketch show – aired 10 times in its first and only season. The former In Living Color star, however, can still be seen as one of the contestants on ABC’s hit contest...

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Preview: the roast of Larry the Cable Guy

By | March 12, 2009 at 11:27 am | No comments

Unless you live under a rock, you probably know that Larry the Cable Guy is the latest victim of the Comedy Central Roast. The network will premiere the insult fest this Sunday at 10 pm EST. Roast regulars Greg Giraldo, Jeffrey Ross and Nick Di Paolo are joined by the likes of...

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Thursday stand-up video: Tammy Pescatelli

By | March 12, 2009 at 11:04 am | No comments

In this clip, comedian Tammy Pescatelli explains the origins of NASCAR. The truth will shock you. Check it...

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House-bound Andy Dick makes the most of his situation with new web series

By | March 11, 2009 at 1:33 pm | No comments

I’ve been told that Andy Dick is likable on VH1’s Sober House, wherein a house full of celebs (former Guns ‘n Roses drummer Steven Adler, porn star Mary Carey included) attempt to break free from their chemical addictions with the help of Dr. Drew Pinsky....

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Tom Shillue

By | March 11, 2009 at 11:15 am | No comments

Veteran comedian Tom Shillue has the ability to hang with what seems like every comedic circle. Embraced by the Midwest and East Village hipsters alike, the man has some serious mass appeal. In a new episode of A Tight Five, I chat with Shillue, a Comedy Central favorite, about...

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Wednesday stand-up video: John Ramsey

By | March 11, 2009 at 10:39 am | No comments

Comedian John Ramsey is a young man. Still, he doesn’t understand kids today and their sayings. Check it...

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