Grammy nod “would’ve put a skip in Carlin’s step”

By | December 4, 2008 at 2:57 pm | No comments

Last night, CBS broadcast a live special wherein the Grammy nominations for this February’s actual Grammy award show were announced. And of course with the usual music-related nominees, came this year’s nods for Best Comedy Album. The nominees are: Lewis Black,...

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Comedy Central to launch in New Zealand

By | December 4, 2008 at 1:41 pm | No comments

When you think of New Zealand and comedy, what are the first few things that come to mind? Flight of the Conchords for sure, right? Lewis Black has a bit about traveling to the island nation (listen below). But beyond that, there’s not too much. That may all change now,...

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Thursday stand-up video: Dave Landau

By | December 4, 2008 at 12:52 pm | No comments

Comedian Dave Landau has had some recent, let’s say, colorful interactions with the service industry. Check it...

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Moms can be funny too

By | December 3, 2008 at 5:53 pm | No comments

Did you think a mom’s only comedic purpose was to provide material for her damaged comedian son/daughter? Guess again! “Mom’s Night Out” is a trifecta of established female comedians determined to show that motherhood can be balanced with careers in comedy without...

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Doug Stanhope protege Arthur Hinty still standing up

By | December 3, 2008 at 2:05 pm | No comments

Arthur Hinty is not what you’d consider a well-known comedian. However, he’s got some well known friends, namely Doug Stanhope. A few years ago Stand Up! Records released an album called The Unbookables, taken from a live show hosted and headlined by Stanhope and...

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Ashton Kutcher and Joe Rogan walk into a TV studio…

By | December 3, 2008 at 1:25 pm | No comments

No, folks. It’s not the setup to some hack joke. It’s reality. Comedian (and former Fear Factor host), Joe Rogan have teamed up (as in, they’re working together!) on a new CBS show called Gameshow in My Head. The network announced the news yesterday. According...

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Video: ‘Prop 8, the Musical’ starring Margaret Cho, Jack Black and more

By | December 3, 2008 at 12:47 pm | No comments

FunnyOrDie today premiered their video Prop 8, the Musical, a three-minute comedy star-packed ditty that calls out the absurdity of banning gay marriage. Comedians Margaret Cho, Craig Robinson as well as tons of other celebs – Jack Black, John C. Reilly, Andy Richter, Neil...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Jon Fisch

By | December 3, 2008 at 12:23 pm | No comments

Comedian Jon Fisch admits it’s kinda hot when a woman goes commando. But there are some down sides. Check it...

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Robert Buscemi plans Chicago DVD taping

By | December 2, 2008 at 3:15 pm | No comments

Do you live in the Chicago area and like things that are hilarious? Check out comedian Robert Buscemi’s upcoming DVD taping. It’s going down at The Annoyance Theatre and Bar on Wednesday, Dec. 17. The show is sponsored by ChicagoUndergroundComedy.com and will be hosted by...

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