Chris Rock has trouble with Obama…

By | January 20, 2009 at 1:20 pm | No comments

Comedically, that is… In a recent interview with CNN, Chris Rock addressed the difficulty comedians are faced with when it comes to writing jokes about Barack Obama. “He’s just one of those guys, you know, like Will Smith.,” Rock told CNN’s Jacque Wilson....

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Tuesday stand-up video: Brendan McLaughlin

By | January 20, 2009 at 12:14 pm | No comments

Comedian Brendan McLaughlin (the same Brendan McLaughlin that writes for this here website) does a very tight six minutes at the world famous Comic Strip Live....

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Brian Posehn records new album

By | January 19, 2009 at 5:20 pm | No comments

Comedian Brian Posehn recorded parts of his new album last weekend at Zanies in Nashville, TN, which is tentatively scheduled for release this summer on Relapse Records. We picked up this news from the Comedy Central Insider via A Special Thing, via relpase.com. From...

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Comedy club opens in Selah, WA

By | January 19, 2009 at 2:30 pm | No comments

Selah, Washington will soon be home to the all new Carmen’s Comedy Club. Carmen’s grand opening is almost booked for this Friday as the town eagerly shows their excitment for new entertainment.  The owner, Carmen Garrison, is full time nurse’s rep who has...

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Bobcat Goldthwait reinvents himself at Sundance

By | January 19, 2009 at 1:49 pm | No comments

For the better part of this decade, stand-up comedian Bobcat Goldthwait has become a respected, if not odd, part of Hollywood, having contributed his talents to Comedy Central’s Chappelle’s Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and The Man Show, not to mention his even larger...

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Monday stand-up video: Phil Mazo

By | January 19, 2009 at 11:53 am | No comments

When you think about it, aren’t we all a little perverted? Perhaps. But not as perverted as comedian Phil Mazo. Check it...

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From the archives: Video interview with Mitch Fatel

By | January 19, 2009 at 9:16 am | No comments

While we're prepping brand new episodes of our video interview series, A Tight Five (Robert Schimmel, Marc Maron and Eugene Mirman are all coming up) we figured we'd remind you all of some of our favorite comedian interactions.  In this episode, the physically dimunitive but...

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Jeff Dunham to be overthrown in Stand-up Showdown?

By | January 18, 2009 at 12:00 pm | No comments

Before I began typing this post, I transposed the Top 20 list.  Upon hitting the refresh button, I found that several of the comics listed were now bumped off the list, the vote totals dropped all around, and Jeff Dunham’s dominance over the number one spot had been...

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Andrew Dice Clay Right Now: Live Blogging The Diceman

By | January 17, 2009 at 11:04 pm | No comments

10:17 PM: Dice enters, in a leather jacket, to a partial standing ovation (he’s completely standing though). He taps the mic and reaches into his jacket for…cigarettes. The crowd applauds wildly. His first words, after two minutes of tapping it: “Test.”...

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