Video: tomorrow night’s Gong Show with Dave Attell

By | July 30, 2008 at 5:58 pm | No comments

There’s a new episode of The Gong Show with Dave Attell tomorrow at 10 pm. Jim Norton, Ron White and JB Smoove are on hand to judge the freak show. Check out a clip below from tomorrow’s...

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Comedian Ahmed Ahmed subject of new documentary

By | July 30, 2008 at 3:00 pm | No comments

Arab-American comedian Ahmed Ahmed is the subject of a new Hollywood documentary, Ahmed, Say Something Funny. The film chronicles the comedian “struggling against the odds” to succeed in the entertainment industry. “I’m always looking for people who are a little...

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Video: Janeane Garofalo tackles ‘Tango & Cash’

By | July 30, 2008 at 12:51 pm | No comments

We suppose that when an ultra-liberal comic like Janeane Garofalo is spends all day shooting scenes for the conservatively bent Fox hit 24, there’s got to me times you need to let loose. And who hasn’t thought of blowing off a little steam by filming a riveting...

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Cedric the Entertainer does Broadway

By | July 30, 2008 at 12:17 pm | No comments

Veteran comedian Cedric the Entertainer will make his Broadway debut this Fall, the NY Post reports. The Original Kings of Comedy star will join the cast of David Mamet’s American Buffalo, in which John Leguizamo stars. Cedric will play Don,  “a junk shop owner whose...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Eddie Ifft

By | July 30, 2008 at 6:58 am | No comments

Comedian Eddie Ifft thinks it’s high time we stop bitching about the price of oil. Have you seen ink cartridge prices lately? Check it...

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Jimmy Dore: Waging war on stupidity

By | July 30, 2008 at 3:46 am | No comments

In this time of national turmoil, political fear and uncertainty – laughing yet? –emerges a voice of reason, of strength and of hope. Not Obama, you silly geese. Even better: Citizen Jimmy – comedian Jimmy Dore – premieres his one-hour Comedy Central special this week....

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Lord Carrett

By | July 30, 2008 at 1:18 am | No comments

In our fifth installment of A Tight Five, our weekly comedian interview series shot at Comix in New York City and powered by our friends at RooftopComedy, we sit down with comedian Lord Carrett. We chat about his Rockabilly style, dealing with unruly comedy crowds, telling jokes...

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Jerry Lewis busted for concealed weapon

By | July 29, 2008 at 4:36 pm | No comments

Iconic comedian Jerry Lewis was stopped Friday by TSA members at McCarran airport in Las Vegas after they allegedly spotted a gun in his carry-on luggage. It was unloaded. ET and TMZ reports that Lewis denied even knowing the gun was in there and alluded to the fact that other...

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Indiana Funny Bone closes

By | July 29, 2008 at 4:21 pm | No comments

The 15-year-old Funny Bone in Mishawaka, IN — just outside of South Bend — will close its doors, WSBT in South Bend reported today, adding that its possible the club may reopen under a different name. The venue originally opened in South Bend in 1993 and then moved...

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