Eugene Mirman waxes political in New York Magazine

By | September 19, 2008 at 3:43 pm | No comments

NYmag.com yesterday published a stellar conversation transcript between Eugene Mirman and New York Times political reporter, Patrick Healy. The topics of discussion? Sarah Palin, John McCain, Barack Obama and Bette Midler. E.M.: I think Obama picking Biden is very responsible....

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More things that happened at the Boston Comedy Festival

By | September 19, 2008 at 1:10 pm | No comments

Alright, so, admittedly, I haven’t been the most diligent of bloggers as far as the Boston Comedy Festival goes. Or went. (See: my promise to cover it as it unfolded for evidence of failure and Sean McCarthy’s essential blog for the way I might’ve done it if I had even the...

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Punchline Magazine celebrates three years online w/ Greg Giraldo, Robert Kelly, Christian Finnegan and more!

By | September 19, 2008 at 10:16 am | No comments

Get your tickets now, folks, before the show sells out. Greg Giraldo, Robert Kelly, Christian Finnegan, Laurie Kilmartin, Pete Dominick and host Ray Ellin brings you a night of stellar comedy. The show is co-sponsored by The Onion and DailyComedy.com. The first 75 people there,...

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Friday stand-up video: Russ Meneve

By | September 19, 2008 at 9:51 am | No comments

Russ Meneve is one of the most underrated comics in America. Check out a few moments of Meneve at Gotham Comedy Club during a taping of LateNet with Ray...

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Classic vancouver movie house re-opens as comedy theater, Janeane Garofalo christens the space

By | September 18, 2008 at 3:00 pm | No comments

In a time when many theatres are struggling to pay the bills, one theatre in Canada has figured out how to give the people what they want. The Rio Theatre, a 70 year old, 458-seat Vancouver institution, has found itself revamped by a new set of investors who believe that...

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Video: Guitar Hero on Tour; comedian Jacob Sirof testifies

By | September 18, 2008 at 1:20 pm | No comments

Comedian Jacob Sirof stars in a commercial promoting the newest installment of Guitar Hero: Guitar Hero On Tour. [via...

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Interview: Aaron Yeagle, founder of Q-Comedy.com

By | September 18, 2008 at 12:07 pm | No comments

Q-Comedy.com recently launched in order to better serve the gay and lesbian community’s stand-up comedy needs. Its founder Aaron Yeagle is the brains behind the operation. So I asked him some questions. And he answered them. Check out the results below. Why did you create...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Ted Alexandro

By | September 17, 2008 at 11:18 am | No comments

In this, our 11th installment of our weekly interview series, A Tight Five, we sit down at Comix comedy club with comedian Ted Alexandro, one of the most respected national names in stand-up. Sit back and check out Ted waxing philosophical about abortion, offending audience...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Eric Nigg

By | September 17, 2008 at 10:59 am | No comments

Ok, we’re not sure if this bit by comedian Eric Nigg is funny or not. But it’s for sure something worth watching– kinda like 12-car pileup on the interstate. Warning: there’s a lot of talk about poop in the clip below....

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