Simon Cowell asks 13-year-old comic to audition for America’s Got Talent

By | April 16, 2009 at 2:59 pm | No comments

He’s been making local headlines since he began down a path in stand-up comedy at age nine. Now 13, Trevor Hattabaugh of Boise, ID is poised to go national, reports KTVB. Simon Cowell, creator and executive producer of NBC’s updated Star Search-esque...

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British software saleswoman turns to stand-up

By | April 16, 2009 at 10:45 am | No comments

Lots of people who break into comedy have spent a chunk of their adult lives working in another field. But the wildly unfunny world of IT? How could someone with a passion for making people laugh spend years working in the world’s the least humorous field? Maybe it’s that...

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Thursday stand-up video: Jon Fisch

By | April 16, 2009 at 10:19 am | No comments

Comedian Jon Fisch enjoys a woman who skips wearing panties… sometimes. Check it...

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NYC comedian stars in new Converse ad campaign

By | April 15, 2009 at 5:06 pm | No comments

If you haven’t heard of comedian Matty Goldberg, you’re about to – or at the very least, grow accustomed to his face. The comedian is starring in Converse’s new Charles Charles Magalls ad campaign. The series of funny videos is based on the title character’s quest to...

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Larry the Cable caught canoodling with sea lion

By | April 15, 2009 at 12:10 pm | No comments

Since our launch in 2005, we’ve been hearing rumors about Larry the Cable Guy’s dalliances with sea lions. Not quick to condemn, however, we never chose to exploit the whispers amongst the stand-up comedy elite. Until now. There’s no denying it any longer,...

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AltCom festival back in Boston this year

By | April 15, 2009 at 11:30 am | No comments

The epitome of alternative comedy festivals, AltCom! is coming to Davis Square May 7th-10th. AltCom! is loaded with some of - if not all of - the nation’s most unique, leading comics in the industry today. I’m very excited about this year’s lineup,” says...

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Willie Barcena: A balancing act of comedy

By | April 15, 2009 at 11:17 am | One comment

Comedian Willie Barcena has seen his star rise and then fall many times. But with the premiere of his hour-long Comedy Central special May 2, this veteran comic's career trajectory is very clearly screaming upwards. Willie Barcena has had a varied professional career. He’s...

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Wednesday stand-up video: Dave Waite

By | April 15, 2009 at 8:00 am | No comments

Dave Waite explains where Wendy’s went wrong to a nice sounding crowd at the Skyline Comedy...

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Steve Agee promises to thank 5,000 people on video blog

By | April 14, 2009 at 4:15 pm | No comments

Steve Agee is on a mission to reach 5,000 Twitter followers by Friday. While a comedian trying to gain more followers on a social networking site may not be news, promising to thank all of them in a video blog  is. Earlier this year, Kyle Cease made a similar promise to his...

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