Wednesday stand-up video: Pat Dixon

By | November 12, 2008 at 10:17 am | No comments

We’ve all tried to figure out ways we can stay in bed longer in the morning. Comedian Pat Dixon has come up with an ingenious idea– for guys only. Check it...

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A live stand-up comedy webcast is a calculated risk

By | November 11, 2008 at 4:00 pm | No comments

What if a comedy club broadcast performances live via webcam? I recently witnessed such a feat thanks to the Off The Hook Comedy Club at Captain Briens. Although it was enthralling and entertaining, I ultimately feel that a comic opting to share a set in this way is taking a...

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‘The Office’ meets the New York Comedy Festival

By | November 11, 2008 at 2:12 pm | No comments

It sure feels great to get out of The Office… Sunday night, The New York Comedy Festival hosted B.J. Novak and Friends at Town Hall. It was a night of alternative comedy spirit performing for a mainstream crowd. The show was hosted by fast-rising NYC comedian and new SNL...

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Butterfinger Comedy Showdown finale happens Wednesday

By | November 10, 2008 at 5:12 pm | No comments

The first annual Butterfinger Comedy Showdown is going down Nov 12 at the world famous Laugh Factory in Hollywood, CA. Up for grabs is a coveted “Big Shot” award, a chance to launch a stand-up career, and serious industry bragging rights. The original online contest...

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Patton Oswalt’s next victim: Popeyes’ Big Easy Chicken Bowl?

By | November 10, 2008 at 3:23 pm | No comments

Since the release of his latest album, Werewolves and Lollipops, Patton Oswalt’s tirade about KFCs “Famous Chicken Bowl” bowl meal and how it’s a symbol of everything wrong with America, has become one of his best known bits. If you’re not familiar...

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Comedians prep for Obama, The Onion is clearly ready

By | November 10, 2008 at 2:35 pm | No comments

This may be a generalization, but I think it’s safe to say the majority of comedians are politically pleased with the election of Barack Obama. Comedically on the other hand, it’s no secret that the man presents a bit of a problem. Comedians across the country are trying to...

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Monday stand-up video: Modi

By | November 10, 2008 at 10:55 am | No comments

Comedian Modi admits that he may be just a bit too old to shop at Abercrombie and Fitch. And he’s not afraid to tell you why– no matter what it might say about his...

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Jim Norton: Comedian for all mediums

By | November 10, 2008 at 2:20 am | 4 comments

By Stephanie Sottile After his first book, Happy Endings: The Tales of a Meaty Breasted Zilch stayed on The New York Times Best Sellers list for four weeks, it’s no surprise that Jim Norton would once again venture into the literary world. His new tome, I Hate Your Guts is...

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Sunday stand up: Ron Pearson

By | November 9, 2008 at 1:54 pm | No comments

Sunday is regarded by many as a day of rest and a time to spend with family. I thought it would be fitting on Sundays to share stand-up clips that are clean and safe for the whole family. Whether it is a stand-up who caters directly to a particular religious denomination or a...

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