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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Shandling, Stewart, Black, Belzer, and others announced for Carlin tribute

By | September 16, 2008 at 11:39 am | No comments

The Kennedy Center has announced some of the participants honoring the late George Carlin at the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor event on Nov. 10. So far, the list includes: Jon Stewart, Bill Maher, Garry Shandling, Lily Tomlin, Denis Leary, Joan Rivers, Lewis Black, Richard...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Chad Daniels

By | September 16, 2008 at 10:32 am | No comments

After you watch this, we know what you’re going to say. Comedian Chad Daniels is a disturbed, violent man. Maybe so. But he’s hilarious. And as it turns out, he’s also a really good husband. Check it...

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Kevin Hart: A (comic) view from the top

By | September 16, 2008 at 10:17 am | One comment

With a new hosting gig on BET's Comic View: One Mic Stand, work on seven movies this year alone and his very own one hour Comedy Central special arriving next year, comedian Kevin Hart is a man you need to know now. Comedian Kevin Hart is popping up everywhere these days....

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Tom McCaffrey: Lou Diamond Phillips?

By | September 15, 2008 at 3:48 pm | No comments

From the look of things, Tom McCaffrey is just another weed freak with a burgers-and-fries body, the sort of inert stoner who considers pushing his luck a strenuous cardio workout. Maybe this is why Mom told us never to judge a comic by his CD cover…or something like...

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