Sarah Silverman Program may not return due to budget cuts

By | March 2, 2009 at 2:59 pm | No comments

Comedy Central has told executive producers of the Sarah Silverman Program that the budget for the popular show’s third season will be cut by 20 percent. As a result, producers (Silverman, Dan Sterling and Rob Schrab) have threatened to take their bat and ball and leave,...

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Rob Cantrell recording first live CD this month at The Punchine

By | March 2, 2009 at 2:53 pm | No comments

National touring comic, Rob Cantrell (Late Late Show, Last Comic Standing) will be recording his first live CD at The Punchline in San Francisco on March 17 and 18. Cantrell headlined The DC Comedy Festival for the last three years, toured with The Marijuana-logues, and is...

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Monday stand-up video: Robert Hawkins

By | March 2, 2009 at 2:15 pm | No comments

Dirty talk in bed is fine. But be specific, lest you sustain bodily injury. Comedian Robert Hawkins testifies. Check it...

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Comical Radio: The rise of Danny Lobell's comedy crew

By | March 2, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 6 comments

The biggest names in comedy visit the Danny Lobell Show each week. It was time we paid a visit to Danny Lobell. Every Monday and Friday, something special happens in the world of Internet radio: The Danny Lobell Show airs on Lobell, along with his crew Chris...

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When did Jeff Foxworthy start writing children’s books?

By | February 27, 2009 at 11:07 pm | No comments

Answer: it doesn’t...

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Eddie Murphy to play Richard Pryor in biopic

By | February 27, 2009 at 5:34 pm | No comments

Stand-up comedy legend Eddie Murphy has reportedly signed on to play even bigger comedy legend Richard Pryor in a film about the latter comic. The $25 million film is being produced by Fox Searchlight (Slumdog Millionaire) and will be directed bu Bill Condon, under which Murphy...

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Robin Williams takes tour to Broadway

By | February 27, 2009 at 1:49 pm | No comments

For the past few months, Robin Williams has been hitting large venues for his Weapons of Self-Destruction tour. And now Williams is set to do five shows of his stand-up on Broadway, at the Neil Simon Theatre. The shows will run April 28, 29 and May 1-3. Tickets go on sale...

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After proven innocent, Chris Rock faces new civil charges

By | February 27, 2009 at 1:45 pm | No comments

You may remember that year Chris Rock ran into some Daddy troubles. In August, Hungarian model Monica Zsibrita filed a civil suit against the stand-up comedian, alleging he raped her and fathered her child. Two DNA tests later, it was proven that Rock wasn’t the father; and no...

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Friday stand-up video: Ty Barnett

By | February 27, 2009 at 11:30 am | No comments

Comedian Ty Barnett knows a little something about life. For instance, he knows that a pregnant woman shouldn’t be stripping. Check it...

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