Obama ad to run during Daily Show and Colbert Report

By | July 28, 2008 at 7:53 pm | No comments

For the first time, a political ad will run during Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report. From The New York Times: Tony Fox, a spokesman for Comedy Central, said he did not know why the cable channel had not accepted political advocacy...

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Monday stand-up video: Cy Amundson

By | July 28, 2008 at 3:25 pm | No comments

Comedian Cy Amundson is tired of the same old motivational speakers. He’s got skills and he’s not afraid to use them. Check it...

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Boston comedy legend and fest organizer butt heads

By | July 28, 2008 at 1:35 pm | No comments

  The Boston Herald reports today that Dick Doherty (pictured on the left) – somewhat of a legend of the city’s comedy scene – has decided to pull out of any previously agreed upon participation in the year’s Boston Comedy Festival. Dick is peeved because fest...

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Australian comedy clubs shutting down

By | July 28, 2008 at 1:06 pm | No comments

Sydney is losing some entertainment with the closure of two of its highest-profile comedy clubs.    The Comedy Store in Parramatta closed last week and the future of The Comedy Store in The Entertainment Quarter at Moore Park is also in serious doubt. Both clubs are owned...

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13-year-old stand-up comedian to play Edinburgh festival

By | July 28, 2008 at 12:45 pm | No comments

Most kids would be nervous about a school talent show at 13. Not Eros Vlahos. The 13-year-old stand-up comedian is set to be one of the stars of this year’s Edinburgh Comedy Festival. London native Eros will perform his Problem Child show at the Sweet Teviot Place venue...

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Louis CK’s UK tour off to a shitty start

By | July 28, 2008 at 12:23 pm | No comments

We covered Louis C.K. “crossing the pond” in part due to his friendship with Ricky Gervais. He has now started his one-month tour of the U.K. From what he wrote on his website, it seems like his Hilarious tour didn’t get off to a great start: So now it started, here in...

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Interview: Seattle comedian Paul Merrill

By | July 28, 2008 at 9:59 am | No comments

When I think of the quintessential Seattle comic, Paul Merrill is one of the first names to come to mind. Not to say that there are audiences out there that aren’t smart, but Seattle boasts some of the brightest comedy fans around and Merrill is speaking their language. A...

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Gary Gulman: Sporting the funny

By | July 28, 2008 at 1:37 am | No comments

Comedian Gary Gulman just may be his own biggest critic. But that won't stop him from tearing into pro sports players as he hosts the first season of NESN's Comedy All-Stars. Religion and politics have long been the comedic pressure points for stand-up comics. But in Boston,...

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Weekly ComicalRadio.com blog

By | July 26, 2008 at 5:07 pm | No comments

Each week, Punchline Magazine editor in chief Dylan Gadino calls in to the Danny Lobell Show (that’s comicalradio.com and cringehumor.com) to give the Punchline Magazine weekly news round up and Hot Shows of the week. The Danny Lobell Show boasts some great stand-up comedian...

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