National Lampoon, James Belushi partner with this fall’s Chicago Comedy Fest

By | February 26, 2008 at 7:46 pm | No comments

Producers Jason Brett and John Davies recently announced that the Chicago Comedy Fest will hit the city this fall. James Belushi, Julia Louis-Dreyfus as well as National Lampoon have all signed on as partners to the fest. Set to take place on three stages at the...

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What do Lindsay Lohan and Eddie Murphy have in common? A serious case of the Razzies, or course.

By | February 26, 2008 at 1:53 pm | No comments

Once revered as the nation’s hottest comic, yet still respected as one of the best stand-ups of all time, Eddie Murphy was recently “honored” as the worst actor of 2007 at this year’s Golden Raspberry Awards. Murphy...

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Clean comedian loves going green, vanilla ice cream, khakis

By | February 26, 2008 at 6:36 am | No comments

In the today’s New York Times, goody two-shoes comedian Dan Nainan brags about how he’s not like helping destroy the earth and stuff. Seems that despite him traveling by plane (jet fuel isn’t expensive, right?) to all corners of...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Carmen Lynch

By | February 26, 2008 at 5:01 am | No comments

Comedian Carmen Lynch may have missed her calling early on in life as a medical equipment catalogue model. It’s a good thing she had being really funny to fall back on. Check it...

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Comedian to deliver comedy door to door, organize closets

By | February 25, 2008 at 8:22 am | No comments

Upstate New York-based comedian Aaron David Ward is embarking on a new project wherein he will deliver his live stand-up comedy to people’s homes… and organize their closets. “It’s like home owners will...

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Lewis Black defends Mike Huckabee

By | February 25, 2008 at 6:19 am | No comments

Lewis Black’s show, The Root of All Evil premieres on Comedy Central March 12 at 10:30 p.m. The show pits two comedians — Greg Giraldo, Patton Oswalt and Kathleen Madigan are a few — against each other in a debate to determine which given pop culture icon is...

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Monday stand-up video: Gilson Lubin

By | February 25, 2008 at 6:13 am | No comments

Comedian Gilson Lubin has proof that racism is still alive and well. You don’t have to look any further than the taste of black licorice. Check it...

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Robert Schimmel: Comedy's best medicine

By | February 25, 2008 at 5:02 am | 2 comments

Veteran comedian Robert Schimmel knows a lot about loss. But it's because of that, he now knows exactly how to live. In his new memoir, Cancer on Five Dollars a Day, the cringe-worthy comic (one of Comedy Central's Top 100 stand-ups of all time), lets us tag along on a very...

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Comedy links for the weekend

By | February 22, 2008 at 1:19 pm | No comments

StagetimeMagazine: Top Hack Phrases to Avoid - Far too many up-and-comers take the stage and bore our comically seasoned ears with material we’ve all heard back on Comedy Central’s “The A-List.” Here’s some stuff to avoid using in your act. Want to...

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