Jerry Lewis totally loves making homophobic comments

By | October 27, 2008 at 3:10 pm | No comments

This post is an anniversary of sorts; about time last year, Jerry Lewis was under fire for using an anti-gay slur on live television. This post will be similar to that one… At a recent news conference in Sydney, a TV reporter for Network Ten asked his opinion of the sport...

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Video: Comedians Kyle Cease and Bob Bledsoe experiment with coffee, roofies

By | October 27, 2008 at 2:12 pm | No comments

I’ve been itching to share this ever since I previewed the first cut months ago. Starring Kyle Cease, Bob Bledsoe, and Tyler Olshansky, this comedy short investigates the questions surrounding roofies and one’s true love. Coffee and...

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Cleveland welcomes first comedy festival

By | October 27, 2008 at 1:10 pm | No comments

Cleveland is gearing up for its first ever comedy festival. Running from Nov. 7 - 9, the festival will feature both stand up and improv comedy along with a Fan Forum directed at informing audience members of where they can find great Cleveland comedy. Besides the 40 plus comedy...

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Patton Oswalt’s Halloween card challenge

By | October 27, 2008 at 10:09 am | No comments

Patton Oswalt challenges fans via his Myspace Blog this week to show off their horror movie genre trivia skills. Providing the illustration for Oswalt’s 2008 Halloween card is Corrie Erickson with his artistic rendition of 6 characters from some of Patton’s favorite...

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Monday stand-up video: Joe Marlotti

By | October 27, 2008 at 9:00 am | No comments

If Jesus came back to walk the earth, comedian Joe Marlotti posits that one of the savior-to-some’s first stops would be Denny’s. Check it...

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From the archives… Dave Attell: Captain Comedy

By | October 27, 2008 at 3:18 am | No comments

(originally printed on Dec. 3, 2007) By the name of his new HBO special, Captain Miserable, you'd think veteran stand-up comedian Dave Attell has a few bones to pick with life. But it's just that he thinks the dark side of existence is funny. Turns out,...

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Video: Tonight’s ‘DL Hughley Breaks the News’ monologue + Obama endorsement

By | October 25, 2008 at 1:48 pm | No comments

CNN debuts DL Hughley Breaks the News tonight at 10 pm. But you can check out his opening monologue right now. Embedded video from <a href=”” mce_href=””>CNN Video</a> And as...

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Weekend comedy links

By | October 24, 2008 at 7:00 pm | No comments

Here are a list of things that I didn’t write about this week because I was too sick and/or lazy. Seriously, I was supposed to do write ups on some of these and I didn’t. Please enjoy my condensed procrastination (and your weekend.) The smart folks at Cambridge have...

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Jo Koy inks deal with Comedy Central

By | October 24, 2008 at 4:45 pm | No comments

Comedy Central has inked a deal with comedian Jo Koy to tape a one-hour comedy special during this year’s New York Comedy Festival. The taping will take place on Nov. 6 and will air some time in early 2009. “We’ve been tracking Jo Koy for a while and we saw him...

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