Flight of the Conchords giveaway winners announced

By | April 18, 2008 at 6:49 am | No comments

First off, thank you to all of our readers who took the time to enter the Flight of the Conchords giveaway contest. It wasn’t an easy decision, folks. But in the end we could only pick two winners of the prize pack, which includes a copy of the new album (out Tuesday), a...

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Friday stand-up video: Donnell Rawlings

By | April 18, 2008 at 4:22 am | No comments

Comedian Donnell Rawlings enjoys Amsterdam’s lax drug laws. He just has a hard time readjusting to the States. Check it...

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John Oliver: Terrifying Times

By | April 17, 2008 at 1:37 pm | No comments

Skeptics leery of why John Oliver has landed a one-hour Comedy Central special -- arguably the current holy grail of a comic's resume -- hear this: long before he was The Daily Show's go-to correspondent, Oliver was an insightful, well-spoken and very funny stand-up...

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Sports blogger tries stand-up, fails, but has lots of good stories to tell

By | April 17, 2008 at 11:52 am | No comments

Sports site Deadspin today posted a rather entertaining first-person account about one of their writers trying his hand at stand-up comedy. Because the author is not really trying to make it in the comedy bizz and is not at all fearful of burning bridges, he’s...

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Thursday Stand-up video: Tom McCaffrey

By | April 17, 2008 at 4:36 am | No comments

Comedian Tom McCaffrey — he’s recording his debut album April 20 in New York — has soured on the idea of playing sex games. He’s a got a good reason though. Check it...

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Comedian Louis C.K. inks deal for CBS sitcom

By | April 17, 2008 at 4:02 am | No comments

HBO, be damned. The cable giant axed Louis C.K.’s underappreciated, gritty sitcom Lucky Louie after one season. But C.K. has just inked a deal with CBS wherein he will executive produce, co-write and co-create a new sitcom with former Louie co-star Pamela...

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Bill Cosby enters the world of hip-hop

By | April 16, 2008 at 12:52 pm | No comments

Bill Cosby has finally figured out a way to grab the attention of the hip-hop community: he’ll release his own hip-hop album. Due out next month, Cosby Narratives Volume 1: A State of Emergency blends hip-hop music with the 70- year-old...

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Patton Oswalt, Flight of the Conchords, Todd Barry, more to play Sub Pop festival

By | April 16, 2008 at 11:35 am | No comments

To celebrate its 20 years of existence Sub Pop records, the label that brought you the likes of Nirvana, Soundgarden and Modest Mouse and is now bringing you comics like Patton Oswalt, Flight of the Conchords and Eugene Mirman, has produced a benefit festival to be held in...

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Wednesday stand-up video: John Oliver

By | April 16, 2008 at 4:38 am | No comments

Daily Show correspondent and talented-as-all-get-out comedian John Oliver premieres his hour-long special this Sunday at 10 pm EST on Comedy Central. Check out this...

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