Lewis Black readies new album

By | April 22, 2008 at 1:34 pm | No comments

It’s turning out to be a huge year for Lewis Black. He’s got a popular weekly show on Comedy Central (Lewis Black’s Root of All Evil) and his second book, Me of Little Faith comes out June 3. Now we just got word that...

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Flight of the Conchords: Self-titled

By | April 22, 2008 at 6:37 am | No comments

Ever since Jethro Tull beat out Metallica for the best-heavy-metal performance Grammy in 1989, the Recording Academy's decisions have meant very little to people with half a clue about the record-making business. So it was no surprise that with a five-song EP, Flight of the...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Josh Sneed

By | April 22, 2008 at 4:43 am | No comments

Comedian Josh Sneed has little patience for loud bulimics… and for Victoria Secret workers who just don’t get his sense of humor. Check it...

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Details emerge on Comedy Central’s new Mitch Hedberg album

By | April 21, 2008 at 1:26 pm | No comments

Details of the new Mitch Hedberg album – set for release on Sept. 9 from Comedy Central Records – are emerging. Comedy Central Records head Jack Vaughn told Punchline Magazine today that the album will contain 40-45 minutes of previously...

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PBS documentary examines Muslim American comedians, premieres May 11

By | April 21, 2008 at 7:48 am | No comments

Since April 2007, PBS has been airing its documentary series, America at a Crossroads, which examines the effects of 9/11 on the world. On May 11, Stand Up: Muslim American Comics Come of Age premieres at 10 pm EST as a continuing part of the series. Stand Up features the...

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Reno Collier: Blue Collar Comedy 2.0

By | April 21, 2008 at 4:29 am | One comment

With a little help from his friends -- Larry the Cable Guy, Jeff Foxworthy included -- comedian Reno Collier is quickly climbing his way to the top of the next generation of blue collar comedy stars. After humbly starting his stand-up career one night at an open mic at...

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John Caparulo: It’s just comedy

By | April 21, 2008 at 4:28 am | One comment

Plainspoken, Midwestern guy John Caparulo may have a fancy friend in Vince Vaughn, but he's not looking to fancy up the rules of stand-up comedy. He's just keeping it funny. In a year's time John Caparulo has gone from slightly known touring comedian to one of the most visible...

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New web series spoofs viral video boom

By | April 21, 2008 at 3:00 am | No comments

What hasn’t been spoofed yet in an online video? I’ll tell ya: Online videos. Joey Mandarino and David Young of the hilarious joeyanddavid.com have just come out with a new web series, Viralcom. The show, which parodies the success of short,...

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Comedian Graham Clark wins Great Canadian Laugh Off

By | April 21, 2008 at 1:46 am | No comments

Comedian Graham Clark of Vancouver was named the winner of Yuk Yuk’s third annual Great Canadian Laugh Off. He beat out seven other finalists – whittled down from 64 contestants – to snag the $25,000 grand prize. The finals,...

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