Aspen National College Comedy Competition Finals

By | May 31, 2008 at 6:24 pm | No comments

ASPEN, CO — The finals of Rooftop’s college competition just wrapped (it’s about 7:45 pm here). So here’s some quick thoughts. I was lucky enough to judge two of the semi-final rounds in New York City some many weeks ago. I have to say, I didn’t...

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Comedy Awards announced at Aspen RooftopComedy Festival

By | May 31, 2008 at 4:31 pm | No comments

ASPEN, CO — Turns out the folks at RooftopComedy thought it interesting to hand out some comedy industry awards. It’s about 6:15 pm here in the Mountain zone and the awards presentations just wrapped at the Wheeler Opera House. The awards were voted on by...

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The Aspen RooftopComedy Festival: “Rooftop After Dark”

By | May 31, 2008 at 7:09 am | No comments

ASPEN, CO — That final show of the night, Rooftop After Dark, showcased some of the fest’s most offbeat, crude and absurd comics. Cincinnati-based Tyrone Hawkins – small in stature, large in presence – broke the late crowd...

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The Aspen RooftopComedy Festival: “Rooftop at Large”

By | May 31, 2008 at 6:21 am | No comments

ASPEN, CO — The middle show last night at the Aspen RooftopComedy Festival – Rooftop at Large – showcased some of the bigger names the site has on their long list of comedian videos. LA-by-way-of-Kansas City comic Chris Porter came to the...

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The Aspen RooftopComedy Festival: “Best and Brightest”

By | May 31, 2008 at 5:39 am | No comments

ASPEN, CO — Since its launch nearly three years ago, San Francisco-based RooftopComedy.com has been the little comedy site that could. They’ve made a name for themselves by hosting and maintaining thousands of hours of exclusive stand-up comedy clips from...

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‘Carol Burnett’ star Harvey Korman dies at 81

By | May 30, 2008 at 8:16 am | No comments

In honor of Harvey Korman’s passing, we offer you one of his classic scenes from Blazing...

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Last Comic Standing; Season six, episode two: live blog

By | May 29, 2008 at 4:30 pm | No comments

Hey, readers: you’re going to want to keep hitting refresh or reload. We’re going to keep all the updates in one entry this week. We’ll see how that works out. 8:39  The LCS crew continued the freak show at the start of the show, showing the more...

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This weekend: the Aspen RooftopComedy Festival

By | May 29, 2008 at 4:00 am | No comments

Starting tomorrow and ending Sunday in lovely Aspen, CO, the inaugural run of the Aspen RooftopComedy Festival is going down. A lot of you will remember that there was a long-running, pretty huge comedy fest in Aspen called the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival. As of last year, it has...

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Stand-up video of the day: Lenny Marcus

By | May 29, 2008 at 3:29 am | No comments

Did you know you could buy a coffin at Costco? Comedian Lenny Marcus has done the research for you. Check it...

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