Ty Barnett: Wise beyond his (comedy) years

By | July 9, 2007 at 9:26 am | No comments

He may have only five solid years of pro stand-up experience behind him, but Ty Barnett -- season four's Last Comic Standing runner-up -- has already made many lasting impressions. By Jessica Agi Although he's been a full-time comic for just five years, Chicago-native Ty...

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Behind the Scenes at LateNet with Ray Ellin: Comedy's evolution is in full effect!

By | July 9, 2007 at 8:54 am | No comments

When the late-night talk-show format meets stand-up comedy and the Internet, a new breed of variety show is born. And with the help of Gilbert Gottfried and Fran Drescher, hilarity ensues. by Dylan P. Gadino | Photos by Kevin Duffy Since its launch, DailyComedy.com has been...

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Patton Oswalt: Werewolves and Lollipops

By | July 5, 2007 at 10:22 am | No comments

Patton Oswalt's career is exploding. He's  the lead voice in Ratatouille, Pixar's latest surefire hit, he just ended a nine-year run on the popular King of Queens and he's near ubiquitous in any cool comedy project, either as a writer or as a character actor. And now he's...

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Patton Oswalt: Comedy Compels Him

By | July 5, 2007 at 9:22 am | One comment

Before Patton Oswalt was Spence on The King of Queens or a rat in Pixar's Ratatouille, he was just a stand-up comedian. Fortunately for us, his new album Werewolves and Lollipops, is proof that will never change. By Dylan P. Gadino Comedian Patton Oswalt is in...

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Jim Norton:Happy Endings: The Tales of a Meaty-Breasted Zilch

By | July 3, 2007 at 10:24 am | No comments

Whether you like stand-up comedy or not; whether you're a fan of comedian Jim Norton or not and -- this is important -- if you can suppress judgment on a man who not only enjoys being defecated on but also likes writing about it, you must read  Happy Endings: The Tales of a...

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Steve Trevino: Breaking the Mold

By | June 25, 2007 at 9:17 am | No comments

Having shattered ties with former mentor Carlos Mencia, stand-up comedian Steve Trevino is gaining momentum on his own, playing to packed clubs and earning himself a hefty fan base the old fashioned way -- by busting his ass Interview and photos by Alana Grelyak Stand-up...

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Paul Mecurio: How I Single-handedly Stopped a Train and Lived

By | June 18, 2007 at 8:48 am | No comments

Superman may have been more powerful than a locomotive, but the Man of Steel never did what I did last week -- single-handedly stop Amtrak. How did I pull off this act of heroism? Was I like that mythical woman everyone always talks about who lifted a car off her son, saving...

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Christopher Titus: All in the Family

By | June 11, 2007 at 8:40 am | One comment

Comedian Christopher Titus has never made a secret of his highly dysfunctional family life. But he's yet again embraced the hurt and created something incredibly funny and strangely poignant -- this time for a new Comedy Central album. Interview and Photos by Alana...

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Opie & Anthony: Something Wickedly Funny This Way Comes

By | June 11, 2007 at 8:33 am | No comments

By Dylan P. Gadino On the heels of the enormous success of last year's Opie and Anthony's Traveling Virus tour, Gregg “Opie" Hughes, Anthony Cumia and their third mic master, stand-up Jim Norton, will be back this summer to spread the virus in the form of this...

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