Larry the Cable Guy: Keeping it Real… Real Goofy

By | April 2, 2007 at 7:32 am | 3 comments

Stand-up comedian Larry the Cable Guy never claimed his jokes inspired deep thought. And his new album, Morning Constitutions, proves the former Blue Collar Comedy comic isn't about to change. Fans are rejoicing; critics, no doubt, are planning their next attacks. By Dylan P....

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Tammy Pescatelli: Get off the Couch!

By | March 26, 2007 at 8:27 pm | No comments

Watch videos of Tammy at RooftopComedy Stand-up comic Tammy Pescatelli spills the beans on her stage secrets, her experiences on Last Comic Standing and why -- despite what you may think -- laziness does not a good comic make By Jessica Agi Having grown up in a small Italian...

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Steve Hofstetter: Who Books That?

By | March 19, 2007 at 8:20 pm | No comments

By Steve Hofstetter I grew up in New York City, and not in the way that people from Connecticut did. I lived a few blocks from a subway and fewer blocks from a project. We moved when I was in high school and, as the crow flies, my new bedroom window was less than 30 feet from a...

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Tom Shillue: Comic belief

By | March 19, 2007 at 7:19 am | One comment

Busy everyman comedian Tom Shillue is more than confident in his ability -- he's Overconfident, the apt title of his new CD. So exactly what stokes the jokes in this husband, father, comedian (and admitted dork)? By John Delery It's lunchtime on W. 14th and 9th in New...

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Jen Kirkman: Self Help

By | March 15, 2007 at 10:11 am | No comments

At the start of her debut album, stand-up comedian Jen Kirkman quickly disarms the at-home listeners with this, lest we start to think she's got some serious comedic skills: “No one knows who I am except this room and that's even like semi-debatable." It's a typical subtle...

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Kristin Key: Buckle Up!

By | March 13, 2007 at 10:17 am | No comments

On Buckle Up! Texas-born stand-up comedian Kristin Key leaves no stone unturned and no taboo untouched -- even if it means embarrassing the entire female species. To put it plainly, Key's style is not only manlier than her female comedic counterparts but also tougher than a lot...

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Harland Williams: Communes with Comedy

By | March 12, 2007 at 6:43 pm | One comment

You've quoted his quirky characters from some of Hollywood's most memorable comedies, but comedian Harland Williams is more than a urine chugging cop. He enjoys long walks in the forest, painting at home and writing children's books. Seriously. Over the past two decades Harland...

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Ralphie May: Real Comedy

By | February 7, 2007 at 7:52 pm | One comment

Stand-up comedian Ralphie May might not have the traditional good looks or chiseled abs that translate to mass appeal. So where, then, does this Last Comic Standing star get off appealing to the masses? By Noah Gardenswartz The truth is not something stand-up comedian...

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Don Friesen: Inexplicable

By | February 6, 2007 at 9:59 am | No comments

The term “observational humor" gets tossed around liberally when it comes to pegging a genre to a lot of comedians, but with Don Friesen, it's all too accurate. So why escape it? Thankfully, Friesen isn't afraid of the label and on Inexplicable, he proudly exploits it. In a...

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