Greg Giraldo: Born to Mock

By | December 19, 2005 at 7:46 am | No comments

Comedy saved him from the clutches of corporate law. Now, who’s going to save the world from Greg Giraldo? By Dylan P. Gadino Moments before Greg Giraldo arrives on the New York City set of his show, the producers fill no fewer than seven stage monitors...

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Mitch Fatel: The Power of Panties Compels Him

By | December 5, 2005 at 12:06 pm | One comment

The veteran Tonight Show guest's hilarious new album proves his love for women. But at the end of the day, he really just wants to tell jokes -- and see some panties. Mitch Fatel is a tired man, having spent the previous night at his sister's suburban-New York house,...

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Various Artists: Invite Them Up

By | November 30, 2005 at 12:08 pm | One comment

Judging from the colossal comic lineup, everyone listening to Invite Them Up should keep an EKG machine and home defibrillator nearby to monitor and restart their hearts after having subjected themselves to more than three hours of convulsion-inducing hilarity. Luckily, though,...

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Jim Gaffigan:

By | November 28, 2005 at 7:32 am | No comments

A small-town cake-loving boy from Indiana, Jim Gaffigan moved to New York and quickly found success in standup, television and movies. Now, he's on the road and ready for a new Comedy Central special. By Jennifer L.M. Gunn There are a few things you can gather about Jim...

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Aries Spears: I Ain't Scared

By | November 8, 2005 at 12:17 pm | No comments

By Keith Hernandez For years, Aries Spears used his preternatural ability to imitate celebrities on Fox's Mad TV. From Michael Jackson to Jesse Jackson, Spears delivers amazingly deft impersonations of some of America's most incendiary stars. So it's no surprise that the most...

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John Heffron: Good Kid, Bad Adult

By | November 7, 2005 at 12:45 pm | No comments

Ever since Eve ate that apple and immediately discovered the naked truth about her man (“Oh, Adam, for God's sake, put on some pants!"), women have been wagging their fingers and shaking their heads disgustedly at men. Now, from comedian John Heffron, comes a CD for anyone...

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Patton Oswalt: Getting Busy

By | November 7, 2005 at 12:00 pm | No comments

As this King of Queens standout readies his new DVD, P-Oz — that’s what we call him ‘round here — takes a moment to reflect. By Benjamin Cake Like anybody who might have garnered nationwide recognition...

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Dane Cook: All Aboard the Dane Train

By | November 7, 2005 at 8:20 am | No comments

With a gold record in hand, film roles a plenty and a new book, Dane Cook is poised to become this generation's most influential comic. By Dylan P. Gadino There’s a sturdy yet playful register in Dane Cook’s voice as he strides...

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Aziz Ansari: Not so bored anymore

By | November 7, 2005 at 8:16 am | One comment

From Upright Citizens Brigade to VH1 to Premium Blend, this underground comic is speeding toward the surface By Noah Fowle Let's get one thing straight: Aziz Ansari is no longer bored. The clever name for his Web site, azizisbored.com, is just that: a clever name. And...

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