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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Geno Bisconte: The Philosopher King

By | June 4, 2007 at 8:29 am | No comments

There's a smile behind each all-encompassing jab New York City comic Geno Bisconte dishes out. It makes us a little worried, actually. But is there cause for concern? " By Jessica Agi Geno Bisconte may not be a household name in the world of comedy, but he has a lot to say,...

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Paul F. Tompkins: Impersonal

By | June 1, 2007 at 10:26 am | No comments

Comedians face a bit of a dilemma when recording an album. They can do all their best new material and risk repeating themselves night after night. Or they can record old material and risk sounding irrelevant or, worse, disinterested. So an album of older material called...

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Sam Tripoli: Dangerous Comedy

By | May 28, 2007 at 7:53 am | No comments

Wild World of Spike star Sam Tripoli is a comedian who’s not afraid to take risks— literally. When he’s not cracking jokes as a headlining comic, he’s more than happy to drive through brick walls. By Noah...

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Joe Rogan: Shiny Happy Jihad

By | May 25, 2007 at 10:11 am | No comments

Though he derides his half-a-decade worth of work on Fear Factor -- claiming no ownership of any of the horrid ideas acted out on said show -- stand-up comedian Joe Rogan does admit that given a hefty pay raise, he might just have agreed to another season. Of course, the set on...

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Taking Stock: Tolerated Joke Theft

By | April 30, 2007 at 7:45 am | One comment

Joke stealing has been getting a lot of attention lately, due to the battle between Joe Rogan and Carlos Mencia. Joke theft is always going to exist, for the simple reason that stealing jokes is a lot easier than writing them. But there's a brand of purloined punch line that...

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Alex Reymundo: Living the Dream

By | April 27, 2007 at 8:09 pm | No comments

As Stand-up comedian Alex Reymundo premieres his one-hour special on Showtime next month, the cultural chameleon sets his sights on Comedy Central and his own sitcom. By Dylan P. Gadino During the past 15 years, Alex Reymundo has had no shortage of major...

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Chelsea Handler: Stand-up comedy’s mischievous little sister

By | April 22, 2007 at 7:39 am | No comments

Stand-up comic Chelsea Handler has already told the world about her sexual exploits in a best selling book. So how could she possibly shock us with her new book, Are You There Vodka? It’s me, Chelsea. You’d be surprised. By Dylan P....

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Pat Brown: Moving Up!

By | April 9, 2007 at 7:26 am | No comments

Recently voted Best Female Comic at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival, stand-up comedienne Pat Brown’s career is heading north- 900 miles north to be exact. By Noah Gardenswartz Comedienne Pat Brown will perform at any club, any time, anywhere. With 12 years...

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