LIVE REVIEW: Patton Oswalt

By | November 20, 2006 at 6:03 pm | No comments

At a recent headlining spot in New York City, stand-up comic and regular guy, Patton Oswalt let’s the laughs – and the spit – fly Carolines – New York City November 17, 2006 It’s 11:05 on...

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Paul Mecurio: On Top of his Game

By | November 18, 2006 at 5:37 pm | No comments

For the last decade, stand-up comedian Paul Mecurio has helped make The Daily Show what it is today. But now, with a new satirical sports show in the works, the former Wall Street lawyer is poised to break out on his own. By Dylan P. Gadino There’s a...

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Brian Regan: Simply Funny

By | November 6, 2006 at 6:24 pm | No comments

Stand-up comedian Brian Regan never had a sitcom, doesn’t have a movie credit to his name and you can’t see him on commercials. So how, then, did this Miami native reach the top of the comedy scene without the usual vehicles to high...

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Aaron Karo: Ivy League Comedy

By | November 3, 2006 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments

What started as one e-mail to 20 friends has turned into 50,000 subscribers and a career in stand-up comedy. But Aaron Karo still uses his degree from Wharton. Sort of. By Noah Gardenswartz Comedian Aaron Karo has made quite a successful career out of partying. Taking his...

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Christian Finnegan: Two For Flinching

By | October 16, 2006 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments

By Christian Finnegan (that is, Christian Finnegan wrote the review below about his own album) I recently had the supreme misfortune of receiving an advance copy of Two for Flinching, the debut CD by purported humorist Christian Finnegan. You may recognize Finnegan as the...

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Tim Slagle: Europa

By | October 16, 2006 at 9:45 am | No comments

Beyond providing affirmation that he's extremely funny, Tim Slagle's newest CD, Europa, proves that the stand-up comedian is mighty bright, too. Listeners may not always agree with Slagle's views on politics or social mores, but you have to respect the fact that he's willing to...

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Greg Giraldo: Good Day to Cross a River

By | October 15, 2006 at 9:37 am | No comments

There's a subtle streak of vulnerability running through Greg Giraldo's quick-fire succession of tirades on Good Day to Cross a River. It's not that he isn't sincerely angry or frustrated; he's both. It comes from someplace entirely human, a place that most “angry" comics...

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Steven Wright: Don't Call it a Comeback!

By | October 10, 2006 at 6:19 pm | No comments

Stand-up comedy legend Steven Wright has been expanding minds with concise quips for nearly three decades. Now with a new Comedy Central special -- his first in 15 years -- the master of the monotone is arming a whole new generation with brilliant one-liners and bizarre...

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Aaron Karo: Recovering Frat Boy

By | October 6, 2006 at 10:51 am | No comments

Comedian Aaron Karo, the best-selling author of Ruminations on College Life and Ruminations on Twentysomething Life, is back at it again, dropping humorous observations about his life as an eternal party boy. Only this time, Karo's not documenting his experiences as Mr....

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