Wednesday stand-up video: John Oliver

By | April 16, 2008 at 4:38 am | No comments

Daily Show correspondent and talented-as-all-get-out comedian John Oliver premieres his hour-long special this Sunday at 10 pm EST on Comedy Central. Check out this...

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Stephen Colbert and John Legend sing the National Anthem

By | April 15, 2008 at 2:06 pm | No comments

We really don’t know whether to laugh, cry or be impressed. Regardless, this is compelling television. The real question is: Will John Legend get the “Colbert bump?” And what would the “Colbert bump” offer Legend, since he’s not running for...

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ComedySpace stand-up video: Erik Lundy

By | April 15, 2008 at 8:19 am | No comments

Every so often, we’ll see an up and coming comic’s video on our networking section ComedySpace that we kinda like. So is the case with this reel here from comedian Eric Lundy. To check out Erik’s profile, go here. And remember, if you have some videos, audio,...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Joe DeRosa

By | April 15, 2008 at 4:11 am | No comments

Comedian Joe DeRosa has plans for the elderly. Grab a gun and suit up,...

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Night of Too Many Stars: notes from the “blue carpet”

By | April 15, 2008 at 3:47 am | No comments

Check out some exclusive images from the “blue carpet.” Moments before heading inside the press tent, two black SUVs, one with Adam Sandler and the other with Chris Rock, drove down the street behind The Beacon Theatre—where Comedy...

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Night of Too Many Stars – what I liked and disliked.

By | April 14, 2008 at 7:36 pm | No comments

Last night, I enjoyed watching Comedy Central’s Autism benefit show, “Night of Too Many Stars.” I’ve watched past “Too Many Stars” shows and was always thoroughly entertained, but I did not have a real grasp on what Autism was. This month, my...

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Exclusive photos from Comedy Central's 'Night of Too Many Stars'

By | April 14, 2008 at 5:06 am | No comments

Photos by TRACI GILLAND Robert Smigel and Triumph ...

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Flight of the Conchords giveaway!

By | April 14, 2008 at 2:00 am | No comments

As a lot of you surely know, New Zealand’s musical comedy duo, Grammy Award winners and HBO darlings Flight of the Conchords will release their first full-length album on April 22 through Sub Pop. What you may not know — although you will as soon as you’re done...

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Arab American comedian using laughs to bridge Israeli-Palestinian divides

By | April 11, 2008 at 8:38 am | No comments

Comedian and co-founder of the Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour, Ray Hanania posted a great piece on The American Muslim yesterday, wherein he discusses how stand-up can help heal the Arab-Israeli conflict. But more than that, in “The Power and Necessity of Humor in the...

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