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Just For Laughs: Feimster, Lawrence, Jost impress at New Faces

By | July 16, 2010 at 10:04 am | 6 comments

MONTREAL – The comedians on the late New Faces show Wednesday, hosted by New York comedian Sean Patton, benefited from a slightly warmer crowd than their early show counterparts. But does that mean it was a better show? Let’s dig in. Los Angeles via North Carolina comic Fortune Feimster, who’s scored herself some quality prime time exposure thanks to her advancing more...


Last Comic Standing, Week 6: Voting at Home Begins!

By | July 12, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 4 comments

9:00 p.m. Craig Robinson is intro'ed as a five-time Olympic bronze medalist. Magical surrealism has always had a place on NBC. The ten finalists are brought out (not the show order though, for you sticklers): Felipe Esparza, Rachel Feinstein, Tommy Johnagin, Mike DeStefano, Roy Wood Jr., Jonatham Thymius, Maronzio Vance, Laruie Kilmartin, Myq Kaplan, and James Adomian. more...


Carolines breakout artist: Marina Franklin

By | July 12, 2010 at 10:48 am | No comments

Print this page out to get $5 off admission to Marina Franklin's show at Carolines on July 13. Get more ticket info here. World famous comedy venue Carolines on Broadway and Punchline Magazine have joined forces to present the Breakout Artist Comedy Series. Each Tuesday, at Carolines in New York City, an emerging stand-up comedy star will headline their own show and more...


‘Community’ star, comedian Donald Glover releases rap album, video

By | July 8, 2010 at 1:36 pm | No comments

Comedian Donald Glover of NBC’s Community and Derrick Comedy released his third rap album, Culdesac. Although many of you may know Glover from his sketch, stand-up comedy, or recent Twitter campaign to be chosen as the next Peter Parker for Spiderman, he’s also a hip-hop enthusiast. Glover has been releasing mix tapes and albums since 2008 under his alias Childish more...


Scott Adsit: 'I've kept my crap level pretty low.'

By | July 2, 2010 at 1:33 pm | No comments

OK, subletting an apartment in New York City with only a bed to sleep in and an apple in the refrigerator to munch on sounds more tragic than triumphant. But pull back, observe the panoramic picture, realize those seemingly desolate circumstances will vanish in the sec it takes to hire movers, shop for food, or, in TV time, the instant necessary to click from The Real more...


Last Comic Standing Live Blog, Week 4: Semifinals

By | June 28, 2010 at 9:02 pm | One comment

9:00 p.m. In an homage to Dr. Evil, but with more hair on the cat and less paleness on the villain, Craig Robinson intros the semifinals. Oh, and that cat is totally channeling the surprised chipmunk from YouTube. Get your own act, LOLkitty! 9:02 p.m. Robinson is brought on stage with the intro "nasty and delicious." This season of the show feels like it's not afraid to more...


Carolines breakout artist: Mike Vecchione

By | June 28, 2010 at 12:14 pm | No comments

Print this page out to get $5 off admission to Mike Vecchione’s show at Carolines on June 29. Get more ticket info here. World famous comedy venue Carolines on Broadway and Punchline Magazine have joined forces to present the Breakout Artist Comedy Series. Each Tuesday, at Carolines in New York City, an emerging stand-up comedy star will headline their own show and more...


Louis C.K.: Escape to reality

By | June 28, 2010 at 11:38 am | One comment

Louis C.K. gets a second shot at being a television star, as his FX series Louie premieres tomorrow. Regardless of ratings, however, the veteran performer has long ago locked up his position as one of the most important comedians of our time. Here's why. As sharp a comedian as he is, Louis CK has never quite succeeded in translating the dark hilarity of his stand-up more...


Louis C.K. to Jay Leno: I never got laid because of my looks

By | June 24, 2010 at 4:20 pm | One comment

Louis C.K. sat down last night with Jay Leno to, as it would seem, not to talk about his new sitcom, Louie, which premiers – with two episodes – this coming Tuesday on FX at 11 pm EST. C.K., instead, simply talked about his own life: his kids, volunteering at a public school his sex life, the pitfalls of milk cartons, nut allergies, and why he doesn’t care if more...


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