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Judd Apatow’s stand-up comedy resurrection

Judd Apatow’s stand-up comedy resurrection

By | December 18, 2014 at 10:36 am | 3 comments

Immaturity is funny, so says all-American comedy maven Judd Apatow, who’s best known for creating the genius, short-lived, cult TV show, Freaks and Geeks and his ensuing plethora of raunchy blockbusters. What Judd’s not so known for is his abridged stand-up career, which ran...

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Comedy Central orders second Amy Schumer sketch show

Comedy Central orders second Amy Schumer sketch show

By | December 10, 2014 at 3:50 pm | No comments

Amy Schumer has impressed Comedy Central so much with her sketch comedy series Inside Amy Schumer that the network thinks she can deliver another hit show. Comedy Central gave a pilot order to an untitled project starring stand-up comedian Rachel Feinstein, with Schumer serving...

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Bill Cosby, Marc Maron, Amy Schumer headline 2014 New York Comedy Festival

Bill Cosby, Marc Maron, Amy Schumer headline 2014 New York Comedy Festival

By | August 6, 2014 at 11:42 am | One comment

The New York Comedy Festival, in association with Comedy Central, has announced its star-studded line-up for this year's festival. Comedy favorites Marc Maron, Amy Schumer & Maria Bamford share the bill with legendary stand-up comedian Bill Cosby (whose new NBC sitcom...

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Judd Apatow returns to stand-up, talks Trainwreck, Simpsons, more! (Laughspin Podcast)

Judd Apatow returns to stand-up, talks Trainwreck, Simpsons, more! (Laughspin Podcast)

By | July 28, 2014 at 1:51 pm | No comments

On this very special episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I sat down with the mighty Judd Apatow on the set of Trainwreck, the movie written by and starring Amy Schumer, which Apatow is currently directing and producing. We chatted inside Apatow’s trailer on Staten Island, where...

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Ardie Fuqua out of hospital following Tracy Morgan car crash

Ardie Fuqua out of hospital following Tracy Morgan car crash

By | July 7, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments

Comedian Ardie Fuqua, who was severely injured in a car crash that also injured TV star Tracy Morgan and killed James McNair, is no longer in critical condition. Fellow Comedy Cellar emcee Wil Sylvince posted on Facebook: To all who's concerned about Ardie Fuqua, he's doing a...

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Funny Or Die Oddball comedy festival returns: Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, Marc Maron

Funny Or Die Oddball comedy festival returns: Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, Marc Maron

By | June 25, 2014 at 1:01 pm | One comment

Funny Or Die and Live Nation are teaming up again for their second Funny Or Die Presents Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival 2014. After a successful touring last year with Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords, Funny or Die will bring in some more of the best comedians...

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Judd Apatow’s new book will feature interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jay Leno, more!

Judd Apatow’s new book will feature interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jay Leno, more!

By | June 23, 2014 at 10:22 am | No comments

Before he was the king of comedy movies, Judd Apatow was a comedy connoisseur. The Anchorman producer, who used to interview famous comedians for his high school radio station, will release a compilation book through Random House featuring interviews he's conducted over the last...

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Amy Schumer helps raise over $6,000 in 13 hours for Ardie Fuqua’s family

Amy Schumer helps raise over $6,000 in 13 hours for Ardie Fuqua’s family

By | June 19, 2014 at 12:40 pm | No comments

Much of the news coverage surrounding the car wreck that put several comedians in the hospital on June 7 is about 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan or the death of his close friend comedian Jimmy Mack. Morgan's hospital updates have been the focus of nearly every headline, with little...

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‘Inside Amy Schumer’ renewed, Natasha Leggero, Riki Lindhome score show, plus Comedy Central’s full list of new and returning series

‘Inside Amy Schumer’ renewed, Natasha Leggero, Riki Lindhome score show, plus Comedy Central’s full list of new and returning series

By | June 10, 2014 at 11:46 am | No comments

Comedy Central has renewed Inside Amy Schumer for a third season and has greenlighted a new series titled Another Period starring Natasha Leggero (pictured) and Riki Lindhome (of Garfunkel and Oates fame) as well as Idiotsitter, co-created and starring Charlotte Newhouse and...

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