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Neal Brennan loves Louis C.K. but says ‘Louie’ is the kale of television (Interview)

Neal Brennan loves Louis C.K. but says ‘Louie’ is the kale of television (Interview)

By | August 1, 2014 at 7:34 pm | 18 comments

In this vast, cacophonous digital age, television programming finds inspiration from Twitter feeds, Tumblr blogs, podcasts and YouTube channels. So, it’s oddly quaint that Sundance TV is about to launch a new series based on one page of a magazine (magazines are like books but...

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Andy Kindler’s Just For Laughs State of the Industry Address 2014 (Full audio)

Andy Kindler’s Just For Laughs State of the Industry Address 2014 (Full audio)

By | July 26, 2014 at 12:21 am | 34 comments

MONTREAL -- Every year, comedian Andy Kindler delivers the State of the Industry Address at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. It's one of the biggest highlights of the weeks long festival as fellow comedians, agents, managers, producers, media and more gather to...

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New trailer for ‘Maron’ features Anthony Jeselnik, Jeff Garlin, Illeana Douglas and more! (Video)

New trailer for ‘Maron’ features Anthony Jeselnik, Jeff Garlin, Illeana Douglas and more! (Video)

By | April 9, 2013 at 1:36 pm | One comment

The second official trailer for Maron has arrived, and with it, we grow ever-so-slightly closer to its May 3 premiere on IFC. If you’d like to read my thoughts on the first three episodes (and watch the first Maron trailer), you can do that here. If you’d rather just watch...

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Listen to excerpts from Andy Kindler’s State of the Industry Address (Exclusive)

Listen to excerpts from Andy Kindler’s State of the Industry Address (Exclusive)

By | August 9, 2012 at 6:12 pm | 14 comments

You may have listened to the Andy Kindler interview we posted on July 30, wherein the veteran comedian talks about his then just-delivered State of the Industry Address at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. Parts of both the address and our interview dealt with the...

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Audio interview: Andy Kindler goes after Louis C.K., state of comedy and more (Exclusive)

Audio interview: Andy Kindler goes after Louis C.K., state of comedy and more (Exclusive)

By | July 30, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 43 comments

As he does every year, comic's comic Andy Kindler delivered the State of the Industry Address at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. For the uninitiated, the speech is delivered in a ballroom in front of hundreds of comedians and industry types. Kindler's charge is...

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Can comedy be taught? Documentary ‘Finding the Funny’ attempts to answer (Video)

Can comedy be taught? Documentary ‘Finding the Funny’ attempts to answer (Video)

By | July 20, 2012 at 2:19 pm | One comment

Most comedians seem to agree that comedy can not be taught, and you can really only learn by doing. But chances are, you can find and enroll in a “comedy class” in your area. Finding the Funny is a new documentary by John Bizarre about the merits of teaching comedy. The film...

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Moontower Comedy: Day 3, featuring Maria Bamford, Chelsea Peretti, Dana Gould, more! (Photos)

Moontower Comedy: Day 3, featuring Maria Bamford, Chelsea Peretti, Dana Gould, more! (Photos)

By | April 29, 2012 at 8:32 pm | No comments

AUSTIN – First of all, major kudos are due to the organizers of the first annual Moontower Comedy & Oddity Fest for refraining from naming their all-female stand-up show “Taco Party.” (It must have been especially hard to resist, considering that this lineup was...

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Watch the ‘Bitter Buddha’ trailer with Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt, more!

Watch the ‘Bitter Buddha’ trailer with Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt, more!

By | March 8, 2012 at 12:09 am | 4 comments

True comedy nerds know who Eddie Pepitone is. He's the man who's made an art out of Twitter, the star of the daily live-action comic strip Puddin' and the dude who released the stellar album A Great Stillness at the end of last year. But, with the upcoming documentary about the...

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Watch the trailer and five clips from the upcoming Lenny Bruce documentary

Watch the trailer and five clips from the upcoming Lenny Bruce documentary

By | February 29, 2012 at 1:36 pm | One comment

Who would've thought that a producer who has made a career working on reality shows like The Bachelor, High School Reunion and Cookin' with Coolio, would have such a healthy respect for one of the comedy world's most influential figures. But the fact is, Elan Gale is clearly...

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