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The Sklar Brothers and the corporate gig from hell (Animated video)

The Sklar Brothers and the corporate gig from hell (Animated video)

By | August 29, 2012 at 5:01 pm | One comment

The corporate gig is simultaneously a blessing and a curse to every comedian. It's a curse because, unless the flavor of a comic's act is the vanilla-est of vanillas, he or she will likely have to modify what they normally do onstage at comedy clubs. So, it makes more work for...

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Jen Kirkman remembers narrowly escaping from drunken pro-American comedy fans (Animated video)

Jen Kirkman remembers narrowly escaping from drunken pro-American comedy fans (Animated video)

By | August 22, 2012 at 5:00 pm | One comment

In the seventh episode of the A.V. Club's weekly series, Stand Down, we find comedian Jen Kirkman onstage on Long Island-- dealing with an impromptu birthday celebration involving a tit cake, dodging beer bottles and well, trying to make the best out of performing on Long...

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New Daniel Tosh show ‘Brickleberry’ provides ammunition for fake outrage enthusiasts (Review)

New Daniel Tosh show ‘Brickleberry’ provides ammunition for fake outrage enthusiasts (Review)

By | August 21, 2012 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments

Let me give all the fake outrage enthusiasts a head start on their Change.org petitions, their Facebook protest groups and their calls to television execs concerning Comedy Central’s new animated series Brickleberry. Here are the things about which you’ll be outraged: the...

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In which Kyle Kinane remembers when he opened for a racist ventriloquist (Animated video)

In which Kyle Kinane remembers when he opened for a racist ventriloquist (Animated video)

By | August 15, 2012 at 11:35 am | No comments

It's Hump Day, and that means it's time for another episode of Stand Down, the A.V. Club's weekly animation series, wherein comedians tell a story about how horrendous their career's used to be. Today's subject is Kyle Kinane, who tells about the time he was opening for a racist...

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Tig Notaro remembers getting fired from a comedy show, almost dying (Animation)

Tig Notaro remembers getting fired from a comedy show, almost dying (Animation)

By | August 8, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments

Each week, we’ve been featuring a new episode of Stand Down, the A.V. Club’s new animated series, wherein a comedian tells a story about a terrible time in their career. This week, Tig Notaro tells a chilling story of onstage bombing and near death. It’s not for the faint...

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New season of Archer will include a Bob’s Burgers crossover!

New season of Archer will include a Bob’s Burgers crossover!

By | August 6, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments

You know H. Jon Benjamin (aka Jon Benjamin); he voices the main characters on two of television's funniest animated shows– Fox's Bob's Burgers and FX's Archer. And now, Benjamin promises that the two characters, who couldn't have less in common -- Archer being a not-so-smooth...

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Watch Eddie Pepitone open up to Marc Maron in this animation from The Bitter Buddha

Watch Eddie Pepitone open up to Marc Maron in this animation from The Bitter Buddha

By | August 4, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 2 comments

The documentary about Eddie Pepitone, The Bitter Buddha, doesn't come out till later this year but the Internet has blessed us with this animated clip from the film featuring Pepitone and Marc Maron. In the clip, Pepitone tells an endearing anecdote about growing up around an...

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Comedian offers comedy club etiquette animation, in light of recent incidents (Video)

Comedian offers comedy club etiquette animation, in light of recent incidents (Video)

By | July 31, 2012 at 7:49 am | 3 comments

In light of a series of recent comedy club mishaps (Tosh, Pescatelli, Griffin) which went down in large part (in my opinion) because of people's horribly inaccurate expectations of a comedy show, comedian Adam Ray took it upon himself to educate. And after watching the below...

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One time, Reggie Watts was pelted with pennies (Animation)

One time, Reggie Watts was pelted with pennies (Animation)

By | July 25, 2012 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments

In the third installment of the A.V. Club's weekly series Stand Down, wherein a well-loved comedian relates a story about a time they totally ate shit, Reggie Watts digs up a terrible memory born in Philadelphia. Check it out below! You can check out previous episodes...

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