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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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New ‘Brickleberry’ preview from Comedy Central shows many animated animals doing stuff

New ‘Brickleberry’ preview from Comedy Central shows many animated animals doing stuff

By | July 20, 2012 at 5:53 pm | No comments

On Sept. 25, Comedy Central will premiere Brickleberry, the new animated series from creators Roger Black and Waco O’Guin and executive producer Daniel Tosh. The series follows “the antics of a group of dysfunctional park rangers tasked with saving their fledgling national...

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Maria Bamford recounts teary experience at morning zoo radio show (Animation)

Maria Bamford recounts teary experience at morning zoo radio show (Animation)

By | July 18, 2012 at 12:32 pm | One comment

In the second installment of the AV Club's weekly animated series, Stand Down (where comedians tell a story about one of their lowest career points), we find Maria Bamford recounting a terrible experience with a morning zoo-type radio program. You can watch the first...

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The Simpsons comic books now available for iPad and iPhone

The Simpsons comic books now available for iPad and iPhone

By | July 13, 2012 at 1:31 pm | No comments

Less than a month after wrapping up the 34-year run of his comic strip Life in Hell, Matt Groening proves that he's not turning his back on the comic world. Fans of The Simpsons might be excited to hear about the new partnership between the digital comics platform comiXology and...

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