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New Jim Norton album ‘No Baby For You’ out Dec. 11 (Exclusive audio previews)

New Jim Norton album ‘No Baby For You’ out Dec. 11 (Exclusive audio previews)

By | November 12, 2012 at 10:26 am | No comments

Over the last decade, Jim Norton has become one of the most prolific comedians of our time, releasing two best-selling books, three albums and a pair of one-hour stand-up specials, including his latest Please Be Offended, which premiered in June on Epix. And on Dec. 11, Norton...

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Exclusive: Key and Peele talk Obama and Luther, hopes for the next four years and more! (Audio)

Exclusive: Key and Peele talk Obama and Luther, hopes for the next four years and more! (Audio)

By | November 7, 2012 at 12:39 pm | No comments

Last night I had the chance to speak with Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key, the creators and stars of Comedy Central's hit sketch series Key & Peele. It went down at the network's Indecision election night party in New York City. We got to talk about their hopes for the...

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The Laughspin Audio Interview with Sarah Colonna

The Laughspin Audio Interview with Sarah Colonna

By | August 1, 2012 at 1:53 pm | No comments

While in Montreal last week for the 30th anniversary of the Just For Laughs comedy festival, I got a chance to sit down with comedian Sarah Colonna, who was there, in part, to accept the honor of being named one of Variety's 10 Comics to Watch. In addition to headlining...

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Review: Tenacious D’s ‘Rize of the Fenix’ is better than most ‘real’ rock albums

Review: Tenacious D’s ‘Rize of the Fenix’ is better than most ‘real’ rock albums

By | May 18, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments

“When the Pick of Destiny was released it was a bomb, and all the critics said that The D was done. The sun had set and the chapter had closed. But one thing no one thought about was The D would rise again -- just like the phoenix.” These words enticingly open Tenacious...

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11 of the Funniest Stories Told by Comedians

11 of the Funniest Stories Told by Comedians

By | August 29, 2011 at 9:21 am | 46 comments

Story telling is an integral part of stand-up comedy. Most comedians, in some form, tell stories. Maybe a story comes as a quick aside to further explain the premise of a joke; sometimes it takes the form of an extended tag at the end of a minute-long bit. At times, a comedian...

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Listen to Marc Maron’s keynote address from Just For Laughs

Listen to Marc Maron’s keynote address from Just For Laughs

By | July 30, 2011 at 1:53 pm | One comment

You may have already read our review of the keynote address Marc Maron delivered on Friday at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. If not, you can go here. Or if you'd rather, you can just listen to the whole thing here. Check it out and let us know what you...

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All Over Your Face: a Garfunkel and Oates money shot worth listening to

By | February 4, 2011 at 1:15 pm | No comments

Did you hear the good news? No, not that “thousands of years old gospel” Good News, but the release of the second Garfunkel and Oates album All Over Your Face. The album was released Tuesday on iTunes and CDBaby.com and has dominated the number one spot on the iTunes comedy...

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Marc Maron interviews Robin Williams: tackles joke theft, divorce, heart surgery, alcoholism

By | April 26, 2010 at 8:26 am | No comments

On Friday, we posted some previews of Marc Maron's interview with Robin Williams. Now, comedy fans, the entire episode of WTF, Maron's popular podcast wherein the interview is housed, is up. And you should get there immediately. But if you missed the previews on Friday...

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