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Kevin Hart, Ricky Gervais, Patton Oswalt and more to headline New York Comedy Festival

Kevin Hart, Ricky Gervais, Patton Oswalt and more to headline New York Comedy Festival

By | August 10, 2012 at 12:29 pm | No comments

This year's New York Comedy Festival will run Nov. 7 - 11. The schedule was announced this week, and as always they've put together an impressive line-up. The ninth annual festival, in partnership with Comedy Central, brings Aziz Ansari, Adam Carolla, Rob Delaney, Jim Gaffigan,...

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10 things we learned from Aziz Ansari’s interview for SiriusXM’s ‘Unmasked’

10 things we learned from Aziz Ansari’s interview for SiriusXM’s ‘Unmasked’

By | July 12, 2012 at 1:07 pm | No comments

Although Aziz Ansari is known for his high-baller-wannabe character, Tom Haverford on NBC's Parks and Recreation, he is and has been primarily a stand-up guy. Really. The 29-year-old has been doing stand-up for over 10 years, saying, "Stand-up is the backbone of everything I...

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Aziz Ansari and Louis C.K. combine DIY aesthetic with traditional distribution for new specials

Aziz Ansari and Louis C.K. combine DIY aesthetic with traditional distribution for new specials

By | May 9, 2012 at 3:21 pm | No comments

There are two lessons we can learn from Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari and Jim Gaffigan-- the trio of comedians who successfully self-released their own new comedy specials. The first lesson is that it works, IF -- and it's a big "if" -- you have a large enough fanbase. The second...

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Watch Aziz Ansari engage in something called ‘The First Mow’

Watch Aziz Ansari engage in something called ‘The First Mow’

By | April 4, 2012 at 12:30 pm | One comment

Though his Parks and Recreation character Tom Haverford is rarely seen actually doing anything resembling parks and rec work, the real-life Aziz Ansari isn't above getting his hands dirty-- or at least driving around on a fancy lawnmower. And that's what he did this week in New...

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Jim Gaffigan releases preview, backstage videos from self-released special ‘Mr Universe’

Jim Gaffigan releases preview, backstage videos from self-released special ‘Mr Universe’

By | April 3, 2012 at 3:56 pm | One comment

The release of Jim Gaffigan's latest stand-up comedy special -- all 75 minutes of it -- happens on April 11. Like Louis C.K. and mostl recently Aziz Ansari, the mighty Gaffigan will make Mr. Universe exclusively available through JimGaffigan.com for only $5! Stream it; download...

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Aziz Ansari: ’50 Cent doesn’t know what a grapefruit is’ (Video)

Aziz Ansari: ’50 Cent doesn’t know what a grapefruit is’ (Video)

By | April 3, 2012 at 12:18 pm | No comments

By now, you know comedian Aziz Ansari released his newest stand-up special Dangerously Delicious totally uncut and uncensored through his official site for a meager $5. If you haven't purchased it yet -- what??? -- let us share this new preview, just released by our friends at...

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Listen to Aziz Ansari’s 20-minute appearance on NPR’s ‘Fresh Air’ with Terry Gross

Listen to Aziz Ansari’s 20-minute appearance on NPR’s ‘Fresh Air’ with Terry Gross

By | April 2, 2012 at 4:31 pm | No comments

His newest stand-up comedy special Dangerously Delicious was released on his official website with no warning at all. But since that time, Aziz Ansari has been making the rounds to help push his new project. His latest stop was on Fresh Air, NPR's famed interview and culture...

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Steven Wright, Marc Maron, Reggie Watts, more set for Bonnaroo (Exclusive)

Steven Wright, Marc Maron, Reggie Watts, more set for Bonnaroo (Exclusive)

By | March 29, 2012 at 12:32 am | 2 comments

Although the official comedy lineup for the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival isn't expected to be made public until later on Thursday, we hear Steven Wright, Marc Maron, Brian Posehn, Judah Friedlander, Reggie Watts, Garfunkle & Oats, Rhys Darby, Amy Schumer and Aziz Ansari...

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Watch Aziz Ansari try to impress a lady in new American Express commercial

Watch Aziz Ansari try to impress a lady in new American Express commercial

By | March 28, 2012 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments

Hot on the heels of self releasing his new stand-up comedy special, Dangerously Delicious, comedian Aziz Ansari can now be seen in the new American Express television commercial. It'll officially premiere tonight on Comedy Central during The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, but it's...

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