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Bill Burr rants on alternative comedy: ‘I’ve had it with nerds!’ (Audio)

Bill Burr rants on alternative comedy: ‘I’ve had it with nerds!’ (Audio)

By | March 28, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 90 comments

Never one to shy away from saying exactly what’s on his mind, especially on his Monday Morning Podcast, comedian Bill Burr this week delivered a six-minute rant about why he hates alternative comedy and ultimately why the sub genre’s very presence negatively affects the...

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Tom Papa pilot ‘Naked Truth’ for TBS will feature Bill Burr

Tom Papa pilot ‘Naked Truth’ for TBS will feature Bill Burr

By | March 20, 2012 at 9:48 pm | No comments

It was reported three days ago that Tom Papa had inked a deal with TBS to shoot a show pilot titled Naked Truth. The former host of NBC's The Marriage Ref will facilitate conversations between himself and three other comedians, Deadline reported. But we can exclusively reveal...

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The Laughspin interview with Ian Edwards

The Laughspin interview with Ian Edwards

By | March 13, 2012 at 9:40 am | No comments

Many comedians strive to make people from all sorts of backgrounds laugh, but an incredibly small percentage of them actually achieve that. Amongst them is the Ian Edwards. From six seasons on Punk'd to writing on Saturday Night Live to crushing it on stand-up stages everywhere...

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Jenna Elfman shines a light on comedy charity Laugh For Sight (Interview)

Jenna Elfman shines a light on comedy charity Laugh For Sight (Interview)

By | March 6, 2012 at 10:37 am | No comments

Jenna Elfman is known not just for her wide-ranging work on television and in movies, but also for her varied philanthropic causes. Most recently, the Damages actress walked in the Red Dress Collection fashion show – along with Rebecca Romijn, Hilary Duff and more – on Feb....

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Listen to Bill Burr talk about the late Patrice O’Neal

Listen to Bill Burr talk about the late Patrice O’Neal

By | February 9, 2012 at 12:09 pm | No comments

"Patrice was not something you can describe. I never met anyone like him—not even close." Those were just a few of the words comedian Bill Burr shared with a radio audience yesterday, as he called in to the Alan Cox Show in Cleveland, OH. Burr, calling Cox and co-host Chad...

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Watch Bill Burr’s ‘critically acclaimed’ tour of Santa Monica and Venice

Watch Bill Burr’s ‘critically acclaimed’ tour of Santa Monica and Venice

By | February 8, 2012 at 2:53 pm | 2 comments

Bill Burr should have his own show on the Travel Channel. If you're wondering what a surly red-head from Massachusetts would say about places he would visit, wonder no more. Burr, with the help from skilled video comedy journo Thomas Attila Lewis, has made web videos where he...

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Watch Bill Burr talk political conspiracy theories with CNN

Watch Bill Burr talk political conspiracy theories with CNN

By | December 2, 2011 at 11:26 am | One comment

Bill Burr may not dedicate a lot of his live shows to talking politics, but that doesn't mean he has no opinions on the subject. The folks at CNN recently caught up with the comedian, who freely opined on why he likes Ron Paul, why being cynical is not a bad thing, how he was...

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Preview: New York Comedy Festival hosts Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman, Comics To Watch, more

Preview: New York Comedy Festival hosts Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman, Comics To Watch, more

By | November 7, 2011 at 9:31 am | No comments

As if comedy isn’t always a huge part of New York City’s entertainment draw, this week it’s doubly huge—you see, the eighth annual New York Comedy Festival hits town this Wednesday and runs through Nov. 13, boasting the absolute biggest names in stand-up and expanding...

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Comedy Matters with Jimmy Fallon, Nick Cannon and more!

Comedy Matters with Jimmy Fallon, Nick Cannon and more!

By | October 12, 2011 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments

The Comic Strip hosted the 6th Annual NY’s Funniest Reporter Show, which was produced as always by Ryan McCormick and Mark Goldman of Goldman McCormick PR, and it was a super successful event. [caption id="attachment_38970" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Jeffrey...

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