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Video: Bill Burr, Marc Maron, more talk about returning to comedy after 9/11

Video: Bill Burr, Marc Maron, more talk about returning to comedy after 9/11

By | September 9, 2011 at 1:41 pm | No comments

In preparation for this Sunday, which marks the 10-year anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks in New York City, CNN chatted with a few great comics so that they could share what it was to return to their job telling jokes. In the video below, we get some quick insights...

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Comedians Vs. Hecklers: Laughspin’s six favorite takedowns

Comedians Vs. Hecklers: Laughspin’s six favorite takedowns

By | September 6, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 27 comments

I think it's safe to say that all most comedians ever want to do is tell jokes and make people laugh. But all too often, some wise-ass decides that he or she wants to get involved and steal the spotlight. We call these miserable low lives that needed more hugs growing up...

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Exclusive: Comedians Bill Burr, Robert Kelly, Joe DeRosa talk about their new film, “Cheat”

By | June 2, 2011 at 12:19 pm | No comments

"We've all lived the life. We're not proud of it. We're not ashamed of it. We're just presenting it," Bill Burr tells me during a recent chat I had with him, Robert Kelly and Joe DeRosa about their new short film, Cheat, which debuted at the TriBeCa Film Festival recently. He...

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Watch Bill Burr, Robert Kelly and Joe DeRosa in “Cheat” trailer

By | April 1, 2011 at 2:11 pm | No comments

Well here’s some comedy news that’s hoity and toity and cool: Comedians Joe DeRosa, Bill Burr and Robert Kelly will premiere their short film, Cheat, in the Short Narrative competition at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. The trio produced, wrote and star in the...

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Jim Breuer, Pete Correale become "Podcast Masters"; should you listen?

By | February 11, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 6 comments

It's been a busy week, folks, what with all the watching and listening to comedy I do. Now, none of you may be asking, "What else do you do with your life?" Well, glad you didn't ask. I'm a husband. I'm also a father to a two-year-old son; let's call him "Thundercock," a name...

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The 10 Must-have stand-up comedy DVDs from 2010

By | December 29, 2010 at 8:49 am | 3 comments

If you’re here, you’ve probably seen that a few weeks ago we released our Top 10 Comedy Albums of 2010. Or maybe you were just Googling "year-end lists" and landed here. Or maybe you were searching for porn and got horribly lost. Whatever the case, we're happy to have...

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Video interview: Bill Burr

By | October 6, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 6 comments

Ask any comedian or comedy nerd today who their favorite three comedians are right now, chances are they're going to name Bill Burr. Simply put, the man is on fire. For the last five years, the veteran comedian has become one the country's most skilled joke writers and...

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Tom Green launches podcast with special guest Bill Burr tonight

By | October 5, 2010 at 2:14 pm | No comments

The man who put his bum-bum on everything, Tom Green, is hosting a live taping tonight of the first episode of his new podcast. And who better to be his first guest host other than Bill Burr? The new podcast will feature comedians, celebrities, and outrageous characters in an...

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Comedy Matters with John Leguizamo, Bill Burr, more

By | August 6, 2010 at 2:17 pm | No comments

Synchronicity in Montreal I seem to have a knack for running into people. There are other knacks I’d like to acquire, but when there’s a pattern in your life, you’re supposed to recognize it, and acknowledge it, and it’s definitely a pattern in my life. Richie Tienken,...

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