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Robert Kelly’s ‘Live at the Village Underground’ headed to Rhode Island International Film Festival

Robert Kelly’s ‘Live at the Village Underground’ headed to Rhode Island International Film Festival

By | July 16, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments

Robert Kelly’s upcoming stand-up comedy film Robert Kelly: Live at the Village Underground, has been accepted into the Rhode Island International Film Festival, one of a handful of qualifying fests for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Live at the Village...

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The Laughspin interview with Bobcat Goldthwait

The Laughspin interview with Bobcat Goldthwait

By | June 13, 2012 at 11:45 am | One comment

Writing about comedy is, unfortunately, not my day gig. I spend most of my time as a graduate student in American Studies, trying to parse the weird idiosyncrasies of our culture and politics and learn more about what makes our nation tick. So films like comic Renaissance man...

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Watch the trailer for Bobcat Goldthwait’s newest dark comedy ‘God Bless America’

Watch the trailer for Bobcat Goldthwait’s newest dark comedy ‘God Bless America’

By | February 3, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 6 comments

No matter what you think of Bobcat Goldthwait and his former trademark squeaky voice in his stand-up and in movies, he has proven himself quite the writer and director. Sleeping Dogs Lie, directing episodes of Chappelle's Show, and World's Greatest Dad represent a body of work...

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The embarrassing beginning: nine comedians’ roles they’d probably like to forget

The embarrassing beginning: nine comedians’ roles they’d probably like to forget

By | August 4, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 9 comments

As anyone in show business can attest to, the entertainment industry can be horribly cutthroat and demoralizing. Everyone has to pay their dues, do their time, and otherwise work their way from relatively uninspiring, embarrassing, or generically shitty roles and jobs. Of...

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Bobcat Goldthwait will direct Kinks musical movie

By | July 7, 2010 at 10:37 am | No comments

You know the Kinks, right? They’re one of the biggest rock bands of all time. I guarantee you’ve had their song “Lola or “You Really Got Me” stuck in your head at some point. Now, take Bobcat Goldthwait -- the infamous voice-cracking comedian-turned-director most...

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Comedy Matters with Bobby Lee, Jeffrey Ross and more

By | September 7, 2009 at 10:25 am | No comments

CHRIS ROCK STEPS UP In 1986, Chris Rock was discovered at the Comic Strip by owner Richie Tienken and Eddie Murphy. The story goes that Chris was setting up chairs and cleaning up in exchange for stage time, in a deal he made with Lucien Hold, the legendary manager of the club....

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