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Dom Irrera: Comedy’s reinvention story

By | February 4, 2009 at 3:33 pm | One comment

At 61, widely-respected stand-up veteran Dom Irrera hasn't lost an ounce of his comedic relevancy. In fact, younger comedy fans are checking him out more than ever. So what's Dom's secret? “So he says ‘My wife's a pain in the ass. She's always busting my friggin' agates....

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Gary Gulman: Sporting the funny

By | July 28, 2008 at 1:37 am | No comments

Comedian Gary Gulman just may be his own biggest critic. But that won't stop him from tearing into pro sports players as he hosts the first season of NESN's Comedy All-Stars. Religion and politics have long been the comedic pressure points for stand-up comics. But in Boston,...

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Bo Burnham: Barely legal comedy

By | June 23, 2008 at 1:08 am | 4 comments

A year ago, not-yet-legal Bo Burnham was just a scrawny kid from the suburbs who had a knack for writing funny songs. But now, millions of YouTube views and a record deal with Comedy Central have made the kid a star. If you spend a lot of time on YouTube, chances are you've...

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Ray Ellin: On the Go!

By | May 10, 2006 at 11:49 am | No comments

Throughout his career in stand-up, Ray Ellin has always sought new challenges. Now, after producing and directing documentary The Latin Legends of Comedy, the Boston bred comedian is about to see his efforts pay off big time. By Dylan P. Gadino As more than 200 people spill...

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