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Wyatt Cenac on Brooklyn, Netflix special and getting personal (Laughspin interview)

Wyatt Cenac on Brooklyn, Netflix special and getting personal (Laughspin interview)

By | October 14, 2014 at 3:35 pm | No comments

Wyatt Cenac's newest one-hour comedy special Wyatt Cenac: Brooklyn is an homage to not just his home city but also to the intimate way in which stand-up comedy is best consumed. Filmed at Union Hall, one of his home clubs in Brooklyn, the special finds the former Daily Show with...

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Wyatt Cenac’s Netflix special, vinyl release and national tour: get the details!

Wyatt Cenac’s Netflix special, vinyl release and national tour: get the details!

By | September 9, 2014 at 11:10 am | No comments

Wyatt Cenac's second stand-up special Wyatt Cenac: Brooklyn will debut on video streaming giant Netflix on Oct. 21. The announcement marks yet another big name comedian releasing their hour-long special on Netflix. Last month we told you that Bill Cosby, Bill Burr, Chelsea...

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An Extremely Indulgent Essay About My Process/Current Mindstate and a Shameless Promotion For My Upcoming Hour Special Taping

An Extremely Indulgent Essay About My Process/Current Mindstate and a Shameless Promotion For My Upcoming Hour Special Taping

By | June 4, 2014 at 11:57 am | 5 comments

I’ve made the mistake of sleepwalking through my life. Who hasn’t? No, I don’t mean like Mike Birbiglia did. Or, does? What I mean is my focus had been fixed on the not-as-important things – career status, where I thought I’d be and might not be at this point, what...

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Watch this Ménage à Trois of comedy with Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart (Videos)

Watch this Ménage à Trois of comedy with Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart (Videos)

By | November 2, 2012 at 1:35 pm | No comments

During Thursday night's installment on Jimmy Kimmel's Brooklyn homecoming, the late-night host welcomed both Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. To call this a Ménage à Trois of comedy is fitting: three of the sharpest, funniest minds in the entertainment world simply joking,...

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Watch all five parts of Jimmy Kimmel’s interview with David Letterman

Watch all five parts of Jimmy Kimmel’s interview with David Letterman

By | November 1, 2012 at 10:09 am | One comment

The highlight of Jimmy Kimmel's week of shows in Brooklyn this week will undoubtedly be his interview with his childhood hero David Letterman. It all went down last night and it was something to behold. Check out all five segments...

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‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ headed to Brooklyn; Letterman, Rock, Colbert, Stewart and Morgan slated

‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ headed to Brooklyn; Letterman, Rock, Colbert, Stewart and Morgan slated

By | October 15, 2012 at 10:12 pm | 2 comments

Jimmy Kimmel is finally saying goodbye to his Los Angeles studio and bringing Jimmy Kimmel Live to his hometown of Brooklyn, NY— for one week, anyway. Later this month, Kimmel will welcome the likes of Chris Rock, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Tracy Morgan and perhaps, most...

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Watch SNL and Portlandia star Fred Armisen cover Devo’s “Beautiful World”

Watch SNL and Portlandia star Fred Armisen cover Devo’s “Beautiful World”

By | October 26, 2011 at 12:52 pm | No comments

Four days ago, Fred Armisen visited popular indie comedy and variety show Heart of Darkness, which goes down every month at Union Hall in Brooklyn, NY. We all know that Armisen, longtime Saturday Night Live cast member and star of his own IFC sketch show Portlandia, is musically...

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Exclusive audio: On “WTF with Marc Maron,” Artie Lange talks about staying in psych ward

Exclusive audio: On “WTF with Marc Maron,” Artie Lange talks about staying in psych ward

By | September 25, 2011 at 12:55 am | One comment

Embattled comedian Artie Lange has been away from his high-profile radio gig on the Howard Stern Show since he attempted suicide in January of 2010. He laid low for a long time. Eight months later he made his first public appearance; he did a short set at the Comedy Cellar in...

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Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival lineup revealed; Kristen Schaal, John Oliver, Aisha Tyler among participants

Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival lineup revealed; Kristen Schaal, John Oliver, Aisha Tyler among participants

By | August 11, 2011 at 5:07 pm | No comments

What began as a joke amongst jokers, has now become an annual comedy tradition in the New York City metro area. It's the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival; and it's now in its fourth year. And we're happy to reveal this year's lineup. The "fest" will span two venues in Brooklyn --...

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