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Colin Quinn inks deal to write history-themed humor book

Colin Quinn inks deal to write history-themed humor book

By | July 26, 2011 at 2:34 pm | One comment

Ever since comedian Colin Quinn debuted his Broadway show, Long Story Short last year, his career has found a second, thriving life-- and deservedly so. The Jerry Seinfeld-directed one-man theater piece was turned into an HBO special, which aired in April, garnered critical...

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Jerry Seinfeld joins Twitter; whips out concentration camp joke

Jerry Seinfeld joins Twitter; whips out concentration camp joke

By | July 17, 2011 at 6:37 pm | 2 comments

As iconic as he is, Jerry Seinfeld did not have an official presence online until he launched his site JerrySeinfeld.com on May 6. Well, before this past weekend even started, Jerry made another technological leap to the delight of his many fans: he joined Twitter. As of this...

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Watch Conan O’Brien, Sarah Silverman, David Arquette and more support Malaria No More

By | April 25, 2011 at 3:25 pm | One comment

In addition to it being Al Pacino’s birthday, it turns out that April 25 is World Malaria Day. And Malaria No More has released a video to spread the word about the organization, the cause, and the way that you can help curb malaria deaths in Africa. Appearing in the video...

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Colin Quinn: Finding comfort in chaos

By | April 4, 2011 at 3:16 am | No comments

There's no hope for mankind. We're all doomed and there's nothing we can do about it. It's time we just face that truth. And the truth is hilarious. At least it is in the hands of comedian Colin Quinn, who, with his Broadway show-turned television comedy special Long Story...

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Greg Giraldo tribute on Comedy Central set for March 18

By | March 8, 2011 at 8:31 am | 3 comments

A tribute to late comedian Greg Giraldo, who died last September, will premiere on Comedy Central on March 18 at 11:30 pm EST. Give It Up for Greg Giraldo will feature interviews with the comedian's comedy friends, including Jon Stewart, Jim Gaffigan, Conan O’Brien, Dave...

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Greg Giraldo family benefit presale begins tomorrow

By | December 15, 2010 at 7:47 pm | One comment

As we reported earlier this week, there will be an all-star comedy show at the Beacon Theater in New York on Feb. 9 to benefit the family of Greg Giraldo. Tickets go on sale to the general public this Saturday. However, we just confirmed that there will be a presale beginning...

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Jim Gaffigan becomes fourth stand-up comedian to join Broadway show casts in recent months

By | November 4, 2010 at 11:59 am | No comments

Doing movies was soooo 2009. Broadway shows are all the rage now in the comedy world. Jim Gaffigan has become the fourth stand-up comedian to recently sign on to do a Broadway play, joining Chris Rock, Robin Williams and Colin Quinn (his one-man show Long Story Short). This...

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Trailer for Colin Quinn’s Broadway show “Long Story Short” hits the web

By | October 19, 2010 at 5:40 pm | No comments

Vote for Quinn! Er...or at east go see his hilarious one-man show! We previously reported on Colin Quinn's Long Story Short moving from off-Broadway to the Helen Hayes theater on Oct. 22nd. And now we're reminding you, but only because there's this swell video to promote said...

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Colin Quinn’s Broadway show may turn into HBO special, says Seinfeld

By | October 13, 2010 at 1:18 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_15514" align="aligncenter" width="461" caption="Colin Quinn and Jerry Seinfeld at the Snapple Theater Center, Fantasticks Stage yesterday. photo by Charles Sykes"][/caption] "We got kicked out [of 45 Bleeker] because they wanted to do 'Deep Throat'!" ...

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