Browsing Tag Comedy Central

Patrice O’Neal: Ready to challenge the mainstream

By | February 17, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 2 comments

There are few comedians more divisive than Patrice O'Neal. In fact, the only reason he hasn't ruffled more liberal feathers than he already has, is due to his lack of widespread mainstream exposure. But that's about to change with his first hour-long special Elephant in the...

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Patrice O'Neal's "Elephant in the Room" debuts Saturday, let's watch a Web-exclusive

By | February 17, 2011 at 11:54 am | No comments

This is a long-time coming, comedy fans. Patrice O'Neal will finally debut his own one-hour comedy special on Comedy Central this Saturday at 10 pm EST. I've already seen it and it doesn't disappoint-- unless you hate Patrice O'Neal or any comic who talks about incredibly...

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Featured review: Louis C.K. — ‘Hilarious’

By | January 7, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 9 comments

There has, arguably, been no other comedy album that has gained so much buzz before its actual release than Louis C.K.’s newest gift to comedy nerds—Hilarious. And there’s good reason for that. It’s not that just about any C.K. effort is highly anticipated these days...

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The Onion's "SportsDome" coming to Comedy Central Jan. 11

By | December 16, 2010 at 12:27 pm | No comments

Finally, a sports show I can get behind. If you are an Onion fan like me and you enjoy a sport once in a while, you will want to watch Onion SportsDome. Set to premiere Jan 11 on Comedy Central at 10:30 pm est, SportsDome promises to deliver "the most intense televised sports...

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Reader question: Has the HBO hour comedy special lost its prestige?

By | December 13, 2010 at 4:59 pm | 3 comments

[caption id="attachment_16873" align="alignright" width="200" caption="The HBO hour comedy special is still a goal for most comedians, but its no doubt lost some of its prestige over the years."][/caption] You may have noticed the “Ask us your comedy questions” graphic on...

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MC Mr. Napkins: Comedy rapper's delight

By | December 13, 2010 at 9:56 am | No comments

Jokes and raps have a lot of in common — beats, punch lines, the spoken word — but few practitioners have been able to consistently marry the two in a way that’s not hacky or downright embarrassing. MC Mr. Napkins, aka Zach Sherwin, is an exception. He recently released...

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New York Comedy Fest, Comedy Central “Comics To Watch” unveiled; watch them here

By | November 3, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 2 comments

A few months back. Comedy Central and the New York Comedy Festival – kicking off tonight – announced they would come up with their own Comics to Watch list. Well, tonight’s the night those comedians get to show off, specifically at Carolines in New York City as part of...

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A message from Matt Besser about his new Comedy Central sketch show

By | October 26, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 2 comments

I got the below message in my inbox earlier today. It is a message with uplifting news. It is a message that I'm going to paste in full, because, well, there's nothing I can say about it that Matt Besser hasn't already said. Here goes: My name is Matt Besser, one of the founders...

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Bo Burnham pays hilarious homage to hip-hop in "Oh Bo" video

By | October 20, 2010 at 10:43 am | No comments

You may know that yesterday Comedy Central released Bo Burnham's latest collection of bits in the form of Words Words Words-- both on DVD and CD; they're completely different recordings (get them both). In celebration of said release, Bo unleashed a video upon the world; it's...

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