Browsing Tag Comedy Central

Featured review: Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time

By | September 27, 2010 at 11:24 am | One comment

Love him or loathe him, it’s hard to undermine the brilliant business savvy of one Nick Swardson. As an all-star comedian with a finger in nearly every piece of the industry pie (yes, I’d like to hope he’ll take that vaguely sexual syntax and run with it to the most...

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Featured review: Anthony Jeselnik– “Shakespeare”

By | September 23, 2010 at 9:38 pm | No comments

Anthony Jeselnik writes great jokes-- plain and simple. He’s a master of the one-two punch. Now, he’s not the only game in town when it comes to slinging one liners, but he’s one of the best, and here’s why: Jeselnik's stand-up embodies one of the most distinct,...

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Review: Ugly Americans returns to Comedy Central with absurd storylines and surprising morals

By | September 22, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments

After a seven episode run earlier this year, Comedy Central’s Ugly Americans is back with more, with its season premiere set for Wednesday, Oct 6, at 10:30/9:30c. In case you missed the show’s initial run, there’s not all that much you need to know to start watching now. ...

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Punchline Magazine giving away Important Things with Demetri Martin

By | September 22, 2010 at 7:40 am | No comments

You may know that the second season of Important Things with Demetri Martin, Comedy Central's groundbreaking sketch show, hit stores recently. If you didn't know this, believe us. It's true. Might we suggest you run out pick that merch up asap? Let us also suggest you enter to...

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Nick Swardson’s Comedy Central series to hit iTunes, Amazon, Xbox, Playstation

By | September 21, 2010 at 3:59 pm | No comments

If you're anything like us (and if you're reading this right now, well duh, you obviously are), your britches are itching for the premiere of the new Nick Swardson Comedy Central sketch series, Pretend Time. The morning after the debut on Oct. 12, while you're nursing your...

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Anthony Jeselnik: Shakespeare

By | September 21, 2010 at 3:46 pm | 10 comments

Anthony Jeselnik writes great jokes-- plain and simple. He’s a master of the one-two punch. Now, he’s not the only game in town when it comes to slinging one liners, but he’s one of the best, and here’s why: Jeselnik's stand-up embodies one of the most distinct,...

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Comedian Steve Hofstetter launches Animated Revolution; Ted Alexandro becomes a pirate

By | September 20, 2010 at 11:07 am | No comments

It’s funny. When Comedy Central tried to roll out the series Shorties Watchin' Shorties in 2004 wherein live stand-up comedy bits were put to animation, it lasted only nine episodes. Perhaps the network was too ahead of the curve? Because it seems more and more comedians are...

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Relive Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s historic announcements from last night

By | September 17, 2010 at 2:14 pm | No comments

As you may or may not already know, on last night’s Daily Show and Colbert Report, hosts Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert announced “competing” rallies on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. If you’ve ever wondered what it might be like if the two ever ran for...

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Kyle Kinane, Natasha Leggero among next comics shooting Comedy Central specials

By | September 16, 2010 at 2:51 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_13210" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Kyle Kinane"][/caption] The latest season of Comedy Central Presents is set to begin taping this October. Tapings will be in New York City at The Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College from Oct. 14 -...

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