Browsing Tag Comedy Central

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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Bill Clinton makes sixth Daily Show visit tomorrow; let’s look back at his past appearances

By | September 15, 2010 at 12:17 pm | No comments

Former President Bill Clinton’s sixth appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart is going down tomorrow. He's expected to promote his annual convention, the Clinton Global Initiative, says ABC. In preparation for the show (11 pm EST on Comedy Central), here’s a look back...

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Bo Burnham unleashes "Words, Words, Words" video on YouTube

By | September 14, 2010 at 5:36 pm | No comments

Just moments ago, comedian, comedic musician, writer and tall, young person Bo Burnham posted his latest video online. The former YouTube phenom-turned-respected-comic presents an amazingly busy, visually overly stimulating representation of the song "Words, Words, Words," the...

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Barack Obama’s chief economist is a comedian, has appeared on the Daily Show

By | September 10, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments

Austan Goolsbee, President Obama’s Chief Economist on the Economic Recovery Advisory Board, is set to take over as chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, according to the Washington Post. But if you think all government officials—especially economists—are boring,...

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Lady Gaga's brother exposed by Nick Swardson on Comedy Central

By | September 9, 2010 at 4:30 pm | 2 comments

In July, we gave you the first taste of the highly anticipated Nick Swardson's Pretend Time, the comedian's sketch show that will premiere on Comedy Central on Oct. 12. Today, we're stoked to give you a follow-up taste. In the clip below, Swardson plays Lady Gaga's brother...

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Exclusive video interview with Doug Benson

By | August 31, 2010 at 3:14 pm | 4 comments

Doug Benson, just today, released a new album through Comedy Central Records. It's called Hypocritical Oaf. And it is filled with what you'd expect-- stoned out ruminations on the mundane facets of life. To celebrate the release of Oaf, his third album, Punchline Magazine's...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Nick Thune

By | August 27, 2010 at 10:25 am | 2 comments

The new installment of our video interview series A Tight Five brings us to comedian Nick Thune. Recorded while we were at the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival earlier this year, this may go down as the interview recorded latest in the day in the three year history of A Tight Five....

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