Browsing Tag Comedy Central

JB Smoove: Bringing the fireworks to comedy

By | July 6, 2010 at 10:17 am | No comments

By Becca Scheuer Curb Your Enthusiasm's favorite neighbor, comedian JB Smoove, has teamed up with Russell Simmons to host Stand Up at the El Rey, a diverse and updated Def Jam-esque series for Comedy Central. Ever since his first performance as a contestant on The Dating...

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Comedian Joe DeRosa shares secrets of seduction on Atom.com video

By | June 25, 2010 at 11:33 am | No comments

Just this week, comedian Joe DeRosa released his debut album, The Depression Auction, on Comedy Central Records. At this point it's available digitally only. I know some of Comedy Central's digital-only releases have gone on to be released traditionally with packaging (if the...

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Futurama returns tonight on Comedy Central; check out some previews

By | June 24, 2010 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments

It’s been a topsy turvy few years for Futurama. After being sucked into a wormhole, Fry, Leelah, Bender, and the rest of the gang over at Planet Express had to suffer through the humiliation of not only being cancelled, but then being re-ran for late night stoners on Adult...

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Punchline Magazine gets a sneak peek at Comedy Central’s new series Big Lake

By | June 24, 2010 at 10:21 am | No comments

[caption id="attachment_12371" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Chris Gethard plays the lead in Comedy Central's upcoming series 'Big Lake.'"][/caption] On Monday, I went to Upright Citizens Brigade in New York to see a screening of Big Lake, an upcoming...

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Comedy Central’s parent Viacom loses three-year old lawsuit against YouTube

By | June 23, 2010 at 5:30 pm | One comment

Back in March we wrote about the lawsuit between Viacom (Comedy Central's parent company) and YouTube over video copyright infringement. Today, though, Viacom's $1 billion suit was dismissed. The courts declared YouTube is protected under the Digital Millenium Copyright Act...

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Joe DeRosa: The Depression Auction

By | June 23, 2010 at 4:54 pm | No comments

In The Depression Auction, Joe DeRosa mixes outrage – a solid stand-up staple – with something much less common but more interesting, an attempt at maturity. He doesn’t let anyone off the hook, including himself. Rare is the comic who makes himself relate to George W. Bush...

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Juston McKinney raps about being a new dad, Comedy Central special premieres June 26

By | June 17, 2010 at 2:42 pm | One comment

Just in time for Father’s Day (this Sunday) comedian Juston McKinney dropped a hot new track. In more professional terms McKinney has made a great parody of Jay-Z’s "New York State Of Mind" by turning it into a song about being a new dad. Throughout the song, McKinney goes...

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David Hasselhoff to be roasted on Comedy Central

By | June 10, 2010 at 8:53 am | 3 comments

You remember David Hasselhoff, right? Knight Rider lead, Baywatch lifeguard, late 80's German popstar, occasionally drunken mess David Hasselhoff? Comedy Central announced that Hasselhoff will be their next roastee. Don't worry, they already made the "Don't hassle the Hoff"...

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Carolines breakout artist: Kurt Metzger

By | June 4, 2010 at 3:41 pm | No comments

Print this page out to get $5 off admission to Kurt Metzger’s show at Carolines on June 8. Get more ticket info here. World famous comedy venue Carolines on Broadway and Punchline Magazine have joined forces to present the Breakout Artist Comedy Series. Each Tuesday, at...

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