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Brian Posehn talks weed, apocalypse and “stripping clubs” on “Conan” (Video)

Brian Posehn talks weed, apocalypse and “stripping clubs” on “Conan” (Video)

By | August 3, 2011 at 1:42 pm | No comments

My first encounter with Brian Posehn was on Just Shoot Me!, where the bespectacled comic actor played a lumbering and slow mail clerk named Kevin. Man, was that the perfect role for him. Since then, though, he’s appeared regularly on The Sarah Silverman Program, Reno 911! and...

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Rory Scovel successfully does stand-up in total darkness, accompanied by live music

Rory Scovel successfully does stand-up in total darkness, accompanied by live music

By | August 3, 2011 at 11:42 am | 2 comments

When performing comedy in front of a live audience, it's strongly recommended that the stage be lit. If specifically performing stand-up, it's also recommended that indie rock music not be playing during the performance. Given how obvious those two observations are, going...

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Paul Provenza and friends bring improvised stand-up comedy to Montreal, Edinburgh

By | May 3, 2011 at 3:00 pm | No comments

Improvised stand-up? Have you ever heard of such a thing? Or, maybe you think you've seen that go down when some stand-up has nowhere to go with their material. Actually, a new live show produced by comedians Troy Conrad and Paul Provenza, Set List, further refines the idea of...

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Interview: Demetri Martin’s ever-growing comedy portfolio

Interview: Demetri Martin’s ever-growing comedy portfolio

By | May 2, 2011 at 10:19 am | No comments

Delving into a stand-up comedian’s creative process is often a mixed bag at best. Creating, tweaking, and performing a joke is an incredibly subjective experience, so communicating what that experience is like usually leaves something to be desired. Sometimes, though, we get...

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Interview: Who are you, Reggie Watts?

By | April 11, 2011 at 10:19 am | No comments

What Reggie Watts does onstage has been described in many different ways the last few years. Mostly it comes down to "comedian" or "musical comedian." After all, Comedy Central Records released his album Why Shit So Crazy? last year; he's toured with comedians (Conan, anyone?)...

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VIDEO: Marc Maron on Conan; enough said

By | January 21, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 4 comments

If you watched Conan last night, you witnessed one of the stronger episodes since its premiere. The reason is simple: Marc Maron was one of Coco's guests. If you missed it, we've conveniently embedded that shit below. The main story Maron tells, about another one of his...

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Jimmy Pardo's 'Never Not Funny' raises $28,000 for charity

By | December 1, 2010 at 1:49 pm | No comments

Jimmy Pardo and his Never Not Funny podcast successfully raised over $28,000 for the Smile Train (a charity providing free cleft surgery for millions of poor children in developing countries) with the show’s annual Pardcast-a-thon. The live 12-hour marathon show played to a...

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Reggie Watts reunites with Conan O’Brien on last night’s show; let’s watch!

By | November 17, 2010 at 11:54 am | 2 comments

Musical comedian Reggie Watts joined Harrison Ford and Rosario Dawson on last night’s Conan. Comedy nerds know that prior to coming to Stage 15, Watts opened for the late night host this summer on his Legally Prohibited from Being Funny on Television Tour. So, let’s check...

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Conan show opener Jimmy Pardo on last night's premiere: I got goosebumps

By | November 9, 2010 at 3:07 pm | One comment

Last night 4.2 million people tuned in to see the premiere of Conan on TBS. But before actress Lea Michele or actor Seth Rogen could take to the guest spots and before those at home could bask in the orange glow of the bearded one, the studio audience -- 250 strong -- needed to...

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