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Watch Steven Wright at the Boston Strong benefit show for Boston Marathon bombing victims (Video)

Watch Steven Wright at the Boston Strong benefit show for Boston Marathon bombing victims (Video)

By | May 31, 2013 at 12:13 pm | No comments

Last night some of the world’s best known Boston-native performers – including comedians Dane Cook and Steven Wright – came together at the TD Garden in Beantown to raise money for The One Fund in honor of the victims of last month’s bombing at the Boston Marathon. Cook...

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Dane Cook will voice lead character in Disney’s upcoming animated movie ‘Planes’ (Video)

Dane Cook will voice lead character in Disney’s upcoming animated movie ‘Planes’ (Video)

By | February 28, 2013 at 12:39 pm | No comments

While Dane Cook has been honing his acting chops throughout the years, appearing in comedies (Dan in Real Life, My Best Friend’s Girl) and dramas (Answers to Nothing, Mr. Brooks), the comedian has just landed his highest-profile bigscreen gig to date. He’ll be voicing Dusty,...

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‘Documentary’ on Patrice O’Neal is perfect for true fans (Video)

‘Documentary’ on Patrice O’Neal is perfect for true fans (Video)

By | December 26, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 5 comments

A nearly 50-minute video chronicling the last few years of late comedian Patrice O'Neal's career has surfaced. Labeled as a documentary online, it's closer to a tribute, as it features dozens of clips of audio commentary from comedian friends like Jim Norton, Louis C.K., Robert...

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Dane Cook says his NBC show ‘Next Caller’ has been canceled

Dane Cook says his NBC show ‘Next Caller’ has been canceled

By | October 12, 2012 at 11:57 pm | 14 comments

Seriously. What is going on at NBC? Earlier this week, the network announced that, despite scheduling and promoting the Oct. 19 premiere dates of Community and Whitney, the shows would not air as planned. And now we hear that Dane Cook's show Next Caller, set for a midseason...

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In defense of ‘offensive’ jokes (Guest post)

In defense of ‘offensive’ jokes (Guest post)

By | August 15, 2012 at 12:03 pm | 10 comments

A couple of years ago, two friends of mine, Garret Dillahunt and Leslie ____, came to a show of mine at the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles.  I've known both of them for a decade and they've done tons of TV and film, much more than I have -- and weathered every kind of praise or...

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Comedian offers comedy club etiquette animation, in light of recent incidents (Video)

Comedian offers comedy club etiquette animation, in light of recent incidents (Video)

By | July 31, 2012 at 7:49 am | 3 comments

In light of a series of recent comedy club mishaps (Tosh, Pescatelli, Griffin) which went down in large part (in my opinion) because of people's horribly inaccurate expectations of a comedy show, comedian Adam Ray took it upon himself to educate. And after watching the below...

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Dane Cook told a joke about the Aurora shooting, disingenuous outrage sweeps the nation

Dane Cook told a joke about the Aurora shooting, disingenuous outrage sweeps the nation

By | July 28, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 28 comments

Can we stop? Seriously. Can we please stop dissecting every single word from the mouths of comedians? And while we're at it, can we stop filming and taping everything so that we can use it as evidence against comedians? I'm talking to you, unseasoned comedy club attendees and...

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Dane Cook will play ex-Nazi playwright in ‘The Producers’

Dane Cook will play ex-Nazi playwright in ‘The Producers’

By | June 28, 2012 at 11:08 am | No comments

Nabbing a role as the quick tempered ex-Nazi playright, Franz Liebkind is certainly a way to make waves in the theater universe. And that's what Dane Cook is doing! The divisive comedian will make his theater debut in the Hollywood Bowl's production of The Producers, joining...

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Dane Cook show ‘Next Caller’ goes through casting change, Wolé Parks exits

Dane Cook show ‘Next Caller’ goes through casting change, Wolé Parks exits

By | June 25, 2012 at 6:35 pm | No comments

It looks like Dane Cook's upcoming NBC sitcom is already going through some personnel changes. Actor Wolé Parks was recently dropped from Next Caller, which is set to debut midseason. Producers cite a “creative decision” for the casting change, TVLine reports. In the...

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