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T.J. Miller talks about his harsh criticism of Dane Cook

T.J. Miller talks about his harsh criticism of Dane Cook

By | January 25, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 27 comments

If you've been following the TMZ-ish look into stand-up comedy recently, you'll know that comedians TJ Miller called out Dane Cook in a Twitter rant about his drop in set at the Hollywood Laugh Factory for being unnecessarily mean and grotesque on stage. Cook told Laughspin...

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Exclusive: Dane Cook responds to comedians’ harsh reviews of his latest live set

Exclusive: Dane Cook responds to comedians’ harsh reviews of his latest live set

By | January 19, 2012 at 9:39 pm | 111 comments

Dane Cook, the comedian many comedy fans love to hate, has once again come under fire. Last night, he popped in to his home club, the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles for a surprise set. And by some attendees' accounts, Cook's working out of new material didn't sit well. In fact,...

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Dane Cook breaks from stand-up comedy to get serious about acting

Dane Cook breaks from stand-up comedy to get serious about acting

By | December 1, 2011 at 9:07 am | One comment

Divisive Dane Cook is starring in the drama Answers to Nothing, which hits theaters tomorrow. But it's not just another movie gig for Cook. Having been away from the stand-up stage since February, this project marks a very conscious decision to start taking his career as an...

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Watch Dane Cook roast Motley Crue

Watch Dane Cook roast Motley Crue

By | October 20, 2011 at 11:44 am | No comments

Back in August, we told you guys about Dane Cook's participation in a roast of legendary rock band Motley Crue. It was all part of the Sunset Strip Music Festival in Los Angeles. Well, the full video of his performance surfaced online this week and we, of course, wanted to share...

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Dane Cook tells Laughspin he’s “beyond aroused” to land development deal at NBC

Dane Cook tells Laughspin he’s “beyond aroused” to land development deal at NBC

By | September 28, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 4 comments

Hugely successful Dane Cook has struck a development deal with NBC to produce a sitcom. The half-hour project, set to roll out next Fall, according to Deadline, would star Cook and would be produced by his production outfit SuperFInger Entertainment. Potential plot details for...

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Six things that should make comedians feel better about what they’re doing

Six things that should make comedians feel better about what they’re doing

By | September 2, 2011 at 9:01 pm | 3 comments

It's no secret that there is a great deal of personal mental strain that comedians go through-- often self-inflicted, despite having "making people laugh" in their job description. While self-help books are often a popular topic for jokes and I've surprised other comedians by...

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11 of the Funniest Stories Told by Comedians

11 of the Funniest Stories Told by Comedians

By | August 29, 2011 at 9:21 am | 49 comments

Story telling is an integral part of stand-up comedy. Most comedians, in some form, tell stories. Maybe a story comes as a quick aside to further explain the premise of a joke; sometimes it takes the form of an extended tag at the end of a minute-long bit. At times, a comedian...

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Dane Cook will help roast Motley Crue at music festival

Dane Cook will help roast Motley Crue at music festival

By | August 17, 2011 at 3:16 pm | No comments

It turns out Comedy Central isn’t the only ones who can organize a celebrity roast. As part of the fourth annual Sunset Strip Music Festival in Los Angeles, comedian Dane Cook and friends will set out to verbally destroy (and honor!) iconic rock band Motley Crue. The roast...

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Watch Dane Cook confront Louis C.K. in new episode of “Louie”

Watch Dane Cook confront Louis C.K. in new episode of “Louie”

By | August 1, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 3 comments

You may or may not know that there was an apparent beef between Louis C.K. and Dane Cook a few years back-- mostly over the claim that Cook had lifted a bit from Louie. The joke in question was centered around the funny prospect of being able to name your children anything; Cook...

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