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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 | 46 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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Andy Kindler’s State of the Industry Address at Just For Laughs; yep, he still hates Dane Cook and Jay Leno

Andy Kindler’s State of the Industry Address at Just For Laughs; yep, he still hates Dane Cook and Jay Leno

By | July 30, 2011 at 5:45 pm | 3 comments

MONTREAL – Andy Kindler is a force; perhaps even The Force of which that nut Obi-Wan was always flapping his old man space gums about. Watching him perform… well, I hesitate to use the exhausting phrase “comedian’s comedian,” for fear of riddling this recap with...

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Dane Cook's broadway debut pushed back a year

By | March 17, 2011 at 3:38 pm | One comment

Stand-up comedy fans eager to check out mega-popular comic Dane Cook in his Broadway debut this Spring will have to wait another year. The Hollywood Reporter explains that a crucial financial backer of the show Neil LaBute's Fat Pig has unexpectedly took their money and...

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Dane Cook provides levity on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

By | February 21, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 3 comments

As a show about home remodeling, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition can be an unexpected tearjerker. At least, I’ll admit – begrudgingly – to getting a little misty eyed if I happen to catch a particularly moving episode. But the show does offer moments of levity. In last...

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Improv giving away pre-loaded hard drive with Dane Cook tracks

By | December 3, 2010 at 1:22 pm | One comment

Check this out, comedy fans. The Improv is giving away a sweet, new 320 GB hard drive. But that's not all. It's going to come pre-loaded with every single track Dane Cook has put out-- including the complete best-of album I Did My Best, which just hit stores. We're not going...

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Judd Apatow enlists Silverman, Cook, Leary, Lohan to support Jewish organization (VIDEO)

By | October 29, 2010 at 2:31 pm | No comments

Judd Apatow recently got together some of the comedy world's biggest names -- Dane Cook, Tracy Morgan, Denis Leary, Sarah Silverman and more -- to promote the American Jewish World Service's 25th anniversary. Don't know what the AJWS is? Here's how the official PSA site explains...

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Dane Cook wants you to Rock the Vote (VIDEO)

By | October 20, 2010 at 4:10 pm | No comments

The folks at Rock the Vote, a non-partisan organization all about urging young peeps to vote and be all politically active and like know about stuff, has been revving up their 2010 campaign (or is it anti-campaign)? As always, they've enlisted a boat load of celebs to appeal to...

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