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Dane Cook urges bullying witnesses to speak up

By | October 4, 2010 at 10:32 pm | 2 comments

In a simply shot webcam video he posted just minutes ago, Dane Cook is urges his young fans to step up and do something if they see a case of bullying. The message, of course, comes on the heels of the suicide of college freshman Tyler Clementi, the fourth suicide of a gay a...

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Jeff Dunham, Dane Cook, Chelsea Handler top Forbes list of highest paid comedians

By | September 13, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 10 comments

[caption id="attachment_8648" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Chelsea Handler"][/caption] If you’re like me, you’ve probably never associated Forbes with stand-up comedy, but in a recent article, the online source of all things business has published a list of the...

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The little comedy documentary that could

By | August 11, 2010 at 7:36 am | One comment

How does one relatively unknown comedian rise above the pack? And what does his story of struggle have to do with the rest of the stand-up comedy world? Salty Language, Peppered Morals, the little comedy documentary that could, tries to get some answers. The film’s title...

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Dane Cook on Joe Rogan's podcast; watch the entire video

By | August 5, 2010 at 3:17 pm | No comments

Two days ago, Dane Cook appeared on Joe Rogan's UStream podcast. If you have two hours to spare you should surely check it out....

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Dane Cook chats with Marc Maron: A study on first impressions and the 'real' self

By | July 1, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 16 comments

I just listened to Marc Maron's incredibly enlightening Dane Cook interview from this week’s episode of WTF with Marc Maron. It got me thinking about my own experiences getting into comedy under the shadow of Cook. Shortly after I started doing stand-up, I was talking shit...

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Laugh Factory summer camp kicks off 26th year

By | June 15, 2010 at 8:06 pm | No comments

Laugh Factory owner Jamie Masada knows it’s never too early to start your stand-up career. Which is why this Saturday marks the 26th year he’ll be running the Laugh Factory Comedy Camp— a free stand-up comedy program for underprivileged kids. Youngsters aged 9-16 are...

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Lost Dane Cook movie surfaces on YouTube; check out the funny scenes

By | April 22, 2010 at 10:20 pm | One comment

Dane Cook was in a movie called The Touch in 2002. You probably haven't seen it, since you probably don't live in Lithuania or Egypt or Taiwan or any of the other dozen or so countries that showed the comedy in theaters. But Dane, himself, just twittered that some dude on...

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The 10 best stand-up comedy DVDs of 2009

By | December 21, 2009 at 10:14 am | One comment

For the past few years, the release of stand-up CDs and DVDs seems to be more popular than ever. Sometimes a production company will release just a CD or just a DVD-- sometimes they're packaged together. The DVDs listed below fall under one of the last two categories. And...

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Starz documentary highlights stand-ups on the big screen

By | September 10, 2009 at 11:08 am | No comments

They say the days of success in stand-up leading to big time deals could be on the decline. However, Comics on Screen, a new documentary airing on the Starz network, tells the stories of a handful of comedians who got their lucky breaks in Hollywood through live comedy. The...

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