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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 | 2 comments

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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Cook, Lange, Oswalt, others join New York Comedy Fest

By | August 12, 2009 at 4:58 pm | No comments

It was just announced that Dane Cook, Andy Samberg, Artie Lange, Mike Epps, Bill Burr, Patton Oswalt, and Mike Birbiglia have been added to the 2009 New York Comedy Festival lineup. These big names are joining an already impressive list of hitters, including Ricky Gervais, Bill...

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Dane Cook: The Isolated Interview (video)

By | May 12, 2009 at 7:58 am | No comments

Love him or hate him, Dane Cook is one of the biggest stand-up comedians of this generation. And though he's been in a handful of high-profile movies the past few years, 2009 is the year he promises to "replant the flag" of stand-up comedy he had established years ago. He's...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Robert Schimmel

By | February 11, 2009 at 7:06 am | No comments

And... we're back! Get set for brand new installments of our weekly video web series A Tight Five. What better way to kick off our next crop of episodes than with stand-up comedy legend Robert Schimmel. The man just premiered a new Showtime special called Life Since Then (also...

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Gary Gulman: Sporting the funny

By | July 28, 2008 at 1:37 am | No comments

Comedian Gary Gulman just may be his own biggest critic. But that won't stop him from tearing into pro sports players as he hosts the first season of NESN's Comedy All-Stars. Religion and politics have long been the comedic pressure points for stand-up comics. But in Boston,...

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Bo Burnham: Barely legal comedy

By | June 23, 2008 at 1:08 am | 4 comments

A year ago, not-yet-legal Bo Burnham was just a scrawny kid from the suburbs who had a knack for writing funny songs. But now, millions of YouTube views and a record deal with Comedy Central have made the kid a star. If you spend a lot of time on YouTube, chances are you've...

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Audio fun: Comedians deal with the audience

By | May 19, 2008 at 1:34 am | 4 comments

At the most basic level, a stand-up comedian's job is to make his or her audience laugh. So what happens when the audience acts out, making the comic's job as difficult as possible. Listen up to find out. If you're reading this, there's a good chance you've been to your share...

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