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Laughspin Interview: Dave Attell talks Comedy Underground, Road Work and club comedy

Laughspin Interview: Dave Attell talks Comedy Underground, Road Work and club comedy

By | April 11, 2014 at 1:21 pm | 3 comments

After years of cementing his reputation as an unapologetically crass and thick-skinned comic of late-night cable TV – first with Comedy Central's Insomniac and later with Showtime's Dave's Old Porn – Dave Attell was a natural selection to host Comedy Central's first...

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Dave Attell series ‘Comedy Underground’ and one hour special ‘Road Work’ will premiere in April

Dave Attell series ‘Comedy Underground’ and one hour special ‘Road Work’ will premiere in April

By | March 19, 2014 at 9:29 am | One comment

The long-awaited uncensored Dave Attell stand-up series finally has a premiere date. Comedy Underground with Dave Attell hits television sets on Saturday night, April 12 at 1 am EST on Comedy Central. The show marks Attell's return to the network since his Insomniac series went...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 81: Louis C.K., Dave Attell, Will Ferrell

Laughspin Podcast, episode 81: Louis C.K., Dave Attell, Will Ferrell

By | December 5, 2013 at 2:29 pm | No comments

In this new, rolicking episode of The Laughspin Podcast (subscribe on iTunes!), Mike and I talk about how awesome Dave Attell is, the amazing new deal Louis C.K. just scored, how overwhelmed we are with Ron Burgundy, Amy Schumer’s new very sexy theater tour and much more. Oh,...

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Complete list of comedians filming Dave Attell’s new stand-up show for Comedy Central

Complete list of comedians filming Dave Attell’s new stand-up show for Comedy Central

By | November 26, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 7 comments

Back in August we reported that Dave Attell would be returning to Comedy Central 10 years after his groundbreaking Insomniac show went off the air— this time as the host of his own stand-up comedy show. And now we can reveal the full list of comedians scheduled to tape the...

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Dave Attell will host uncensored comedy series, film new special for Comedy Central

Dave Attell will host uncensored comedy series, film new special for Comedy Central

By | August 22, 2013 at 11:31 am | No comments

It’s been 10 years since the end of Insomniac and five since he hosted the ill-fated reboot of the Gong Show, but Dave Attell is, thankfully, making his third push on Comedy Central. It’s with great pleasure that we tell you the veteran comedian has inked a deal to host his...

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Patrice O’Neal benefit will include Bill Burr, Colin Quinn, Jim Norton, Dave Attell and more

Patrice O’Neal benefit will include Bill Burr, Colin Quinn, Jim Norton, Dave Attell and more

By | November 29, 2012 at 12:43 pm | 4 comments

Today marks the one-year anniversary of comedian Patrice O’Neal’s death, so it’s appropriate, then, that a live show in honor of the man has been announced. On Feb. 19 at 8 pm at the New York City Center, comedians Colin Quinn, Jim Norton, Dave Attell, Bill Burr, Robert...

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World famous Comic Strip gets the book treatment in ‘Make ‘Em Laugh’

World famous Comic Strip gets the book treatment in ‘Make ‘Em Laugh’

By | October 22, 2012 at 11:02 am | 2 comments

If you consider yourself a comedy nerd in any capacity, next time you visit New York City, you'll need to drop by the legendary Comic Strip Live, which sits proudly on Manhattan's Upper East Side. It's where a seemingly countless number of iconic comedians got their start: Chris...

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Listen to an interview with Mitch Hedberg conducted five months before he died

Listen to an interview with Mitch Hedberg conducted five months before he died

By | March 27, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 7 comments

This coming Thursday marks the seventh anniversary of comedian Mitch Hedberg's death. And although we lost him when he was only 37 years old, he left us with what seems like a long lifetime of material. We can always listen and re-listen to his two albums, Strategic Grill...

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Mike Stanley: “Tough Luck Chump” (Review)

Mike Stanley: “Tough Luck Chump” (Review)

By | October 25, 2011 at 3:00 pm | One comment

When Mike Stanley made a fat joke in Ohio, a woman stood up and scolded him. Stanley responded, “Lighten up.” His debut album Tough Luck Chump is littered with jokes like these: occasionally mean and cruel, and definitely downright raunchy. So if adult humor like this is...

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