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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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Dave Attell’s new Showtime show combines hardcore porn and comedy

Dave Attell’s new Showtime show combines hardcore porn and comedy

By | October 18, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 10 comments

UPDATE: Oct. 19 -- 1:15 pm ET We have video! Not Safe For Work. --------------------- Devotees of early aughts Comedy Central programming have fond memories of a loud, crass man drunkenly gallivanting through strange cities and cracking wise at the seediness that...

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Late night guests Rickles, Wright, Arnett and Weinbach offer a history of comedy (Videos)

Late night guests Rickles, Wright, Arnett and Weinbach offer a history of comedy (Videos)

By | October 13, 2011 at 11:25 am | No comments

You might have not noticed Tuesday night, but Don Rickles, Steven Wright, Will Arnett, and Brent Weinbach all made appearances throughout the late night talk show circuit. What you might not have noticed is that within the programming of guests across networks that night lies a...

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Greg Giraldo tribute on Comedy Central set for March 18

By | March 8, 2011 at 8:31 am | 3 comments

A tribute to late comedian Greg Giraldo, who died last September, will premiere on Comedy Central on March 18 at 11:30 pm EST. Give It Up for Greg Giraldo will feature interviews with the comedian's comedy friends, including Jon Stewart, Jim Gaffigan, Conan O’Brien, Dave...

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Jim Breuer, Pete Correale become "Podcast Masters"; should you listen?

By | February 11, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 6 comments

It's been a busy week, folks, what with all the watching and listening to comedy I do. Now, none of you may be asking, "What else do you do with your life?" Well, glad you didn't ask. I'm a husband. I'm also a father to a two-year-old son; let's call him "Thundercock," a name...

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Greg Giraldo family benefit presale begins tomorrow

By | December 15, 2010 at 7:47 pm | One comment

As we reported earlier this week, there will be an all-star comedy show at the Beacon Theater in New York on Feb. 9 to benefit the family of Greg Giraldo. Tickets go on sale to the general public this Saturday. However, we just confirmed that there will be a presale beginning...

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Greg Giraldo benefit planned; Dave Attell, Lewis Black, Jim Norton set to perform

By | December 13, 2010 at 9:41 pm | 2 comments

Since Greg Giraldo's untimely passing in September,  friends and the comedy community have shown great support-- especially toward the comedian's family (his three young sons) and his ex-wife Mary Ann. And now, this Saturday, tickets will go on sale for perhaps the biggest...

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Reader question: Has the HBO hour comedy special lost its prestige?

By | December 13, 2010 at 4:59 pm | 3 comments

[caption id="attachment_16873" align="alignright" width="200" caption="The HBO hour comedy special is still a goal for most comedians, but its no doubt lost some of its prestige over the years."][/caption] You may have noticed the “Ask us your comedy questions” graphic on...

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