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Hannibal Buress, Demetri Martin kick off Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival (Recap)

Hannibal Buress, Demetri Martin kick off Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival (Recap)

By | April 26, 2014 at 3:38 pm | One comment

AUSTIN – If the third time’s the charm, then the third year of Austin’s rapidly growing Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival has the c-word turned up to 30. And who better to kick off this third-year charm offensive than Demetri Martin– he of the understated charisma...

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Hip-hop producer samples Aziz Ansari, Louis C.K., Hannibal Buress and more on new album (Audio)

Hip-hop producer samples Aziz Ansari, Louis C.K., Hannibal Buress and more on new album (Audio)

By | September 13, 2013 at 10:03 am | One comment

A little over a year ago, we told you about an experimental music producer by the name of GoJudo who had put together an album of songs that sampled bits from different comedians. GoJudo is back with a new album featuring different comedians entitled, Geronimo. The album...

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Dave Chappelle, Conchords lead a diverse group at Oddball Comedy Festival (Review)

Dave Chappelle, Conchords lead a diverse group at Oddball Comedy Festival (Review)

By | August 24, 2013 at 2:52 pm | 2 comments

AUSTIN -- If there’s one thing I learned at Funny or Die’s Oddball Comedy & Oddity Festival yesterday evening, it’s that Austin, Texas is a really, really hot place to kick off a national tour if said tour is hosted outdoors in August. If there are two things I learned,...

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Dave Chappelle, Flight of the Conchords will headline traveling comedy festival this summer

Dave Chappelle, Flight of the Conchords will headline traveling comedy festival this summer

By | June 17, 2013 at 10:01 am | No comments

For years now there’s been speculation as to whether Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock would team up for a live stand-up comedy tour. Alas, it doesn’t look like it’s happening anytime soon. However, Chappelle is going on tour this summer—and not by himself. He, along with...

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Happy Father’s Day: 10 bits on being a dad with Patton Oswalt, Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan, more!

Happy Father’s Day: 10 bits on being a dad with Patton Oswalt, Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan, more!

By | June 15, 2013 at 4:56 pm | One comment

Tomorrow is Father's Day, so whether he was your greatest idol growing up or a complete dead beat, you are obligated to acknowledge his existence. And if you're a dad, milk it for all it's worth. It's the one day each year when your kids have to think of your positive qualities...

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10 great one line jokes from 10 great comedians (Photos)

10 great one line jokes from 10 great comedians (Photos)

By | June 9, 2013 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments

There's nothing like a great one line joke. Just like it takes planning and smarts to deliver an amazingly funny longform story, it takes special talent to write and deliver a short joke that will stick with an audience. Below, we've chosen 10 of our favorites one-to-few-line...

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Demetri Martin talks new stand-up special, movie projects and more! (Laughspin interview)

Demetri Martin talks new stand-up special, movie projects and more! (Laughspin interview)

By | October 1, 2012 at 8:34 pm | No comments

As a graduate student, I love having conversations about the creative writing process for usually selfish reasons: I’ll have to write a dissertation in a few years, and want to compile as many potentially beneficial writing strategies as possible. So I was thrilled to once...

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Stephen Colbert, huge list of comedians celebrate National Voter Registration Day (Exclusive pics)

Stephen Colbert, huge list of comedians celebrate National Voter Registration Day (Exclusive pics)

By | September 24, 2012 at 10:56 am | 2 comments

Did you know there’s a huge presidential election going down in November? You did? Well, aren’t you just the little news junkie. How about this: Did you know tomorrow is the first ever National Voter Registration Day? You did not. Stop lying. In honor of this special day,...

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Bill Burr, Louis C.K. and more sampled for hip-hop album dedicated to comedy (Audio)

Bill Burr, Louis C.K. and more sampled for hip-hop album dedicated to comedy (Audio)

By | June 29, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 5 comments

Here's something cool for you comedy nerds who are also fans of electronica and hip-hop. An experimental producer by the name of GoJudo has put together an EP called Aura, and every song samples comedy bits from different comedians, including Sarah Silverman, Louis C.K., Bill...

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