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Brits Matt Kirshen and Russell Howard kill it on “Conan” and “Fallon”

Brits Matt Kirshen and Russell Howard kill it on “Conan” and “Fallon”

By | August 4, 2011 at 6:10 pm | No comments

The British are coming. More specifically, British comedians. There's been a small influx on late night American TV, yet it hardly seems like their accent really makes much of a difference in regards to how they've been received in the U.S.A. While huge names like Eddie...

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Craig Ferguson hosts international comedians at Just For Laughs

Craig Ferguson hosts international comedians at Just For Laughs

By | July 31, 2011 at 11:51 am | One comment

There’s nothing much –- including pancakes -– that could have topped off the International House of Comedy show, or added any more to it than what was already included in the glorious bag of goods being sold to an eager crowd. Hosted by the venerable Craig Ferguson, he of...

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Eddie Izzard will run three hours on treadmill to raise money

By | April 1, 2010 at 5:53 pm | No comments

Eyebrow-raising comedian/actor Eddie Izzard has a well-earned reputation as a high energy performer, but this is ridiculous! It was just reported that Izzard will power the London Eye, a huge ferris wheel/tourist attraction on the banks of the Thames River. He'll juice the ride...

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Steve Martin, Eddie Izzard sign book deals

By | January 25, 2010 at 2:38 pm | No comments

It’s a great news day for all you literate, comedy-loving fans. Respected comics Steve Martin and Eddie Izzard are both signed up to release books to be published this year. Details below! Comedian Eddie Izzard is slated to release a book in September chronicling his...

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Eddie Izzard wants to produce outdoor comedy festival

By | January 14, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments

Eddie Izzard, always the man with the plan (even if that plan does include knee-high fishnets), is thinking of setting up his own comedy festival. Crafted in the manner of the millions of musical festivals that dot the cultural landscape, this idea was perpetuated by Izzard's...

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Live comedy DVD sales way up in the UK

By | December 29, 2009 at 12:30 pm | No comments

Comedy DVDs are hopping across the pond, as post-Xmas returns indicate that sales of live comedy films spiked way up in the UK gift-giving season. Releases from comedians like Eddie Izzard, Michael McIntyre, and Russell Howard all saw a 38% spike in sales, as relative to figures...

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Eddie Izzard runs 30 miles a day for charity

By | July 30, 2009 at 1:16 pm | No comments

A Scottish band once had a hit about walking 500 miles. Leave it to an English comedian to run 1,000. Eddie Izzard will be running 30 miles a day for seven weeks, circling the UK, to raise money for Sport Relief - a biennial charity from Comic Relief that aids the world’s...

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