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SXSW Comedy: Day 2, feat. Marc Maron, Kristen Schaal, Eugene Mirman and more!

SXSW Comedy: Day 2, feat. Marc Maron, Kristen Schaal, Eugene Mirman and more!

By | March 12, 2012 at 7:39 pm | No comments

AUSTIN -- Audiences entering Esther’s Follies on Day 2 of South By Southwest’s comedy series were greeted not with a closed curtain and dim lights, but with Marc Maron sitting in a large plush easychair onstage. “I don’t believe in fourth walls,” he said. That might...

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Let’s take a long, hard look at Comedy Central’s development slate for 2011-2012

Let’s take a long, hard look at Comedy Central’s development slate for 2011-2012

By | December 7, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 8 comments

This morning Comedy Central released its development slate for 2011-12. So, what does that mean? Basically, it’s a giant list of shows the network is officially working on for the next year. An incredibly small number of these shows will actually see the light of day. But...

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Comedians come together to honor the late Mike DeStefano (Video)

Comedians come together to honor the late Mike DeStefano (Video)

By | November 28, 2011 at 10:42 am | 2 comments

Sometimes people say the comedy world is a cold world filled with backstabbing and people getting screwed over. Cris and Paul Italia, and Patrick Milligan of Cringe Humor proved that to be false recently. As part of the New York Comedy Festival, they held a tribute to Mike...

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South By Southwest expands their comedy reach; Janeane Garofalo calls it “a natural fit”

South By Southwest expands their comedy reach; Janeane Garofalo calls it “a natural fit”

By | October 28, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 3 comments

Good news, comedy fans. It looks like like super music, arts and hipster festival SXSW will be expanding its comedy reach in 2012. Although the word “comedy” isn’t on the official list of arts the Austin, TX event covers – music, film, interactive is what they go with...

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Colin Quinn, Robert Kelly and more come together to honor late comedian Mike DeStefano

Colin Quinn, Robert Kelly and more come together to honor late comedian Mike DeStefano

By | October 28, 2011 at 11:31 am | No comments

As you may recall, comedian Mike DeStefano passed away this past March due to a heart attack. Left mostly unknown was his recently completed one-man show, Drugs, Disease, and Death: A Comedy, an emotional albeit highly entertaining piece that was only seen five...

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Janeane Garofalo joins the cast of Adult Swim’s “Delocated”

Janeane Garofalo joins the cast of Adult Swim’s “Delocated”

By | October 12, 2011 at 3:32 pm | One comment

Great news for the world of small-budget, absurdly hilarious television shows! Janeane Garofalo has joined the cast of Adult Swim's Delocated for its upcoming third season, which premieres early next year. Delocated follows comedian Jon Glaser's character (also named Jon) --...

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Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival lineup revealed; Kristen Schaal, John Oliver, Aisha Tyler among participants

Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival lineup revealed; Kristen Schaal, John Oliver, Aisha Tyler among participants

By | August 11, 2011 at 5:07 pm | No comments

What began as a joke amongst jokers, has now become an annual comedy tradition in the New York City metro area. It's the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival; and it's now in its fourth year. And we're happy to reveal this year's lineup. The "fest" will span two venues in Brooklyn --...

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Doug Benson, Eugene Mirman, Amy Schumer, more confirmed for Bumbershoot festival

By | July 6, 2011 at 12:21 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_5203" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Doug Benson"][/caption] When I think about my favorite stand-up comedy venues, giant fields with thousands of hipster music fans generally aren’t among the top ten. Maybe it’s old school, but there’s...

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Eugene Mirman buys ads to embarrass cable company; likens them to Stalin

By | May 26, 2011 at 12:12 pm | No comments

If you’re familiar with Eugene Mirman’s body of work you know, by now, that he doesn’t take too kindly to a company’s poor quality of customer service-- Chase bank and Delta airlines are two of his past corporate enemies. Well, Mirman moved a few weeks ago and was not...

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