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Denis Leary putting out book of tweets; good Twitter comedians are not

By | November 10, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 5 comments

Denis Leary is adding to the already giant stack of books written by comedians in 2010. In what feels like a strictly money making project, the comedian and actor has compiled his funnier tweets, had someone create illustrations around some of them and packaged them in...

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Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival features Emo Phillips, Reggie Watts, David Cross, more

By | September 2, 2010 at 12:48 pm | No comments

For the third year in a row, alt comedy god Eugene Mirman is bringing his anti-comedy-festival comedy festival to the borough he calls home. This year’s festivities, which will run September 16-19, will once again be held at Union Hall in Park Slope and Bell House in Gowanus,...

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Eugene Mirman makes Webby Awards awkward, hilarious

By | June 15, 2010 at 9:13 pm | One comment

Award shows are filled with awkward moments, and the Webbys – the folks that honor the best on the Internet – are no different. Throw comedian Eugene Mirman in the mix and you get an evening full of hilarious awkward moments. On Monday Mirman chatted with red carpet...

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Eugene Mirman, Kristen Schaal team up in animated Fox series, watch the trailer

By | May 19, 2010 at 11:55 am | One comment

Thank the comedy gods for midseason replacements, right? The one we're most looking forward to is Bob's Burgers, which will land on Fox. It's an animated series that follows the misadventures of a family-run burger joint that just can't seem to turn a profit. H. Jon Benjamin --...

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Eugene Mirman gets in the e-card business

By | April 28, 2010 at 9:44 pm | One comment

Hey, remember last summer when Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter did a series of video e-cards for hilarious e-card provider someecards.com? Regardless, here they are. Ok, so now that we've convinced you that we weren't making that up, the fact that Eugene Mirman has now...

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Eugene Mirman to host South By Southwest awards ceremony

By | February 3, 2010 at 2:02 pm | No comments

Guess what: there’s an award show coming up that doesn’t sound lame. The super smart/wacky comedian Eugene Mirman has signed on to host the 2010 South By Southwest Film Awards on March 16, 2010. Should be a good time! In the meantime, check out this video Mirman created...

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John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show

By | January 6, 2010 at 10:18 pm | No comments

People planning to watch John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show may want to reserve their own sofas to assure getting a good seat to this comedy-show equivalent of an all-star game. The lineups for the series, which premieres Friday at 11 p.m. on Comedy Central, are teeming with...

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Eugene Mirman, Jon Benjamin, Kristen Schaal and more join Fox animated show

By | December 1, 2009 at 6:51 pm | No comments

Sick of watching the same Family Guy re-runs over and over? Me neither. But there is a promising new option under way for fans of animated hilarity. Fox is getting ready to air Bob’s Burgers, an animated comedy from Loren Bouchard and Jim Dauterive, the minds behind Dr. Katz...

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Comedy Central locks down John Oliver stand-up comedy series

By | November 19, 2009 at 11:26 am | No comments

Remember a few weeks ago when we reported on a series of stand-up tapings being hosted by John Oliver? You’re about to see the fruits of those tapings, and then some. Comedy Central has ordered six one-hour episodes of the series, which is appropriately titled John Oliver’s...

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