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Exclusive: Hannibal Buress, Carolyn Castiglia rap to promote ‘My Name is Hannibal’

By | August 5, 2010 at 10:14 am | No comments

As most of you know, comedian Hannibal Buress released his comedy album My Name Is Hannibal last week. And at one point during the first week, it was the top selling comedy album on iTunes. So to remind you all to buy the album and get him back in the top spot, Hannibal, along...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Hannibal Buress

By | July 29, 2010 at 11:47 am | One comment

The online comedy world has been abuzz all this week about the release of comedian Hannibal Buress' debut album My Name is Hannibal. We'd like to believe our early review of the disc weeks ago helped create said buzz. More than likely, however, it's just that the album, put out...

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Hannibal Buress: My Name is Hannibal.

By | July 8, 2010 at 11:58 am | 3 comments

Hannibal Buress can easily be admired for many things; but what holds his consistently funny act together is persistence. Persistence is the trademark of a skilled comic who can seamlessly move beyond observation and then delve into the furthest logical conclusion a situation...

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Comedy Matters with Ray Romano, Tom Rhodes, Amy Schumer

By | June 21, 2010 at 8:04 am | No comments

Ray Romano Comes To The Strip Ray Romano accidentally made $7 for his very first paid gig ever in his career, at The Comic Strip. He was supposed to be doing a non-paid “late night” spot, when the last booked comic of the evening didn’t show up, and Ray was asked to take...

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Victor Varnado: Comedy nerd king

By | March 23, 2010 at 12:17 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_6032" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="photo by Anya Garrett"][/caption] Victor Varnado is not your typical black comedian, and not just because his skin is far from dark. Determined to prove funny is funny, armed with little more than his wit and...

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Joe Piscopo scouts for stand-up talent for new TV show

By | December 23, 2009 at 11:30 am | No comments

After Dark with Joe Piscopo, a new TV variety series filming next year, is holding an audition showcase Dec. 29th at The Joynt in Chicago. Dubbed “Jokes @ The Joynt,” performers will have the chance to earn a spot in the upcoming series, which will feature performances from...

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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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John Oliver to host stand-up show for Comedy Central

By | October 15, 2009 at 12:37 pm | No comments

Daily Show fans rejoice; you’re about to see even more of John Oliver. The affable British comedian will be hosting a series of stand-up comedy shows to be aired on Comedy Central later this year in a series called John Oliver and Friends. Guests will include heavy hitters...

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