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Doug Stanhope wants dual-citizenship in Iceland

Doug Stanhope wants dual-citizenship in Iceland

By | October 27, 2011 at 5:11 pm | One comment

In early August, we let you know about comedian Doug Stanhope’s plans to perform stand-up at a prison in Iceland. Well,the deed has been done and by Stanhope’s account, it was an amazing journey, despite his performance, which “sucked shit” – his words, not mine. As...

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Doug Stanhope will play Icelandic prison, encourages fans to get arrested

Doug Stanhope will play Icelandic prison, encourages fans to get arrested

By | August 3, 2011 at 12:09 pm | No comments

Doug Stanhope is no stranger to performing at non-traditional venues. He was one of the first touring comedians to start hitting rock clubs on a regular basis in an effort to avoid the politics of proper comedy clubs. His newest album Oslo -- Burning the Bridge to Nowhere was...

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Stand-up comedian becomes mayor of Iceland's capital city

By | June 1, 2010 at 4:00 pm | One comment

In Iceland an odd turn of events occurred boarding on the zaniness of Arnold Schwarzenegger being elected a governor. Comedian Jon Gnarr Kristinsson started his own political party, The Best Party, ran for mayor of the nation’s capital, Reykjavik and then... he won! The party...

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