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Laughspin presents the 10 best comedy albums of 2011

Laughspin presents the 10 best comedy albums of 2011

By | November 30, 2011 at 8:18 am | 69 comments

The end of the year is approaching fast, comedy fans. And so it’s time to count down the 10 best comedy albums of the year. As in years past, this list represents the albums we feel were the strongest. Let it be known: there were more than 150 comedy albums released this year....

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Sarah Silverman and friends raise money for NAACP at “glorious” anti-Rick Perry show

Sarah Silverman and friends raise money for NAACP at “glorious” anti-Rick Perry show

By | November 2, 2011 at 3:41 pm | No comments

Sarah Silverman has never shied away from employing racial slurs in her comedy, but she’s always maintained that—like any good comedian—she’s making a larger point about racism when she uses racist language, rather than exploiting offensive terms merely for the sake of...

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Watch three comedians Occupy Wall Street in their own ways

Watch three comedians Occupy Wall Street in their own ways

By | October 13, 2011 at 2:00 pm | No comments

It's the onus of comedy at large to question. Right? Naturally, the Occupy Wall Street protests have coincided quite well with that notion questioning the unregulated corporate culture in America. Comedian Lee Camp recently gave a spirited performance for protesters; and he's...

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The Laughspin interview with Jamie Kilstein: “The message always comes first”

The Laughspin interview with Jamie Kilstein: “The message always comes first”

By | September 13, 2011 at 11:31 am | 2 comments

One of the only ways to tolerate listening to mainstream new programs' discussion of the debt ceiling crisis, the 2012 presidential election, the economy remaining in the shitter, the inane bickering that continues to plague Congress, or pretty much anything involving the Tea...

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A short list of comedy albums you’ll want to buy now or in the near future

A short list of comedy albums you’ll want to buy now or in the near future

By | September 7, 2011 at 2:35 pm | 6 comments

Just in case you're not of the album buying/downloading ilk, comedy albums have been coming out in droves over the last few weeks. Yes, it's that time of year again, comedy fans. OK, we're only saying that because several quality comedy albums have come out recently-- like Marc...

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Comedy kibbles and bits: links about funny shit

By | April 28, 2011 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments

It's been a few days since I busted out some comedy links. So, here's a list of some that deserve some attention. Start clicking away, you click-indicted clickers. Ving Rhames has been cast in a Comedy Central pilot, wherein he plays a former special ops agent. The show is...

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In his TV debut, Jamie Kilstein brings scathing commentary to Conan

By | February 3, 2011 at 12:19 pm | One comment

Conan O'Brien has a history of exposing not-quite-mainstream music to the masses via his late night show (now shows)-- Slipknot, Bad Religion, anyone? He's doing the same with comedy. On Tuesday, Jamie Kilstein -- a comedian Punchline Magazine in 2008, told you dudes to watch...

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Just For Laughs: Jamie Kilstein breathes life into socio-political comedy with one-man show

By | July 15, 2010 at 1:33 pm | No comments

MONTREAL – About a quarter of the way through Jamie Kilstein’s one-man show last night at Theatre Ste Catherine, I began thinking: this dude has the rhythm of a slam poet— the way he motors through monologues with precision, playing with intonation, being mindful of the...

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Sit tight for coverage of the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal

By | July 14, 2010 at 5:05 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_1721" align="alignright" width="221" caption="Victor, the Just For Laughs official mascot"][/caption] MONTREAL -- Hey, comedy fans. I just arrived in this great city to check out the 2010 installment of Just For Laughs, the longest running comedy...

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