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You should pre-order Jen Kirkman’s book ‘I Can Barely Take Care of Myself’

You should pre-order Jen Kirkman’s book ‘I Can Barely Take Care of Myself’

By | July 23, 2012 at 1:07 pm | One comment

Comedian Jen Kirkman's debut book I Can Barely Take Care of Myself: Tales from a Happy Life Without Kids won't be on shelves until next year, but you can pre-order it now. And you should! In Kirkman's words - “It helps 'the man' (I mean Simon and Schuster executives) know that...

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Will Ferrell may bring Funny Or Die series ‘Drunk History’ to Comedy Central

Will Ferrell may bring Funny Or Die series ‘Drunk History’ to Comedy Central

By | April 6, 2012 at 1:46 pm | No comments

Fill up your wine glasses, comedy fans-- because the Funny or Die hit web series, Drunk History, may be coming to Comedy Central! The network has ordered a pilot for Drunk History Across America. The tipsy historical reenactment videos, featuring the likes of Will Ferrell, Jim...

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Watch the ‘Bitter Buddha’ trailer with Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt, more!

Watch the ‘Bitter Buddha’ trailer with Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt, more!

By | March 8, 2012 at 12:09 am | 4 comments

True comedy nerds know who Eddie Pepitone is. He's the man who's made an art out of Twitter, the star of the daily live-action comic strip Puddin' and the dude who released the stellar album A Great Stillness at the end of last year. But, with the upcoming documentary about the...

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Women In Comedy Festival accepting comedian submissions (Video)

Women In Comedy Festival accepting comedian submissions (Video)

By | October 6, 2011 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments

You guys. The 4th Annual Women In Comedy Festival is going down March 21 through 25 next year in Boston. I'm letting you know for two reasons. The first, is that I got a chance to check out the fest last year and based on my experience, I believe that, if you live within a few...

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Eleven comedy web shows that should be television shows

Eleven comedy web shows that should be television shows

By | July 26, 2011 at 11:11 pm | 6 comments

When it comes to developing comedy show for television, with the exception of Louie, there is hardly any unilateral decision making that allows for something that is "just good" to be on the air. Demographics, built-in markets, censors, programming and more unfortunately factor...

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Review: Jen Kirkman’s “Hail To The Freaks”

By | June 6, 2011 at 9:31 am | One comment

I first became acquainted with Jen Kirkman’s work through the epic Funny or Die web series Drunk History, where a subject would drink insane amounts of alcohol before sharing a history lesson that would later be acted out verbatim. While Michael Cera’s portrayal of...

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Jen Kirkman: Hail To The Freaks

By | June 5, 2011 at 9:41 pm | One comment

I first became acquainted with Jen Kirkman’s work through the epic Funny or Die web series Drunk History, where a subject would drink insane amounts of alcohol before sharing a history lesson that would later be acted out verbatim. While Michael Cera’s portrayal of...

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Video: Jason Nash, Jen Kirkman, Brody Stevens get inspired by Liam Neeson’s “Taken”

By | May 9, 2011 at 2:11 pm | No comments

Sure, you probably enjoy watching Taken with Liam Neeson and yelling at your TV while Neeson dispatches a group of bad guys. In fact, that's probably how people seem watch Taken. Comedian Jason Nash, as part of his musical duo Limo Driver (w/ Peter Bumgarner), has made this...

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New season of John Oliver’s stand-up show promotes community in comedy world

By | March 15, 2011 at 6:32 pm | No comments

Stand-up fans, get ready: the second season of John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show is almost here. Premiering March 24 on Comedy Central, the show features some returning stand-up favorites as well as some newer faces. And, to promote the show, John Oliver was in town for...

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