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The embarrassing beginning: nine comedians’ roles they’d probably like to forget

The embarrassing beginning: nine comedians’ roles they’d probably like to forget

By | August 4, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 9 comments

As anyone in show business can attest to, the entertainment industry can be horribly cutthroat and demoralizing. Everyone has to pay their dues, do their time, and otherwise work their way from relatively uninspiring, embarrassing, or generically shitty roles and jobs. Of...

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Lewis Black finally joins Twitter!

Lewis Black finally joins Twitter!

By | August 1, 2011 at 11:46 am | No comments

Two weeks after we let you know that Jerry Seinfeld joined the Twitter-sphere, I'm pleased to report that Lewis Black has caved in as well. @TheLewisBlack began tweeting Sunday after apparently being badgered by his good friend, comedian Kathleen Madigan (@kathleenmadigan). "I'm...

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Tom Papa lands ongoing radio show on SiriusXM; guests to include Jim Norton, Kathleen Madigan, Jeff Garlin

Tom Papa lands ongoing radio show on SiriusXM; guests to include Jim Norton, Kathleen Madigan, Jeff Garlin

By | July 29, 2011 at 5:46 pm | No comments

Originally a four-week special on Sirius XM Radio's Raw Dog Comedy channel, Come To Papa adopts the channel for a weekly program tipping off July 29 at 6 pm EST. During its limited run, host and comedian Tom Papa interviewed the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, Colin Quinn, Nick...

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Colin Quinn inks deal to write history-themed humor book

Colin Quinn inks deal to write history-themed humor book

By | July 26, 2011 at 2:34 pm | One comment

Ever since comedian Colin Quinn debuted his Broadway show, Long Story Short last year, his career has found a second, thriving life-- and deservedly so. The Jerry Seinfeld-directed one-man theater piece was turned into an HBO special, which aired in April, garnered critical...

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PBS special will feature Jerry Seinfeld, Carol Burnett, George Lopez, Lisa Lampanelli and more

PBS special will feature Jerry Seinfeld, Carol Burnett, George Lopez, Lisa Lampanelli and more

By | July 21, 2011 at 11:38 am | No comments

Mary Tyler Moore is set to host a PBS tribute to The Ed Sullivan Show entitled Ed Sullivan’s Comedy Legends. The retrospective airs on Aug. 6 and will feature Ed Sullivan veterans such as Carol Burnett, Rich Little, Jackie Mason, Anne Meara, Carl Reiner, Joan Rivers and Jerry...

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Jerry Seinfeld joins Twitter; whips out concentration camp joke

Jerry Seinfeld joins Twitter; whips out concentration camp joke

By | July 17, 2011 at 6:37 pm | 2 comments

As iconic as he is, Jerry Seinfeld did not have an official presence online until he launched his site JerrySeinfeld.com on May 6. Well, before this past weekend even started, Jerry made another technological leap to the delight of his many fans: he joined Twitter. As of this...

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Jerry Seinfeld drops in for a surprise London performance

By | June 2, 2011 at 11:42 am | No comments

Comedy fans at the Comedy Store in Piccadilly Circus last night were in for quite a surprise. After an hour of the regular Wednesday night improv at the Comedy Store, Jerry Seinfeld was brought on stage to a surprised audience, gave him a standing ovation. He performed for half...

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Watch Jerry Seinfeld and Tom Papa talk comedy on SiriusXM

By | May 6, 2011 at 3:49 pm | No comments

As if Jerry Seinfeld weren’t ubiquitous enough in the comedy world, it seems that this week, he’s dipping his toe in a whole plethora of new media platforms. Today, his new website and comedy archive JerrySeinfeld.com launched. And, on top of that, SiriusXM announced that...

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First impressions on JerrySeinfeld.com; simplicity is key

By | May 6, 2011 at 2:42 pm | One comment

If you happen to see a show and see a comedian that you really like (or really hate), odds are you'll visit their website. What you'll find is pretty much the same: news, their best clips of them performing, merchandise (if they're big enough to have any), blog and links to...

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