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Comedy Central launches UK DVD label, signs Jim Jefferies

By | July 7, 2010 at 3:12 pm | No comments

Comedy Central’s British arm has formed their own DVD label, which will continue to expand Comedy Central’s relatively new presence overseas by signing and promoting UK comedians. The first two DVDs, Jim Jefferies’ Alcoholocaust and Stewart Lee’s If You Prefer a Milder...

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Lakeshore Theater, forerunner in comedy, set to close April 10

By | April 2, 2010 at 11:54 am | One comment

It’s amazing what a good venue can do. In the 1970’s, venues like the Comedy Store and the Improv inspired a comedy boom, brought public attention to the now legendary Andy Kaufman, David Letterman and Richard Lewis, and helped change what it meant to be a comedian....

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The 10 best stand-up comedy DVDs of 2009

By | December 21, 2009 at 10:14 am | 2 comments

For the past few years, the release of stand-up CDs and DVDs seems to be more popular than ever. Sometimes a production company will release just a CD or just a DVD-- sometimes they're packaged together. The DVDs listed below fall under one of the last two categories. And...

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