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11 of the Funniest Stories Told by Comedians

11 of the Funniest Stories Told by Comedians

By | August 29, 2011 at 9:21 am | 46 comments

Story telling is an integral part of stand-up comedy. Most comedians, in some form, tell stories. Maybe a story comes as a quick aside to further explain the premise of a joke; sometimes it takes the form of an extended tag at the end of a minute-long bit. At times, a comedian...

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Watch Dane Cook confront Louis C.K. in new episode of “Louie”

Watch Dane Cook confront Louis C.K. in new episode of “Louie”

By | August 1, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 3 comments

You may or may not know that there was an apparent beef between Louis C.K. and Dane Cook a few years back-- mostly over the claim that Cook had lifted a bit from Louie. The joke in question was centered around the funny prospect of being able to name your children anything; Cook...

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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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Exclusive audio interview: Jim Norton talks Weiner, Tracy Morgan, addiction

By | June 14, 2011 at 6:07 am | No comments

I sat down with comedian Jim Norton at his home on Sunday to catch up on all things current, where his career is headed and much more. We talked about New York Rep. Anthony Weiner's photo scandal, about Tracy Morgan's anti-gay tirade and about Jim's new projects, which may...

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Louis C.K. makes fun of Ricky Gervais for the way Gervais makes fun of Louis

By | April 13, 2011 at 11:16 am | 3 comments

We missed this video when it was posted two days ago by Opie of the Opie and Anthony Show on Sirius XM. What can we say; sometimes we're not the quickest. But that doesn't mean we have to punish you by not posting at all. So, in the video Louis C.K. -- frequent O & A guest...

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Featured review: Daniel Tosh– "Happy Thoughts"

By | March 3, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 103 comments

Like Jim Norton and Patrice O’Neal, Sarah Silverman and Lisa Lampanelli, Daniel Tosh clearly belongs to Comics Without Borders, a cadre of comedians that fearlessly (some scolds may say tastelessly) crosses boundaries to deliver jokes to those in need…of convulsive...

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Featured review: Jim Norton– Despicable

By | February 14, 2011 at 11:39 am | No comments

Release date: March 8 In case you don’t know, Jim Norton is what George Carlin would have been had Carlin not been such a sweet and sensitive guy. On his aptly-titled third album Despicable – over half of the track titles (“Penguins are Assholes,” “Ron...

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Jim Breuer, Pete Correale become "Podcast Masters"; should you listen?

By | February 11, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 6 comments

It's been a busy week, folks, what with all the watching and listening to comedy I do. Now, none of you may be asking, "What else do you do with your life?" Well, glad you didn't ask. I'm a husband. I'm also a father to a two-year-old son; let's call him "Thundercock," a name...

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Greg Giraldo family benefit presale begins tomorrow

By | December 15, 2010 at 7:47 pm | One comment

As we reported earlier this week, there will be an all-star comedy show at the Beacon Theater in New York on Feb. 9 to benefit the family of Greg Giraldo. Tickets go on sale to the general public this Saturday. However, we just confirmed that there will be a presale beginning...

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