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"Good chance" Joe Rogan will return to 'Fear Factor'

By | June 3, 2011 at 12:32 pm | 7 comments

During the question-and-answer segment on his 2007 live album Shiny Happy Jihad, comedian Joe Rogan tells the audience that his time hosting the reality show Fear Factor is done. "I just want to do comedy," he says. "But I'm a whore. If they offer me more money, I'll come...

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Amazing new video shows the outing of a joke thief

By | May 20, 2011 at 1:14 pm | 50 comments

"There is only one rule in comedy: You don't steal jokes." says Eric Gruber, host of the Mostly Normal Show at the Hollywood Improv Lab. Gruber at his own show outed former comedian Jason Garrett who stole, with no change in phrasing or performance, jokes from late comedian...

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We dare you to watch the ENTIRE "Zookeeper" trailer, starring Kevin James

By | May 17, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 13 comments

The first trailer for Zookeeper, the new comedy flick starring Kevin James, just hit the Web today. And, "wow" is all I have to say. The movie looks amazingly bad. I have a challenge for you. Try to get through the entire trailer. If you do, leave a comment about what you...

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The 10 Must-have stand-up comedy DVDs from 2010

By | December 29, 2010 at 8:49 am | 3 comments

If you’re here, you’ve probably seen that a few weeks ago we released our Top 10 Comedy Albums of 2010. Or maybe you were just Googling "year-end lists" and landed here. Or maybe you were searching for porn and got horribly lost. Whatever the case, we're happy to have...

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Dane Cook on Joe Rogan's podcast; watch the entire video

By | August 5, 2010 at 3:17 pm | No comments

Two days ago, Dane Cook appeared on Joe Rogan's UStream podcast. If you have two hours to spare you should surely check it out....

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Comedians police themselves when it comes to joke stealing, study says

By | July 28, 2010 at 1:48 pm | No comments

What happens when a comedian steals a joke? In most industries, creative material is effectively policed by Intellectual Property (IP) laws, putting a type of copyright on original material. However, in the chapter "Intellectual Property Norms in Stand-Up Comedy,” which will...

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Joe Rogan: Talking Monkeys in Space

By | April 29, 2010 at 1:07 pm | No comments

A loopy hour-long lecture with hilarious punch lines describes Talking Monkeys in Space, the latest CD from the always voluble and volcanic Joe Rogan. Consider this release from Comedy Central Records, Comedy 303, a master class in creative joke writing from Rogan, whose...

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Taking Stock: Tolerated Joke Theft

By | April 30, 2007 at 7:45 am | One comment

Joke stealing has been getting a lot of attention lately, due to the battle between Joe Rogan and Carlos Mencia. Joke theft is always going to exist, for the simple reason that stealing jokes is a lot easier than writing them. But there's a brand of purloined punch line that...

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