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SXSW Comedy, Day 3: Brett Gelman, Jay Larson, Team Coco and more!

SXSW Comedy, Day 3: Brett Gelman, Jay Larson, Team Coco and more!

By | March 12, 2013 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments

AUSTIN -- As you may have heard, Austin’s motto is “Keep Austin Weird,” referring to the fun eccentricities of its most colorful people and places. But the same could have been said for one of the oddest performances I can remember seeing in the past three years of...

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Comedy Central will premiere Bonnaroo comedy special with Key & Peele, Marc Maron and more

Comedy Central will premiere Bonnaroo comedy special with Key & Peele, Marc Maron and more

By | June 14, 2012 at 4:10 pm | One comment

This year Comedy Central helped produce the comedy portion of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, and the line-up was especially impressive. For the many of us who couldn't make the trip to that groovy farm in Manchester, TN, however, we're in luck; Comedy Central was there...

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Watch comedian Jon Dore search for an NBA replacement on ‘Conan’

Watch comedian Jon Dore search for an NBA replacement on ‘Conan’

By | January 13, 2012 at 11:51 am | No comments

It's almost been three weeks since the return of the NBA and whether they will ever make up to NBA fans for their regular season stoppage is a question that still hangs in the air. Well, as far as comedian Jon Dore is concerned, it's more than a question that still lingers. For...

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Rory Scovel successfully does stand-up in total darkness, accompanied by live music

Rory Scovel successfully does stand-up in total darkness, accompanied by live music

By | August 3, 2011 at 11:42 am | 2 comments

When performing comedy in front of a live audience, it's strongly recommended that the stage be lit. If specifically performing stand-up, it's also recommended that indie rock music not be playing during the performance. Given how obvious those two observations are, going...

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Video: Did Conan O’Brien’s show steal local sketch group’s double comedian bit?

Video: Did Conan O’Brien’s show steal local sketch group’s double comedian bit?

By | July 13, 2011 at 11:10 am | 3 comments

Conan has been in reruns for the past week and a half, but the show is still in the news for a potentially ripped sketch performed right before the show's hiatus. The AV Club reports that a sketch group from Cleveland, Last Call Cleveland, alleges Conan swiped the premise for...

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Exclusive video interview with the Sklar brothers

By | September 13, 2010 at 1:35 pm | One comment

If you haven't watched the recently premiered original series Held Up, exclusively showing on Crackle.com and helmed by the always delightful Sklar brothers, we submit that you've been missing out on one of the web's funniest and smartly-written series. The show follows the...

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