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Jay Leno, Chris Tucker, Lily Tomlin and more announced for Gilda’s LaughFest

Jay Leno, Chris Tucker, Lily Tomlin and more announced for Gilda’s LaughFest

By | November 12, 2013 at 11:15 am | No comments

Some of the biggest names in stand-up comedy have been announced as headliners of this year's Gilda's LaughFest. The nation's first-ever community-wide comedy festival announced its first round of talent and shows lined up for its fourth year of operation. Among the...

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Lewis Black, Lizz Winstead, Todd Barry, more honor George Carlin (Exclusive video)

Lewis Black, Lizz Winstead, Todd Barry, more honor George Carlin (Exclusive video)

By | July 18, 2013 at 5:01 pm | One comment

Last night, an all-star line-up of comedians came together at Gotham Comedy Club in New York to honor the late George Carlin. "Reverence for the Irreverent: A Tribute to George Carlin" was a fundraiser for the campaign to rename a block of Carlin's beloved neighborhood in New...

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Moontower Comedy Festival, day 3: Janeane Garofalo, Michael Ian Black, Chelsea Peretti!

Moontower Comedy Festival, day 3: Janeane Garofalo, Michael Ian Black, Chelsea Peretti!

By | April 27, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments

AUSTIN – Day three of the Moontower Comedy Festival showered audiences with far more outstanding talent than rain, though both made appearances all over the city. Much more astonishing than water falling from the sky – a true Texas rarity – was the hodgepodge of megastar...

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Lewis Black, Ted Alexandro, Judah Friedlander and more team up for Teachers Lounge (Video)

Lewis Black, Ted Alexandro, Judah Friedlander and more team up for Teachers Lounge (Video)

By | March 5, 2013 at 2:16 pm | One comment

Here’s a little piece of exciting comedy news: comedian Ted Alexandro and longtime creative partner Hollis James have created a series called Teachers Lounge, wherein Ted and Hollis play best friends, a music teacher and janitor, respectively. In order to survive the...

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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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Steven Wright, Marc Maron, Reggie Watts, more set for Bonnaroo (Exclusive)

Steven Wright, Marc Maron, Reggie Watts, more set for Bonnaroo (Exclusive)

By | March 29, 2012 at 12:32 am | 2 comments

Although the official comedy lineup for the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival isn't expected to be made public until later on Thursday, we hear Steven Wright, Marc Maron, Brian Posehn, Judah Friedlander, Reggie Watts, Garfunkle & Oats, Rhys Darby, Amy Schumer and Aziz Ansari...

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Judah Friedlander, Steven Wright, Tom Papa, more perform for Laugh For Sight

Judah Friedlander, Steven Wright, Tom Papa, more perform for Laugh For Sight

By | October 11, 2011 at 11:54 am | 2 comments

Comedy Matters doesn’t only talk about comics. It talks about the people who make the comedy world what it is, a wonderful place to be! Chris Mazzilli, owner of Gotham Comedy Club, is a special kind of guy and a very charitable man. I don't think it's any accident that there...

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Watch Demetri Martin, Judah Friedlander on Comedy Central’s web series “The Download”

Watch Demetri Martin, Judah Friedlander on Comedy Central’s web series “The Download”

By | September 8, 2011 at 1:48 pm | No comments

Comedy Central's web series The Download hosted by comedian Jordan Rubin, which premiered in March, continues with a new season. And with that comes the addition of new co-host Owen Benjamin, who replaces Molly McAleer. McAleer served as co-host for the entire first season and...

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Judah Friedlander video: "I turned down so many sitcom auditions"

By | March 24, 2011 at 1:05 pm | No comments

Comedy journalist and Punchline Magazine contributor Jeffrey Gurian has been hard at work interviewing comedian subjects for his book, a history of the famous Comic Strip Live comedy club in New York City. He's already banked more than 25 interviews, including chats with Jerry...

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