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Louis C.K. goes on hilarious Twitter insult spree (Image gallery)

Louis C.K. goes on hilarious Twitter insult spree (Image gallery)

By | June 22, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 4 comments

Louis C.K. Has a pretty active “web presence.” He has a long history of posting on comedy message boards, and not just to promote stuff either (read his particularly interesting back-and-forth with Doug Stanhope on Google Groups from 2005, if you haven't yet*). He's happy to...

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Chelsea Handler, The Muppets, Kevin Hart among performers for Montreal’s Just For Laughs fest

Chelsea Handler, The Muppets, Kevin Hart among performers for Montreal’s Just For Laughs fest

By | May 9, 2012 at 6:18 pm | No comments

It's the longest running comedy festival in the world. And this year, its celebrating 30 years from July 12 - 29. Festival organizers announced the huge lineup moments ago, via Twitter. And they kicked things off telling its followers that on July 26, The Muppets will be...

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Exclusive audio from Andy Kindler’s annual State of the Industry Address from Just For Laughs

Exclusive audio from Andy Kindler’s annual State of the Industry Address from Just For Laughs

By | August 5, 2011 at 11:18 am | 2 comments

Each year during the world's arguably most important comedy festival, Just For Laughs, comedian Andy Kindler delivers the State of the Industry Address. And this year was no different as Kindler verbally destroyed the industry he's been part of for decades as well as himself....

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Exclusive video: Marc Maron’s complete keynote address from Just For Laughs

Exclusive video: Marc Maron’s complete keynote address from Just For Laughs

By | August 2, 2011 at 1:33 pm | 14 comments

The 29th edition of Montreal's Just For Laughs comedy festival came to an end on Sunday after weeks of shows, panels, street fairs and speeches. But one speech, Marc Maron's keynote address on July 28 during the Comedy Conference portion of the festival is what resounded most...

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David Wain brings “Wainy Days” web series to the stage at Just For Laughs

David Wain brings “Wainy Days” web series to the stage at Just For Laughs

By | July 31, 2011 at 12:10 pm | One comment

MONTREAL -- Comedian and director David Wain’s popular web series, Wainy Days, has long been a comedy anomaly amongst Internet-produced humor. Much like the defining body of Wain’s 20-year career – ranging from his days with The State and Stella on to his illustrious...

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Craig Ferguson hosts international comedians at Just For Laughs

Craig Ferguson hosts international comedians at Just For Laughs

By | July 31, 2011 at 11:51 am | One comment

There’s nothing much –- including pancakes -– that could have topped off the International House of Comedy show, or added any more to it than what was already included in the glorious bag of goods being sold to an eager crowd. Hosted by the venerable Craig Ferguson, he of...

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Brian Posehn, Chris Hardwick, Kumail Nanjiani nerd it up at Just For Laughs

Brian Posehn, Chris Hardwick, Kumail Nanjiani nerd it up at Just For Laughs

By | July 30, 2011 at 6:45 pm | One comment

MONTREAL -- The Tribute to Nerds gala ended up being one of my favorite extravaganzas of the fest so far, and that’s not just because I happen to carry around something of a constant nerd boner. Was every comedian that performed here a total babe? Yeah, I would definitely...

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Andy Kindler’s State of the Industry Address at Just For Laughs; yep, he still hates Dane Cook and Jay Leno

Andy Kindler’s State of the Industry Address at Just For Laughs; yep, he still hates Dane Cook and Jay Leno

By | July 30, 2011 at 5:45 pm | 3 comments

MONTREAL – Andy Kindler is a force; perhaps even The Force of which that nut Obi-Wan was always flapping his old man space gums about. Watching him perform… well, I hesitate to use the exhausting phrase “comedian’s comedian,” for fear of riddling this recap with...

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Listen to Marc Maron’s keynote address from Just For Laughs

Listen to Marc Maron’s keynote address from Just For Laughs

By | July 30, 2011 at 1:53 pm | One comment

You may have already read our review of the keynote address Marc Maron delivered on Friday at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. If not, you can go here. Or if you'd rather, you can just listen to the whole thing here. Check it out and let us know what you...

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