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Robert Schimmel documentary in the works and you can help fund it (Video)

Robert Schimmel documentary in the works and you can help fund it (Video)

By | January 15, 2013 at 4:27 pm | No comments

When Robert Schimmel died in 2010, he left behind him a body of work any comedian would have been proud to create. At 60 years old, Schimmel was a cancer survivor and was still earnestly touring across the country, so it was a shock to the comedy world when he was critically...

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Dan Harmon, Charlie Kaufman want $200,000 to fund animated movie

Dan Harmon, Charlie Kaufman want $200,000 to fund animated movie

By | July 12, 2012 at 2:07 pm | No comments

Dan Harmon, no doubt, has some time on his hands after being forced out of his Community job. That is, unless he can get funding to executive-produce a stop-motion animated film, which absolutely looks to be worth your donations. Anomalisa, written by Charlie Kaufman (Being...

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Comedian Myq Kaplan challenges Kickstarter to define ‘art’ (Video)

Comedian Myq Kaplan challenges Kickstarter to define ‘art’ (Video)

By | July 9, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 3 comments

What is art? I don't know and neither does comedian Myq Kaplan. But at least Kaplan has a plan to figure it out, once and for all. He just needs help raising $1 to fund the project. Kaplan set up a Kickstarter page where he is requesting your donations to help him reach his...

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Tig Notaro is making a movie about clowns, and you can help (Video)

Tig Notaro is making a movie about clowns, and you can help (Video)

By | June 26, 2012 at 3:31 pm | One comment

Comedian and actress Tig Notaro is set to star in a short film loosely based on a time in her life when she hired a clown to help her overcome heartache. “I felt so down and out that I thought the only thing that was going to make me happy was if I called a clown service...

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First ever comedy podcast festival may become reality

First ever comedy podcast festival may become reality

By | February 2, 2012 at 10:55 pm | 4 comments

A few years ago, the idea of launching a comedy podcast was considered an innovative one. Today, however, there are more than 16 billion comedy podcasts (that's an estimate). The point is, there's so many -- and so many quality comedy podcasts -- that it's not at all insane to...

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Patton Oswalt, Megan Mullally, more want a Los Angeles comedy festival (Video)

Patton Oswalt, Megan Mullally, more want a Los Angeles comedy festival (Video)

By | January 4, 2012 at 5:05 pm | One comment

Kickstarter has become a friend to independent musicians, artists, filmmakers, writers and performers everywhere truly making D.I.Y. projects a little easier and allowing for promotion at the same time. Comedian Abbey Londer has decided to take advantage of the site using it to...

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Kickstarter campaign to reinvigorate NYC indie comedy venue Luca Lounge launches

Kickstarter campaign to reinvigorate NYC indie comedy venue Luca Lounge launches

By | September 23, 2011 at 12:20 pm | 2 comments

Over the last year, several live comedy venues in New York have closed. Many of the shows featuring the city's most innovative acts have had to find another home. Often times that means doing shows at coffee shops, bowling alleys, and, sometimes, in a living room. Luca Lounge...

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Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival lineup revealed; Kristen Schaal, John Oliver, Aisha Tyler among participants

Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival lineup revealed; Kristen Schaal, John Oliver, Aisha Tyler among participants

By | August 11, 2011 at 5:07 pm | No comments

What began as a joke amongst jokers, has now become an annual comedy tradition in the New York City metro area. It's the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival; and it's now in its fourth year. And we're happy to reveal this year's lineup. The "fest" will span two venues in Brooklyn --...

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Laughter Against the Machine plans a tour documentary, and you can help

Laughter Against the Machine plans a tour documentary, and you can help

By | July 15, 2011 at 8:14 am | One comment

Comedian W. Kamau Bell released one of the best stand-up comedy albums of last year, Face Full of Flour, and he doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon. He, along with comedians Janine Brito and Nato Green set up a Kickstarter account to produce Laughter Against the...

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