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LA comedy represents in Portland; a SoCal perspective on the Bridgetown Comedy Festival

By | April 25, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments

As the fourth annual Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland came to a close yesterday, some of the best, brightest, and most original in comedy were put on display to uproarious, standing room only crowds. This is especially true for the LA comedy scene. Looking at the list of...

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Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Day 4

By | April 25, 2011 at 11:16 am | One comment

PORTLAND, OR - Sunday marked the last day of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, and though there were fewer shows to attend, I did see some solid comedy to end the weekend. I popped around a lot on Sunday to check out some of the festival's up-and-coming comics. Mostly I tried to...

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Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Day 2

By | April 23, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 2 comments

PORTLAND - Somehow, it’s still sunny in Portland. The Comedy Gods are smiling upon us, you guys. First stop for day two of Bridgetown was Lance Bangs Presents Come Laugh With Us at the Bagdad Theater. The line for this baby was around the block, because the show was packed...

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Garfunkel and Oates drops “Weed Card” video in honor of 4/20

By | April 19, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments

After Kristen Schaal's starring role in the National's "Conversation 16" last month, the wait is finally is over for the next hilarious music video that will undoubtedly go viral. The lovely, talented, and hysterical comedy music duo of Garfunkel and Oates dropped their newest...

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Video: Backstage with Morgan Murphy, Jen Kirkman, Kristen Schaal

By | March 14, 2011 at 10:58 am | No comments

Over the weekend, I dropped by the Women in Comedy Festival, which was going down in Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts. The third annual event, which ran from March 9 - 13 hosted comedy panels, workshops and of course shows-- lots of shows covering stand-up, sketch and...

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Kristen Schaal is U.S. president in the new National video

By | March 9, 2011 at 2:22 pm | No comments

There’s something about seeing comedians in music videos that just tickles me to no end. Following the New Pornographers’ “Moves” video, which featured cameos by every comedian ever, the National have just released a music video starring Kristen Schaal and Mad Men’s...

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Morgan Murphy, Kristen Schaal, more headline Women in Comedy Festival

By | February 23, 2011 at 11:46 am | 2 comments

[caption id="attachment_18635" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Morgan Murphy, punks!"][/caption] Hey, New England comedy fans! Boston’s Women in Comedy Festival is around the corner, and they’ve just released the lineup and schedule for the event. Some of the many...

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Indie comedy show turns into film; Gaffigan, Maron, Garofalo show support

By | February 8, 2011 at 5:09 pm | One comment

If I’m a sucker for one kind of movie, it’s the comedy documentary. Sadly, it’s not the most common genre, but a new trailer has just been released for a film that will please any comedy nerd. Tell Your Friends! The Concert Film!, by Liam McEneaney and Victor Varnado,...

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Eugene Mirman: the end of the world will be like Ghostbusters

By | January 6, 2011 at 3:31 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_17239" align="alignright" width="200" caption="This is what Eugene Mirman looks like as a cartoon boy dressed as a hamburger."][/caption] If you're a practicing Christian, this Sunday is just like any other Sunday. No doubt, you'll go to church, yawn 243...

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