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Comedy Central announces lineup for Half-Hour comedy specials

Comedy Central announces lineup for Half-Hour comedy specials

By | February 11, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments

Comedy central has released their roster of comedians receiving 30-minute (well, 22-minute) specials in 2014, SplitSider reports. The new season of The Half-Hour includes a talented list of comedians, many with some television heat on them. Fortune Feimster was recently cast in...

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Comedy Central announces web series development slate; renews Ari Shaffir’s online storytelling show

Comedy Central announces web series development slate; renews Ari Shaffir’s online storytelling show

By | November 7, 2013 at 10:51 am | No comments

Comedy Central has always been excellent at keeping up with the times and not fighting the demand for free online content. Its online platform, CC: Studios, has announced its current development slate for its comedy web series. Among the projects is Strong Island, a show about...

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High Plains Comedy Festival in photos: Reggie Watts, Marc Maron, Kyle Kinane and more!

High Plains Comedy Festival in photos: Reggie Watts, Marc Maron, Kyle Kinane and more!

By | September 5, 2013 at 1:27 pm | No comments

On Aug. 23 and 24, the first-ever High Plains Comedy Festival went down in beautiful Denver, CO, bringing together dozens of nationally headlining comedians and local heroes from the city’s increasingly thriving comedy scene. For the festival, co-curators and comedians Andy...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 65: Jerry Seinfeld, Kumail Nanjiani, Kurt Braunohler

Laughspin Podcast, episode 65: Jerry Seinfeld, Kumail Nanjiani, Kurt Braunohler

By | July 11, 2013 at 1:41 pm | No comments

On a new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I listen to new tracks from comedians Kumail Nanjiani and Kurt Braunohler and we hear Jerry Seinfeld answer questions from the audience at Late Nigh with Jimmy Fallon. Also, we deliver some news on Donald Glover, Dane Cook, and...

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Listen to a track from Kurt Braunohler’s album ‘How Do I Land?’ (Audio)

Listen to a track from Kurt Braunohler’s album ‘How Do I Land?’ (Audio)

By | July 9, 2013 at 12:14 pm | No comments

Breakout comedian and host of IFC's Bunk! Kurt Braunohler is making his comedy album debut with the release of How Do I Land? on Aug. 20. Recorded live at clubs in Seattle and Portland, Braunohler covers his childhood in New Jersey, how to improve the world make the world a...

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Bridgetown Comedy Festival, day 3: Matt Braunger, Kurt Braunohler and more!

Bridgetown Comedy Festival, day 3: Matt Braunger, Kurt Braunohler and more!

By | April 21, 2013 at 10:15 pm | No comments

Portland -- Which three-word phrase is going to be hardest to wrest from my head in the post-Bridgetown weeks to come: "stocks and bonds" or "place on plate"? I've heard the former at least three times via former Portlander Matt Braunger. The tall, cherubic comic (his...

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Two more music labels enter comedy business; Erik Griffin and Kurt Braunohler to release albums

Two more music labels enter comedy business; Erik Griffin and Kurt Braunohler to release albums

By | January 16, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments

Quickly rising comedians Kurt Braunohler and Erik Griffin just signed deals to release their first live comedy albums, and both are doing so as two indie music record labels' first comedians. Braunohler, the host of IFC's absurd game show Bunk!, will record his debut album for...

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Watch Kurt Braunohler in new documentary series ‘Modern Comedian’

Watch Kurt Braunohler in new documentary series ‘Modern Comedian’

By | July 16, 2012 at 2:12 pm | One comment

Modern Comedian is a new web series by New York-based comic Scott Moran. Each week Scott follows a different comedian around, on-stage and off, to document the life of the -- you guessed it -- modern comedian. The debut episode features Kurt Braunohler. Between Kurt's old...

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The Laughspin Bridgetown Comedy Fest wrap-up with Todd Barry, Jon Glaser, more!

The Laughspin Bridgetown Comedy Fest wrap-up with Todd Barry, Jon Glaser, more!

By | April 21, 2012 at 11:03 am | 2 comments

I know, I know. It’s been days and days since the Bridgetown Comedy Festival wrapped up, but I needed that time to process the adventure. I saw so many shows over the course of the four-day run that some of it gets a bit fuzzy, so I had to storyboard my weekend and pick out my...

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