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Exclusive: Lewis Black, Nick Kroll talk about upcoming Bonnaroo performances

Exclusive: Lewis Black, Nick Kroll talk about upcoming Bonnaroo performances

By | June 7, 2011 at 6:37 pm | No comments

Just like the music stages at the 10th Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival offering a wildly diverse array of styles, this year’s Comedy Tent has also broadened its scope to include not only some of the best and edgiest stand-up around but spoken word, puppets and a couple of...

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Bonnaroo comedy lineup revealed; Lewis Black, Donald Glover and more

By | April 6, 2011 at 9:05 pm | 7 comments

Though the comedian lineup hasn't been officially announced for the highly anticipated Bonnaroo festival going down in Manchester, TN in June, we've got a list for you. Below are the comedians we hear will be performing. Check it out! Lewis Black Cheech Marin Ralphie May the...

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Video: Lewis Black says Donald Trump is the 'crazy dictator this country needs'

By | March 23, 2011 at 4:22 pm | One comment

On last night's Daily Show, we were gifted with a much-needed Back in Black segment. In it, Lewis Black opines on the fact that Donald Trump is seriously considering running for president. And with tongue planted firmly in cheek, Black submits it might not be such a bad idea,...

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Greg Giraldo tribute on Comedy Central set for March 18

By | March 8, 2011 at 8:31 am | 3 comments

A tribute to late comedian Greg Giraldo, who died last September, will premiere on Comedy Central on March 18 at 11:30 pm EST. Give It Up for Greg Giraldo will feature interviews with the comedian's comedy friends, including Jon Stewart, Jim Gaffigan, Conan O’Brien, Dave...

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Greg Giraldo family benefit presale begins tomorrow

By | December 15, 2010 at 7:47 pm | One comment

As we reported earlier this week, there will be an all-star comedy show at the Beacon Theater in New York on Feb. 9 to benefit the family of Greg Giraldo. Tickets go on sale to the general public this Saturday. However, we just confirmed that there will be a presale beginning...

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Greg Giraldo benefit planned; Dave Attell, Lewis Black, Jim Norton set to perform

By | December 13, 2010 at 9:41 pm | 2 comments

Since Greg Giraldo's untimely passing in September,  friends and the comedy community have shown great support-- especially toward the comedian's family (his three young sons) and his ex-wife Mary Ann. And now, this Saturday, tickets will go on sale for perhaps the biggest...

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Grammy committee once again proves they don't give a shit about comedy

By | December 2, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 12 comments

Ah, yes. It's that time of year again when the mainstream entertainment industry reminds us just how much they don't give a shit about the world of stand-up comedy by doling out Grammy nominations to some of the least deserving -- but wildly popular -- artists. It's also the...

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Lewis Black chats about his new book + an informal review of I'm Dreaming of a Black Christmas

By | November 4, 2010 at 2:34 pm | No comments

Last night, as part of the New York Comedy Festival, Lewis Black sat down with fellow author Bill Scheft to discuss Lew's newest tome I’m Dreaming of a Black Christmas at Barnes and Noble in Union Square. Check out a pair of photos below. [caption id="attachment_16117"...

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Carnival cruise ships use stand-up comedy to attract vacationers

By | July 23, 2010 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments

Carnival cruise ships just got a little bit funnier (on purpose). The company just announced Punchliner Comedy Clubs, a series of on-ship comedy venues to be incorporated into a number of their vessels this year. Comedians will perform 35 minute shows located on the boat's aft...

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