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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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Kathleen Madigan to record new comedy special Saturday, Lewis Black opens

By | May 11, 2010 at 4:03 pm | No comments

Kathleen Madigan, of Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central and late night television fame, is filming a brand new hour-long comedy special this Saturday at the Gramercy Theater in New York City. And you, my friends, can be part of the taping. All you need to do is go here and lay...

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Lewis Black, Wyatt Cenac, more to play Comedy Central SummerStage

By | May 6, 2010 at 4:05 pm | No comments

People complain about New York City being too expensive. But you can’t forget about all the awesome free events. Comedy Central Park Live is one of them, as the free stand-up comedy show returns for a fourth summer this July as part of the 2010 Central Park SummerStage...

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Lewis Black to host Night of a Million Opinions at Just For Laughs

By | April 30, 2010 at 12:53 pm | No comments

Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival is pulling out the big guns once again. They’ve announced that the incomparably enraged Lewis Black will host Night of a Million Opinions, A Videotron Just For Laughs gala. The evening will feature no-holds-barred, opinionated comedy from...

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