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Lisa Lampanelli developing reality show for Logo network, produced by Chelsea Handler

By | July 11, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments

Comedian Lisa Lampanelli has been a busy gal. Not only has she been touring the country doing stand-up, but she's also been working on her one-woman Broadway show, which was announced last week. Today, however, we get the news that the "Queen of Mean" is also developing a new...

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Lisa Lampanelli to donate $1,000 to Gay Men's Health Crisis for every Westboro Baptist Church protester

By | May 20, 2011 at 5:49 pm | 2 comments

Simply brilliant. Lisa Lampanelli is scheduled to perform tonight in Topeka, KS, which is where the Westboro Baptist Church is located. Quick review: the WBC is led by Fred Phelps who routinely organizes protests against gays, Jews, Catholics, Lutherans—basically anyone who...

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New Majority Comedy Tour kicks off June 3; Iglesias, Peters, Lampanelli and Byrne to perform

By | May 13, 2011 at 5:54 pm | No comments

Tickets for the first few shows of The New Majority Comedy Tour, arguably the biggest comedy tour of the year, are now on sale. In each town the tour hits, Russell Peters, Gabriel Iglesias, Lisa Lampanelli and Steve Byrne will perform. You can snag your tickets...

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Lisa Lampanelli reveals her Donald Trump roast plan of attack

By | March 4, 2011 at 1:12 pm | One comment

Two days ago, Comedy Central announced the list of folks who would be hurling insults toward Donald Trump during the taping of the network's roast of the man, premiering March 15 at 10:30 pm EST. Whitney Cummings, Anthony Jeselnik, Lisa Lampanelli, and Jeffrey Ross as well as...

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Featured review: Daniel Tosh– "Happy Thoughts"

By | March 3, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 103 comments

Like Jim Norton and Patrice O’Neal, Sarah Silverman and Lisa Lampanelli, Daniel Tosh clearly belongs to Comics Without Borders, a cadre of comedians that fearlessly (some scolds may say tastelessly) crosses boundaries to deliver jokes to those in need…of convulsive...

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Comedy Central announces Donald Trump roasters

By | March 2, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments

Donald Trump is one of the most lampoonable guys around – which is why he’ll be the subject of a Comedy Central roast, taping next week and airing on March 15. Today, the network announced the lineup of roasters who will be wittily tearing Trump a new one, and it looks to...

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Lisa Lampanelli shows Punchline Magazine the Zsa Zsa jokes that didn't make Twitter

By | January 21, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 16 comments

On the heels of the controversy-filled Ricky Gervais performance at the Golden Globes on Sunday, it seems just maybe we're about to spin out into another comedian-related discussion about whether said comic has "crossed the line." This time, hugely popular insult comic Lisa...

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Comedy Matters with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock and more

By | November 13, 2009 at 10:21 am | No comments

TRIBUTE TO MARJORIE GURIAN This column will be kind of a double column due to the sudden passing of my beloved Mom, Marjorie Gurian, right at the time my last column was due. It just kind of rocked me, and brought home the concept that all we have is today. [caption...

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Louis CK, Stephen Colbert, more join for veterans benefit

By | October 8, 2009 at 10:34 am | No comments

For the third year in a row, the New York Comedy Festival is hosting a star-studded event to honor our nation’s veterans. Stand Up for Heroes: A Benefit for the Bob Woodruff Foundation happens Wednesday, Nov 4 at New York City's Town Hall. The show will feature the...

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