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Louis C.K. gives $280,000 to five charities after ‘Live at the Beacon’ sales rocket to $1 million

Louis C.K. gives $280,000 to five charities after ‘Live at the Beacon’ sales rocket to $1 million

By | December 22, 2011 at 11:19 am | 9 comments

After 10 days on sale, Louis C.K.’s newest stand-up comedy special Live at the Beacon Theater has made $1 million. And Louis is not at all comfortable having that much money all at once. After 27 years in the business, he’s never been in this position— and so, he had to do...

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Louis C.K. set to perform for Obama at fancy political event

Louis C.K. set to perform for Obama at fancy political event

By | December 20, 2011 at 11:05 am | 3 comments

It’s no secret that I absolutely love everything Louis C.K. does. He could sit onstage and tell me why I suck for two hours and I’d still think he was brilliant. Hell, I even wrote a 30 page paper about Louie for a graduate school seminar last year. Long story short,...

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Louis C.K. wins big in Laughspin Readers’ Choice Comedy Awards

Louis C.K. wins big in Laughspin Readers’ Choice Comedy Awards

By | December 19, 2011 at 4:28 pm | One comment

The results are in for the first ever Laughspin Readers’ Choice Comedy Awards. Voting began Dec. 5 and ended this morning. We really wanted to thank you all for participating-- whether it was just voting or sharing the poll or both. We've listed all the nominees below and...

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See Louis C.K. in 50 different pieces of fan art!

See Louis C.K. in 50 different pieces of fan art!

By | December 16, 2011 at 5:47 pm | No comments

Ever since he self-released his newest stand-up special Live at the Beacon Theater last weekend, Louis C.K. has been all over the Internet and on television promoting the hell out of it. And for good reason. It's excellent (duh) and the way in which he distributed his wares --...

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Louis C.K. offers ‘Live at the Beacon Theater’ bonus features online

Louis C.K. offers ‘Live at the Beacon Theater’ bonus features online

By | December 15, 2011 at 1:03 pm | No comments

This morning, comedian Louis C.K. released his second statement in three days, this time to let his fans know about some new features connected to his new, self-distributed stand-up special Live at the Beacon Theater. He writes, in part, the following: Theres a thing where you...

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Watch all 10 minutes of Louis C.K.’s interview on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Watch all 10 minutes of Louis C.K.’s interview on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno

By | December 15, 2011 at 10:39 am | 6 comments

To further promote his already wildly successful self-released new stand-up special Live at the Beacon Theater, Louis C.K. popped in to the Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night. If you're reading this here, you undoubtedly already know about the comedian's experiment in DIY...

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Louis C.K. reveals $200,000 profit from self-released comedy special

Louis C.K. reveals $200,000 profit from self-released comedy special

By | December 13, 2011 at 11:38 pm | 27 comments

In the last few days, especially in the world of comedy, there's been tons of buzz about Louis C.K.'s newest stand-up special Live at the Beacon Theater. There's arguably been equal amount of chatter about the way in which the veteran comedian distributed his newest project....

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Listen to Louis C.K.’s 45-minute interview from NPR’s ‘Fresh Air’

Listen to Louis C.K.’s 45-minute interview from NPR’s ‘Fresh Air’

By | December 13, 2011 at 2:59 pm | No comments

To help promote his newly-released comedy special, Live at the Beacon Theater (available only on louisck.com), Louis C.K. has been making stops at some important media outlets-- ABC's Nightline and NPR among them. This morning he appeared on the latter, on Terry Gross' Fresh...

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Louis C.K. was on Nightline last night and you can watch the whole interview here

Louis C.K. was on Nightline last night and you can watch the whole interview here

By | December 13, 2011 at 10:52 am | 2 comments

Last night, Nightline aired a pretty solid feature with Louis C.K. ABC's Bill Weir spent the day with the man recently, watching Louie at the Comedy Cellar in New York trying out new jokes, hanging out at his apartment and exploring his history in the world of comedy. You can...

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