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Watch the live Louis C.K. Q&A session on Reddit get the Taiwanese animation treatment

Watch the live Louis C.K. Q&A session on Reddit get the Taiwanese animation treatment

By | December 13, 2011 at 10:19 am | No comments

You probably know that yesterday, comedian and everyone's favorite person in the entire world (for good reason) Louis C.K. answered questions from readers live on Reddit.com during one of the site's celebrated Q&A sessions. If you missed it, you can read the entire...

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Watch an outtake from Louis C.K.’s upcoming comedy special

Watch an outtake from Louis C.K.’s upcoming comedy special

By | December 9, 2011 at 9:15 pm | No comments

As you may know, Louis C.K. recorded his next one-hour stand-up comedy special Live at the Beacon Theater a few weeks ago during the New York Comedy Festival. You may also know the special is premiering tomorrow! And you may also know the only way you'll be able to watch the...

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Grammy nominations for best comedy album not as horrible as usual

Grammy nominations for best comedy album not as horrible as usual

By | December 1, 2011 at 8:30 am | 13 comments

The folks at the Grammys have had a recent history of nominating some pretty questionable albums for their Best Comedy Album category. In 2008 they gave the award to Flight of the Conchords for their 23-minute EP The Distant Future (not an album). In 2009, George Lopez's album...

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Laughspin presents the 10 best comedy albums of 2011

Laughspin presents the 10 best comedy albums of 2011

By | November 30, 2011 at 8:18 am | 69 comments

The end of the year is approaching fast, comedy fans. And so it’s time to count down the 10 best comedy albums of the year. As in years past, this list represents the albums we feel were the strongest. Let it be known: there were more than 150 comedy albums released this year....

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Louis C.K. headed back to ‘Parks and Recreation’

Louis C.K. headed back to ‘Parks and Recreation’

By | November 28, 2011 at 6:57 pm | No comments

Remember when Louis C.K. popped up on Parks and Recreation for a bunch of episodes in 2009? Well, he's coming back to reprise his role as a Pawnee police officer and love interest to Amy Poehler's manic character Leslie Knope. C.K.'s character Dave Sanderson will first appear in...

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Comedian photography book explores Louis C.K., Amy Poehler, David Cross and more

Comedian photography book explores Louis C.K., Amy Poehler, David Cross and more

By | November 21, 2011 at 10:22 pm | 5 comments

The holiday season is upon us-- and with it, all the anxiety that goes with shopping for your favorite picky people. If you know a few comedy nerds, however, -- in addition to a whole row of amazing comedy albums that came out this year -- you might want to get them Liezl...

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At the New York Comedy Festival, Louis C.K. proves a bleak worldview can be hilarious

At the New York Comedy Festival, Louis C.K. proves a bleak worldview can be hilarious

By | November 14, 2011 at 7:50 pm | One comment

Louis C.K. doesn’t need an opener. “Fuck it,” he said, soon after he stepped onstage at the St. George Theatre on Staten Island on Nov. 11, as part of the New York Comedy Festival. “What’s the point?” The same sentiment can applied to the entirety of Louis’s...

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Preview: New York Comedy Festival hosts Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman, Comics To Watch, more

Preview: New York Comedy Festival hosts Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman, Comics To Watch, more

By | November 7, 2011 at 9:31 am | No comments

As if comedy isn’t always a huge part of New York City’s entertainment draw, this week it’s doubly huge—you see, the eighth annual New York Comedy Festival hits town this Wednesday and runs through Nov. 13, boasting the absolute biggest names in stand-up and expanding...

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Louis C.K. works out material for his new special at the Comic Strip (Photo)

Louis C.K. works out material for his new special at the Comic Strip (Photo)

By | November 5, 2011 at 3:57 pm | One comment

I think it was Chris Rock who told me during an interview I did with him for the book on the history of The Comic Strip -- and I'm paraphrasing here -- that a comedy club to a comic is like a gym to an athlete. You go to a comedy club to work out. That's where you try out new...

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