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Comedians police themselves when it comes to joke stealing, study says

By | July 28, 2010 at 1:48 pm | One comment

What happens when a comedian steals a joke? In most industries, creative material is effectively policed by Intellectual Property (IP) laws, putting a type of copyright on original material. However, in the chapter "Intellectual Property Norms in Stand-Up Comedy,” which will...

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Patton Oswalt, Greg Behrendt, more comedians will play Bumbershoot festival

By | July 1, 2010 at 3:02 pm | No comments

The Seattle music and arts festival Bumbershoot recently announced its jam-packed comedy lineup for the September event. Boasting both national acts and up and coming comedians, Bumbershoot will have a comedy stage South, West, and North in addition to its main music stage and...

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Dane Cook chats with Marc Maron: A study on first impressions and the 'real' self

By | July 1, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 16 comments

I just listened to Marc Maron's incredibly enlightening Dane Cook interview from this week’s episode of WTF with Marc Maron. It got me thinking about my own experiences getting into comedy under the shadow of Cook. Shortly after I started doing stand-up, I was talking shit...

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Marc Maron talks to Ben Stiller on WTF; you’re going to want to listen

By | June 7, 2010 at 11:26 am | 2 comments

In the last few months, Marc Maron's podcast WTF has blown the hell up, thanks, in part to high profile -- not to mention, expertly crafted -- interviews with Robin Willians and Carlos Mencia, the latter of which got mentions on Entertainment Weekly and Huffington Post and...

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Ricky Gervais defends joke to Down Syndrome group; but was it even necessary?

By | May 25, 2010 at 9:42 am | 14 comments

Scottish newspaper Daily Record jumped on Ricky Gervais’ case on May 23 for using the term “mong” in a bit onstage he did during his a recent UK tour stop. He was referring to Britain’s Got Talent champion singer Susan Boyle. For those of you who, like myself, had no...

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Marc Maron interviews Robin Williams: tackles joke theft, divorce, heart surgery, alcoholism

By | April 26, 2010 at 8:26 am | No comments

On Friday, we posted some previews of Marc Maron's interview with Robin Williams. Now, comedy fans, the entire episode of WTF, Maron's popular podcast wherein the interview is housed, is up. And you should get there immediately. But if you missed the previews on Friday...

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Marc Maron delves into the real Robin Williams

By | April 23, 2010 at 2:46 pm | One comment

Since Marc Maron launched his popular podcast WTF, he's proven himself a deft interviewer-- someone who's able to welcome comedians (and the occasional non comedian) to his garage -- the site of most of his episodes -- or his guest's hotel or in a parking and anywhere...

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Marc Maron welcomes Dave Hill and Myq Kaplan to WTF

By | April 9, 2010 at 1:49 pm | No comments

First off, before we tell you what you already know from reading the headline on this here post, let us say this: If you haven't yet listened to last week's WTF with Marc Maron, wherein Marc interviews Mr. Show legend Bob Odenkirk, do yourself a favor and check it out here. It...

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Can you say one country's comedians are 'better' than another country's comedians?

By | April 7, 2010 at 4:16 pm | 5 comments

In what I can only describe as one of the most pointless and ill-conceived analyses on the subject of comedy, Troy Media yesterday, in a pair of op-eds (“American Comedians Can’t Hold a Candle to their Canadian Counterparts” and “Why Americans Love Canadian Comedians”)...

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