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Review: Showtime’s ‘Inside Comedy’ is a functional look at a wholly dysfunctional art

Review: Showtime’s ‘Inside Comedy’ is a functional look at a wholly dysfunctional art

By | January 18, 2012 at 1:06 pm | One comment

After watching three episodes of Showtime's new behind-the-curtain series, Inside Comedy, any rational entertainment goer will conclude, whether you like the series or not, that documentarian Ken Burns doesn't need to do a series called Comedy. The show features in-depth...

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On comedian Todd Glass coming out: a note from a friend

On comedian Todd Glass coming out: a note from a friend

By | January 18, 2012 at 11:15 am | 21 comments

photo by: Sharilyn Johnson On Monday’s episode of WTF with Marc Maron, stand-up comedian Todd Glass did something very brave. However, despite the news of Todd’s coming out of the closet, nothing about Todd has really changed. Todd is the same guy we’ve grown to adore...

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Comedian Todd Glass announces he’s gay on WTF with Marc Maron

Comedian Todd Glass announces he’s gay on WTF with Marc Maron

By | January 16, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 62 comments

Well-respected veteran comedian Todd Glass announced he was gay on today’s episode of WTF with Marc Maron. After a relatively short introduction, wherein Maron tells his listeners that Glass, 47, wanted to come on the show to say something important, the announcement was...

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Marc Maron, Harland Williams to play benefit show for late comic Angelo Bowers

Marc Maron, Harland Williams to play benefit show for late comic Angelo Bowers

By | January 5, 2012 at 11:19 pm | No comments

This coming Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the Improv in Hollywood, Marc Maron, Harland Williams and more will perform at a show to benefit the family of late comedian Angelo Bowers, who died early Tuesday morning after sustaining injuries from a car crash caused by a drunk driver. He...

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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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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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Multi-city comedy benefit featuring Maron, Papa, Quinn and more raises money for Haiti

Multi-city comedy benefit featuring Maron, Papa, Quinn and more raises money for Haiti

By | November 17, 2011 at 12:04 pm | One comment

Jodi Lieberman, Amber J. Lawson and Zoe Friedman are three powerhouses in the world of comedy, and I'm proud to say I know them all! They teamed up to create Transforming The World Through Comedy, a philanthropic organization simply known as TWT, because they said they wanted to...

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Gilda’s LaughFest will feature Jim Gaffigan, Whoopi Goldberg, Marc Maron and more

Gilda’s LaughFest will feature Jim Gaffigan, Whoopi Goldberg, Marc Maron and more

By | November 10, 2011 at 8:26 am | One comment

Jim Gaffigan, Whoopi Goldberg, Marc Maron and a seemingly endless list of other big name comedians are scheduled to perform at the second annual Gilda's LaughFest, to be held in Grand Rapids, MI next year from March 8 -18. The festival has a unique position within the country's...

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Exclusive: IFC is the front-runner to acquire Marc Maron series

Exclusive: IFC is the front-runner to acquire Marc Maron series

By | November 4, 2011 at 1:58 pm | No comments

Ever since Marc Maron’s television pilot was screened at the New York Television Festival in September, a great many of you have been wondering what the status of the project is. And it’s understandable. Many pilots are created each year, and barely any of them get picked up...

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