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Women In Comedy Festival accepting comedian submissions (Video)

Women In Comedy Festival accepting comedian submissions (Video)

By | October 6, 2011 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments

You guys. The 4th Annual Women In Comedy Festival is going down March 21 through 25 next year in Boston. I'm letting you know for two reasons. The first, is that I got a chance to check out the fest last year and based on my experience, I believe that, if you live within a few...

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Video: Maria Bamford, Amy Schumer and more are female comedians

Video: Maria Bamford, Amy Schumer and more are female comedians

By | September 13, 2011 at 2:20 pm | No comments

We all know that girls aren't funny, right? Right. Well, not naturally funny, anyway. They need to put in a lot of work to become that way. What that work is exactly, however, has been a mystery in the comedy world. Until now. Thankfully, comedians Amy Schumer, Nikki Glaser and...

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Some ladies get nasty, others get personal; Leggero, Bamford, Schumer rep well at Just For Laughs

Some ladies get nasty, others get personal; Leggero, Bamford, Schumer rep well at Just For Laughs

By | July 29, 2011 at 1:49 pm | No comments

MONTREAL -- “See, and you thought women weren’t funny! You probably got dragged here tonight, didn’t you?” Natasha Leggero, she of the rising star, killer comedian status, quipped loudly. The recipient, presumably a Republican-looking dude unfortunate enough to be seated...

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Interview: Diagnosis, Maria Bamford

Interview: Diagnosis, Maria Bamford

By | July 26, 2011 at 10:08 am | No comments

"It’s so hard to get an intervention when people don’t think you have any problems," stand-up comic Maria Bamford complains as she tells me about her love of reality shows like Intervention and Confessions: Animal Hoarding. "Would somebody just please meet me at a Best...

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Watch Bert from 'Sesame Street' interview Saturday Night Live's Andy Samberg

By | May 19, 2011 at 4:22 pm | No comments

I'll level with everyone. When I'm not watching comedy programming, I'm watching PBS Kids. Two reasons: 1. I have a two year old son. 2. I fucking love PBS Kids. Even if you're an adult with no children or you're an adult who hates children, I highly recommend sitting down and...

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T-shirt company launches comedian t-shirt line for charity; Maria Bamford kicks it off

By | May 5, 2011 at 1:04 pm | One comment

One of the best things about comedy is that it builds community. There’s something about watching a comic, whether you’re in the comfort of your own home or in a club surrounded by a few friends and many strangers, that connects us. Shared laughter builds bridges,...

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New season of John Oliver’s stand-up show promotes community in comedy world

By | March 15, 2011 at 6:32 pm | No comments

Stand-up fans, get ready: the second season of John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show is almost here. Premiering March 24 on Comedy Central, the show features some returning stand-up favorites as well as some newer faces. And, to promote the show, John Oliver was in town for...

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Video: Just because we love Maria Bamford…

By | March 11, 2011 at 1:34 pm | One comment

Part of the life of a successful comedian on the road is constantly promoting your gigs-- whether it be on early morning radio or on local news stations. Every once in a while its fun to take a look at how some of that goes down. Today, we caught one of our faves Maria Bamford...

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The 10 Must-have stand-up comedy DVDs from 2010

By | December 29, 2010 at 8:49 am | 3 comments

If you’re here, you’ve probably seen that a few weeks ago we released our Top 10 Comedy Albums of 2010. Or maybe you were just Googling "year-end lists" and landed here. Or maybe you were searching for porn and got horribly lost. Whatever the case, we're happy to have...

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