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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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Wednesday stand-up video: Maria Bamford

By | December 22, 2010 at 9:53 am | No comments

Maria "The Bammer" Bamford appeared on The Late Late Show last week and I was thrilled to watch it go down. I know that if you had missed this, you'd regret it forever. So here you...

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Maria Bamford rekindles her Christmas ad campaign for Target

By | November 17, 2010 at 12:43 pm | One comment

Maria Bamford holiday ads are becoming just as traditional as a Christmas tree, a Hanukkah bush and getting hammered on eggnog. (“Ho-ho-ooh, my head hurts, Santa!”). Bamford follows up her hilarious series of Black Friday TV ads for Target from last year with more comical...

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Exclusive video interview with the Sklar brothers

By | September 13, 2010 at 1:35 pm | One comment

If you haven't watched the recently premiered original series Held Up, exclusively showing on Crackle.com and helmed by the always delightful Sklar brothers, we submit that you've been missing out on one of the web's funniest and smartly-written series. The show follows the...

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Maria Bamford, Nick Swardson, more to perform at Comic-Con for Comedy Central

By | July 7, 2010 at 4:21 pm | One comment

Comedy Central will travel with some of its comedian stars to San Diego’s ultra popular comic book convention and general nerdfest Comic-Con on July 23 and 24th. In addition to panels with the producers, writers, and cast of both Ugly Americans and Futurama, Comedy Central is...

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Maria Bamford guests on John C. Reilly’s ‘Check it Out! with Steve Brule’ (VIDEO)

By | June 17, 2010 at 12:36 pm | No comments

Actor John C. Reilly has developed a real solid cult following for his role as the affable oaf, Dr. Steve Brule. Originally airing as only a quick bit on adult swim’s Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, Reilly’s character has become such a favorite among viewers that the...

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Lakeshore Theater, forerunner in comedy, set to close April 10

By | April 2, 2010 at 11:54 am | One comment

It’s amazing what a good venue can do. In the 1970’s, venues like the Comedy Store and the Improv inspired a comedy boom, brought public attention to the now legendary Andy Kaufman, David Letterman and Richard Lewis, and helped change what it meant to be a comedian....

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Women in Comedy Festival: the Punchline Magazine recap

By | April 1, 2010 at 5:17 pm | One comment

[caption id="attachment_9116" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Comedian and co-producer of the fest Maria Ciampa"][/caption] Last weekend the Women in Comedy Festival went down in Boston. Comedian Aparna Nancherla was invited to perform. We invited her to report back to...

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Maria Bamford headlines Women in Comedy Festival

By | March 16, 2010 at 12:35 pm | No comments

Coming up March 24 - 28, ImprovBoston will be hosting the second annual Women in Comedy Festival, a festival dedicated to showcasing female comedy in stand-up, sketch and storytelling. Headlined by Maria Bamford and featuring Jackie Kashian and Bonnie McFarlane, the festival is...

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