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10 great one line jokes from 10 great comedians (Photos)

10 great one line jokes from 10 great comedians (Photos)

By | June 9, 2013 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments

There's nothing like a great one line joke. Just like it takes planning and smarts to deliver an amazingly funny longform story, it takes special talent to write and deliver a short joke that will stick with an audience. Below, we've chosen 10 of our favorites one-to-few-line...

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Mitch Hedberg’s wife Lynn Shawcroft opens up about the couple’s drug use: ‘We both f*cked up’ (Interview)

Mitch Hedberg’s wife Lynn Shawcroft opens up about the couple’s drug use: ‘We both f*cked up’ (Interview)

By | October 18, 2012 at 5:29 pm | 13 comments

With a library of 291 episodes, Guy MacPherson's What's So Funny, might be the best kept comedy podcast secret. Using the tagline "Probing the brains of the people who make the funny," the Canadian radio host has done such probing to the likes of Norm Macdonald, Marc Maron, Doug...

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We talk Mitch Hedberg, Jeff Ross, Roseanne and more on the new Laughspin Podcast (Video)

We talk Mitch Hedberg, Jeff Ross, Roseanne and more on the new Laughspin Podcast (Video)

By | August 7, 2012 at 11:14 pm | No comments

On the latest edition of the Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I chat about a great many things, including Jay Mohr's new podcast network, Comedy Central's Roast of Roseanne (airing this Sunday), the controversy surrounding comedian Jeff Ross' joke about the Aurora shooting and more....

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Mitch Hedberg notebooks, footage revealed in documentary on wife Lynn Shawcroft (Video)

Mitch Hedberg notebooks, footage revealed in documentary on wife Lynn Shawcroft (Video)

By | August 7, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 5 comments

A few weeks ago, we told you about comedian Scott Moran’s stellar mini-documentary series Modern Comedian. So far, Moran’s expertly captured the lives of Kurt Braunohler, Ben Kronberg and Greg Barris. And this week, we find Moran’s subject, comedian Lynn Shawcroft, the...

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Listen to 6 minutes of Mitch Hedberg radio spots for Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches

Listen to 6 minutes of Mitch Hedberg radio spots for Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches

By | March 30, 2012 at 10:01 am | One comment

If you're a super comedy fan you may know that the late, great Mitch Hedberg was once a spokesman for Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches, an Illinois chain eatery with locations scattered liberally around the Midwest. You may have even stumbled across his radio spots online. But,...

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Listen to an interview with Mitch Hedberg conducted five months before he died

Listen to an interview with Mitch Hedberg conducted five months before he died

By | March 27, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 7 comments

This coming Thursday marks the seventh anniversary of comedian Mitch Hedberg's death. And although we lost him when he was only 37 years old, he left us with what seems like a long lifetime of material. We can always listen and re-listen to his two albums, Strategic Grill...

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In honor of Mitch Hedberg’s 44th birthday, check out a rare print interview

In honor of Mitch Hedberg’s 44th birthday, check out a rare print interview

By | February 24, 2012 at 5:29 pm | One comment

Mitch Hedberg would've been 44 today, but his friends, family and the comedy world lost him at the age of 37. In honor of his birthday, Austin writer Steve Birmingham just posted an interview he conducted with Hedberg in October of 2001, which originally appeared in the...

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Interview with Lynn Shawcroft, Mitch Hedberg’s wife

Interview with Lynn Shawcroft, Mitch Hedberg’s wife

By | May 19, 2011 at 1:51 pm | One comment

With his unfortunate passing in 2005, Mitch Hedberg has gained almost a legendary status in the comedy world. His jokes are quoted constantly and the influence of his writing and delivery are undeniably stamped on the current landscape of stand up comics today. His widow, who is...

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Exclusive: Mitch Hedberg’s wife Lynn Shawcroft on the new website, Mitch’s legacy and their time together

By | May 17, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments

[caption id="attachment_23033" align="aligncenter" width="398" caption="photo by Brandon Mikolaski"][/caption] With his unfortunate passing in 2005, Mitch Hedberg has gained almost a legendary status in the comedy world. His jokes are quoted constantly and the influence of his...

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