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Aziz Ansari and Louis C.K. combine DIY aesthetic with traditional distribution for new specials

Aziz Ansari and Louis C.K. combine DIY aesthetic with traditional distribution for new specials

By | May 9, 2012 at 3:21 pm | No comments

There are two lessons we can learn from Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari and Jim Gaffigan-- the trio of comedians who successfully self-released their own new comedy specials. The first lesson is that it works, IF -- and it's a big "if" -- you have a large enough fanbase. The second...

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Jim Gaffigan wants us to eat our next Kit Kat like it’s a pan flute (Video)

Jim Gaffigan wants us to eat our next Kit Kat like it’s a pan flute (Video)

By | April 25, 2012 at 1:21 pm | No comments

Whoa, whoah, whoah. This whole Jim Gaffigan explaining how to compulsively eat ice cream late at night thing wasn't just a one-off? It's a series of videos, of which there are at least four! The second one, which covers how and when to properly eat candy, went live this week....

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Jim Gaffigan reveals his personal ice cream eating techniques (Video)

Jim Gaffigan reveals his personal ice cream eating techniques (Video)

By | April 13, 2012 at 5:05 pm | No comments

Longtime fans of Jim Gaffigan will proudly remember the comedian's six-and-a-half minute final track on his 2004 album The Last Supper, wherein he reveals the process he uses to prepare a microwaved hot dog. Well, seven years later, he's back in the kitchen, generously offering...

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Jim Gaffigan’s infomercial for ‘Mr. Universe’ is amazing (Video)

Jim Gaffigan’s infomercial for ‘Mr. Universe’ is amazing (Video)

By | April 11, 2012 at 9:56 am | One comment

Today's the day, folks! Jim Gaffigan's newest stand-up special Mr. Universe has finally arrived in stores exclusively online at JimGaffigan.com and it can be all yours for a measly $5-- $1, of which goes to the Bob Woodruff Foundation, which helps wounded veterans and their...

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Jim Gaffigan is Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (Video)

Jim Gaffigan is Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (Video)

By | April 6, 2012 at 10:51 am | No comments

The similarities between Jim Gaffigan and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have been obvious for years, but with the release of this latest video, it's more clear than ever. And it seems the dictator is kind of a huge fan of Gaffigan. We don't want to give too much away,...

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Jim Gaffigan releases preview, backstage videos from self-released special ‘Mr Universe’

Jim Gaffigan releases preview, backstage videos from self-released special ‘Mr Universe’

By | April 3, 2012 at 3:56 pm | One comment

The release of Jim Gaffigan's latest stand-up comedy special -- all 75 minutes of it -- happens on April 11. Like Louis C.K. and mostl recently Aziz Ansari, the mighty Gaffigan will make Mr. Universe exclusively available through JimGaffigan.com for only $5! Stream it; download...

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Inspired by Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan announces he’ll self release his new comedy special

Inspired by Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan announces he’ll self release his new comedy special

By | February 15, 2012 at 7:38 am | 6 comments

Jim Gaffigan has announced that he will make a new comedy special available through his website as a digital download costing $5. The special — Jim Gaffigan: Mr. Universe — will go on sale in April on JimGaffigan.com. It seems that the Louis C.K. business model is...

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