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Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival announces lineup, Jim Gaffigan set to headline

Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival announces lineup, Jim Gaffigan set to headline

By | August 6, 2012 at 7:30 pm | No comments

Jim Gaffigan will headline the sixth annual Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival, set to take over venues around Asheville, NC from Aug. 14 to 18. The hugely popular comedian  will play the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium on Thursday as part of “The America Tour,” and Ryan...

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Jon Stewart invokes Pee-Wee Herman, challenges North Carolina’s gay marriage ban (Video)

Jon Stewart invokes Pee-Wee Herman, challenges North Carolina’s gay marriage ban (Video)

By | May 10, 2012 at 1:56 pm | No comments

Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart responded to the gay marriage ban recently voted into law by North Carolina by pointing out the “collateral damage amongst the heteros,” that outlawing civil unions causes. No worries, though, says Stewart. It's a step towards...

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Flavor Flav launches stand-up comedy tour

By | May 14, 2011 at 1:48 pm | 6 comments

It seems that while washed-up hip-hop hypeman, failed fast food restauranteur and reality television star Flavor Flav was busy opening and closing fried chicken spots, ignoring arrest warrants and trying to bed skanks on national television he was also harboring some fantasy...

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Jake Johannsen: Confident comedy

By | July 28, 2010 at 3:58 pm | No comments

By Joe Zimmerman One of the most respected comedians in the comedy world, Jake Johannsen, maybe more than any other comic, knows exactly who he is and how to practice his art. In this interview, comedian Joe Zimmerman has a comic to comic chat with the man himself. I had a...

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Punchline Magazine writer named funniest Carolina comedian

By | June 17, 2010 at 12:23 pm | No comments

Comedian Tom Keller won the third annual DSI Comedy Theater's Carolina's Funniest Comic competition on Friday. Keller, from Greensboro, NC, also writes for Punchline Magazine. To win the competition, Keller competed against 32 other Carolina comedians; the last round broke a tie...

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Jake Johannsen to headline North Carolina comedy fest

By | June 8, 2010 at 12:08 pm | No comments

The Laugh Your Asheville Off comedy festival, dubbed the “largest stand-up comedy event in the southeast” is back for 2010. And comedy veteran Jake Johannsen will headline the events. The festival will take place in Asheville, North Carolina, from July 13th-17; and for the...

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