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National Lampoon Twitter Awards guests revealed; event goes down Oct. 6

National Lampoon Twitter Awards guests revealed; event goes down Oct. 6

By | September 28, 2011 at 4:17 pm | No comments

On Oct. 6, the folks at National Lampoon will be performing a great service for the comedy community. They’ll be honoring the best comedic Twitterers of our time. The 1st Annual National Lampoon Twitter Awards is going down at the Melrose Improv in Los Angeles (some tickets...

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Interview: Checking in with Patton Oswalt about “Finest Hour”

Interview: Checking in with Patton Oswalt about “Finest Hour”

By | September 20, 2011 at 10:42 am | 2 comments

It's unique to see someone like Patton Oswalt, known to the mainstream for his many television and film roles (King of Queens, Ratatouille, Big Fan) staying so true to his stand-up roots. In his latest comedy album, out today, Finest Hour, which recently premiered as a Showtime...

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A short list of comedy albums you’ll want to buy now or in the near future

A short list of comedy albums you’ll want to buy now or in the near future

By | September 7, 2011 at 2:35 pm | 6 comments

Just in case you're not of the album buying/downloading ilk, comedy albums have been coming out in droves over the last few weeks. Yes, it's that time of year again, comedy fans. OK, we're only saying that because several quality comedy albums have come out recently-- like Marc...

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Six things that should make comedians feel better about what they’re doing

Six things that should make comedians feel better about what they’re doing

By | September 2, 2011 at 9:01 pm | 3 comments

It's no secret that there is a great deal of personal mental strain that comedians go through-- often self-inflicted, despite having "making people laugh" in their job description. While self-help books are often a popular topic for jokes and I've surprised other comedians by...

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Patton Oswalt plays Tom Scharpling in new Ettes music video

Patton Oswalt plays Tom Scharpling in new Ettes music video

By | August 25, 2011 at 8:36 am | No comments

I am a huge music nerd as well as being a comedy nerd, and The Ettes are one of my favorite bands as of late. The Tennessee band is made up of Lindsay “Coco” Hames, Maria “Poni” Silver, and Jeremy “Jem” Cohen - best. nicknames. ever. They're fun and their sound is...

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Patton Oswalt, Patrice Oneal cast in Johnny Knoxville comedy flick

Patton Oswalt, Patrice Oneal cast in Johnny Knoxville comedy flick

By | August 22, 2011 at 12:32 pm | No comments

For the past few years Johnny Knoxville, professional Jackass, has been slowly gaining some credibility as a comedic actor (The Ringer, Dukes of Hazzard); he even co-starred in Kevin Spacey's Father Of Invention last year. I know, I know. None of them were "hits" or "good," but...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies

Watch Santa get shot in the face in “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas” trailer

Watch Santa get shot in the face in “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas” trailer

By | August 10, 2011 at 9:09 pm | No comments

In 2004, best friends Harold and Kumar went to White Castle; four years later, the potty pair visited Guantanamo Bay. This winter they'll be spending Christmas in New York City. And this time, for some ridiculous reason, it's all going down in 3D. To the movie makers' defense,...

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Watch Patton Oswalt show incredible acting range in just five seconds

Watch Patton Oswalt show incredible acting range in just five seconds

By | August 9, 2011 at 9:06 pm | No comments

From their somewhat humble beginnings in film school, Brian Firenzi's 5 Second Films has come a long way-- from their films being screened at on the USC campus to having caught the interest of Patton Oswalt. 5 Second Films just posted their third short starring Oswalt in quite...

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A girl’s song about the comedians she loves is about to go viral

A girl’s song about the comedians she loves is about to go viral

By | July 29, 2011 at 11:28 am | 3 comments

UPDATE: Oct. 17 We just got this new version of "Comedians" from Allie. Check it out and pass it on! ------------------ Most young women in America spend their time listening to soulless pop music, watching Jersey Shore and generally not being cool-- but then are...

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