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Comedian Ross Noble is a vengeful clown in comedy horror flick ‘Stitches’ (Video)

Comedian Ross Noble is a vengeful clown in comedy horror flick ‘Stitches’ (Video)

By | November 21, 2012 at 11:51 am | No comments

When Paul Provenza tweets a link to something, I usually click on it. Why? Well, because if you know about comedy, you know that the dude is more than a comedian— he’s a champion for the art form and a writer, producer and, perhaps most valuable to me, he’s an American who...

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SXSW Comedy, Day 6: Set List with Paul Provenza, awkward trade show comedy and more!

SXSW Comedy, Day 6: Set List with Paul Provenza, awkward trade show comedy and more!

By | March 16, 2012 at 12:39 pm | No comments

AUSTIN -- One thing I love about South by Southwest this year is the broader variety of comedy events and locations the festival offers. Rather than just featuring podcast tapings and stand-up showcases, we’ve been fortunate to see a more diverse set of performances, from...

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Watch the ‘Bitter Buddha’ trailer with Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt, more!

Watch the ‘Bitter Buddha’ trailer with Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt, more!

By | March 8, 2012 at 12:09 am | 4 comments

True comedy nerds know who Eddie Pepitone is. He's the man who's made an art out of Twitter, the star of the daily live-action comic strip Puddin' and the dude who released the stellar album A Great Stillness at the end of last year. But, with the upcoming documentary about the...

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Comedy Matters with Billy Crystal, Russell Peters and more!

Comedy Matters with Billy Crystal, Russell Peters and more!

By | August 18, 2011 at 10:10 am | One comment

Strip Action I flew out to LA to interview Billy Crystal for the book I’m writing on the 35 year history of The Comic Strip, with owner Richie Tienken. This was thanks to Bob Wachs who’s known Billy for all those years. Bob Wachs is Richie Tienken’s partner and the...

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The Green Room with Paul Provenza premieres tonight; watch a preview

The Green Room with Paul Provenza premieres tonight; watch a preview

By | July 14, 2011 at 5:43 pm | No comments

Dear, comedy nerds. Today is the day you order Showtime, (they're giving $25 cash back when you subscribe) visit a friend who has Showtime or simply tune into the damn cable network because you already have Showtime. Why? Well, because The Green Room with Paul Provenza premieres...

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Exclusive: Greg Proops to headline Paul Provenza-produced touring improvised stand-up show

By | June 2, 2011 at 1:57 pm | No comments

It only makes sense that Greg Proops, veteran of the hit televised short form improv show Whose Line Is It Anyway? and brilliant, oft-lauded stand-up comedian, would headline the improvised stand-up show Set List. Luckily, in this instance, sense wins out. And Punchline...

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Paul Provenza and friends bring improvised stand-up comedy to Montreal, Edinburgh

By | May 3, 2011 at 3:00 pm | No comments

Improvised stand-up? Have you ever heard of such a thing? Or, maybe you think you've seen that go down when some stand-up has nowhere to go with their material. Actually, a new live show produced by comedians Troy Conrad and Paul Provenza, Set List, further refines the idea of...

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Paul Provenza: Master of the green room

By | June 17, 2010 at 7:35 am | No comments

By Jonathan Morvay Every Thursday at 10:30 pm EST on Showtime, comedy veteran Paul Provenza welcomes a handful of the best minds in comedy to the Green Room. And now, we get to finally listen in! I had my first true green room experience recently. I was asked to perform on a...

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Watch 'Green Room with Paul Provenza' trailer from Showtime

By | May 5, 2010 at 3:13 pm | No comments

In March, we let you know that veteran comedian Paul Provenza's new show Green Room with Paul Provenza, would debut on Showtime June 10. Now, thankfully, the folks at the network have posted some video so that us anxious comedy fans can get a taste of what to expect. The show...

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