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When comedians write poetry

When comedians write poetry

By | January 17, 2012 at 9:05 pm | 2 comments

Often, the context in which poetry and comedy come together is one of ridicule. Many comedians will poke fun at the unchecked artistic license in being maudlin, depressing, alienating and overly political; these are things that poets are often guilty of. Yet, what's hardly seen...

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Pete Holmes: “Impregnated With Wonder” (Review)

Pete Holmes: “Impregnated With Wonder” (Review)

By | November 19, 2011 at 12:02 pm | No comments

Though I try to avoid making claims as to what is the most "this" or "that" in terms of comedy albums -- especially before the year is through -- Pete Holmes' just-released Impregnated With Wonder has me re-examining my unofficial policy. This album may very well be one of the...

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Variety unveils its annual “10 Comics To Watch” list

Variety unveils its annual “10 Comics To Watch” list

By | July 27, 2011 at 10:10 am | 2 comments

We know how much everyone loves lists! On the eve of Montreal's New Faces showcase (starting tonight), Variety released its annual list of Top 10 Comics to Watch. Each year, Variety tends to be a great indicator of the industry's best young stars in the world of comedy. So let's...

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Eleven comedy web shows that should be television shows

Eleven comedy web shows that should be television shows

By | July 26, 2011 at 11:11 pm | 6 comments

When it comes to developing comedy show for television, with the exception of Louie, there is hardly any unilateral decision making that allows for something that is "just good" to be on the air. Demographics, built-in markets, censors, programming and more unfortunately factor...

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Watch Pete Holmes break really bad news to Matt McCarthy

Watch Pete Holmes break really bad news to Matt McCarthy

By | July 26, 2011 at 10:09 pm | No comments

Bedside manner is one of the hardest concepts for doctors to learn, as there is no exact formula, for example, for breaking the news that someone has cancer. Even so, bedside manner might be overrated. Watch comedian Pete Holmes be the best doctor ever for comedian Matt McCarthy...

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Atom.com web series “Kid Farm” parodies Gosselins, Duggers and others

By | June 13, 2011 at 12:58 pm | One comment

Previously, we reported about Atom.com's pick-up of the hilarious brain child of comedians Jamie Lee and Pete Holmes, Kid Farm. The new web series, also starring comedians Katina Corrao and Matt McCarthy, based off a pilot episode posted on YouTube, officially launched on...

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Video: A bleeding Pete Holmes has a few last requests

By | June 1, 2011 at 3:53 pm | No comments

In this Atom.com video starring comedians Pete Holmes and Jay Larson, someone needs to tell Pete that he cannot bundle a last request as if it were wireless, TV and Internet service. Yo, Pete, one to a customer,...

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LA comedy represents in Portland; a SoCal perspective on the Bridgetown Comedy Festival

By | April 25, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments

As the fourth annual Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland came to a close yesterday, some of the best, brightest, and most original in comedy were put on display to uproarious, standing room only crowds. This is especially true for the LA comedy scene. Looking at the list of...

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Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Day 1

By | April 22, 2011 at 7:23 pm | No comments

PORTLAND, OR - The first night of Portland’s 4th annual Bridgetown Comedy Festival began last night and the skies of Oregon shined down. Literally. Like, it was over 50 degrees, you guys. There was sunshine. Every hipster in attendance was excited, but they would never tell...

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