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Clear Channel launches 24-hour comedy radio

Clear Channel launches 24-hour comedy radio

By | August 14, 2012 at 2:32 pm | 2 comments

Radio Goliath Clear Channel has made a clear statement about comedy: they think it's bankable. And that's why they've just entered into the business of 24-hour comedy radio programming. In a deal announced this week, Clear Channel will now oversee the well-established upstart...

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Radio Titans collective looks to revolutionize comedy radio and podcasts

Radio Titans collective looks to revolutionize comedy radio and podcasts

By | August 1, 2012 at 4:19 pm | No comments

We've all heard the jokes about how everyone has a podcast now. And why shouldn't they? It's easy and fairly cheap. Launching a full-scale podcast network is a little bit more tricky. Scott Aukerman and Jeff Ullrich launched Earwolf in 2010, Chris Hardwick has the ever-growing...

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10 things we learned from Aziz Ansari’s interview for SiriusXM’s ‘Unmasked’

10 things we learned from Aziz Ansari’s interview for SiriusXM’s ‘Unmasked’

By | July 12, 2012 at 1:07 pm | No comments

Although Aziz Ansari is known for his high-baller-wannabe character, Tom Haverford on NBC's Parks and Recreation, he is and has been primarily a stand-up guy. Really. The 29-year-old has been doing stand-up for over 10 years, saying, "Stand-up is the backbone of everything I...

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Comedian Gallagher reveals sad truths about his life: ‘I have no place to live’ (Video)

Comedian Gallagher reveals sad truths about his life: ‘I have no place to live’ (Video)

By | July 2, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 11 comments

We mentioned last week that Gallagher would appear as the co-host on a local radio show in Ohio for a week. The week has passed and his duties are over. And, judging from this video from one of the broadcasts, a lot of things are over for the comedian, who has recently gone...

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Gallagher announces new radio gig: ‘We’re gonna smash America’ (Video)

Gallagher announces new radio gig: ‘We’re gonna smash America’ (Video)

By | June 23, 2012 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments

In a shabbily-recorded video uploaded minutes ago, legendary watermelon-smashing comedian Gallagher announced that folks should tune in Monday morning to Over Breakfast with Scott Spears & Company, a radio show broadcast from Marion, OH, located about 50 miles north of...

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Listen to 6 minutes of Mitch Hedberg radio spots for Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches

Listen to 6 minutes of Mitch Hedberg radio spots for Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches

By | March 30, 2012 at 10:01 am | One comment

If you're a super comedy fan you may know that the late, great Mitch Hedberg was once a spokesman for Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches, an Illinois chain eatery with locations scattered liberally around the Midwest. You may have even stumbled across his radio spots online. But,...

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Kelly Carlin will interview Robin Williams, Eddie Izzard, more on new SiriusXM show

Kelly Carlin will interview Robin Williams, Eddie Izzard, more on new SiriusXM show

By | February 9, 2012 at 11:15 pm | No comments

If you've ever just heard of the A Carlin Home Companion, images of a cramped-in radio station with the most subversive comedic voices in comedy talking about what's wrong with the world would most likely come up. However, while having those types of comedians that both knew and...

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Listen: Comedian Danny Lobell’s chicken story on ‘This American Life’

Listen: Comedian Danny Lobell’s chicken story on ‘This American Life’

By | February 4, 2012 at 5:08 pm | One comment

A few days ago, hugely popular NPR show This American Life broadcasted a performance that found comedian Danny Lobell relating a richly hilarious and endearing story to an audience at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York City. The story centers around Lobell and...

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Listen to NPR’s 38-minute interview with Portlandia stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein

Listen to NPR’s 38-minute interview with Portlandia stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein

By | January 5, 2012 at 2:21 pm | No comments

Portlandia's second season debuts tomorrow on IFC at 10 pm ET! And the show's stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein sat down with Terry Gross, of NPR's Fresh Air recently. It aired this morning. And you can listen to the entire thing here. You. Are....

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