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Watch Robin Williams, Don Rickles and Kristen Wiig at The Comedy Awards

Watch Robin Williams, Don Rickles and Kristen Wiig at The Comedy Awards

By | May 2, 2012 at 4:21 pm | No comments

You may be aware that The Comedy Awards will air on Comedy Central this Sunday at 9 pm EST. We posted a trio of preview videos here, and guess what? Here's three more. That's six total, if you're keeping track. Below you'll find Robin Williams accept the Stand-Up Icon Award, the...

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Robin Williams will receive Stand-Up Icon Award from Comedy Central

Robin Williams will receive Stand-Up Icon Award from Comedy Central

By | March 21, 2012 at 2:26 pm | No comments

As if comedy fans across the country haven't already established his iconic status, Comedy Central is going to make it official: Robin Williams will be the recipient of the Stand-Up Icon Award. The honor will be bestowed upon the veteran comedian and actor of stage and screen at...

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Watch the trailer and five clips from the upcoming Lenny Bruce documentary

Watch the trailer and five clips from the upcoming Lenny Bruce documentary

By | February 29, 2012 at 1:36 pm | One comment

Who would've thought that a producer who has made a career working on reality shows like The Bachelor, High School Reunion and Cookin' with Coolio, would have such a healthy respect for one of the comedy world's most influential figures. But the fact is, Elan Gale is clearly...

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Review: Showtime’s ‘Inside Comedy’ is a functional look at a wholly dysfunctional art

Review: Showtime’s ‘Inside Comedy’ is a functional look at a wholly dysfunctional art

By | January 18, 2012 at 1:06 pm | One comment

After watching three episodes of Showtime's new behind-the-curtain series, Inside Comedy, any rational entertainment goer will conclude, whether you like the series or not, that documentarian Ken Burns doesn't need to do a series called Comedy. The show features in-depth...

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Comedy kibbles and bits: morning links about funny shit

By | April 20, 2011 at 11:32 am | No comments

There was a lot of comedy thingies from yesterday that we couldn't get to posting-- or maybe there were things that didn't derserve its own post. So here are a bunch of links. You love links. [caption id="attachment_647" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Robin...

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Grammy committee once again proves they don't give a shit about comedy

By | December 2, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 12 comments

Ah, yes. It's that time of year again when the mainstream entertainment industry reminds us just how much they don't give a shit about the world of stand-up comedy by doling out Grammy nominations to some of the least deserving -- but wildly popular -- artists. It's also the...

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Jim Gaffigan becomes fourth stand-up comedian to join Broadway show casts in recent months

By | November 4, 2010 at 11:59 am | No comments

Doing movies was soooo 2009. Broadway shows are all the rage now in the comedy world. Jim Gaffigan has become the fourth stand-up comedian to recently sign on to do a Broadway play, joining Chris Rock, Robin Williams and Colin Quinn (his one-man show Long Story Short). This...

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Jimmy Fallon does Cosby, Seinfeld, Foxworthy, more on American's Got Talent

By | August 26, 2010 at 10:57 am | No comments

Last night on America’s Got Talent, Jimmy Fallon made a special appearance to help promote his Emmys hosting gig going down Sunday at 8 pm EST on NBC. Now, for you haters out there thinking, “What’s Fallon doing on a talent show? He hasn’t got any talent.” Well,...

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Robin Williams tours Australia despite angering prime minister

By | August 23, 2010 at 10:21 am | No comments

After successful stints in the U.S., Canada, and England, Williams is taking his Weapons of Self Destruction stand-up comedy tour to Australia. At 59 years old, Williams continues to sell out large theaters with his truthful and vulgar stand-up act, with his recent tour being...

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