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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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Comedy Matters with Andy Kindler, Natasha Leggero, Bill Murray, more

By | May 10, 2010 at 10:13 am | 2 comments

Comic Strip Documentary Blows Up We were excited enough when Chris Rock agreed to exec. produce the documentary film for the 35th anniversary of The Comic Strip. Now Abby Russell and Brent Sterling-Nemetz of Letterbox Pictures, who are actually shooting the film have really...

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Marc Maron interviews Robin Williams: tackles joke theft, divorce, heart surgery, alcoholism

By | April 26, 2010 at 8:26 am | No comments

On Friday, we posted some previews of Marc Maron's interview with Robin Williams. Now, comedy fans, the entire episode of WTF, Maron's popular podcast wherein the interview is housed, is up. And you should get there immediately. But if you missed the previews on Friday...

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Marc Maron delves into the real Robin Williams

By | April 23, 2010 at 2:46 pm | One comment

Since Marc Maron launched his popular podcast WTF, he's proven himself a deft interviewer-- someone who's able to welcome comedians (and the occasional non comedian) to his garage -- the site of most of his episodes -- or his guest's hotel or in a parking and anywhere...

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Robin Williams in trouble for Australia ‘redneck’ comment

By | April 1, 2010 at 3:13 pm | No comments

Or, "Hairy Comedian in Hairy Situation," as the New York Times so eloquently put it. No, this is no shoddy example of a hair-brained (sorry) April Fools joke - this week, Reginald Rant Robin Williams really did appear on The Late Show with David Letterman, and he really did call...

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