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Recording Academy still nominating Kathy Griffin for Grammys, for some reason

Recording Academy still nominating Kathy Griffin for Grammys, for some reason

By | December 9, 2013 at 2:18 pm | One comment

The Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences have once again, despite the huge amount of quality stand-up released in 2013, felt it necessary to laud Kathy Griffin in the best comedy album category. It's the sixth year in a row they've done so. Griffin's album this year Calm Down...

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Ron White makes the self-released comedy special even better with ‘A Little Unprofessional’

Ron White makes the self-released comedy special even better with ‘A Little Unprofessional’

By | September 26, 2012 at 2:02 pm | One comment

In the past nine months, direct-to-fan album sales have seemed to be all the rage with stand-up comedians who decided to take control of their comedy careers. While independent and unknown bands and comedians have never had any other choice but to independently distribute their...

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CMT greenlights animated show with Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, Larry the Cable Guy

CMT greenlights animated show with Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, Larry the Cable Guy

By | April 5, 2012 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments

It’s been a while since we’ve seen the original Blue Collar Comedy guys collaborate on a project. By next year, however, we’ll see Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy together again—in all-new animated forms. That’s right, folks: CMT has given the...

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11 of the Funniest Stories Told by Comedians

11 of the Funniest Stories Told by Comedians

By | August 29, 2011 at 9:21 am | 46 comments

Story telling is an integral part of stand-up comedy. Most comedians, in some form, tell stories. Maybe a story comes as a quick aside to further explain the premise of a joke; sometimes it takes the form of an extended tag at the end of a minute-long bit. At times, a comedian...

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Ron White launches new comedy record label

By | May 28, 2010 at 1:07 pm | No comments

Ron White has laid down a cool million of his own scratch to start a new record label, set to release both music and comedy albums. The comic teamed up with music producer Michael Blakey to form the Organica Music Group. Blakley will be in charge of the daily operations, and...

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Ron White lands starring role on USA Network sitcom

By | May 27, 2010 at 2:45 pm | One comment

Ron White will be starring in a new half hour comedy on USA—the network's first one in over 10 years. The network is looking to (slowly) begin opening it’s scheduling up to accommodate for more half hour comedies in the future. To start things off, the network went with...

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10 years of Blue Collar Comedy to be documented on CMT

By | February 3, 2010 at 3:28 pm | No comments

America’s favorite stand-up com-hicks, Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy (hilarious guys and bright businessmen laughing all the way to the ATM) will reunite to reminisce about 10 years of their comedy phenomenon, the Blue Collar Tour, on two TV specials...

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Ron White: The Scotch-soaked legend of comedy

By | April 20, 2009 at 7:26 am | One comment

Sold out theater shows, a national tour, a new CD, DVD and Comedy Central special. This is just another average year for comedian Ron White. You can easily envision Ron White kicking through a saloon door before he takes the stage, hear the spurs jangle as he saunters to the...

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Bill Engvall: The family guy

By | June 9, 2008 at 7:45 am | No comments

Comedian Bill Engvall is bringing family back to comedy. The proof is in the blue collar comic's stand-up and on The Bill Engvall Show; the second season premieres on TBS this Thursday. On his sitcom, The Bill Engvall Show, debuting its second season on June 12 on TBS, stand-up...

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