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Lucille Ball Comedy Festival begins Aug. 1 with Kathleen Madigan, Bill Engvall and more

Lucille Ball Comedy Festival begins Aug. 1 with Kathleen Madigan, Bill Engvall and more

By | July 31, 2013 at 4:46 pm | No comments

In celebration of one of comedy's greatest legends, The Lucy Desi Center for Comedy is presenting the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival tomorrow, Aug. 1 through Sunday in Ball’s hometown of Jamestown, NY. The next four days are packed with events from live stand-up performances...

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Holy Fuck. Live Comedy. (Album review)

Holy Fuck. Live Comedy. (Album review)

By | June 21, 2013 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments

There comes a point in every comedy fans' life when they start to question what exactly it is that makes them laugh. Consuming hours of stand-up specials and comedy albums, reading memoirs by the greats, attending live shows, and streaming podcasts like no tomorrow, these...

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Nato Green: ‘The Nato Green Party’ (Review)

Nato Green: ‘The Nato Green Party’ (Review)

By | June 13, 2012 at 1:31 pm | No comments

“I’m a San Francisco native. I come from a left-wing, Jewish intellectual family,” Nato Green sums up himself, and, unintentionally, his stand-up act on his debut album The Nato Green Party, released through Rooftop Comedy Productions. The...

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Watch comedian Cy Amundson’s television debut on ‘Conan’

Watch comedian Cy Amundson’s television debut on ‘Conan’

By | April 4, 2012 at 10:05 am | 2 comments

It seems like yesterday I was at the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival (RIP), hanging out with talented comedians-- one of which was Cy Amundson, a tall viking of a young man. He had jokes (good jokes) and an engaging stage presence-- not to mention a great attitude and a tremendous...

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Meet Adam Norwest, CMT’s Next Big Comic

Meet Adam Norwest, CMT’s Next Big Comic

By | March 12, 2012 at 7:20 pm | No comments

Seattle comedian Adam Norwest has been crowned CMT’s Next Big Comic, beating out 11 other comedians. Since the beginning of February, comedy fans were able to vote for their favorite comedians on CMT.com, based on videos supplied by Rooftop Comedy. Here’s Norwest’s...

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CMT and Rooftop Comedy team up for Next Big Comic contest

By | February 14, 2011 at 2:49 pm | No comments

It’s voting time, America. CMT – yes, the country music channel – has partnered with Rooftop Comedy for CMT’s “Next Big Comic” competition for the second year, and they’ve narrowed the pool of comedians down to eight finalists. Check out and vote on the...

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Sandra Bernhard headlines inaugural gay and lesbian comedy festival

By | September 23, 2010 at 12:47 pm | No comments

RooftopComedy.com, the Web’s foremost destination to view daily stand-up comedy clips from across the country, is producing the Out Loud Comedy & Arts Festival from Oct. 7 – 10 in San Francisco. The festival will celebrate the city’s well-known gay community by...

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Exclusive video interview with comedian Ryan Singer

By | August 18, 2010 at 11:18 am | No comments

Like I say in this here video interview with comedian Ryan Singer, one of the best things about listening to so much comedy every year is that rare "comedy find." That's when you've never heard of a comedian but then you see or hear an album from said comedian, and are...

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Video interview: Chris Fairbanks and Ryan Singer at the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival

By | June 12, 2010 at 4:16 pm | No comments

Aspen, CO -- Yesterday, I hung out with some of the comedians performing at the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival at the official kickball game. So, naturally I had to chat with some comics. In the clip below, comedians Ryan Singer (read his album review here) and Chris Fairbanks...

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