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Punchline Magazine analysis: the rise of comedian on comedian programming

By | April 4, 2011 at 11:11 am | 4 comments

Late last week, HBO dropped a teaser for their new behind-the-curtain comedy special, Talking Funny (see video below) which features such astronomically big names as Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Louis C.K. and Ricky Gervais simply sitting in a room chatting about their...

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Video: Sarah Silverman wants to adopt

By | March 14, 2011 at 11:37 am | No comments

We're always surprised by how much Sarah Silverman pays attention to crappy television (she's an American Idol junkie, too). It just goes to show that even the most anti-establishment, foul-mouthed comics can't help but get sucked in to reality television. As she was making the...

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Greg Giraldo tribute on Comedy Central set for March 18

By | March 8, 2011 at 8:31 am | 3 comments

A tribute to late comedian Greg Giraldo, who died last September, will premiere on Comedy Central on March 18 at 11:30 pm EST. Give It Up for Greg Giraldo will feature interviews with the comedian's comedy friends, including Jon Stewart, Jim Gaffigan, Conan O’Brien, Dave...

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David Koechner chats with Sarah Silverman, Kristen Bell, more for College Humor series

By | March 7, 2011 at 7:31 pm | No comments

You can pretty much do anything you want on the Internet, which is why – these days, anyway – I prefer a good web series to a regular old TV series. “Always Open with David Koechner” is no different. Each episode is a three-minute chat with a different comedian, actor...

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Featured review: Daniel Tosh– "Happy Thoughts"

By | March 3, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 103 comments

Like Jim Norton and Patrice O’Neal, Sarah Silverman and Lisa Lampanelli, Daniel Tosh clearly belongs to Comics Without Borders, a cadre of comedians that fearlessly (some scolds may say tastelessly) crosses boundaries to deliver jokes to those in need…of convulsive...

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Logo network, Sarah Silverman developing Tig Notaro show

By | February 2, 2011 at 10:21 am | 2 comments

Tig Notaro first appeared on my radar during a visit to Los Angeles’s UCB Theater, where she told a hilariously awkward tale of her repeated chance encounters with 80s pop star Taylor Dayne. Fortunately, though, you soon won’t have to wait for her live act to catch her in...

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Comedy Matters with Sarah Silverman, John Oliver, more

By | October 19, 2010 at 8:38 am | No comments

Comic Strip in the Friars Film Festival Charlie Prince is an amazing guy. At the risk of being pulled offstage by a big hook, he’s what you might even call a “Prince” of a guy. He’s an entertainment lawyer, who with his team of people including Susannah Gora, Eric...

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Sarah Silverman goes full frontal nude in new movie

By | September 20, 2010 at 11:19 am | One comment

Comedian and actress Sarah Silverman will hit the big screen in an upcoming Sarah Polley film, Take This Waltz. Ever the raunchy one, and for the first time in her career, Silverman will tackle a full-frontal nude scene. She told Moviefone, “I go totally naked. It’s going...

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Sarah Silverman, David Spade, more raise money for Todd Glass’ medical bills

By | August 26, 2010 at 2:48 pm | 11 comments

A few months ago comedian Todd Glass suffered a heart attack while performing on a Sarah Silverman and Friends show in LA. So, to help the burden of all those medical bills, Glass’ friends are producing a benefit show. David Spade has organized the event, rightfully titled the...

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