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This short film about stand-up comedy is seriously messed up (Video)

This short film about stand-up comedy is seriously messed up (Video)

By | March 28, 2013 at 4:48 pm | One comment

Although comedy is all about getting laughs, it's a serious business and comedians want to be taken very seriously. There seems to be a disconnect there, right? Or wrong? This recently released short Joke takes the concept and filters it through the lens of an art house flick....

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Watch Louis C.K. host ‘ShortCuts’ from 1999 and his film ‘Ice Cream’

Watch Louis C.K. host ‘ShortCuts’ from 1999 and his film ‘Ice Cream’

By | June 27, 2012 at 2:14 pm | One comment

In 1999, Louis C.K. hosting a show on PBS called ShortCuts, which featured indie films made by up-and-coming filmmakers. In the episode below, C.K. shows his own 1993 film Ice Cream to a trio of well-known movie critics, who are played by comedian William Stephenson, Robert...

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Tig Notaro is making a movie about clowns, and you can help (Video)

Tig Notaro is making a movie about clowns, and you can help (Video)

By | June 26, 2012 at 3:31 pm | One comment

Comedian and actress Tig Notaro is set to star in a short film loosely based on a time in her life when she hired a clown to help her overcome heartache. “I felt so down and out that I thought the only thing that was going to make me happy was if I called a clown service...

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Watch T.J. Miller’s short film ‘I’m Having a Difficult Time Killing My Parents’

Watch T.J. Miller’s short film ‘I’m Having a Difficult Time Killing My Parents’

By | June 1, 2012 at 1:35 pm | One comment

Comedian and actor T.J. Miller gets murderous in his new short, I'm Having a Difficult Time Killing My Parents. Miller plays an unemployed 32 year-old who has found himself living at home with his parents. Meanwhile, his high school sweetheart has gotten engaged; so, naturally...

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