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‘Community’ star, comedian Donald Glover releases rap album, video

By | July 8, 2010 at 1:36 pm | No comments

Comedian Donald Glover of NBC’s Community and Derrick Comedy released his third rap album, Culdesac. Although many of you may know Glover from his sketch, stand-up comedy, or recent Twitter campaign to be chosen as the next Peter Parker for Spiderman, he’s also a hip-hop...

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Friars Club awards $20,000 to improv and sketch groups

By | July 1, 2010 at 5:53 pm | No comments

Last Friday and Saturday marked the first ever Friars Club Improv and Sketch Competition (FrISC). Held at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, FrISC showcased the best five improv and sketch groups from over a hundred submissions. At the end of each night, a panel of judges voted...

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Aisha Tyler pulls Jack Bauer-like moves in the name of recycling

By | July 1, 2010 at 1:23 pm | No comments

Aisha Tyler stars in a new video short about recycling in order to promote the new Dream Machine program, which turns your recycling into jobs for war veterans (we're still not quite sure how that happens). In the video, one of her friends tries to throw out a water bottle in...

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Comedian Joe DeRosa shares secrets of seduction on Atom.com video

By | June 25, 2010 at 11:33 am | No comments

Just this week, comedian Joe DeRosa released his debut album, The Depression Auction, on Comedy Central Records. At this point it's available digitally only. I know some of Comedy Central's digital-only releases have gone on to be released traditionally with packaging (if the...

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Sketchfest NYC 2010: A recap

By | June 22, 2010 at 7:55 am | No comments

Sketchfest NYC 2010, a three day all-night sketch comedy festival celebrating acts from across the country went down June 10-12. The stage at Upright Citizens Brigade theatre saw over 20 acts, all sharing their own styles with the theater-goers (sometimes by using an audience...

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Louis C.K.: I used to sit on the toilet to avoid my kids

By | June 22, 2010 at 7:28 am | No comments

In case you’ve been off planet, and have no idea what’s been going on - to the delight of everyone there has been absolute explosion of Louis CK due to the promo tour for his new FX sitcom Louie. The show is loosely based on CK’s actual life as a comedian and divorced...

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Comedians send up Kate Gosselin and others in video parody

By | June 21, 2010 at 1:01 pm | No comments

Have you seen Kate Plus Eight? Have you seen the even more ridiculous 19 Kids and Counting? Now get prepared for Kid Farm! Kid Farm is a hilarious spoof of the TLC shows that have invaded popular culture about families that have way too many kids then anyone thought was humanly...

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Maria Bamford guests on John C. Reilly’s ‘Check it Out! with Steve Brule’ (VIDEO)

By | June 17, 2010 at 12:36 pm | No comments

Actor John C. Reilly has developed a real solid cult following for his role as the affable oaf, Dr. Steve Brule. Originally airing as only a quick bit on adult swim’s Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, Reilly’s character has become such a favorite among viewers that the...

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Orbit gum enlists Will Arnett, Jason Bateman more for TV ad campaign

By | June 16, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments

Orbit has thrown together an all star cast for the first segment of their new online series, “Orbit Dirty Shorts.” Sure, it may only be a glorified commercial, but with the comedic talents of Arrested Development’s Will Arnett and Jason Bateman, Aubrey Plaza (the cute girl...

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