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It's a lady comic slumber party with Amy Schumer, Rachel Feinstein, Marina Franklin, Nikki Glaser

By | April 18, 2011 at 12:55 pm | No comments

Comedian Amy Schumer late last week uploaded a pretty sweet video featuring herself and comedy pals Rachel Feinstein, Marina Franklin and Nikki Glaser, wherein we get to follow the gals around a twisted slumber party of sorts. The sketch is hilarious, but listen: it also...

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Punchline Magazine analysis: What exactly is a ‘solo sketch show?’

By | April 14, 2011 at 12:09 pm | No comments

Stand up, sketch, and improv traditionally represent the three main forms of live comedy. Over the last few years, however, there have been derivations of the three forms into shows focused on storytelling or the comic playing multiple characters. Then, there’s the...

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Christopher Titus takes to Funny Or Die for a good cause

By | April 14, 2011 at 11:31 am | No comments

Comedy’s great, but it’s even better when performances happen for a good cause – and that’s what’s going on with the “Laugh Your @$$ Off, Save the World” benefit on May 7 in Glendale, CA headlined by Dana Carvey, Kevin Nealon and Christopher Titus. Proceeds from...

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New woman-focused comedy site Comediva is worth your time

By | April 13, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 7 comments

[caption id="attachment_20850" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="The women (and one other) of Comediva. And, no, that's not Winona Ryder on the left."][/caption] We all know that women have it hard in comedy. Shit, it’s hard to be a woman in a lot of places. And I...

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Saturday Night Live recap: Helen Mirren’s breasts, taxes and Frankenstein

By | April 11, 2011 at 11:14 am | No comments

COLD OPENING We start off with an address from Obama, as usual. The topic this week is the federal budgeting. The premise of the skit can be summed up in this quote: Obama: "...everyone walked away unhappy." Performance-wise, Fred Armisen seems to be cutting down on the...

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Patton Oswalt, Michael Chiklis don diapers to parody babbling babies

By | April 7, 2011 at 2:36 pm | No comments

Have you been sitting around your office today wondering how you could possibly find a video of Patton Oswalt baby talking to Michael Chiklis while both are wearing diapers? Before you say no, consider watching the video below - where that exact thing happens! Check out the...

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Watch Sarah Silverman in postcoital bliss with Juicy Fruit unicorn; also Aerosmith

By | April 5, 2011 at 1:36 pm | No comments

Well, it's about time a major company enlisted an ultra-popular comedian for a commercial, wherein said comedian lays in bed with a unicorn -- presumably after a night of inter-species love making -- all to sell more chewing gum. Right? Right. The waiting is over, friends. In...

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Lonely Island tease new album with "We're Back" video

By | April 4, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments

"Yo, we started this fake rap shit. The world needs us." - Lonely Island off their newly released track, "We're Back." In case you haven't been on YouTube for a while, Lonely Island (Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone and Andy Samberg) has a new album, Turtle Neck and Chain dropping...

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Rise of Rebecca Black explained through video starring Jerry Minor

By | March 31, 2011 at 12:32 pm | No comments

With the literal overnight success of singer Rebecca Black, you might wonder who is behind her seemingly meteoric rise, as even Miley Cyrus has recently commented, "It should be harder to be an artist. You shouldn't just be able to put a song on YouTube and go on...

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