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Conan scribe, Huffington Post contributor team up for Funny or Die series; Andy Richter guests

By | February 10, 2011 at 11:05 am | One comment

The best thing about a web series is that it can be unabashedly surreal and hilarious – and a new series on Funny or Die is no different. Guy Nicolucci, erstwhile Conan writer and current Huffington Post contributor, released the first episode of The Ghost of Tom Carvel and a...

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Julian McCullough, Sean O'Connor endure "feats of strength" in new Atom.com video

By | February 7, 2011 at 11:34 am | No comments

If you haven't checked out comedians Sean McCullough and Sean O'Connor's new Atom.com series Sean and Julian, let me submit that you should be checking it out. Their third episode "Feats of Strength" recently posted and it doesn't fail to deliver some quality laughs. In it,...

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Dana Carvey gives SNL the old school treatment, and a few laughs along the way

By | February 7, 2011 at 10:24 am | One comment

Watching Saturday Night Live this week felt like introducing your mature, good-natured adult friends to that crazy cool old college buddy that you reminisce about all the time. At first, it was great, with the show spotlighting the biggest and best marks host Dana Carvey left on...

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Second City comedy matriarch dies at 80, taught Belushi, Murray, Farley

By | February 4, 2011 at 3:36 pm | No comments

Sad news from Chicago today. Joyce Sloane, matriarch of Second City, passed away at 80. She’s responsible for discovering and cultivating some of comedy’s greatest talents, including John Belushi, Gilda Radner, Chris Farley, and Bill Murray. Associated with Second City for...

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A $1 million UCB comedy prank goes up in flames

By | February 3, 2011 at 4:47 pm | No comments

Craig Rowin asked for one simple thing: One million dollars. Not $5,000. Not $100,000., but one million dollars. "Not for anything specific. I just think it would be awesome," says the UCB sketch actor in his first of three request videos. Rowin gained notoriety after calling...

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Comedians enlisted to promote pro-lying web site, phone application

By | February 2, 2011 at 2:47 pm | No comments

Social networking has made lying so much more difficult. Anyone can check up on their friends’ whereabouts and activities through Facebook, Twitter, and now Foursquare, whenever there’s some suspicion of deception. Enter My 4Square Alibi. This website and application allows...

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“The Office” inspires real-life paper company’s web series

By | February 1, 2011 at 12:48 pm | No comments

Though The Office’s Dunder Mifflin has had trouble pushing paper on clients in a digitally-driven, more paperless world, one real paper company is using digital content to its advantage. Sappi Fine Paper has launched an online comedy web series called Off Register to market...

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Kyle Cease debuts short film "Cervix" for Atom.com

By | January 27, 2011 at 11:41 am | 2 comments

Besides being a well-known stand-up comedian -- and inciting controversy with his comedy bootcamp (RIP?) -- Kyle Cease and his brother, Kevin have been, for years, making some pretty funny videos. A brand spanking new one just debuted at Atom.com. It's called Cervix. It's below....

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North Carolina Comedy Arts Fest kicks off Feb. 2

By | January 19, 2011 at 12:44 pm | No comments

North Carolina does a few things well: college basketball, medical research, tobacco farming, and barbecue. And, apparently, comedy. Starting in the beginning of February, The Triangle will be host to the 11th Annual North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival. With over a thousand...

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