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Biologist turns to stand-up comedy

By | June 16, 2009 at 2:06 pm | No comments

Tim Lee graduated with honors from University of California-San Diego, earning a degree in biology. He then studied at UC-Davis to receive a doctorate in ecology. After a few years working in the research science field, he decided to make the unusual transition to stand-up...

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Robert Hawkins, Tommy Johnagin, more impress at Aspen comedy festival

By | June 16, 2009 at 9:10 am | No comments

[caption id="attachment_1019" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Robert Hawkins"][/caption] ASPEN, CO -- Friday’s two later shows – Rooftop at Large and After Dark – at the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Fest brought together comedians both well known and respected in the...

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Matt Braunger, Ty Barnett lead the best and the brightest at the Aspen comedy fest

By | June 13, 2009 at 1:21 pm | No comments

ASPEN, CO -- The second night of the Aspen Rooftop Comedy festival found us at the Wheeler Opera House for three shows, the first of which was Rooftop’s Best and Brightest, featuring Cameron Esposito, Moshe Kasher, Jessi Campbell, Ty Barnett and Matt Braunger. Of this lineup,...

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Audio post: A word about the Aspen festival College Comedy competition

By | June 12, 2009 at 3:24 pm | No comments

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Alexandro, Kilmartin, Durst, Cummins kick off Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival

By | June 12, 2009 at 1:24 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_984" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Ted Alexandro"][/caption] ASPEN, CO – The second annual Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival kicked off last night in strong form, with a show featuring Ted Alexandro, Laurie Kilmartin, Will Durst and Dan...

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The Rooftop Comedy Festival begins

By | June 11, 2009 at 3:58 pm | No comments

Starting today and going through Sunday, I'll be in Aspen, CO attending the second annual Rooftop Comedy Festival, produced by our good friends at Rooftop Comedy. In addition to attending a mess of shows -- the likes of Ted Alexandro, Will Durst, Finesse Mitchell, Lisa Landry,...

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Tonight: Bill Burr becomes first comedian on Conan’s “Late Show”

By | June 8, 2009 at 10:38 am | 2 comments

The reviews for Conan O'Brien's first few shows at the helm of The Tonight Show have been fairly positive. However, only time will tell if Conan's version of the late night monster will go down as one of the most relevant and influential shows in television history. Either way,...

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Live review: Demetri Martin

By | June 4, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 3 comments

Sticking a modern, Comedy Central-reared comedian with the “quirky” label has become something of an ironic cliche. In the case of Demetri Martin, however, cliche is the last description that could ever be comfortably affixed. Performing on May 15 sans opening act at the...

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Bill Cosby admits to plagiarizing George Carlin

By | June 3, 2009 at 2:03 pm | No comments

During Bill Cosby's latest appearance on Late Show with David Letterman, the legendary comedian admits to stealing a portion of fellow legend George Carlin's routine and "racing him out of the theater at night in an ongoing fevered competition," according to the Huffington Post....

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