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Matt Kirshen, more to perform on live Twitter stand-up event

By | May 28, 2009 at 10:37 am | No comments

On June 8, British standout comedian and Last Comic Standing star Matt Kirshen, along with six other comics will participate in a groundbreaking stand-up event. Twitter will debut their first comedy show in what constitutes a new form of live entertainment. The show, Twitcom...

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Comedian Lynne Koplitz pitches for Midol

By | May 26, 2009 at 12:56 pm | One comment

We'd like to think of this as yet another piece of proof that the national stand-up comedy scene is stronger than ever. It seems Midol, the over-the-counter medication that helps alleviates menstrual cramps, aches and bloating, has enlisted veteran comedian Lynne Koplitz to help...

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Comedian launches site dedicated to Ireland’s stand-up scene

By | May 26, 2009 at 11:34 am | No comments

Irish comedian Dave O’Gorman was frustrated with the lack of stand-up comedy awareness in the city of Dublin. “No matter how often I told family and friends about comedy in Dublin, very few knew there were even comedy nights in the clubs.” O’Gorman told Punchline...

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Hulu premieres original stand-up comedy

By | May 19, 2009 at 9:34 am | No comments

Hulu has signed a deal with Candor Entertainment to air Stand-Up at CandorTV on its popular online service. The program will start with the launch of six free 15-minute episodes of stand-up comedy, featuring three comics per episode. “This will be the perfect lunch break side...

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Mitch Hedberg jokes still inspiring

By | May 18, 2009 at 12:03 pm | 11 comments

By Mike Blejer To this day, Mitch Hedberg is one of the most imitated comedians around. If you’ve been to more than one open mic you’ve provably seen a comic copying his style of accented, percussive speaking; sometimes good, usually terrible. I know that for my part...

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Wanda Sykes becomes mother to twins

By | May 15, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments

Fresh off the heals of her White House Correspondants Dinner controversy, comedian Wanda Sykes has just become a parent. Her wife, Alex gave birth to the couple’s first children, son Lucas Claude and daughter Olivia on April 27. Sykes, who’s been married since 2006,...

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