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New Lewis Black special ‘Old Yeller’ will be broadcast live

New Lewis Black special ‘Old Yeller’ will be broadcast live

By | July 30, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments

For his ninth stand-up comedy special, Lewis Black is doing things a little differently. On Aug. 24, Black will perform in Atlantic City at 9:30 pm ET and the show will be broadcast live across multiple platforms. Titled Lewis Black: Old Yeller – Live At The Borgata, the show...

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Jerry Seinfeld tops the list of the 10 highest paid comedians

Jerry Seinfeld tops the list of the 10 highest paid comedians

By | July 11, 2013 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments

This one’s for you, up and coming comedians. Contrary to what you're probably beginning to believe as you sit in your parent’s basement writing jokes everyday…comedy can make you filthy rich** if Forbes just-released list of the highest earning comedians is to be believed....

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Dane Cook announces the Under Oath comedy tour, his first in four years

Dane Cook announces the Under Oath comedy tour, his first in four years

By | July 8, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments

It’s been a long wait, but the time has finally arrived. Four years after completing his wildly successful ISolated INcident tour, Dane Cook is brewing up another comedy storm and preparing to hit the road again this fall. The Under Oath tour will kick off in our nation's...

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Doug Benson’s new album ‘Gateway Doug’ available July 9 and also there are tour dates!

Doug Benson’s new album ‘Gateway Doug’ available July 9 and also there are tour dates!

By | July 1, 2013 at 1:47 pm | No comments

Every year, comedian Doug Benson records a new comedy album on 4/20, and 2013 was no different. If the date doesn’t give you any indication as to what might have inspired the album, perhaps the name will. Benson’s newest comedy album Gateway Doug is set for a July 9 release...

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You should watch comedian Chris DiStefano’s debut on Late Show with David Letterman (Video)

You should watch comedian Chris DiStefano’s debut on Late Show with David Letterman (Video)

By | June 21, 2013 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments

Comedian Chris DiStefano has already earned the respect of the New York City comedy world, but last night he proved his mettle to the entire country as he made his stand-up comedy television debut on Late Show with David Letterman. DiStefano delivered a masterfully tight set...

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Sherri Shepherd on Chris Rock, her new comedy special, future of The View (Laughspin interview)

Sherri Shepherd on Chris Rock, her new comedy special, future of The View (Laughspin interview)

By | June 21, 2013 at 11:58 am | 2 comments

Although she’s best known as one of five co-hosts on ABC’s wildly popular daytime chat fest The View, Sherri Shepherd has, is and – if she has her way – will always be a working stand-up comedian. Comedy nerds also know her as Angie, Tracy Morgan’s wife on 30 Rock...

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Comedy Central greenlights Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani series Meltdown, produced by Ben Stiller

Comedy Central greenlights Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani series Meltdown, produced by Ben Stiller

By | June 20, 2013 at 11:56 am | 2 comments

It looks like the work comedians Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani did on the pilot episode of a new stand-up comedy series back in February impressed Comedy Central. The network has officially announced it has picked up Meltdown With Jonah and Kumail, to be executive produced by...

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Wanda Sykes lands comedy specials on Oprah Winfrey’s network

Wanda Sykes lands comedy specials on Oprah Winfrey’s network

By | June 7, 2013 at 4:26 pm | No comments

Comedian Wanda Sykes is back in all her glory -- not that playing the school therapist on a recent episode of The Simpsons isn't glorious -- and she's got Oprah Winfrey behind her! The veteran stand-up will host Wanda Sykes Presents Herlarious, two stand-up specials airing July...

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Watch Jonah Ray and Gabe Liedman on Comedy Central’s ‘The Half Hour’ (Previews)

Watch Jonah Ray and Gabe Liedman on Comedy Central’s ‘The Half Hour’ (Previews)

By | May 24, 2013 at 4:34 pm | No comments

Tonight, Jonah Ray, TV writer, co-host of the Nerdist Podcast and the Bing-over-Google man himself, will be on Comedy Central's The Half Hour. Tune in at midnight and experience the RAYdiation. Here's a sampling: Comedy Central The second Half Hour belongs to Gabe...

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