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First autistic Miss America contestant will perform stand-up comedy

First autistic Miss America contestant will perform stand-up comedy

By | January 11, 2013 at 1:51 pm | 7 comments

Although we're not huge fans of beauty contests, we'd be remiss if we didn't mention this cool little tidbit about Miss Montana's role in tomorrow night's Miss America pageant. It turns out that Alexis Wineman, 18, is the youngest contestant ever competing this year and she's...

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Katt Williams arrested, due in court today for separate incident (Updated)

Katt Williams arrested, due in court today for separate incident (Updated)

By | January 9, 2013 at 11:53 am | No comments

Update, 5:15 pm ET: This morning, Williams didn't show up to his Yolo County court appointment (mentioned in the story below). As a result, a $10,000 bench warrant for his arrest was issued, according to CBS in Sacramento. -------------------- Troubled comedian Katt...

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Kyle Kinane talks street gangs, Christmas and more on Conan (Video)

Kyle Kinane talks street gangs, Christmas and more on Conan (Video)

By | December 20, 2012 at 12:36 pm | No comments

On the heels of the release of his stellar second album and DVD Whiskey Icarus, comedian Kyle Kinane stopped by Conan last night. During his five minutes onstage, the Chicago native was able to rewrite the story of the Three Wisemen, opine on an enraging bar patron, examine the...

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Andrew ‘Dice’ Clay’s first comedy special in 17 years premieres Dec. 31

Andrew ‘Dice’ Clay’s first comedy special in 17 years premieres Dec. 31

By | December 13, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments

Although Andrew 'Dice' Clay's popularity waned after his reign as one of the world's most popular comedians of the 1980s, the veteran performer has never really left the stage, as he's continued to tour clubs and theaters for years. And that's about to become clear as his...

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Joe Rogan’s new comedy special will be released Dec. 18 exclusively through JoeRogan.net

Joe Rogan’s new comedy special will be released Dec. 18 exclusively through JoeRogan.net

By | December 12, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments

Comedian Joe Rogan will release his third hour-long special exclusively through his official site. Joe Rogan Live from the Tabernacle will be available Dec. 18 on JoeRogan.net for $5. Users will be able to stream or download the special, recorded at the Tabernacle in Atlanta on...

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Comedian Gallagher launches farewell comedy tour (Exclusive)

Comedian Gallagher launches farewell comedy tour (Exclusive)

By | December 12, 2012 at 12:23 am | One comment

Though he's been plagued by health issues the last few years and has since announced his retirement from the road, love-him-or-hate-him comedian Gallagher is feeling so strong these days that he's about to embark on his final stand-up comedy tour. Dubbed Gallagher's Last Smash,...

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Louis C.K. announces new tour dates, HBO special filming location

Louis C.K. announces new tour dates, HBO special filming location

By | December 9, 2012 at 4:28 pm | 3 comments

As if he wasn't busy enough, Louis C.K. has announced the addition of six cities and eight dates to his already-long stand-up tour, as Philadelphia, Newark, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Washington D.C. and Atlanta will become proud hosts to C.K. over the next few months. The tour ends...

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After string of failed live shows and arrests, Katt Williams tearfully announces retirement (Video)

After string of failed live shows and arrests, Katt Williams tearfully announces retirement (Video)

By | December 4, 2012 at 4:46 pm | 6 comments

He was going to make the announcement from his business offices in Los Angeles, but when a local Seattle reporter caught up with him on the street outside the hotel from which he was ejected, Katt Williams, with a tear rolling down his cheek, decided there was no reason to wait....

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Amy Schumer on making people squirm, death threats and her comedy evolution (Laughspin Interview)

Amy Schumer on making people squirm, death threats and her comedy evolution (Laughspin Interview)

By | December 4, 2012 at 1:16 pm | One comment

If 2012 was a good year for Amy Schumer – and it was – 2013 will undoubtedly be a great one. Having premiered her first hour-long stand-up special Mostly Sex Stuff (videos below) on Comedy Central in August, Schumer is now in the midst of shooting her own sketch series for...

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