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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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Kyle Kinane’s first hour special Whiskey Icarus premieres Nov. 24, so let’s watch some previews

Kyle Kinane’s first hour special Whiskey Icarus premieres Nov. 24, so let’s watch some previews

By | November 19, 2012 at 4:19 pm | One comment

Kyle Kinane has come such a long way in the last three years. It seems like just yesterday we were placing his debut album Death of the Party at number three on our 2010 albums-of-the year list. Since that time, he’s established himself as one of the country’s most...

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Following meltdown and recent arrest, Katt Williams freaks out onstage in Oakland (Videos)

Following meltdown and recent arrest, Katt Williams freaks out onstage in Oakland (Videos)

By | November 19, 2012 at 12:57 pm | 8 comments

When we last left Katt Williams on Thursday he had just been released from an East Oakland jail cell after getting arrested for allegedly breaking a bottle over a guy’s head. The investigation is still pending. The next night, he had a show at the Oracle Arena in Oakland. Much...

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Equally intelligent and silly, Ryan Singer’s ‘Comedy Wonder Town’ is essential listening (Review)

Equally intelligent and silly, Ryan Singer’s ‘Comedy Wonder Town’ is essential listening (Review)

By | November 16, 2012 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments

With his high-energy delivery and unpretentious leanings, there’s not a lot to dislike about comedian Ryan Singer. And it’s not just us saying it: In the last few years, he’s won over audiences headlining the nation’s finer comedy clubs and was hailed by Marc Maron in...

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Darryl Lenox turns pain into laughs on new stand-up special and album ‘Blind Ambition’ (Video)

Darryl Lenox turns pain into laughs on new stand-up special and album ‘Blind Ambition’ (Video)

By | November 13, 2012 at 11:49 pm | No comments

One of the most important things a good comedian can do is turn personal pain into artful laughs. And few comedians do it better than Las Vegas-born Darryl Lenox. His latest project Blind Ambition proves to be an amazingly funny testament to that. The stand-up special, anchored...

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Louis C.K. will film his next comedy special for HBO but will add DIY trademark

Louis C.K. will film his next comedy special for HBO but will add DIY trademark

By | November 12, 2012 at 7:34 pm | One comment

Proving that artists can work with major entertainment brands while maintaining creative control, Louis C.K., the unofficial leader of the direct-to-fan model of distribution, will film his next stand-up special for HBO. “I am doing a stand-up special for HBO,” C.K. tweeted...

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Louis C.K. will perform Staten Island benefit shows, giving away tickets to Hurricane Sandy victims

Louis C.K. will perform Staten Island benefit shows, giving away tickets to Hurricane Sandy victims

By | November 9, 2012 at 2:26 pm | No comments

Never one to back away from a good deed opportunity, Louis C.K. is set to perform two shows on Nov. 17 to benefit the victims of Hurricane Sandy on Staten Island, arguably the hardest hit of those affected on the East Coast. And fittingly, C.K. will do the shows on the island at...

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