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Comedian Paul Morrissey’s new album is challenging for at-home listeners (Review + audio)

Comedian Paul Morrissey’s new album is challenging for at-home listeners (Review + audio)

By | October 31, 2012 at 2:01 pm | One comment

Sometimes a crowd just isn’t on your side. Sometimes, timing isn’t on your side. And sometimes, the powers combine, and the time you’ve chosen to record your comedy album happens to be a time when the crowd doesn’t want to listen to or laugh at your jokes. This seems to...

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Louis C.K. postpones shows due to Hurricane Sandy, doesn’t want a pole to ‘smash your face in’

Louis C.K. postpones shows due to Hurricane Sandy, doesn’t want a pole to ‘smash your face in’

By | October 28, 2012 at 1:55 pm | No comments

Due to the New York City metro area arrival of Hurricane Sandy, Louis C.K. has cancelled his shows tonight, the last of his Manhattan dates on his current tour. "I know that a lot of people are excited to come and they are fine with taking the chance," C.K. says about the two...

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Jim Jefferies talks Fully Functional (premiering tonight) and new FX show Legit (Interview)

Jim Jefferies talks Fully Functional (premiering tonight) and new FX show Legit (Interview)

By | October 26, 2012 at 2:56 pm | No comments

I love when our readers leave their homes to support live stand-up comedy, but tonight I’m strongly suggesting you stay in, sit on your couch and watch the premiere of Jim Jefferies’ newest stand-up special Fully Functional. It’s going down at 10 pm EST on Epix. And having...

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Moshe Kasher’s new stand-up special ‘Live in Oakland’ on Netflix now (Interview)

Moshe Kasher’s new stand-up special ‘Live in Oakland’ on Netflix now (Interview)

By | October 26, 2012 at 11:28 am | No comments

It would be an understatement to call 2012 a good year for Moshe Kasher**. First, he’s seen years of hard work pay off in the form of his darkly hilarious memoir Kasher in the Rye: The True Tale of a White Boy from Oakland Who Became a Drug Addict, Criminal, Mental Patient,...

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Jim Jefferies enjoyed having a lot of random sex (Exclusive preview video)

Jim Jefferies enjoyed having a lot of random sex (Exclusive preview video)

By | October 19, 2012 at 5:25 pm | No comments

Ever since the 2009 premiere of I Swear to God, Australian comedian Jim Jefferies has endeared himself to thousands of comedy fans who love a good, honest, filthy story. On Oct. 26 at 10 pm EST, Epix will premiere his latest hour, Fully Functional, the follow-up to the masterful...

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Brian Regan announces Spring tour dates, tickets  go on sale Oct. 19

Brian Regan announces Spring tour dates, tickets go on sale Oct. 19

By | October 15, 2012 at 10:58 am | No comments

The ultimate comic's comic and longtime fan favorite Brian Regan has announced plans for a huge national tour this Spring. Kicking off on Jan. 11 in Memphis, TN and ending May 12 in Bethlehem, PA, Regan will hit 41 cities. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, Oct. 19 through...

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Tom Segura takes hilarious aim at everyone on ‘White Girls with Cornrows’ (Review + audio)

Tom Segura takes hilarious aim at everyone on ‘White Girls with Cornrows’ (Review + audio)

By | October 6, 2012 at 2:00 pm | No comments

Throughout his sophomore release, comedian Tom Segura offers a hilariously cynical view of modern society, poignant ruminations about the people around us and, perhaps most importantly, some words of wisdom, a portion of which center around the title of the album, White Girls...

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W. Kamau Bell preps for stand-up tour, tickets on sale today

W. Kamau Bell preps for stand-up tour, tickets on sale today

By | October 5, 2012 at 2:09 pm | No comments

It’s been a big year for W. Kamau Bell. His Chris Rock-produced show Totally Biased on FX was renewed for a second cycle – starting Oct. 11 – and now he’s gearing up for a live stand-up tour. Tickets for the The Kamau Mau Uprising just went on sale today, and you can...

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Comedian Jamie Lee makes her late night television debut on ‘Conan’ (Video)

Comedian Jamie Lee makes her late night television debut on ‘Conan’ (Video)

By | October 2, 2012 at 11:22 am | No comments

On the heals of her standout performance at July's New Faces show at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal, comedian Jamie Lee recently made her late-night television debut on Conan. While in Montreal, I wrote that she was "armed with jokes ready for the smallscreen...

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