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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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You should probably buy the new DVD collection of Steve Martin’s stand-up specials and TV appearances

You should probably buy the new DVD collection of Steve Martin’s stand-up specials and TV appearances

By | September 27, 2012 at 1:46 pm | No comments

For the first time ever and for the low, low price of $30, you can now get your grubby little, comedy-loving hands on more than six hours of pure Steve Martin television gold. Anchored by six of his early stand-up comedy specials as well as clips spanning his 15 hosting...

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British comedian Simon Amstell returns to the States, comedy special debuts on BBC America

British comedian Simon Amstell returns to the States, comedy special debuts on BBC America

By | September 18, 2012 at 10:51 am | No comments

Award-winning British comedian Simon Amstell, who we profiled in August during his five-week run of live shows in New York City, is returning to the States-- live onstage and on television! He'll bring his show Simon Amstell: Numb to San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York City...

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Rob Delaney talks new special, Twitter, stand-up, family, napping and more! (Laughspin interview)

Rob Delaney talks new special, Twitter, stand-up, family, napping and more! (Laughspin interview)

By | September 13, 2012 at 6:22 pm | One comment

Over the last few years, comedy lovers have happily followed Rob Delaney on his amazing journey from Twitter phenom to respected writer and stand-up comedian. And this month,  there's a huge payoff for us, as if his constant stream of brilliantly tweets wasn't enough. The...

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Tyler Boeh will be your Carpool Companion, will also make you laugh (Review + audio)

Tyler Boeh will be your Carpool Companion, will also make you laugh (Review + audio)

By | September 10, 2012 at 10:35 pm | 3 comments

Every now and then, a comedy album comes along that is so entertaining, so enthralling, that it pulls you in like an old-timey radio program; nothing else exists. Your focus is entirely on every word the comedian says. Enter comedian Tyler Boeh – a native of Portland, OR who...

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Comedy Night for Xbox 360 is more realistic — for better or worse — than you’d expect (Review)

Comedy Night for Xbox 360 is more realistic — for better or worse — than you’d expect (Review)

By | September 6, 2012 at 11:46 pm | 4 comments

As a comic, I have a recurring dream of getting on stage, performing new material, getting no response, and then realizing I just performed all my jokes in my underwear. If you’re anything like me, you’ll be happy to know that your dreams can now come true, for about a...

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Katt Williams to release his first comedy special in four years (Video preview)

Katt Williams to release his first comedy special in four years (Video preview)

By | August 18, 2012 at 10:39 am | 2 comments

Continuously embattled comedian Katt Williams has recorded a new stand-up special, Kattpocalypse, for Showtime. It will premiere on the network on Aug 24 with the DVD release scheduled for Sept. 18. Kattpocalypse will be Katt's newest hour since the release of It's Pimpin'...

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