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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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Wanda Sykes will star in two gay rights themed comedy specials for Logo

Wanda Sykes will star in two gay rights themed comedy specials for Logo

By | August 17, 2012 at 11:50 am | No comments

Logo, the Viacom-owned channel that produces programming geared towards the LGBT demographic, will be debuting two one-hour specials later this year from Wanda Sykes, in which she and a roundtable of guest panelists cover the topic of gay rights as it pertains to the upcoming...

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Watch the tears flow during Steve Harvey’s emotional goodbye to stand-up comedy

Watch the tears flow during Steve Harvey’s emotional goodbye to stand-up comedy

By | August 9, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments

With two published books under his belt, his current gig hosting Family Feud, a handful of other television and film roles and an upcoming afternoon talk show, Steve Harvey has been a busy man with an interest in a wide variety of projects. He's so busy, in fact, that last year...

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Steve Harvey says goodbye to stand-up comedy with Pay Per View special

Steve Harvey says goodbye to stand-up comedy with Pay Per View special

By | August 1, 2012 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments

You might know already that veteran comedian Steve Harvey has been on his farewell tour. Months ago, he announced he'd be retiring from stand-up comedy to pursue other avenues; he is after all the head of a syndicated radio show, author and current host of Family Feud, and he'll...

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