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SXSW Comedy, day 7: Fogelnest Files, Doug Benson, weird YouTube videos!

SXSW Comedy, day 7: Fogelnest Files, Doug Benson, weird YouTube videos!

By | March 17, 2013 at 9:43 am | 3 comments

AUSTIN -- Friday marked the seventh day of comedy at SXSW 2013, but don’t be fooled – we’re not taking a breather over here in Austin. Let’s do the math: weekend + final days of SXSW + St. Patrick’s Day = pure pandemonium. It’s a perfect storm of mayhem and...

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SXSW Comedy, day 6: Hannibal Buress, Hasan Minhaj, Kyle Kinane

SXSW Comedy, day 6: Hannibal Buress, Hasan Minhaj, Kyle Kinane

By | March 15, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments

AUSTIN -- If there was any doubt that I am now immersed in SXSW Music, it was put to rest yesterday thanks to Loud Village-- an entity that encapsulates both alternative music and alternative comedy. So, in other words, the hipster dream. Loud Village offered a showcase...

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SXSW Comedy, day 5: Tenacious D, Drunk History and Ghost Ghirls!

SXSW Comedy, day 5: Tenacious D, Drunk History and Ghost Ghirls!

By | March 14, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 3 comments

AUSTIN -- Hoo boy, y’all. I know I’ve complained about the oddly-dressed masses who infiltrate the city for SXSW music, but I take it all back for a brief moment, because yesterday, my face was thoroughly rocked off at a kickass performance by the American heroes of...

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SXSW Comedy, day 4: Marc Maron, Fred Armisen, Nasty Show and more!

SXSW Comedy, day 4: Marc Maron, Fred Armisen, Nasty Show and more!

By | March 13, 2013 at 11:07 am | 2 comments

AUSTIN -- Sweet fancy Moses, we’re halfway into SXSW! This whole week is a marathon of networking, alcohol and hearing the words “innovation” and “creative flow” so many times you’ll probably have an aneurysm, so think happy thoughts for those of us who continue...

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SXSW Comedy, Day 3: Brett Gelman, Jay Larson, Team Coco and more!

SXSW Comedy, Day 3: Brett Gelman, Jay Larson, Team Coco and more!

By | March 12, 2013 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments

AUSTIN -- As you may have heard, Austin’s motto is “Keep Austin Weird,” referring to the fun eccentricities of its most colorful people and places. But the same could have been said for one of the oddest performances I can remember seeing in the past three years of...

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SXSW Comedy, Day 2: Arrested Development and Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera launch JASH

SXSW Comedy, Day 2: Arrested Development and Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera launch JASH

By | March 11, 2013 at 11:09 am | 2 comments

AUSTIN -- The second day of shenanigans left many SXSW attendees (yours truly included) a little more bleary-eyed than we might have wanted to be – thanks, daylight saving – but good golly, the perks made it all worth the lack of sleep. For those of you who are...

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SXSW Comedy, Day 1: Comedy Bang! Bang! and Burning Love

SXSW Comedy, Day 1: Comedy Bang! Bang! and Burning Love

By | March 10, 2013 at 8:28 am | 4 comments

AUSTIN -- Hey hey, everybody! I’m back for my third year of sharing some of the lovely comedic jewels of Austin, Texas’s South by Southwest with you friendly Laughspin readers. This year, the fest has bulked up its comedy offerings substantially: three different venues with...

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SXSW Comedy, Day 8: Drunks, Doritos battle, pinatas, podcasts and the end!

SXSW Comedy, Day 8: Drunks, Doritos battle, pinatas, podcasts and the end!

By | March 18, 2012 at 3:47 pm | No comments

AUSTIN -- South by Southwest ended not with a whimper, but a bang. An absurd, drunken bang. The combination of St. Patrick’s Day, the final evening of South by Southwest activities, and a Saturday night made for explosive potential at Esther’s Follies. Kicking off the...

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SXSW Comedy, Day 7: The Benson Interruption, Ari Shaffir and more!

SXSW Comedy, Day 7: The Benson Interruption, Ari Shaffir and more!

By | March 17, 2012 at 4:31 pm | No comments

AUSTIN -- On the seventh day, God rested. Not so for comedy at South by Southwest – we’re still driving forward with more performances and more laughs. Onward! The Sklar Brothers kicked off a series of performances at Esther’s Follies with a taping of their Sklarbro...

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