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South By Southwest Comedy recap: Day 6 (the final day)

By | March 21, 2011 at 12:33 pm | No comments

Well folks, SXSW 2011 has come to an end. Saturday marked the final day of the 9-day festival and the stellar stand-up comedy showcases and performances put the week to pasture in the best way possible. Slight change for tonight’s recap: we’re sparing you the nitty-gritty...

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South By Southwest Comedy: Day 5

By | March 19, 2011 at 3:43 pm | No comments

AUSTIN-- The penultimate night of SXSW festivities began with a one-two-three punch: three comedy shows, one venue, one night. It was also the first evening of comedy shows for the music segment of the festival, the interactive segment having shut down last Tuesday. So, instead...

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South By Southwest Comedy: Day 4, with Ansari, Maron, Benson and more

By | March 16, 2011 at 1:07 pm | No comments

AUSTIN-- The fourth and final day of comedy events during SXSW Interactive (more comedy comes this weekend) kicked off with a taping of Marc Maron’s WTF podcast. Before the guests took the stage, Maron chatted a bit about his time in Austin and at SXSW. And man, did he have...

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New season of John Oliver’s stand-up show promotes community in comedy world

By | March 15, 2011 at 6:32 pm | No comments

Stand-up fans, get ready: the second season of John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show is almost here. Premiering March 24 on Comedy Central, the show features some returning stand-up favorites as well as some newer faces. And, to promote the show, John Oliver was in town for...

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South By Southwest Comedy: Day 3

By | March 15, 2011 at 8:55 am | One comment

AUSTIN-- Day three began with perhaps the most appropriately titled podcast for the SXSW crowd: Chris Hardwick’s Nerdist podcast. Before bringing out their special guest, Hardwick, Jonah Ray, and Matt Mira chided Austin residents’ penchants for the ironic mustache. The...

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South By Southwest Comedy: Day 2

By | March 14, 2011 at 9:56 am | No comments

AUSTIN-- Unsurprisingly, day two of SXSW’s comedy offerings did not disappoint. The evening began with a live Comedy Death Ray Radio podcast taping featuring none other than Pee-Wee Herman creator Paul Reubens. Anyone hoping to see a live interview with Pee-Wee would be...

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South By Southwest Comedy: Day 1

By | March 13, 2011 at 9:51 am | No comments

AUSTIN-- South by Southwest’s comedy offerings began last night and blended the best of comedy and nerdery. Kicking off the night was a doubleheader of Doug Benson’s “Doug Loves Movies” podcast, first featuring guests Anthony Jeselnik, Kevin Pollak and Dave Foley. In...

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Breaking: Kevin Pollak, Amy Schumer, more added to SXSW comedy lineup

By | February 23, 2011 at 9:59 pm | No comments

South by Southwest announced its comedy lineup on Feb. 17-- a list that boasts the likes of Michael Ian Black, Marc Maron and John Oliver. But, tonight we're hearing things are about to get even better in Austin from March 11 - 20, because of the addition of a stellar handful of...

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