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Mark Normand on indie comedy, bombing and the secret to getting laughs (Laughspin interview)

Mark Normand on indie comedy, bombing and the secret to getting laughs (Laughspin interview)

By | July 22, 2014 at 4:25 pm | One comment

Mark Normand, one of the fastest rising and most versatile comedians in the country, cut his teeth at open mics, bar shows and by performing in loft apartments. It's that work ethic -- and his joke writing prowess -- that helped the Louisana native earn the respect of his fellow...

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Yannis Pappas talks Maurica, Mr. Panos and his journey back to comedy (Laughspin Interview)

Yannis Pappas talks Maurica, Mr. Panos and his journey back to comedy (Laughspin Interview)

By | July 2, 2014 at 4:04 pm | One comment

When I first started doing stand-up in college, I used to produce dorm shows at NYU to create stagetime and would be somewhat frugal in who I put on my shows, only wanting the funniest. A comic I booked asked if I would put his friend Yannis up, who I still didn't know at the...

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Comedy Central’s ‘The Half-Hour’ premieres June 6 with Michael Che and Chris Distefano

Comedy Central’s ‘The Half-Hour’ premieres June 6 with Michael Che and Chris Distefano

By | May 19, 2014 at 4:09 pm | One comment

Comedy Central’s stellar stand-up comedy series The Half-Hour kick off its third season Friday, June 6 at midnight ET with back-to-back comedy specials from comedians Chris Distefano and Michael Che. The quickly-rising Distefano appears on MTV and MTV2’s Guy Code, Girl Code...

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Comedy Central announces lineup for Half-Hour comedy specials

Comedy Central announces lineup for Half-Hour comedy specials

By | February 11, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments

Comedy central has released their roster of comedians receiving 30-minute (well, 22-minute) specials in 2014, SplitSider reports. The new season of The Half-Hour includes a talented list of comedians, many with some television heat on them. Fortune Feimster was recently cast in...

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Watch Jonah Ray and Gabe Liedman on Comedy Central’s ‘The Half Hour’ (Previews)

Watch Jonah Ray and Gabe Liedman on Comedy Central’s ‘The Half Hour’ (Previews)

By | May 24, 2013 at 4:34 pm | No comments

Tonight, Jonah Ray, TV writer, co-host of the Nerdist Podcast and the Bing-over-Google man himself, will be on Comedy Central's The Half Hour. Tune in at midnight and experience the RAYdiation. Here's a sampling: Comedy Central The second Half Hour belongs to Gabe...

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Nikki Glaser, Brody Stevens, Jonah Ray and 14 more comedians to film half-hour specials for Comedy Central

Nikki Glaser, Brody Stevens, Jonah Ray and 14 more comedians to film half-hour specials for Comedy Central

By | February 14, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments

Comedy Central will kick off its second year of filming its new half-hour comedy special series, plainly titled The Half Hour, which replaced the network’s original 30-minute stand-up series Comedy Central Presents. All shows will tape in Boston Feb. 26 through March 1 at the...

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David O’Doherty and Jesse Popp bring Comedy Central’s ‘Half Hour’ to a close (Preview videos)

David O’Doherty and Jesse Popp bring Comedy Central’s ‘Half Hour’ to a close (Preview videos)

By | June 13, 2012 at 9:48 am | No comments

I first saw Irish comic David O'Doherty years ago in Montreal, when he performed on Andy Kindler's popular Alternative Show and have been keeping an interested eye on him ever since. So, naturally I'm super excited to see him score his own half-hour special for Comedy Central....

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Comedy Central’s The Half Hour: Joe Mande and Garfunkel and Oates (Preview videos)

Comedy Central’s The Half Hour: Joe Mande and Garfunkel and Oates (Preview videos)

By | June 4, 2012 at 12:00 pm | No comments

Week five of Comedy Central's new stand-up comedy series The Half Hour brings two stellar acts to the stage: Joe Mande and Garfunkel and Oates. Mande, you no doubt know from Twitter, as he's easily one of the funniest cats on there. I like to think of him as a minimalist...

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Theo Von and Maronzio Vance hit The Half Hour on Comedy Central (Preview videos)

Theo Von and Maronzio Vance hit The Half Hour on Comedy Central (Preview videos)

By | May 29, 2012 at 12:27 pm | No comments

It's that time of the week again, Laughspinners-- time to prep for this Friday's all-new episodes of The Half Hour on Comedy Central. In week four, we find comedians Theo Von and Maronzio Vance offering up their best 30 minutes of material. And as always, we're here to give you...

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