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Todd Barry to release new album and DVD, ‘Super Crazy’ on July 24

Todd Barry to release new album and DVD, ‘Super Crazy’ on July 24

By | July 3, 2012 at 12:18 pm | No comments

It's a big month for well-loved comedian Todd Barry. His first hour-long stand-up special Todd Barry: Super Crazy will premiere on Comedy Central on July 21 at 11 pm ET, to be followed by the uncut and uncensored album and DVD versions on July 24. DVD bonus features will...

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The Laughspin Bridgetown Comedy Fest wrap-up with Todd Barry, Jon Glaser, more!

The Laughspin Bridgetown Comedy Fest wrap-up with Todd Barry, Jon Glaser, more!

By | April 21, 2012 at 11:03 am | 2 comments

I know, I know. It’s been days and days since the Bridgetown Comedy Festival wrapped up, but I needed that time to process the adventure. I saw so many shows over the course of the four-day run that some of it gets a bit fuzzy, so I had to storyboard my weekend and pick out my...

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Jim Gaffigan releases preview, backstage videos from self-released special ‘Mr Universe’

Jim Gaffigan releases preview, backstage videos from self-released special ‘Mr Universe’

By | April 3, 2012 at 3:56 pm | One comment

The release of Jim Gaffigan's latest stand-up comedy special -- all 75 minutes of it -- happens on April 11. Like Louis C.K. and mostl recently Aziz Ansari, the mighty Gaffigan will make Mr. Universe exclusively available through JimGaffigan.com for only $5! Stream it; download...

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Check out some photos from Lewis Black’s pilot for the BBC

Check out some photos from Lewis Black’s pilot for the BBC

By | March 21, 2012 at 11:08 pm | No comments

As we reported earlier this week, BBC's Radio 4 is developing an American version of its popular radio broadcast The News Quiz to be fronted by Lewis Black. The pilot was filmed last night to an enthusiastic sold-out crowd at New York City's at the Greene Space. The show...

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SXSW Comedy, Day 6: Set List with Paul Provenza, awkward trade show comedy and more!

SXSW Comedy, Day 6: Set List with Paul Provenza, awkward trade show comedy and more!

By | March 16, 2012 at 12:39 pm | No comments

AUSTIN -- One thing I love about South by Southwest this year is the broader variety of comedy events and locations the festival offers. Rather than just featuring podcast tapings and stand-up showcases, we’ve been fortunate to see a more diverse set of performances, from...

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Watch the ‘Bitter Buddha’ trailer with Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt, more!

Watch the ‘Bitter Buddha’ trailer with Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt, more!

By | March 8, 2012 at 12:09 am | 4 comments

True comedy nerds know who Eddie Pepitone is. He's the man who's made an art out of Twitter, the star of the daily live-action comic strip Puddin' and the dude who released the stellar album A Great Stillness at the end of last year. But, with the upcoming documentary about the...

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Watch Todd Barry’s audition to become the new Advil spokesman

Watch Todd Barry’s audition to become the new Advil spokesman

By | December 23, 2011 at 11:34 am | One comment

Comedian Todd Barry wants to be the new Advil spokesperson. He's so dedicated to scoring the gig, he took time out of his busy schedule to audition for the part-- without even being asked. Are you watching, Advil people? He's a fucking go-getter. Although, I'm pretty sure when...

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Gospel singer Vickie Winans thinks she’s a stand-up comedian (Video)

Gospel singer Vickie Winans thinks she’s a stand-up comedian (Video)

By | December 6, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments

How talented of a comedian is gospel singer Vickie Winans? I'll tell you. Tomorrow she's recording her first ever stand-up comedy DVD. And she has no material prepared. She's going to do three shows "off the top of my head," as she tells the below awkward television reporter on...

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Listen to Aimee Mann sing “Todd Barry Is An Idiot”

Listen to Aimee Mann sing “Todd Barry Is An Idiot”

By | October 4, 2011 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments

When comedian Todd Barry tweeted the following -- "Yo @aimeemann. Hear you’re recording @timheidecker song. BIG mistake. I’ll whip up something better & fax it to you later." -- a scene for musical inspiration was set. Tim Heidecker (of Tim and Eric fame) got to work on an...

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