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The first ever Andy Kaufman album will be released on July 16, Bill Hader featured as narrator

The first ever Andy Kaufman album will be released on July 16, Bill Hader featured as narrator

By | May 9, 2013 at 6:08 pm | 4 comments

Although Andy Kaufman accomplished a lot in the 35 years he spent on this planet -- including now iconic roles on Taxi and Saturday Night Live -- the one thing he didn't leave behind was a proper comedy album. But that will change on July 16, when Chicago indie music label Drag...

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Tony Clifton’s ‘Live on the Sunset Strip’: Punchline Magazine reviews the rough cut

By | April 18, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments

Fans and co-conspirators alike crammed into the Silent Movie Theater in Los Angeles last week for a sneak preview of an early cut of Tony Clifton: Live on the Sunset Strip. The documentary captures the highs, lows, and on-stage vagina shavings of Tony Clifton’s four-night...

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Andy Kaufman’s alter ego Tony Clifton releases concert film; watch the trailer

By | April 7, 2011 at 2:53 pm | No comments

Andy Kaufman's hilarious, but notorious alter-ego, sleazy lounge singer opener Tony Clifton is back with his very own concert film. Tony Clifton: Live on the Sunset Strip filmed last May at the world famous Comedy Store that was both shocked and amazed as audiences first were...

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Tony Clifton spotted outside bondage-themed night club

By | May 17, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 5 comments

I spotted Tony Clifton nightclubbing outside of Voyeur in West Hollywood, late Friday night before  he began his string of shows at The Comedy Store, which started last night. He promised that much when I interviewed him a few days ago. He told me: "We’re going out Friday...

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Tony Clifton returns, whether you like it or not

By | May 14, 2010 at 7:51 am | No comments

My previous run-ins with Tony Clifton have been well documented, but I can’t help but be excited by the news that the venerable lounge lizard has once again emerged from (what I assume is) a haze of hookers and booze for a four-night stand at the famous Comedy Store in...

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Tony Clifton: Andy Kaufman’s spirit carries on

By | December 7, 2009 at 10:21 am | One comment

In the late 1970s, the late legendary comedian Andy Kaufman met and befriended Las Vegas lounge act Tony Clifton-- or so the story goes. Shortly after that, however, we all learned that Andy was Tony... maybe. Either way, Tony's back in the spotlight just in time for the...

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Special screening to launch Andy Kaufman book happens Thursday in LA

By | December 2, 2009 at 6:45 pm | One comment

There's a cool opportunity for Andy Kaufman fans in the LA area: there’s a special screening of rare Kaufman performances happening tomorrow night at the Silent Movie Theatre. The event is taking place in conjunction with the release of the book Dear Andy Kaufman, I Hate Your...

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Tony Clifton to host Andy Kaufman Award showcase

By | October 29, 2009 at 3:57 pm | No comments

We caught wind earlier this morning that the 5th Annual Andy Kaufman Award showcase will be hosted by none other than longtime Kaufman rival, Tony Clifton. Clifton, who was originally discovered by Kaufman in 1969 while performing in a seedy lounge in Las Vegas was revealed to...

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