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Laughspin interview: Catching up with Kyle Kinane

Laughspin interview: Catching up with Kyle Kinane

By | August 3, 2011 at 2:28 pm | No comments

Last year, comedian Kyle Kinane released one of the best albums of the year Death of the Party. And since then, he's been quickly rising in the world of comedy, having made appearances on Conan, John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show and his own Comedy Central Presents. Now he's...

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Lewis Black finally joins Twitter!

Lewis Black finally joins Twitter!

By | August 1, 2011 at 11:46 am | No comments

Two weeks after we let you know that Jerry Seinfeld joined the Twitter-sphere, I'm pleased to report that Lewis Black has caved in as well. @TheLewisBlack began tweeting Sunday after apparently being badgered by his good friend, comedian Kathleen Madigan (@kathleenmadigan). "I'm...

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Watch the Sklar Brothers help football player Shaun Phillips reach his Twitter potential

Watch the Sklar Brothers help football player Shaun Phillips reach his Twitter potential

By | July 27, 2011 at 4:20 pm | No comments

Shaun Phillips plays professional football for the San Diego Chargers. Seeing as I haven't followed sports since high school, I can't say I ever heard of this dude until today, when I saw this newly-posted Atom.com original video. In it, dynamic comedy duo, The Sklar Brothers...

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Photo: “Community” isn’t bitter about Emmy snub

Photo: “Community” isn’t bitter about Emmy snub

By | July 25, 2011 at 11:02 am | No comments

This is one of the many reasons I love Community. They just don't give a shit. When the Emmy nominations were announced a few weeks ago, I was shocked that the NBC comedy didn't snag even one. But that's ok. The Community peeps are back at work and taking the whole thing in...

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Dave Chappelle upsets charity audience with “sh*tty show” (Video)

Dave Chappelle upsets charity audience with “sh*tty show” (Video)

By | July 23, 2011 at 2:38 pm | 11 comments

UPDATE: 7:30 pm EST Dave Chappelle performed last night -- this time, it was a 10-minute spot at Hard Rock Live (same venue) in Hollywood, FL and apologized for his "bad attitude" at Friday night's show. For the full story, read the original account below. It seems Dave...

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Jerry Seinfeld joins Twitter; whips out concentration camp joke

Jerry Seinfeld joins Twitter; whips out concentration camp joke

By | July 17, 2011 at 6:37 pm | 2 comments

As iconic as he is, Jerry Seinfeld did not have an official presence online until he launched his site JerrySeinfeld.com on May 6. Well, before this past weekend even started, Jerry made another technological leap to the delight of his many fans: he joined Twitter. As of this...

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Punchline Mag analysis: Comedians shouldn’t let Twitter affect their real-life act

By | July 7, 2011 at 12:54 pm | One comment

Yesterday, Lisa Cohen, founder of WitStream, the aggregating comedy ticker site, issued this advice to all people who try to be funny on Twitter: Stop sucking Favstar's dick. The suggestion was the headline of an editorial that makes this keen observation: comedians who depend...

Posted in: Opinion

Advice to funny tweeters: stop sucking Favstar’s dick

By | July 6, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 10 comments

By Lisa Cohen founder of Witstream.com I’m glad the internet has made it so easy for people to express themselves. Self-expression is, as a rule, a good thing for humanity. Unfortunately the tantalizing power to respond immediately with a slap (or a suck up) has been handed...

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Louis C.K. defends Tracy Morgan: “He was f*cking around”

By | June 15, 2011 at 11:47 am | 17 comments

All-Star comic Louis C.K. defended the recent homophobic stand-up bit performed by Tracy Morgan over Twitter today. He argued that Morgan “said something wrong, evil, cruel, ignorant and hilarious. He was on a comedy stage, not a pulpit.” He then went on to further argue...

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