Posts Tagged ‘comedian’

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Listen To Jim Norton’s Keynote Speech “I Insincerely Apologize” From Just For Laughs Comedy Festival

“It just seems like right now we’re in a place where people are being witch-hunted for expressing an opinion. Even if it’s a lousy opinion or a shitty opinion, and comics I don’t think can ever fall into the trap of any groups that want to censor what a person says or thinks or punish a person for expressing what they think. Anything you say about a social issue is going to offend half the country. I don’t care how nicely you say it, I don’t care how well you construct the joke, simply by stating the opinion, you are

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Katt Williams Teases Return To Stand Up

Comedian Katt Williams ended 2012 amidst a flurry of controversy. In a span of just a few weeks starting at the beginning of October, Williams managed to get arrested repeatedly, deliver multiple half-assed performances, assault fans both on stage and off, and retire from comedy. All hope seemed lost for the comedian, but a new interview with AllHipHop finds the man behind The Pimp Chronicles in better spirits than anyone can remember.

Speaking with the popular hip hop site as part of his promotional efforts for Scary Movie 5, which opens in theaters this week and serves as …

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Nato Green

Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny.

This week, Angie puts a spotlight on Bobbie Oliver. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com.

Nato Green has a knack for making people feel stupid.

Well, not intentionally, per se – but Green’s incredibly sharp wit and highly intelligent brand of cerebral humor will no doubt leave a few who listen to it feeling slightly silly for not …

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Doug Benson Reveals “Smug Life” Album Art

Comedian and stoner-extraordinaire Doug Benson has revealed the hilarious artwork for his forthcoming standup release, Smug Life.

Appearing on his own album cover in a hoodie with sharpie-tatted fingers, Benson’s Smug Life artwork is sure to make fans new and old chuckle. The release was recorded on 4/20 and will hit stores sometime this Summer through Comedy Central Records. Click past the jump to view the artwork and click here to follow Benson’s hijinks on Twitter.…

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Mike Brody

Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny.

This week, Angie puts a spotlight on Mike Brody. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com.

They say that nice guys always finish last, but that’s not always the case. Take Minnesota-based comedian Mike Brody, for instance, who after twelve years of paying his club-comic dues releases his first full-length CD, That’s Not What I Meant, today …

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Nick Griffin

Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny.

This week, Angie puts a spotlight on Nick Griffin. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com.

Contrary to popular belief, comedian Nick Griffin isn’t actually unhappier in life than Marc Maron – but when someone who is so well-known for his bitter rants dubs you so, you take it with a grain of salt and hope for the …

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Chris Strait

Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny.

This week, Angie puts a spotlight on Chris Strait! If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com.

 

I must admit something that, for some reason, I tend not to talk about often – I’m a huge fan of TruTV’s World’s Dumbest. There’s really nothing I love more than watching people act like complete morons, so couple that footage …

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Joe DeRosa

Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny.

This week, Angie puts a spotlight on Joe DeRose and his latest release, Return Of The Son Of Depression Auction. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com.

It seems to me there’s been a subtle turning of the tide in the world of stand-up comedy, bringing with it a style of humor that is winning audiences over everywhere …

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Ryan Staples

Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny.

This week, Angie puts a spotlight on Ryan Staples and his latest release, Fuck You Ryan Staples. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com.

Fuck You, Ryan Staples. There’s no better way to have a whole bunch of people cursing you than to title your first stand up CD as such, but the Worcester, MA native boldly chose to …

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Graham Elwood

Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny.

This week, Angie puts a spotlight on Graham Elwood and his latest release, Laffghanistan: Comedy Down Range. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com.

Surprising as it may be, stand-up comedy isn’t always fun and games for comedians, especially those who take their craft to a new level by using it to give back.  I recently had the chance …

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Bill Squire

Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny.

This week, Angie puts a spotlight on Bill Squire and his latest release, Sarcasm Bus. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com.

Bill Squire would rather be known as the person who died on a rollercoaster – not the person who was too fat to ride it. But we know him as a clever and likable comedian hailing from …

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Tom Simmons

Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny.

This week, Angie puts a spotlight on Tom Simmons and his latest release, Keep Up. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com.

If you haven’t yet heard of comedian Tom Simmons, it’s really about time you change that.

The veteran comic and winner of the 2009 San Francisco International Comedy Competition released his fifth live CD earlier this …