Posts Tagged ‘stand up comedy’

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Andy Sandford

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 Andy Sandford’s comedy career. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com.

Comedian Andy Sandford, known for his work with The Beards of Comedy, is unleashing his brand of up close and personal comedy with the release of his new CD, Me the Whole Time through New Wave Dynamics on February …

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EXCLUSIVE: A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Comics Come Home 2013

This is the first of what we hope will become many cross-promotional efforts with our friends at The Laugh Button. If you love comedy, please make it a point to bookmark and frequent their fantastic site.

Each year for the past 19 years, Denis Leary has traveled to his hometown of Boston to put on a benefit show called Comics Come Home. Leary and his production company, Apostle, team up with The Cam Neely Foundation and its various offshoots to raise money that will benefit cancer patients and their families. In its 19th turn, Comics Come Home boasted one …

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Woody Allen “Toying” With The Idea Of Returning To Standup, Touring

Holy shit, folks. This story is the real deal.

It’s weird to think in a time where most people recognize Woody Allen as an aging filmmaker who releases new works at least once a year that there was a time not too long ago when he would grace comedy club stages. Though decades have passed since that time, anyone doing research on Woody is bound to stumble across his standup work, and having revisited those releases recently myself I can say firsthand most the material still works like gangbusters.

According to a new interview with The New York Times, …

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Doug Benson Reveals ‘Gateway Doug’ Cover Art

Comedian Doug Benson has taken to Twitter to unveil the artwork for his highly anticipated new release, Gateway Doug.

Set for release July 9, which makes it the second release from Benson in under a year (third if you could GMER), Gateway Doug will feature recordings from Benson’s April 20 shows earlier this year. Recording on the universally proclaimed stoner holiday has become a staple in Benson’s career, and having seen him just last month we can tell you firsthand he has never been funnier. Click below to view the official Gateway Doug album art.

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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: Maria Bamford

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 Maria Bamford. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com.

Comedian and actress Maria Bamford recently released her brand-new special, “Maria Bamford: The special special special!” via Chill.com’s new direct-to-consumer video platform, Chill Direct. The move has Bamford joining the likes of Louis C.K. and other comedians who are cutting …

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Derek Sheen

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 Derek Sheen. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com.

On October 30th, Rooftop Comedy released the debut album from comedian Derek Sheen entitled Holy Drivel, featuring forty-five minutes of unabashedly honest tales of some of the horrors Sheen’s done, seen and had happen to him.

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Will Noonan

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 Will Noonan and his latest release, ¡Surpriso! If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com.

There’s no doubt that with all of the year-end ‘best of’ lists coming out you’ve got a backlog of great comedy CDs to take in – but set that task aside for a moment and instead …

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Josh Gondelman

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 Josh Gondelman and his latest release, Everything’s The Best! If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com.

It’s a really exciting week here in Stand Up Tuesdays – this weekend kicks off the 2011 Boston Comedy Festival, and in honor of the festival, I’m reviewing a brand-new release from one of Boston’s most-loved …

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Louis Katz

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 Louis Katz and his latest release, If These Balls Could Talk. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com.

Even though 2011 still has a little bit of life left in her, it’s safe to say I’ve found what I consider to be the stand-out comedy album of the year in Louis …

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Mike Baldwin

Stand-Up Tuesdays has returned to not only make you laugh, but educate you on the greatest comics working today. Click through now for this week’s column!

Preview Amy Schumer’s new comedy album – “Cutting”

Amy Schumer will release her latest comedy offering, Cutting, digitally through Comedy Central Records next week. Click below to stream a preview of the record. We’ve had the opportunity to hear the entire release and absolutely love it! Look for a full review to appear on UTG soon.