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  • Comedy actor Adam Sandler signs four-film deal with Netflix

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Netflix Inc said on Thursday that comedian and actor Adam Sandler has signed a deal to star in and produce four films that will be shown exclusively on the video-streaming service.
  • Q&A: 'Girl Code' Creator Ryan Ling on Season 3, Social Media and New Comedians

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Ryan Ling, creator of MTV2's "Guy Code" and MTV's "Girl Code," knows a thing or two about horrible roommates. It's a friend who overstayed his welcome at his New York apartment who inspired him to pitch "Guy Code," a show in...

    Evolving 'Clean Comedian' Brian Regan Happy Sticking To Standup

    Evolving 'Clean Comedian' Brian Regan Happy Sticking To Standup
    For many stand-up comics, comedy was not their first career option. Jeff Foxworthy initially toiled at IBM working on mainframes. Paul Mecurio made a very nice living as an attorney. Brian Regan was on the way to becoming an accountant. But a funny...

    Stand-up Scene: Mortality is a tricky subject for comedy

    Stand-up Scene: Mortality is a tricky subject for comedy
    "Stop me if you've heard this one," says comedian Sean White at Timothy O'Toole's last Saturday night. "So my brother is dying on the floor of Starbucks …" Lest you think we audience members are macabre for breaking out into immediate and high-...

    Finding the punch line

    "So a guy walks into a bar ..." Countless jokes start that way, and so does a comedy movement. Comedy clubs may be the place to hear reliable routines from touring comedians, but Orlando's local funnymen and womenhave been carving out their own scene on...