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  • Orlando comics plea for Maria Bamford to headline inaugural festival

    Orlando comics plea for Maria Bamford to headline inaugural festival
    Dear Maria Bamford, the comics of Orlando want you in Central Florida.   In a video posted to OrlandWantsBamford.com, a group of Orlando comics plead with the actress/comedienne known for her roles on "Arrested Development" and "Louie" to headline the...
  • Palestinian comic wrestles with current events in Mideast

    Palestinian comic wrestles with current events in Mideast
    Stand-up comedian Aron Kader is never at a loss for material. If his upbringing as a Palestinian American Mormon from Provo, Utah, isn't enough, there's always the Middle East. "The problem over there is that the Jews and Arabs think they're God's...
  • Variety Picks 10 Comics to Watch for 2014

    The laff list is locked. Variety has chosen its 10 Comics to Watch for 2014. Selected by a team of Variety editors based on extensive polling of the professional comedy community -- those who scout, book, represent, produce and cast comics on a daily...
  • Rupert Murdoch's pay falls; One Direction doc likely to win weekend

    Rupert Murdoch's pay falls; One Direction doc likely to win weekend
    After the coffee. Before becoming way overexposed.  The Skinny: I'm on a standup comedy kick right now, with Maria Bamford's new album playing on Spotify as I write this. Friday's headlines include box offices previews and the return of cigarette...
  • New York Comedy Festival Celebrates 10 Years

    With some 175 comedians lined up to perform across more than 50 shows, the New York Comedy Festival is all about funny business. But its impact is no laughing matter. That Kevin Hart standup pic -- "Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain," the one that grossed...
  • Todd Barry in Collinsville this Friday, Oct. 28

    Todd Barry in Collinsville this Friday, Oct. 28
    This week, Todd Barry is performing at Bridge Street Live in Collinsville, a newish Connecticut rock club whose focus is, like many rock clubs, expanded to include comedy. In 2005, the standup documentary “The Comedians of Comedy” included...
  • New comedy club to open inside Chinese 6 multiplex

    New comedy club to open inside Chinese 6 multiplex
    No joke. A new comedy club is opening up inside a movie theater in Hollywood. In the latest effort by exhibitors to reinvent themselves and draw new patrons, the Chinese 6 Theatre complex is partnering with veteran comedy producers Jeru Tillman and...
  • Literary opponents face off at Write Club

    Literary opponents face off at Write Club
    Literary fisticuffs abound at Write Club, where opponents duke it out with lightning-fast essays on pre-assigned, opposing topics. But is it really literature as blood sport? "The stakes are real," says founder and self-proclaimed overlord Ian Belknap....
  • Just For Laughs Chicago adds Russell Brand, Scott Adsit, more

    Just For Laughs Chicago adds Russell Brand, Scott Adsit, more
    TBS Just For Laughs Chicago has added Russell Brand, Pete Holmes, Paul F. Tompkins, Brian Posehn, Doug Benson, Todd Glass, Scott Adsit, Kevin Dorff, Jon Glaser, TJ & Dave, Horatio Sanz, Matt Walsh, Brad Morris and Joe Nunez to its festival line-up....
  • Seth Meyers, Hannibal Buress come home for 'Just For Laughs Chicago' in June

    Seth Meyers, Hannibal Buress come home for 'Just For Laughs Chicago' in June
    Seth Meyers and Hannibal Buress are coming home for the fifth annual TBS Just for Laughs Chicago comedy festival in June. Evanston native Meyers, who runs the "Saturday Night Live" writers' room and "Weekend Update," is one of the festival's anchors--get...
  • 'The Nerdist' Chris Hardwick chooses between 'Doctor Who,' 'The Walking Dead'

    'The Nerdist' Chris Hardwick chooses between 'Doctor Who,' 'The Walking Dead'
    Chris Hardwick is a busy guy. He runs the popular podcast and website The Nerdist and travels the county doing standup. Last fall, his "Talking Dead," the popular aftershow in which he and guests dissect each episode of "The Walking Dead," grew to an...