Dan McInerney

Lost State Album Available Online

May 9, 2009

The State’s lost album “Comedy for Gracious Living” is available for download here: http://unheard78.blogspot.com/2009/05/state-comedy-for-gracious-living.html But I don’t know how long it will last, so get on it!

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A Special Message From Conan

May 7, 2009

I just got back from L.A. and this video is true. That city is all about taking lunches and pull off tuxdeos. Now I’ll go twitter this post because that’s what us kids do today.

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Shove This Up Your Mind

April 1, 2009

The Onion’s A.V. Club once again does a great service to mankind with this dissertation on one of the greatest movies ever made: Kids In The Hall: Brain Candy On a related note, as a comedy nerd it is upsetting when you see a movie you haven’t seen in a while and discover you’ve been […]

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Cruel Twists of Fate

March 16, 2009

I am in the middle of reading a book about a guy becoming more spiritual and seeing the influence of God in things big and small. I would like to believe that to be true, but then I see things like this: You spent years struggling, playing to half-empty houses, hostile audiences, scraping by, subject […]

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Nasty Little Puppets

February 20, 2009

Slate published an article about how Jeff Dunham became one of the biggest stand-ups in the country, which we talked about here. (Long story short: Puppets can say racist things and no one gets mad.) The Hardest-Working Hand in Show Business

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Letterman Makes Amends For Past Hicks Mistake

February 5, 2009

Just saw this. Classy move by Dave. A shame it had to happen in the first place, but at least Dave tried to correct the mistake. As for the routine, surprisingly tame. I wouldn’t bat an eye if I saw similar material today. It must have doubly hurt Hicks to know that he watered down […]

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The State’s Own Chinese Democracy

January 23, 2009

The great folks over at Comedy Central Insider alerted me to this great Rolling Stone interview with The State. The problem is that for years I have been desperate to hear their unreleased album “Comedy for Gracious Living”.  I’ve managed to hear two bootlegged tracks which were hilarious and extremely strange (sadly, the cops showed […]

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