COMEDY GENRES

How Important is Indie Comedy?

February 13, 2011
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Indie comedy. Quiet simply, it’s the world we live in. And sometimes it’s hard to get a sense of something when you are inside of it. This week, we welcome emerging New York comic Nick Turner, and discuss the state of indie comedy. Is it growing? Is it shrinking? Is it keeping on keeping on? […]

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SportsDome & The Funniest Sports Movies

February 6, 2011
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Are you ready for some comically-inclined representations of football?!!! This week, in honor of the Superbowl, we welcome SportsDome senior writer (and member of legendary New York sketch troupe Elephant Larry) Geoff Haggerty. We talk to him about writing for SportsDome, where sports and comedy intersect and his favorite sports comedies. So cheer on Team Comedy Nerds as we […]

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Getting Out Of Your Comfort Zone

January 31, 2011

In this week’s episode, we talk about stepping out of your comedy comfort zone. In order to get better at your craft, you should concentrate on what you are good at, but also you should try things that you are not good at. How do you fine the balance between those two contradictory concepts? Does […]

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SNL – What Would You Change?

January 24, 2011
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Justin Timberlake has said that he would consider being a cast member on Saturday Night Live. This week, just like JT brought sexy back, we bring Michael Hartney back* to discuss with us whether that would be a good idea.  What other out-of-the-box people would be good for the show? And, if we were standing […]

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Stand-Up Until Your Eyes Bleed

January 19, 2011

A group in Baltimore is trying to break the record for the longest stand-up show ever.  I am assuming they mean in real time not perceived time, because in perceived time there are some open mics from the 2002 that I am still at.  (I’m looking at you Maui Taco) Do I know what the […]

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Ricky Gervais Wins The Golden Globes!

January 17, 2011

Last night Ricky Gervais totally won the Golden Globes by getting banned from them.  Apparently you are not suppose to mention that the Hollywood Foreign Press was made up by a bunch of nerds who wanted to dry hump the legs of famous people.  Oh, am I now banned from the Golden Globes also?  I […]

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Does Comedy Nerdom Still Exist?

January 17, 2011
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Recently, comedy deity Patton Oswalt wrote an essay in Wired magazine. In it, he argues that the internet, once the bastion of the nerdy, has actually harmed nerd culture. By making it so easy to stay on top of whatever pop culture obsession you have, it has made a generation of nerds lazy, flabby and […]

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