COMEDY GENRES

Did He Do That? And By “That” I Mean Punch Someone In The Implant…

July 9, 2010

Can you hear that? If you listen real close you can hear the faint sound of the very last part of my childhood being bound, tortured and kill by the very last person who I have who I every thought would try to hurt me, Steve Urkel.  TMZ is reporting today that police are investigation […]

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Backstage At The Friars Club

July 5, 2010
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This week we are reporting from the FrISC, which is the Friars Club Improv and Sketch Competition. 5 Sketch teams and 5 Improv teams went up against each other and the winner went home with $10,000 to make a short film that will be shown at the Friars Club Film Festival. Dan talks to Sue […]

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Programming Comedy Central Classic… If It Existed

June 28, 2010
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There is ESPN Classic. There is VH1 Classic. There is Boomerang (which is like Cartoon Network Classic). There is the History Channel, The Military Channel and the Military History Channel.* So with all these channels, this week Dan and Dustin, along with special guest Michael Hartney, humbly suggest a channel that doesn’t exist, but we […]

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The Rules and Lingo of Comedy Writing

June 21, 2010
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In this week’s episode we take a look at the comedy writing lingo and the rules of Jim Abrahams, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker, the film making trio that brought you Airplane!, The Naked Gun and Top Secret! Showing that even in comedies as seemingly scattershot as the ZAZ films, there is a method to […]

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Ok Go Wins The Internet Again

June 17, 2010
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In case you haven’t seen the new Ok Go video here it is.  As usual, it’s one amazing take and also as usual they make me feel lazy about everything I’ve ever done.  Also here is the best dancing baby in the world.

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Get On Ben’s Sh#t List

June 17, 2010

Comedians Ben Kissel and Adam Wirtz have been hard at work at a new web series called Ben’s Shit List.  Think The Daily Show.  Think Tosh.O.  Think The Soup.  Now stop thinking and start watching because it’s really funny.

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Michael Hartney – Comedy Foot Soldier

June 16, 2010
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This week’s comedy foot soldier is Comedy Nerd’s favorite Michael Hartney or as I like to call him the hardest working man in sketch comedy (Admittedly, I mostly use that in formal settings, like when the Queen is around).  Michael is a big part of the UCB sketch community and it seems like every day […]

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