COMEDY GENRES

How Much Longer Will Sketch Comedy Be On TV?

August 1, 2011

Hey, so what are you going to put in the time capsule?  A Justin Bieber album? Really?  I just don’t get him.  And that whole thing with Usher.  What?  Oh, me?  I am putting in sketch comedy shows on TV.  Well, first of yes I can put a concept in the time capsule.  You’re not […]

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Comedy Things That Should Never Happen Again!

July 11, 2011

Stop it. Just…just stop it. Whatever it is you’re doing, just don’t do that anymore. This week on the show, we talk about the things we’re just sick and tired of seeing in comedies. There was a time when wise-cracking animals were fresh and funny. Those days have passed, but don’t turn around because here […]

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Making Normal Funny with Guest Tom Shillue

July 4, 2011
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In comedy being normal is usually seen as a bad thing.  With thousands of comedians all trying to stand out, you need to do something to stand out.  This week’s guest Tom Shillue has managed to make a name for himself by not only being normal, but Super Normal (That’s the name of his one […]

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Does Alternative Comedy Get Too Much Credit?

June 28, 2011

“Alternative” comedy. Much like it’s cousin “alternative” music, this species is often misaligned and misunderstood. Saddled with a kind-of dumb and misleading name, some people talk about how great this particular creature is, which inevitably leads to other people saying “It thinks it’s so great, but it’s not that great.” This week we discuss “alt” […]

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The Evolution Of Animated Comedy

June 20, 2011
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On this week’s episode we discuss adult cartoons. No, not like that. Jeez, get your mind out of the gutter. I mean the kind of comedy cartoons that adults watch. After the “The Flintstones”,  the form lay dormant for roughly twenty-five years before a little cultural atom bomb called the “The Simpsons” went off. Before […]

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Jon Stewart on Fox News – Watch This Now

June 20, 2011

If you heart Jon Stewart like I do you will heart this.  You will probably heart him even more now.  (Fun Fact: I have never written “heart” anything before.  This will be the first and last time.  You just read history people.) Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

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Looking Funny… The Right Way

June 14, 2011
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“It don’t matter what you wear, they’re checking out your savior faire. And it don’t matter what you do, ’cause everything you do looks good on you.” – RuPaul, American Royalty You got your jokes. You got your mic work down, your pre-composed heckler responses ready to go, that screeching impression of your Asian grandmother […]

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