SKETCH COMEDY

Dana Carvey Show in New York Times

May 11, 2009

In anticipation of the DVD release, the New York Times has a piece about The Dana Carvey Show: Comedy fans may remember it as a crucible in which many future stars were forged. But for the people who created the show, it was a stark lesson that when idiosyncratic talents are given the freedom to […]

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The Top Ten Sexiest Comedians On A Purely Superficial Basis

April 30, 2009

Summer is quickly approaching and now is the time when our minds turn to fancy.  I’m not 100% sure what that means, but I think it has to do with making out with people so what better time to put out a list of the Top Ten Sexiest Comedians On A Purely Superficial Basis.  Enjoy […]

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Being A Gay Comedian

April 24, 2009

This week we welcome comedians Claudia Cogan and Michael Hartney to talk about the world of gay comedy.  What unique struggles do gay comedians face?  How does being a gay comedian effect the material they create?   How afraid can Dan and Dustin be about sounding ignorant or homophobic?  Come find out with us. You can […]

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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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Comedy Foot Soldier – Alex Goldberg

April 1, 2009

This week’s Comedy Foot Soldier is a comedy machine.  Honestly, I believe he must be at least a cyborg to write and do as much as he does.  Or maybe he has an infinite number of monkeys typing on typewriters where his organs should be.  Tiny tiny monkeys with even tinier typewriters.  Point is Alex […]

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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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Required Reading – Unexperienced Cannibal

March 16, 2009

This week’s Required Reading is brought to us by The Kids In The Hall.  It’s simple.  It’s funny.  It’s about people eating people.  Everything a good comedy sketch should be. THE KIDS IN THE HALL – UNEXPERIENCED CANNIBAL

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