STAND-UP COMEDY

Required Reading – Christian Finnegan

April 13, 2009

With a new Comedy Central Presents and CD/DVD on the way, Christian Finnegan has a lot going on.  This week’s Required Reading is a clip from his past special and it’s one that all guys can relate to and are a little afraid of.  Enjoy. CHRISTIAN FINNEGAN – CHANDRA AND THE BIRDS AND THE BEES

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Comedy Foot Soldier – Carolyn Castiglia

April 8, 2009
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This week’s Comedy Foot Soldier, Carolyn Castiglia, is not only a stand-up comedian but a freestyle rap star.  Her list of TV credits are crazy.  Check it:  VH1, MTV2, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Nick-at-Nite’s Funniest Mom in America 3, The Maury Show, ABC World News with Charles Gibson plus you may very well have heard […]

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REQUIRED READING – SUBWAY STATION CHASE

April 6, 2009

This week’s Required Reading proves that it doesn’t need to be old to be classic.  It comes from rising star and incredible talent John Mulaney. This clip is from his Comedy Central Presents that aired his past Friday.  As a person who also doesn’t feel at all like an adult I can totally relate to […]

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Angry Gets Me Comedy!

April 3, 2009

Comedy makes me happy.  But anger is what gives me comedy.  So much of the humor we see on a daily basis is angry.  It’s aggressive.  It’s so often about getting a laugh at the expense of some one, some thing or yourself.  (cough) Richard Lewis (cough). Some might say it’s about tearing down others […]

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Required Reading – Maria Bamford

March 30, 2009

This week’s Required Reading is another one I can’t believe it took me so long to get to.  Maria Bamford is one of the best and most original stand-up comedians working today.  She is a member of the “Comedians Of Comedy” and an all around funny chick in everything that she does.  I am constantly […]

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Baron Vaughn in Pilot with Amanda Bynes

March 25, 2009

Baron Vaughn and Amanda Bynes together in a comedy pilot for ABC.  Can life get any better?  I submit it that it can not! The CCI is reporting that the two will be starring in a new comedy: The show centers around a group of friends who all get fired the same day after a […]

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Comedy Foot Soldiers – Aparna Nancherla

March 18, 2009

Aparna Nancherla has been rocking the D.C. comedy scene since 2006 and after just one year of doing stand-up she was a finalist in NBC’s 2007 Stand Up for Diversity.  You may have also seen her on Last Comic Standing, the first Hysterical Festival, and the DC Comedy Fest.  I recently saw her perform here […]

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