STAND-UP COMEDY

The Business Of Comedy

January 11, 2010
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On this week’s episode we welcome guest Dan Wilbur, a comic who also works for the comedy club Comix. We ask him about the behind the scenes business of comedy and he gives us the low down. They don’t call it show business for nothing. That’s right. They do it for something. Plus…Diamond smuggling! Hitler’s […]

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Artie Lang’s Apparent Suicide Attempt

January 7, 2010

Reports are coming out all over today that Artie Lang’s hospitalization over the weekend was the result of a suicide attempt.  And not just you run of the mill, “I’m going to take a handful of pills and fall asleep” attempt.  The dude stabbed himself nine times.  Nine times.  I know the guy has been […]

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Laura Mannino – Comedy Foot Soldier

January 6, 2010

I couldn’t think of a more perfect person to kick off the relaunch of our Comedy Foot Soldier feature than Laura Mannino. Laura is awesome.  She’s funny. She’s smart and she’s one of the nicest people I have ever met in the comedy community. Talk to her five minutes and you feel like you’ve known […]

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Can Comedy Competitions Be Fair?

January 4, 2010
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This week, with the announcement that NBC may be bringing back “Last Comic Standing”, we discuss whether or not you should have comedy competitions. And if you do, is there anyway to make them fair? Can something as subjective as comedy be quantified? Would just changing venues wildly affect the outcome? What are you waiting […]

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Top Ten Stand-Up Comedians Of The Decade

December 28, 2009
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Here at The Comedy Nerds compound, we’ve been snug in our beds, with vision of sugar plums dancing in various parts of our bodies, including, but not limited to, our heads. But have we got a show for you this week. We discuss the decade in stand up comedy. Learn Dustin’s ten comics that had […]

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The Cost of Comedy Snobbery

November 29, 2009
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When you run a podcast/website called The Comedy Nerds it’s hard not be considered a comedy snob.  Yeah, so what?  So we watch comedy with our pinkies out wearing Polo sweaters and eating little sandwich triangles. But it’s not all rainbows and judging Two & A Half Men.  Is there a cost to comedy snobbery?  […]

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Louis C.K. – Last Chance (NSFW)

November 24, 2009

Check out this super not safe for work promo/sketch for Louis C.K.’s new show on FX.  It’s a joke but I am 100% sure that some celebrity has had this exact conversation (I’m looking at you guy who plays Turtle on Entourage).

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