WEB COMEDY

Being Funny For A Year

January 20, 2009

By now, any true comedy nerd knows the story of Jonathan Coulton.  He recorded and released a song a week from September 2005 to September 2006 and when he came out on the other side he had created a bunch of great songs and allowed himself to be a financially supported musician/musical comedian.  Most importantly […]

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Penelope Takes On The BBC

January 15, 2009

Check out The Apiary for a great interview by Keith Huang with comedian Kurt Braunohler.  Kurt talks about his pilot for “Penelope: Princess of Pets” with his partner Kristen Schaal. We sold a pilot of the show to Channel 4 in London, and we’ll be going over there in May or June to shoot it. […]

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Found Comedy – Mark Gormley

January 13, 2009
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I want to say a big THANK YOU to Videogum for alerting me to this. There is no comment that I could make that could prepare you for this video. Enjoy. There are a bunch more on youtube.

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Andy Kaufman Did It All Before We Even Got Here

December 5, 2008

I am an unapologetic Andy Kaufman fan. I say unapologetic because some people will say “I liked when he did such-and-such, that was funny, but I don’t like blah-blah-blah”. Not me. I love it all. Wrestling women? Yes. Reading “The Great Gatsby”? Hilarious. Getting up on stage and singing “99 Bottles of Beer on the […]

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Is Comedy Central Going Mainstream?

December 5, 2008

Comedy Central for a while has been under the radar. However, lately the shows have become more mainstream. What does that mean for all those die hard Comedy Central Fans? Come find out with us.

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Can a comedian just do comedy?

August 15, 2008

Being a comedian is hard.  Really hard.  What makes it even harder is that lately just being a good comic isn’t enough.  Now comedians have to be be good at more than just getting up on stage and making people laugh. This week we look at the effects of this on the comedy world.  Are […]

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The Rise of YouTube

July 11, 2008

This week we look at the effects of websites like YouTube.com and FunnyOrDie.com on comedy. Who is it it helping? Who is it hurting? Is it really getting people famous? Can these types of sites last in the long term? Come find out with us. http://media.blubrry.com/thecomedynerds/p/www.dustindaddato.com/thecomedynerds/wp-content/podcasts/Episode_6_-_The_Rise_Of_YouTube.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android […]

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