Is Comedy Inherently Cynical?

February 22, 2010
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Conan said “don’t be cynical”.  That’s easy for him to say.  He’s got to host The Tonight Show and then got a check for a billion dollars to not host The Tonight Show.  What about the rest of us?  Comedy is so frequently about explaining how screwed up the world is that it seems only […]

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Comedy Rapping With Tom McCaffrey

February 15, 2010
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Yo kid, this we’ve got the street thug/stand-up comedian known as TMC (a.k.a. Tom McCaffrey) in the studio to bust so dope rhymes and dazzle with his flow.  God, I am so damn gangsta its crazy. Tom teaches up the art of proper comedy rap, we discuss life on the mean streets of NYC and […]

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Dave Hill & Low Energy Comedy

February 8, 2010
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All right, let’s all take it down a notch. This week we welcome rising comedy star Dave Hill to talk about low energy comedy. It takes a special kind of talent to pull off low energy comedy, and Dave is a master at it. Whether on this own talk show, the Dave Hill Explosion or […]

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The Future Of Comedy

February 1, 2010

“The great red-head hawk shall be killed and eaten by the hideous big-chinned sloth, while in a far off kingdom the cantankerous otter shall laugh. Also, Kimmel’s show will be pretty funny for a week and a half.” – Nostradamus 1561 The future! No one knows what will happen in the future, but this week […]

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Conan’s Last Tonight Show

January 23, 2010

In this special late Friday night semi-drunkin’ episode we review the very last Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien ever. Join us and guest Michael Hartney as we say good-bye to the red haired wonder that is CoCo.  Conan, you will be missed…until you return in September most likely. http://media.blubrry.com/thecomedynerds/p/www.thecomedynerds.com/wp-content/podcasts/Episode_90_Conans_Last_Show.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: […]

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The Late Night Wars II – Conan vs Leno

January 15, 2010
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OMG you guys! We’re coming at you at little early this week, because the great late night war has begun! Dan, Dustin and guest Nick Turner discuss the in and outs and comings and goings as we untangle  NBC’s talk show quagmire. Trust me you guys, this is a good one. Plus! News From The […]

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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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