Is Being Friendly More Important Than Being Funny?

April 4, 2012

The short answer to that question is no.  The most important thing in comedy is being funny.  But being good at making comedy friends comes a real close second.  This week we look at the necessary but often difficult and off-putting part of the comedy world that is networking.  How should you do it?  Why […]

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Should Comedians Be Pop Culture Experts?

March 28, 2012

Pop culture.  It’s frickin’ everywhere.  It’s like too frinkin’ everywhere.  Who could keep up with it all?  No one.  We have lives and dreams and goals and other people we know.  But mention that you have no idea what happens in the Hunger Games and people look at you like you’ve never heard of bread. […]

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Why Aren’t There More Female Comedians

March 20, 2012

We’ve made it to 200 episodes and we’re celebrating by trying to get to the bottom of a major comedy question: Why aren’t there more female comedians?  Unless you are a jerk face you know that women are just as funny as men, but there is no denying the fact that empirically there are way […]

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Does Eddie Murphy Still Get Into The Comedy Hall Of Fame?

March 14, 2012

If the Comedy Hall of Fame was a thing* there was a time that Eddie Murphy would be a lock.  I mean, come one.  Trading Places, Beverly Hills Cop, Coming To America, SNL, Raw.  But that all ended in 1994.  Since then he has brought us Norbit, Meet Dave, The Adventures Of Pluto Nash and […]

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The Wonders Of Pilot Season

March 7, 2012

That time is upon us again.  Pilot season.  A period of time filled with wonder, possibilities and like 50 shows that will never see the light of day.  This week we look at some of the potential comedy shows on the horizon and if they should be allowed to go from show zygote to full […]

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Who Is The King Of The Razzies?

February 28, 2012
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The Razzies.  The Oscars for people who love bad movies will soon be upon us.  The nominations are out and Adam Sandler is all over the damn thing. This week we get all down and dirty with this year’s nominees.  Who truly is the best (and by best we mean worst) actor/actress and movies of […]

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Millennials – The Comedy Generation

February 22, 2012

When you hear “The Voice of a Generation”  you think Dylan or Nirvana (depending on how old you are).  But for the younger generation they’ll being saying Seinfeld or Galifianakis.  A Comedy Central report came out recently saying that for the first time the younger generation (okay the younger male generation) is increasingly defining themselves […]

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