• Triumph the Insult Comic Dog will insult you on video– and for a worthy cause (Contest)

    There’s been handful of truly great insult comedians throughout the history of comedy– Don Rickles, Lisa Lampanelli, Jeff Ross come to mind. But no one but Triumph the Insult Comic Dog has mastered the art of the insult (while being a rubber canine) the way Triumph has. And that is why it would be an amazing honor to be insulted by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog. And that is why

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    Margaret Cho, Patton Oswalt, Paul F. Tompkins and many more join for musical comedy album benefitting OneKid OneWorld (Videos)

    The world of comedy takes on America’s past, present and future in the musical comedy album 2776. Created by Rob Kutner (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) and the Levinson Brothers (The Tonight Show), the album is a collection of 28 original songs with all proceeds going to the OneKid OneWorld foundation. 2776 features an impressive lineup of comedians including Patton Oswalt, Reggie Watts, Ira Glass, Margaret Cho, Paul F.

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    Listen to Aimee Mann sing “Todd Barry Is An Idiot”

    When comedian Todd Barry tweeted the following — “Yo @aimeemann. Hear you’re recording @timheidecker song. BIG mistake. I’ll whip up something better & fax it to you later.” — a scene for musical inspiration was set. Tim Heidecker (of Tim and Eric fame) got to work on an unplanned ditty with his friend singer/songwriter (and comedy enthusiast) Aimee Mann, which would pay tribute to Barry. Michael Penn plays guitar and

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    Alternative Comedy Festival hits Boston; will Beantown ever laugh the same?

    Check out exclusive photos of AltCom by Rob Turbovsky here. What the hell is alternative comedy? That seemed to be the question posed by AltCom — that is the Alternative Comedy Festival in Boston, or near Boston, really — or at least the question I posed to festival director Brian Joyce ad infinitum. After both nights of the festival at the Somerville Theatre this weekend, I’m still not sure how

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