• Last Comic Standing winner is Rod Man!

    After 13 emotional and action packed episodes of Last Comic Standing, comedians Lachlan Patterson, Rod Man and Nikki Carr were left to battle it out for the title of Last Comic Standing, $250,000, an NBC talent deal and a half-hour scripted development deal with Universal Television. In the end, judges Roseanne Barr, Russell Peters and Keenen Ivory Wayans decided Rod Man was the best rising comedian in the United States.

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    NBC’s ‘Last Comic Standing’ off to great start, first semi-finalists announced

    With judges Russell Peters, Roseanne and Keenen Ivory Wayans and host JB Smoove, Last Comic Standing made its triumphant return last night to NBC. And this time, with the guidance of executive producer Wanda Sykes, Last Comic Standing is being done right. In year’s past NBC went to great lengths in order to perpetuate the idea that all of the comedians participating were “up and coming,” whether they were in

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    Lachlan Patterson: Jokes To Make Love To

    Ostensibly subdued and almost downright subliminal, Lachlan Patterson lulls his audience into a state of relaxation and trust with a turnabout that does not fail to deliver the funny. Jokes To Make Love To (Rooftop Comedy Productions) has the dizzying effects of lying on a beach drinking too many umbrella-adorned rum drinks. Throughout his debut album, you’ll no doubt find yourself nodding and laughing, first with recognition, then with surprise;

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    Josh Sneed's "The Detention Show" feat. Punchline Magazine

    When I was in Aspen a few weeks ago to cover the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival, comedian Josh Sneed invited me to hang out on his podcast, The Detention Show. It was a good way to spend the afternoon hours before the stand-up shows going on that night. I have to say, Sneed runs a tight operation. His mobile podcasting system is high tech, complete with lots of knobs and

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    Robert Hawkins, Tommy Johnagin, more impress at Aspen comedy festival

    Robert Hawkins

    ASPEN, CO — Friday’s two later shows – Rooftop at Large and After Dark – at the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Fest brought together comedians both well known and respected in the industry as well as those under the radar. Honestly, save for a less than stellar MC performance on the former show, what I saw were genuinely solid sets from an amazingly diverse set

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