• Patrice O’Neal benefit will include Bill Burr, Colin Quinn, Jim Norton, Dave Attell and more

    Today marks the one-year anniversary of comedian Patrice O’Neal’s death, so it’s appropriate, then, that a live show in honor of the man has been announced. On Feb. 19 at 8 pm at the New York City Center, comedians Colin Quinn, Jim Norton, Dave Attell, Bill Burr, Robert Kelly, Rich Vos, Keith Robinson, Ian Edwards, Wil Sylvince and Marina Franklin will join onstage to raise money for O’Neal’s mother and

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    It's a lady comic slumber party with Amy Schumer, Rachel Feinstein, Marina Franklin, Nikki Glaser

    Comedian Amy Schumer late last week uploaded a pretty sweet video featuring herself and comedy pals Rachel Feinstein, Marina Franklin and Nikki Glaser, wherein we get to follow the gals around a twisted slumber party of sorts. The sketch is hilarious, but listen: it also addresses some pretty important social issues– like how can a Jew convince a black person to be friends with her? Or how to know you’ve

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    Comedy Matters with Robert Kelly, Anthony Jeselnik, more

    Strip Action On any given night you never know who you’ll see at The Comic Strip. One night recently we got the word that Kevin Hart would be stopping by, and as soon as people found out, the club was sold out. And that was on a Monday night. Then again, Kevin has about 300,000 followers on Twitter. One tweet from Kevin and you better have a club that seats

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    Carolines breakout artist: Marina Franklin

    Print this page out to get $5 off admission to Marina Franklin’s show at Carolines on July 13. Get more ticket info here. World famous comedy venue Carolines on Broadway and Punchline Magazine have joined forces to present the Breakout Artist Comedy Series. Each Tuesday, at Carolines in New York City, an emerging stand-up comedy star will headline their own show and prove just why they’ve been quietly building a

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    Victor Varnado: Comedy nerd king

    photo by Anya Garrett

    Victor Varnado is not your typical black comedian, and not just because his skin is far from dark. Determined to prove funny is funny, armed with little more than his wit and smarts, Varnado is about to unleash the Awkward Comedy Show on Comedy Central, a concert special that will change the way you look at the black comedy experience. You may

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    Comedy Matters with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock and more

    TRIBUTE TO MARJORIE GURIAN This column will be kind of a double column due to the sudden passing of my beloved Mom, Marjorie Gurian, right at the time my last column was due. It just kind of rocked me, and brought home the concept that all we have is today. [caption id=”attachment_4784″ align=”aligncenter” width=”350″ caption=”Marjorie Gurian and her son, me. on her 81st birthday. I took her to see Jewtopia.

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