Comedy Exposition with Sean O’Connor, Sean Patton headed to Chicago

Move over, Just For Laughs and make way for The Comedy Exposition! Chicago learned last year that it would not be hosting another TBS-sponsored Just For Laughs Chicago festival in 2014. A staple of the comedy festivals circuit, JFL Chicago debuted in 2009 as another showcase for rising comedians and national headliners to converge for fans in the Windy City. A group of comedians have organized to make sure that

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Holy Fuck. Live Comedy. (Album review)

There comes a point in every comedy fans’ life when they start to question what exactly it is that makes them laugh. Consuming hours of stand-up specials and comedy albums, reading memoirs by the greats, attending live shows, and streaming podcasts like no tomorrow, these individuals are on the lengthy path to self discovery. If you’re one of these souls, get ready to cut this journey short. Holy Fuck, the

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Nikki Glaser, Brody Stevens, Jonah Ray and 14 more comedians to film half-hour specials for Comedy Central

Comedy Central will kick off its second year of filming its new half-hour comedy special series, plainly titled The Half Hour, which replaced the network’s original 30-minute stand-up series Comedy Central Presents. All shows will tape in Boston Feb. 26 through March 1 at the Royale. The complete list of comedians is below. Nikki Glaser (pictured) Jared Logan Dan St. Germain Dan Soder Joe DeRosa Mike Lawrence Sean Patton Cristela

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Marc Maron television pilot will premiere at the New York Television Festival

If you listen to Marc Maron’s podcast WTF (and if you don’t, then you have made some mistakes in your life and should go fix that), you know that the angsty comedian shot a pilot for a television show back in June. Well, it has been announced that the pilot episode will make its world premiere at the 2011 New York Television Festival this month. The show, WTF, produced by

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Watch Jarrod Harris make his late-night debut on “Lopez Tonight”

While Louis C.K. rounded out his tour of prime time and late night talk shows on Letterman a few nights ago, up and coming stand-up comedian Jarrod Harris made his foray into the late night world on Lopez Tonight. As part of the recent Southern Comedy Quartet Tour featuring Rory Scovel, Sean Patton, and Nate Bargatze, Jarrod has kept himself in good company comedy-wise as well as voicing and co-writing

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Revealed: exclusive details of Marc Maron's WTF television pilot with Ed Asner

If you heard the newly-posted episode of WTF with Marc Maron, you already know the comedian struck a deal to shoot a WTF-centered television pilot. The filming went down last week at his home and around his neighborhood. Television comedy icon Ed Asner plays Maron’s father; rising comedic voices like W. Kamau Bell and Sean Patton co-star– not to mention Seth Morris, Matt Jones, Erin Daniels and Angela Trimbur. The script

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