• The Sklar Brothers and the corporate gig from hell (Animated video)

    The corporate gig is simultaneously a blessing and a curse to every comedian. It’s a curse because, unless the flavor of a comic’s act is the vanilla-est of vanillas, he or she will likely have to modify what they normally do onstage at comedy clubs. So, it makes more work for the comic. Also, it’s not the type of gig that gives you indie cred with your fellow comedians. However,

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    The Sklar Brothers new show on History premieres tonight

    The Sklar Brothers hit the History Channel tonight on a mission to prove that statistics don’t have to be boring. Their show, The United Stats of America, premieres at 10 p.m. EST, tackling the question of the week: How are we most likely to die? The identical twins, Jason and Randy Sklar, have appeared on stages, screens and radio and co-host the ultra-popular podcast Sklarbro Country– all the while employing

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    SXSW Comedy, Day 7: The Benson Interruption, Ari Shaffir and more!

    AUSTIN — On the seventh day, God rested. Not so for comedy at South by Southwest – we’re still driving forward with more performances and more laughs. Onward! The Sklar Brothers kicked off a series of performances at Esther’s Follies with a taping of their Sklarbro Country podcast, punctuated by the folksy sounds of Canadian band The Sheepdogs. The duo was warmly received by a rowdy audience in high spirits

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    The Laughspin Interview with the Sklar Brothers

    The Sklar Brothers are making a push for that oft-referred to, but rarely explained, “next level” in comedy. Riding on the wave of their popular Earwolf podcast, Sklarbro Country, having just dropped their new album Hendersons and Daughters, and appearing on Conan (see video below), the inimitable comedy team of Randy and Jason Sklar has made their mark on the comedy world. Laughspin caught them getting ready for Conan to

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    A short list of comedy albums you’ll want to buy now or in the near future

    Just in case you’re not of the album buying/downloading ilk, comedy albums have been coming out in droves over the last few weeks. Yes, it’s that time of year again, comedy fans. OK, we’re only saying that because several quality comedy albums have come out recently– like Marc Maron’s This Has To Be Funny and Wyatt Cenac’s Comedy Person. And there’s more on the horizon! Here’s a list of albums

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    Watch the Sklar Brothers help football player Shaun Phillips reach his Twitter potential

    Shaun Phillips plays professional football for the San Diego Chargers. Seeing as I haven’t followed sports since high school, I can’t say I ever heard of this dude until today, when I saw this newly-posted Atom.com original video. In it, dynamic comedy duo, The Sklar Brothers play Twitter consultants to the big man. If you spend as much time as I do on Twitter, you’re going to love all the

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    Comedians really love pot; here’s the video proof

    The Sklar Brothers, Rob Cantrell, and other comedians are urging you to vote ‘yes’ on Prop 19 Nov. 2. That’s the law, by the way, that would make pot totally legal in California. The Brothers Sklar contribute to a series of videos called “Puff, Puff, Pass It Along” a parody of the Anti-Prop 19 PSAs which show what “life will be like” if marijuana becomes legal in California. Randy and

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    Sklar Brothers verbally spar in ‘Legend of Neil’ episode

    Look who paired up for a minisode of Legend of Neil on Atom.com…it’s the Sklar Brothers! In the tradition of typical sibling rivalry and brotherly love, the football-loving duo find themselves partially frozen with nothing more to talk about than just that. Of course, there’s also “Brett Glarve” and heartfelt reminiscing about their childhood. But don’t let me do all the talking, because it’s only a matter of time before

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    Michael Ian Black, Doug Benson and more launch WitStream

    WitStream, the new Twitter-like site that focuses on the tweets of comedians, enjoyed a festive launch on Monday night at Comix in New York City. Michael Ian Black, who co-founded the site, hosted the show. He was also on-hand throughout, critiquing the live feed of his peers’ WitSream one-liners from a laptop at the side of the stage. He also gave the best explanation of WitStream I’ve heard so far:

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