• Watch three comedians Occupy Wall Street in their own ways

    It’s the onus of comedy at large to question. Right? Naturally, the Occupy Wall Street protests have coincided quite well with that notion questioning the unregulated corporate culture in America. Comedian Lee Camp recently gave a spirited performance for protesters; and he’s not the only one. Without any of the traditional trappings of live comedy such as a stage, more comedians including Chappelle’s Show co-creator Neal Brennan have given their

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    A musical message from comedian Ted Alexandro

    In early June, comedian Ted Alexandro and Hollis James released “Kiss Our American Ass,” an ode to the death of Osama Bin Laden. It was poignant, touching and even musically competent. So, now, in honor of the most patriotic weekend — it’s the 4th of July soon, you communist! — we’re going to blow off the ever so thin layer of dust from this gem and make sure its in

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    Bonnaroo comedy lineup revealed; Lewis Black, Donald Glover and more

    Though the comedian lineup hasn’t been officially announced for the highly anticipated Bonnaroo festival going down in Manchester, TN in June, we’ve got a list for you. Below are the comedians we hear will be performing. Check it out! Lewis Black Cheech Marin Ralphie May the stars of Workaholics John Waters Henry Rollins Henson Alternative’s Stuffed & Unstrung The League (Paul Scheer, Nick Kroll, Jon Lajoie, Stephen Rannazzisi) Donald Glover

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    Greg Giraldo benefit to be held at comedian's alma mater

    Hot on the heels of last week’s huge benefit show at the Beacon Theater in New York for the family of Greg Giraldo, comes a two-night celebration of the well-loved comedian– this time, it’s going down at Columbia University, Greg’s alma mater. From March 7 – 8, at the Ivy League school’s Miller Theatre, comedians like Christian Finnegan, Ted Alexandro, Robert Kelly and Dwayne Perkins as well as Columbia alums

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    Ted Alexandro is prepping new album, gives a taste on Letterman

    Every time I catch Ted Alexandro live, the dude seems to be better than the last time I saw him. Throughout the years, Ted’s material has gotten bit more dark, thoughtful and as a result all-around funnier and satisfying. It was a treat to see him last week at the Beacon Theater as he was one of a handful of amazing comics paying tribute to Greg Giraldo and raising money

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    Greg Giraldo family benefit presale begins tomorrow

    As we reported earlier this week, there will be an all-star comedy show at the Beacon Theater in New York on Feb. 9 to benefit the family of Greg Giraldo. Tickets go on sale to the general public this Saturday. However, we just confirmed that there will be a presale beginning tomorrow. You need to go to this link and use the promo code HECOMEDY. The show starts at 8

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    Comedian Steve Hofstetter launches Animated Revolution; Ted Alexandro becomes a pirate

    It’s funny. When Comedy Central tried to roll out the series Shorties Watchin’ Shorties in 2004 wherein live stand-up comedy bits were put to animation, it lasted only nine episodes. Perhaps the network was too ahead of the curve? Because it seems more and more comedians are using the same vehicle to promote their material and offer Web viewers more original content. Comedian Steve Hofstetter recently debuted his newest online

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    Comedy Matters with Judah Friedlander, Ralphie May and more

    Comic Strip Xmas Party The truth is I liked my last column so much it was hard for me to start to write this one. That’s a dangerous thing for a writer to fall in love with his own stuff! Anyway, thanks to all of you who sent your condolences on my Mom. For the second year in a row, The Comic Strip had an amazing, kick-ass holiday party, and

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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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    Punchline Magazine celebrates anniversary with Lewis Black, Janeane Garofalo, DL Hughley, more

    All Photos by Kevin Duffy. On Oct. 13, we celebrated Punchline Magazine’s four years online as the go-to place for all things stand-up comedy. We did this by producing an amazing show with some of our favorite comics: By the end of the night, host Pete Dominick welcomed Robert Hawkins, Ted Alexandro, Christian Finnegan, Todd Barry, D.L. Hughley, Janeane Garofalo and Lewis Black to the stage at Comix in New

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    Comedy Matters with Mitch Fatel, Finesse Mitchell, Kevin Spacey

    TEN THINGS I LIKE ABOUT LARRY MILLER In 1999, Touchstone Pictures released Ten Things I Hate About You starring among others, the late Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, Gabrielle Union, and the great Larry Miller who played the strict Dad, Walter Stratford. Ten years later, it’s hitting the small screen as a TV show, on the ABC Family Channel on Tuesday nights, with the same director, Gil Junger, but the only

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    Ted Alexandro opines on Kobe Bryant's presumed raping style

    When I was in Aspen a few weeks ago covering the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival I got to interview a bunch of great comics. So we’ll be rolling out those interviews from time to time. Here’s the first, this one with Ted Alexandro, wherein we talk about pirates, Ted’s dark mind and the presumed raping styles of Kobe Bryant and Patrick Ewing. Enjoy.

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    Alexandro, Kilmartin, Durst, Cummins kick off Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival

    Ted Alexandro

    ASPEN, CO – The second annual Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival kicked off last night in strong form, with a show featuring Ted Alexandro, Laurie Kilmartin, Will Durst and Dan Cummins. Of this group, the younger Spokane, Washington-based Cummins had the most to prove, as he found himself performing in a lineup of incredibly seasoned and well-respected comedians. But for the past few years Cummins

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    Video interview: A Tight Five with Ted Alexandro

    In this, our 11th installment of our weekly interview series, A Tight Five, we sit down at Comix comedy club with comedian Ted Alexandro, one of the most respected national names in stand-up. Sit back and check out Ted waxing philosophical about abortion, offending audience members and why Jesus, if given the chance, would work the balls. A Tight Five is co-produced by our friends at RooftopComedy. Check them out

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