• Tig Notaro Live in Austin (Review)

    AUSTIN – In a paradoxical municipality like Austin, Texas, where small-town mentality seems to prevail even as the city itself continues to balloon, it’s easy to see how a personality like Tig Notaro’s would sell out tickets like a scalper on Super Bowl Sunday. To begin with, Tig is excessively weird – and of course, we mean that as the highest imaginable compliment. As a stand-up, her style has long

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    Lewis Black to Texas governor Rick Perry: Don’t F*ck with New York (Video)

    So, if you’ve been paying close attention to the country’s political landscape recently, you may know that former presidential nominee and current Texas governor Rick Perry released an ad shitting all over New York in order to woo new businesses to the Lone Star state. He’s been really busy, actually; today he passed a bill that would ban all abortions beyond the 20th week of pregnancy. Anyway, here’s his ad.

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    Gallagher announces new radio gig: ‘We’re gonna smash America’ (Video)

    In a shabbily-recorded video uploaded minutes ago, legendary watermelon-smashing comedian Gallagher announced that folks should tune in Monday morning to Over Breakfast with Scott Spears & Company, a radio show broadcast from Marion, OH, located about 50 miles north of Columbus. The reason you should listen is that Gallagher will be co-hosting the show from 6 to 9 am ET all week starting Monday. “I want you to pay attention

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    Fun Fun Fun Fest announces comedy lineup; Reggie Watts, Brian Posehn, Donald Glover and more scheduled to perform

    Austin City Limits and South by Southwest aren’t the only music fests in Austin, Texas– the hipster capital of the South. Fun Fun Fun Fest, a relatively new addition to the scene, has just announced their line-up – and it looks to be an insane mix of music and comedy. You can check out the entire list here, but some of the peeps representing the comedy stages during the fest’s

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    South By Southwest Comedy: Day 2

    AUSTIN– Unsurprisingly, day two of SXSW’s comedy offerings did not disappoint. The evening began with a live Comedy Death Ray Radio podcast taping featuring none other than Pee-Wee Herman creator Paul Reubens. Anyone hoping to see a live interview with Pee-Wee would be disappointed. Reubens dressed comfortably in jeans and a green button up shirt instead of donning his infamous gray suit; he fielded questions from CDR producer Scott Aukerman

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