Joey Diaz Talks About Meeting A Young, Mullet-Wearing Doug Stanhope

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Stand-up comedian Joey Diaz tells stories of Doug Stanhope’s young and wild tour days. Continue reading

Comedian Duncan Trussell’s Inspiring Call to DIY Arms

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If there was an award for podcast intros, Comedian Duncan Trussell‘s The Duncan Trussell Family Hour podcast would win hands down. The intros tend to get fast forwarded through, because they are so often advertorial and boring. Not so with DTFH, which features Trussell riffing on subjects such as depression,… Continue reading

‘The One I Love’ Film Review

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The best way to characterize The One I Love is by relating it to one of the better episodes of The Twilight Zone. The best of that old television series placed normal people into some situation or circumstance with an inexplicable element, but it did so in order to highlight an… Continue reading

In Honor of Pope Francis Saying, “You Can’t Make Fun of the Faith of Others,” Here’s George Carlin

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Today Pope Francis spoke on the Islamist extremists attack on Charlie Hebdo, which left 12 dead and another 11 wounded. He condemned the violence, but claimed that there are limits to free speech. From The Telegraph: “If my good friend Dr. Gasparri says a curse word against my mother, he… Continue reading

‘Maria Bamford: The Special Special Special!’ Quotes

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Stand-up comedian Maria Bamford performs live, in her own home in Eagle Rock, California, for an audience of two: her parents, Joel and Marilyn Bamford, in Maria Bamford: The Special Special Special! There’s plenty of fresh material here, as well as older material having to do with her family, given… Continue reading

Bill Burr Gives Inspiring Advice to Balding 19 Year Old

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Comedian Bill Burr has a great podcast, called Bill Burr’s Monday Morning Podcast, where he’s usually the only one talking. He does occasionally have guests, such as Doug Stanhope, but for the most part it’s a solo act. One way in which he does bring other voices in, however, is… Continue reading

How the Doug Stanhope Special ‘Beer Hall Putsch’ Got Its Name

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We recently got an email from a reader asking about the origin of the name of the Doug Stanhope comedy special Beer Hall Putsch. Instead of just responding via email we figured we’d write a post. Remember, you can email us at [email protected] with your questions and comments, or if… Continue reading

Mac the Dog Sings Along to the It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Theme Song (VIDEO)

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It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia is one of those shows where it seems just about everyone is a fan. Including dogs. Apparently. Here’s Mac the dog, that’s right, his name is Mac – how perfect is that? – singing along to the theme song of It’s Always Sunny. It’s Always… Continue reading

That Time George Carlin Got Arrested with Lenny Bruce

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Lenny Bruce blazed a trail the hard way. Coming up against obscenity laws throughout his career, the comedian was never afraid to speak on taboo topics or question ’50s and ’60s era social norms. He was arrested numerous times, including at the Gate of Horn folk club in Chicago, on… Continue reading

Unaired Dave Chappelle Stand-up Clips for Chappelle’s Show (Video)

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Chappelle’s Show remains one of the funniest television shows in the recent era. It burned bright and fast, with a mere 28 regular episodes, and five specials, before Chappelle took off for Africa. That tends to make any Chappelle’s Show “lost” material that much more important and valuable to fans.… Continue reading