‘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

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

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