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Dave Attell Appears On Episode 4 Of ‘The Jim Norton Show’

“Is anyone on Tinder?” Jim Norton asks the crowd while opening up the latest episode of his new talk show. After pausing for a moment of dead silence he returns strong, “Where’d you f*ckin’ find this audience, immigration?” There is little left for Jim Norton to do that would really surprise us anymore, that’s why […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’

Film: Guardians Of The Galaxy Directed by: James Gunn Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, We need to get some things out of the way before we start this review. The current cinema is completely oversaturated with superhero/comic book films. Most of them are the same; every hero is getting their own movie, all of which […]

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‘As God Says’ Trailer: Takashi Miike Adapts Bloody Popular Comic

At the end of last month, we learned that there is an adaptation of  Takashi Miike‘s Audition pending. The response was mixed at best. Now, at the end of this month, we’re much more excited for an adaptation by, not of, Miike. As God Says was a 2011-12 comic book written by Muneyuki Kanshiro and drawn by Akeji Fujimura that, […]

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Listen To Jim Norton’s Keynote Speech “I Insincerely Apologize” From Just For Laughs Comedy Festival

“It just seems like right now we’re in a place where people are being witch-hunted for expressing an opinion. Even if it’s a lousy opinion or a shitty opinion, and comics I don’t think can ever fall into the trap of any groups that want to censor what a person says or thinks or punish […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Jay Mohr On Stand-Up, George Carlin, And His “Hotel California”

“If anyone thinks my show was ‘pretty good,’ then I’ve completely failed.” It’s hard to edit down an interview when the person you’re talking to is an incredible interviewer himself. Not only did Jay Mohr devote time to our conversation, but he often turned the table, asking me my opinion on various issues. Furthermore, it […]

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Morrissey States He Was Not Behind Attempted Takedown Of ‘This Charming Charlie’ Comic

It was recently brought to light that Universal Music Publishing was seeking to take down the Tumblr blog known as This Charming Charlie. If you haven’t heard of it before, it’s a blog that features Peanuts’ comic strips with the dialogue replaced with lyrics by The Smiths. Sounds awesome, right? Well, they (Universal Music Publishing) […]

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Bradley Cooper to Voice Rocket Raccoon in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

The moment we were all waiting for. Marvel reported today that Bradley Cooper has been officially cast as the voice of Rocket Raccoon in the film adaptation of Guardians of the Galaxy. Rocket Raccoon is a wise-cracking, military tactician, who also is a walking, talking raccoon. Is Bradley Cooper the right choice to voice what […]

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Jamie Foxx Is “Aggressively Pursuing” The Role Of ‘Spawn’

Though he’s just started to make the press rounds for his upcoming role as Electro in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, it seems Jamie Foxx may soon be spearheading another popular comic franchise (if he has his way, that is). Back in January, Spawn creator Todd McFarlane told MTV he was continuing to work on his […]

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Max Bemis (Say Anything) Writing Comic Book

Max Bemis, best known for fronting (and now that Coby Linder’s left, essentially being) Say Anything, has referenced having some big plans this year beyond Say Anything. He has a child on the way, he’s opened up his song shop with his wife, and now he’s got a comic book from Boom Studios titled Polarity coming out […]

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Comedian Katt Williams Sued For Allegedly Punching His Assistant In The Face

This weekend is off to a rough start for comedian Katt Williams. TMZ is reporting that the Pimp Chronicles comic is being sued for $5 million dollars by his former assistant over claims Williams punched her and caused permanent damages. The woman, Melissa Ishage, filed her lawsuit in L.A. County Superior Court this past week. […]

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Mike Brody

Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny. This week, Angie puts a spotlight on Mike Brody. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com. […]

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Chris Killian

Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny. This week, Angie puts a spotlight on Chris Killian! If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com. Rooftop Comedy’s […]