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Chris Rock Announces First Stand-Up Comedy Tour In Six Years

It may be hard to believe this, but more than half a decade has passed since Chris Rock last graced the live stage as a stand-up comic. His most recent special, Kill The Messenger, was recorded in 2008 and released in early 2009, which makes it so old that the majority of the material still […]

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VINYL REVIEW: Marc Maron – ‘Thinky Pain’

Artist: Marc Maron Album: Thinky Pain Genre: Comedy Label: Comedy Central Roughly a year after partnering with Netflix for his latest special’s video debut, Marc Maron and Comedy Central have collaborated to bring the critically-acclaimed Thinky Pain to vinyl with a limited edition 2-disc, 180gram release that is guaranteed to wow. Beginning with the recording […]

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‘I Am Road Comic’ Trailer: A New Documentary On Life As A Stand-up Comedian

In 2010, a film called I Am Comic arrived on the indie market with the goal of showing audiences what it’s like to live the life of a professional comedian. Four years later, filmmaker Jordan Brady is dipping his toes in the comedic world once again for his latest documentary feature, I Am Road Comic. […]

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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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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Andy Sandford

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 Andy Sandford’s comedy career. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com. […]

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EXCLUSIVE: A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Comics Come Home 2013

This is the first of what we hope will become many cross-promotional efforts with our friends at The Laugh Button. If you love comedy, please make it a point to bookmark and frequent their fantastic site. Each year for the past 19 years, Denis Leary has traveled to his hometown of Boston to put on […]

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Woody Allen “Toying” With The Idea Of Returning To Standup, Touring

Holy shit, folks. This story is the real deal. It’s weird to think in a time where most people recognize Woody Allen as an aging filmmaker who releases new works at least once a year that there was a time not too long ago when he would grace comedy club stages. Though decades have passed […]

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Doug Benson Reveals ‘Gateway Doug’ Cover Art

Comedian Doug Benson has taken to Twitter to unveil the artwork for his highly anticipated new release, Gateway Doug. Set for release July 9, which makes it the second release from Benson in under a year (third if you could GMER), Gateway Doug will feature recordings from Benson’s April 20 shows earlier this year. Recording […]

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Katt Williams Teases Return To Stand Up

Comedian Katt Williams ended 2012 amidst a flurry of controversy. In a span of just a few weeks starting at the beginning of October, Williams managed to get arrested repeatedly, deliver multiple half-assed performances, assault fans both on stage and off, and retire from comedy. All hope seemed lost for the comedian, but a new […]

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Maria Bamford

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 Maria Bamford. 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: Derek Sheen

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 Derek Sheen. 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: Will Noonan

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 Will Noonan and his latest release, ¡Surpriso! If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please […]