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Mike Recine To Release Debut Standup Comedy Album
Mike Recine To Release Debut Standup Comedy Album (LOS ANGELES, CA) — Mike Recine: Union Delegate, his debut standup comedy album, will be released by Comedy Dynamics on iTunes, Google Play, and all other digital retailers and streaming sites …
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Kartik Aaryan to try his hands on stand – up comedy
PYAAR KA PUNCHNAMA 2 fame Kartik Aaryan is trying his hand as a stand-up comedian. The upcoming new age heartthrob whose monologue in the cult series is a range has got number of event organizers excited and have approached Kartik Aaryan to …

Undateable star Ron Funches releasing debut stand-up album: First Listen
Ron Funches is one of those guys that anyone who's a fan of comedy sees everywhere. He plays the oddball friend Shelly on NBC's Undateable, and has had guest spots on various comedy series such as New Girl, Kroll Show, Mulaney, Portlandia, Drunk …
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STAND UP! Comedy Event Comes to Malibu Playhouse Nov 14

STAND UP! Comedy Event Comes to Malibu Playhouse Nov 14
STAND UP! Comedy Event Comes to Malibu Playhouse Nov 14 Due to standing room only AGAIN, they are back by popular demand! STAND UP! A Night of Comedy, has been such an outrageous success with sell-out performances and celebrity attendance …
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50 Best Stand-Up Comedy on Netflix: Aziz Ansari is funniest man on Netflix
Of course, many fans of his comedy were first introduced to him on the former NBC series Parks and Recreation, which ranks awfully high on our ranking of the 50 best TV comedy shows on Netflix and his character Tom Haverford ranks in the top five of …
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Comedy Gold: Judy Gold to perform standup in McLean
When it comes to women in the comedy world, Judy Gold is truly worthy of her last name. As writer and producer of “The Rosie O'Donnell Show,” star of two acclaimed Off Broadway one-woman shows or just the nearly 25 years she has been doing standup, …

Daily Show host Trevor Noah is getting his own stand-up special on Comedy Central
… TV critics and reporters this summer in Santa Monica. Prior to his Daily Show gig, the comedian hosted the late-night talk show Tonight with Trevor Noah in South Africa. His stand-up comedy skills were also on display in the 2013 Showtime comedy …
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Trevor Noah Returns To 'The Daily Show' “But Can't Stand Up
“And of course, Comedy Central for giving me one day off. I'm joking!” Noah grinned, explaining the network told him to take off as much time as he needed but he was anxious to get back to work. People got agitated when the network said he would be …
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Comedy Hype: 'MC Jin, Please Stand-Up' – Freestyle King To Comedy King
In the very first installment of Comedy Hype's new editorial piece MC Jin, Please Stand-Up, we get an inside documentation of former freestyle king (of BET's 106 & Park), Jin's transition into the world of stand-up comedy. In the continuous feature …
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Trevor Noah's Standup Special 'Lost in Translation' Airs on Comedy Central
trevor_noah_lost_in_translation Aside from his post at The Daily Show, Trevor Noah just added a new Comedy Central gig. The network announced today that Noah's new standup special Trevor Noah: Lost in Translation is set to air later this month.
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A Laughing Matter: China Experiments With Comedy

A Laughing Matter: China Experiments With Comedy
But as the NYT points out, stand-up comedy is a completely different beast — and one that is facing significant hurdles as it tries to establish its ground in China. Stand-up barely existed in China until a few years ago, the closest comedic art form …
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Kliph Nesteroff's 'The Comedians' Untangles the Roots of American Standup
The Comedians unpacks the Russian nesting dolls of our modern concept of standup, telescoping these influences backward until at the very beginning we see a some crazy drunk guy carrying his suitcase of props, trying to stay one town ahead of his …
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Catch stand-up comedy at Northern Lights on Nov. 7
Laughs abound at Northern Lights Theatre Nov. 7. The pub is hosting two comedians, Quinn Dahle and Ed Hill, for two shows. Dahle performs witty, clean comedy that appeals to all. Originally from Minnesota, he settled in Los Angeles, California, to …
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