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Stand-up comedy => Up-Coming Stand Up Comedian Hosts Comedy Night in East Boldon!

Up-Coming Stand Up Comedian Hosts Comedy Night in East Boldon!

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Tony Marrs is an 18 years old business finance student from South Shields who has a great love for stand up comedy. He is one of the rising stars of stand up comedy and is going to be the host of the Grey Horse pub in Front Street, East Boldon comedy night, on Friday, August 12.

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Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Melbourne comedian Dave O’Neil wants to spread some laughs at Ballina, New South Wales, Australia on July 28, starting 8 p.m. The stand up comedian is famous for his intelligent humor and his love for pushing the boundaries. This is what made O’Neil one of the most appreciated stand up comedian in Australia, during his 20 years long career.

Stand-up comedy => Comedian Daniel Tosh performing at Madison, Wisconsin!

Comedian Daniel Tosh performing at Madison, Wisconsin!

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

August has to be a great month because it starts with a stand up comedy show you would not want to miss. Famous stand up comedian Daniel Tosh, the host of Tosh.0 tv show is going to perform live on Monday, August 1 at Overture Hall, 201 State St., Madison Wisconsin.

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Tuesday, 26 July 2011

During a stand up comedy show which took place last Friday in Florida, stand up comedian Dave Chappelle refused performing because members of the crowd were filming him. The stand up comedian who is currently of radar, did not try to hide his irritation at all: he was sighing loudly and playing with his cell phone.

Stand-up comedy => John Pinette Is Still Hungry!

John Pinette Is Still Hungry!

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Stand up comedian John Pinette is on the roll with his latest stand up comedy special called Still Hungry. The special is going to have its premiere on Comedy Central on July 29th and will be released on DVD on August 2nd. Beside this, John Pinette is on tour promoting Still Hungry and, as part of this stand up comedy tour, he will perform at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Friday, November 18th at 8:00pm.

Stand-up comedy => Wil Hodgson Is Taking His Stand Up Show to Edinburgh!

Wil Hodgson Is Taking His Stand Up Show to Edinburgh!

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Stand up comedian Wil Hodgson, known for his pink trademark hair, recently shaved, is going to perform his one hour stand up comedy show at the Edinburgh Festival next month. 2004 winner of Perrier Award for Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Wil Hodgson is a Chippenham native had worked part time as a lecturer at Wiltshire College.

Stand-up comedy => Stand Up By Royal Appointment!

Stand Up By Royal Appointment!

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Outside The Box Comedy Productions is going to launch a new stand up comedy show called Stand Up By Royal Appointment. The monthly stand up comedy show will have the premiere on July 30 at the Windsor Theatre Royal and it is going to happen regularly.

Stand-up comedy => Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers in Vancouver!

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers in Vancouver!

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

The multitalented actor, comedian, musician and writer Steve Martin is getting really serious when it comes to his music. Currently in a musical tour, he will stop at the Vancouver Center for Performing Arts Today, at 7: 30 p.m. The Steep Canyon Rangers will be joining the comedian in his musical adventure.

Stand-up comedy => Chonda Pierce Keeps It Clean for First Baptist!

Chonda Pierce Keeps It Clean for First Baptist!

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Stand up comedian Chonda Pierce is going to have a stand up comedy concert at First Baptist Church, on Friday, July 29. But for the stand up comedian is not really a performance. It is like rejoining old friends given the fact that this is not the first time Chonda Pierce comes to Tulsa.

Stand-up comedy => Comedian Will Durst Performing at Sunnyvale!

Comedian Will Durst Performing at Sunnyvale!

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Stand up comedian Will Durst, known for his sharp political satire, is going to be doing stand up Thursday through Sunday, July 28, at Rooster T. Feathers, Sunnyvale. The stand up comedian is much expected to go on stage and smoothly but bravely underline the truth that we all see in today’s politics.

Stand-up comedy => Nephew Tommy Releases His First Stand Up Comedy DVD!

Nephew Tommy Releases His First Stand Up Comedy DVD!

Saturday, 23 July 2011

Widely known for his appearances at Steve Harvey Morning Show broadcast, Thomas Miles just filmed his first stand up comedy special called “Just My Thoughts”. The DVD will be released on July 26th on DVD and digital download at $14.98. Expect to see the stand up comedian tackling Barak Obama, Bishop Eddie Long and the marriage and relationship subject.

Stand-up comedy => Susie Essman Stands Up Again!

Susie Essman Stands Up Again!

Friday, 22 July 2011

Susie Essman, best known for her role as Susie Greene in the HBO sitcom “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, started her comedy career doing stand up comedy. And now she is about to get back on stage and perform. The two stand up comedy show will take place on July 30, at Comix at Foxwoods Casino. The stand up comedian starts his shows at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

Stand-up comedy => Laugh Off Asia!

Laugh Off Asia!

Friday, 22 July 2011

Asia gets serious when it comes to developing the stand up comedy industry. Like in many other countries/continents, stand up comedy has flourished. This is the same case for Kuala Lumpur. But we are not talking about the classic stand up comedy concert. It is even more than that. Imagine a battle of stand up comedy groups fighting for laughs!

Stand-up comedy => Jason Manford Got Cut Off!

Jason Manford Got Cut Off!

Friday, 22 July 2011

As the host of “Show Me the Funny” stand up comedy contest, Jason Manford used to do a little stand up of his own, like a warming act for the contestants. But, apparently, this is over now. The stand up comedian’s bits were edited off because Universal Pictures owns the rights for his current jokes in the light of the up coming release of his new stand up comedy DVD in November.

Stand-up comedy => Bill Maher at the PlayhouseSquare on Sunday!

Bill Maher at the PlayhouseSquare on Sunday!

Friday, 22 July 2011

When you say Bill Maher you say stand up comedy. This is a given. The host of “Real Time” is one of the most famous stand up comedians around. Even if he has been in the comedy circuit for more than 30 years, stand up comedian Bill Maher is not going to stop entertaining us. He is going to perform on Sunday, July 24, at the Palace Theatre in Cleveland's PlayhouseSquare.

Stand-up comedy => Michael Ian Black Releases New Stand Up Comedy Special!

Michael Ian Black Releases New Stand Up Comedy Special!

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Stand Up comedian Michael Ian Black has the first week of August all filled up. He is host of #SnarkWeek on Comedy Central and CC.com/standup, from Monday, August 1 to Saturday, August 6, culminating with the premiere of the biting and jaw-dropping premiere of "Michael Ian Black: Very Famous," on Saturday, August 6, at 11:00 p.m.

Stand-up comedy => Stand Up Comedy at High Rock Outfitters!

Stand Up Comedy at High Rock Outfitters!

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

High Rock Outfitters, the very unique combination of canoe/kayak and outfitting business and coffee shop by day and entertainment venue by night is adding another surprise element. Starting July 29, here are going to take place monthly stand up comedy shows, hosted by stand up comedian Adam Allred.

Stand-up comedy => Stand Up Comedy Benefit Show for Animal Welfare Organization!

Stand Up Comedy Benefit Show for Animal Welfare Organization!

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

In these times, there are more and more homeless animals on the streets and more of them at shelters, waiting to be adopted. But the population must be educated first on how to take care of a pet in order to prevent the number of stray animals to grow. This is what Ration Animal organization is fighting for. But they don’t fight alone. They have a team of top class stand up comedians to help them.

Stand-up comedy => The Laughing Policeman Is Really Showing Us the Funny!

The Laughing Policeman Is Really Showing Us the Funny!

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

He is used with facing a lot of challenges, but no one told him that this competition could get that frightening. North Lincolnshire police sergeant Alfie Moore also known as Westcliffe policeman Phil Moore was one of the contestants of “Show Me the Funny”. The first episode took place in Liverpool and Moore nailed it! He gets a stand up comedy pass for the next stage and he is now one step closer to winning the big prize.

Stand-up comedy => Craig Ferguson at Toronto and Montreal!

Craig Ferguson at Toronto and Montreal!

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Stand up comedian and host of “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”, an Emmy Award-nominated, Peabody Award-winning late-night talk show that airs on CBS, is going to have a stand up comedy concert in Toronto on July 29 and in Montreal the next day.

Stand-up comedy => Eddie Izzard at the Hollywood Bowl!

Eddie Izzard at the Hollywood Bowl!

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Even if he is a British stand up comedian, Eddie Izzard follows the American style when it comes to his stand up comedy career and he aims high: “Let’s go to the moon!” A dream come true is Eddie Izzard’s performance to the Hollywood Bowl set for tonight.

Stand-up comedy => Neal Brennan Stands Up at the Water Street Tavern!

Neal Brennan Stands Up at the Water Street Tavern!

Tuesday, 19 July 2011

Comedian Neal Brennan isn’t that known as a stand up comedian. His name mostly relates to the Chappelle’s Show. He, in partnership with stand up comedian Dave Chappelle was the show’s creators. But about four years ago, Neal Brennan started doing stand up comedy and his next show will be at Kent’s Water Street Tavern tonight at 9:30 p.m.

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Tuesday, 19 July 2011

Jonathan May-Bowles is a well known British stand up comedian and activist, one of the founding members of UK Uncut. He was identified to be the man who barged in committee hearing and attacked Rupert Murdoch. The stand up comedian who is very political, tried throwing a plate of white foam into Murdoch's face at close range.

Stand-up comedy => Ron Artest Is Going Big with His Stand Up Act!

Ron Artest Is Going Big with His Stand Up Act!

Tuesday, 19 July 2011

Who would have imagined that the basketball player Ron Artest would do so great performing stand up comedy? But, apparently, he does and he really enjoys it. His life took quite a spin when he accepted to host “Ron Artest: The Ultimate Comedy Tour”. Also a rapper, Ron Artest took his chance with stand up comedy and he is beginning to attract more and more fans.

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Tuesday, 19 July 2011

Kent Alterman, head of original programming and production at Comedy Central announced today that Nick Swardson’s insane TV show called “Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time” is going to come back with his second season on Wednesday, October 5 at 10:30 p.m.

Stand-up comedy => First Ever Ventriloquism Show in South Africa!

First Ever Ventriloquism Show in South Africa!

Tuesday, 19 July 2011

Comedian and ventriloquist Conrad Koch is going to have his first local live comedy show at Old Mutual Theatre on the Square from 2-27 August. The comedian and his show “My-Pro-Doll and Nuro-Friends” received in 2010 the “Entertainer of the Year 2010” award and he is a pioneer in ventriloquism comedy in South Africa.

Stand-up comedy => Tom Green Turns to Stand Up Comedy at Orlando!

Tom Green Turns to Stand Up Comedy at Orlando!

Tuesday, 19 July 2011

Tom Green, best-known for his shock humor brand of comedy, found mainstream prominence via his MTV television show The Tom Green Show. Green was also in the public eye for his short-lived marriage to actress Drew Barrymore, and for his roles in such films as Freddy Got Fingered, Road Trip, Stealing Harvard and Charlie's Angels. Since 2010, Tom Green stared doing stand up comedy and his next show will be on Thursday, at The Plaza Live, 425 N. Bumby Ave., Orlando.

Stand-up comedy => Comedian Ricky Gervais Wants Charlie Sheen to Accept His Emmy!

Comedian Ricky Gervais Wants Charlie Sheen to Accept His Emmy!

Monday, 18 July 2011

After the Golden Globes, a lot of people were left amazed by Ricky Gervais in his role of host. There were complaints coming from everywhere: the artists, the producers – they all found the stand up comedian’s jokes “totally unacceptable”. However, bad publicity is publicity after all and let’s keep this in mind: we are talking about Ricky Gervais here!

Stand-up comedy => Same Name: Kathy Griffin!

Same Name: Kathy Griffin!

Monday, 18 July 2011

Reality shows seem to have taken over our lives nowadays. There are more and more of them on TV and their subjects go sometimes above real life. But they present us real situations, indeed. This is the same case with reality show “Same Name”, a show in which a celebrity switches places with a common person who has the same name.

Stand-up comedy => Marc Maron to release a new CD and Digital Album!

Marc Maron to release a new CD and Digital Album!

Monday, 18 July 2011

Marc Maron is an American stand up comedian and podcast host. He has been host of The Marc Maron Show, and co-host of both Morning Sedition, and Breakroom Live, all politically-oriented shows. He was also the host of Comedy Central's Short Attention Span Theater for a year. Now, the stand up comedian is about to release a stand up comedy CD and Digital Album called “This Has to Be Funny”. Comedy Central Records will release the CD on Tuesday, August 9.

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Monday, 18 July 2011

Stand up comedian Dick Gregory is going to have a “Question and Answer” session at a fundraiser on Saturday at the Studio@620 in St. Petersburg. The show will start at 8 p.m.

Stand-up comedy => Howie Mandel Start His Own Stand Up Show!

Howie Mandel Start His Own Stand Up Show!

Monday, 18 July 2011

Howie Mandel, the Canadian stand-up comedian, television host, and actor, is well known as host of the NBC game show Deal or No Deal, as well as the show's daytime and Canadian-English counterparts. Nowadays, the stand up comedian is a judge on NBC's America's Got Talent, replacing David Hasselhoff, in the fifth season of the reality talent contest. But, apparently, he has too much spear time and he wants to get involved in another comedy project.

Stand-up comedy => Comedian Steve Martin in Concert at Eagle River Pavilion!

Comedian Steve Martin in Concert at Eagle River Pavilion!

Monday, 18 July 2011

Steve Martin is one of the most versatile artists of our times. He is a movie actor, comedian, author, playwright, producer, art aficionado and musician. Even if comedy is what he is best known for, Steve Martin is very serious when it comes to music. He always enjoyed doing music and he also has about seven music albums released until now.

It is now time for Idaho to enjoy Steve Martin’s “high class bluegrass” on Saturday, July 23, at the Eagle River Pavilion. The comedian will be playing along Steep Canyon Rangers, as usual. With his music Steve Martin won Grammy Awards for two comedy albums: “Let’s Get Small” and “A Wild and Crazy Guy.” He also won a Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumentalist in 2003 for playing on Earl Scrugg’s 75th anniversary album.

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Monday, 18 July 2011

Stand up comedian Andrew Dice Clay is not only doing stand up comedy, but he is playing a “heightened version” of himself in the TV series “Entourage”. Paying a recurrent role in this final season of “Entourage”, stand up comedian Andrew Dice Clay hopes that this part is going to be his launching ramp in the world of comedy. This way, he wants to follow the footsteps of John Travolta whose career blossomed after his part in “Pulp Fiction”.

Stand-up comedy => Comedy Port 2011 Begins in October!

Comedy Port 2011 Begins in October!

Monday, 18 July 2011

Now for the second time, Newport, U.K is going to host a stand up comedy festival, after the success it has gathered last year. The Comedy Port 2011 is planning for us lots of laughs, lots of comedy events and stand up comedians in venues like The Riverfront and Kama Lounge and Le Pub.

Stand-up comedy => Carlos Mencia Loves Temecula!

Carlos Mencia Loves Temecula!

Monday, 18 July 2011

The latest stand up comedy show Carlos Mencia held was at Pechanga Resort and Casino, Temecula. The stand up comedian said that the audience felt like family and that’s why he decided that his next Comedy Central special will be exactly this stand up performance, filmed at Temecula.

Stand-up comedy => Australian Dads Stand Up!

Australian Dads Stand Up!

Sunday, 17 July 2011

Australia’s most funny dads stand up on stage to talk about their experience with children, their children. This is a brand new project event which will take place at Happy Endings Comedy Club, Kings Cross on July 23. The stand up comedy shows start at 8:00 and 10:00 p.m.

Stand-up comedy => Policeman Wants to Show Us the Funny!

Policeman Wants to Show Us the Funny!

Saturday, 16 July 2011

On Monday, talent show and contest “Show Me the Funny” will open his gates for 10 no-namers in stand up comedy to give them a chance to gain a name, a stand up comedy DVD as well as £100,000 and a national tour.

Stand-up comedy => Jason Manford, Show Me the Funny!

Jason Manford, Show Me the Funny!

Saturday, 16 July 2011

Well known stand up comedian Jason Manford is coming back but on the small screens this time. After a pause due to his infidelity problems, Jason Manford is going to host the “Show Me the Funny” stand up comedy contest for little or unknown stand up comedians. The 10 stand up comedians-contestants fight for £100,000 in cash, a nationwide multi-date UK tour throughout September, and their very own DVD at Christmas.

Stand-up comedy => How to make a good podcast? Ask Jimmy Pardo!

How to make a good podcast? Ask Jimmy Pardo!

Friday, 15 July 2011

Jimmy Pardo is a stand up comedian who is often seen on “Conan” show warming up the crowd. But nowadays he is making himself heard through the quite powerful by now, podcast.

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