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Comedy: First Talent Announcement for TBS Just For Laughs 2013

24 Apr

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 We’re glad to announce some of the main acts coming out to Chicago for the TBS Just For Laughs 2013 comedy festival! The Lineup for America’s Biggest Comedy Festival Includes:

Bill Maher (Politically Incorrect, Real Time w/Bill Maher, Religulous)

Seth Meyers (SNL’s Weekend Update and 2011 Correspondents Dinner)

Bob Newhar  (The Bob Newhart Show and Newhart)

David Cross (Arrested Development and Mr. Show)

Nick Swardson (Reno 911, Malibu’s Most Wanted, …Chuck & Larry)

John Hodgman (The Daily Show w/ Jon Stewart)

Artie Lange (MADtv, The Artie Lang Show, The Howard Stern Show)

Hannibal Buress (Stand-Up comedian, writer on 30 Rock)

Al Madrigal (The Daily Show w/ Jon Stewart)

Maria Bamford (Comedian of Comedy)

Dylan Moran (Yeah,Yeah)

Anjelah Johnson (MADtv)

*Plus the stars of TBS’s Sullivan & Son, truTV’s Impractical Jokers And IFC’s The Whitest Kids U’ Know, with more surprises TBA soon.

Hit the jump to read the full Press Release and read some info on the shows these comedians will bring to the festival and the locations where these will take place. Continue reading

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Events: Archer Live!

11 Apr

Fans of the hilarious animated show Archer? See the Agents of ISIS and the masterminds behind Archer….LIVE! H. Jon Benjamin (Sterling Archer), Aisha Tyler (Agent Lana Kane), Chris Parnell (Cyril Figgis), Amber Nash (Pam Poovey), Lucky Yates (Krieger) and Matt Thompson (Archer executive producer) are set to appear on these Archer Live! events. NEW TOUR DATES have been added for Nashville, TN and Grand Prairie, TX; tickets go on sale Friday, April 12 at 10 am EST. Continue reading

Bonnaroo 2013 Comedy Lineup Announced

28 Mar

Whereas SXSW is more than just a music festival with its Films and Interactive (tech) events, Bonnaroo also features comedy events. The Manchester, TN festival can boast about a pretty sweet comedy lineup this year. Some of the bigger names include Daniel Tosh, Bob Saget, David Cross, Maria Bamford, and Ed Helms.

Some of those on this year’s lineup are listed below but in the video above you can see David Cross announce the comedians who will join him this year down in Tennessee. Continue reading

Comedy Central Boston Invasion 2.O: The Half Hour

4 Feb

Comedy Central has put together an excellent list of veterans and up-and-comers to tape their half hour specials for the second season of the network’s show, The Half Hour. Every night, from February 26 to March 1, the live audience will be treated to two comedians per show for an hour of stand-up. Some of the comedians you lucky folks in Boston will receive at The Royale include Jonah Ray (Nerdist Podcast), Erik Griffin (Montez on Workaholics) and Dan St. Germain (John Oliver’s NY Standup Show).

See the full list of comedians, dates and ticket info after the jump. Continue reading

Workaholics Early Premiere Party

12 Jan

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Workaholics fans in New York and Boston will have the chance to see the show’s new season premiere a day early!  Continue reading

Recap: Patton Oswalt featuring Kyle Kinane

16 Jun

The 2012 edition of the comedy festival, Just For Laughs Chicago, is now in full swing. For the second night in a row we attended a show for the festival and the set sure did not disappoint. Thursday night’s bill: Patton Oswalt, featuring Kyle Kinane as the opener at the historic Chicago venue, The Vic Theatre. Continue reading

Kids These Days To Perform on Conan

31 May

Conan O’Brien will be recording his Conan late night show in Chicago for a week this upcoming June.  It was just announced today that Chicago’s own Kids These Days will be the musical guest on the June Continue reading

Just For Laughs Chicago 2012 Lineup

17 Apr

The annual comedy festival is coming back to Chicago in 2012 and what a way for it to come back! We have all you need to know about the fest right here… Continue reading

Aziz Ansari Announces “Buried Alive Tour”

27 Feb

Aziz Ansari announced his new tour via his twitter page earlier today.

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