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4 Business Lessons From Last Comic Standing

Tova Payne | Posted 05.10.2016 | Business
Tova Payne

A good comedian gets the crowd roaring by daring to speak the truth. It brings a relief to the audience, a sense of "Finally--somebody has the guts to say this."

'Last Comic Standing' Returning

Posted 11.14.2013 | TV

NBC is bringing back "Last Comic Standing." The reality competition series will return next summer for an eighth season with Wanda Sykes serving as ex...

Backstage With Comedian Fortune Feimster

Joanne Spataro | Posted 07.22.2013 | Comedy
Joanne Spataro

Fortune Feimster and I sit in the Green Room at The Comedy Zone in Charlotte before her standup show. As she sips a Jack and Ginger in a tall glass, I feel compelled to ask about a certain seven-year-old pageant queen: Honey Boo Boo.

VIDEO: Erin Jackson Wants A Trophy Wife

Posted 10.09.2012 | Home

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Standup Comedy Can Make a Candidate Stand Out

Scott Blakeman | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics
Scott Blakeman

To be an effective candidate Romney need not match Obama's extraordinary comedic skills. What Romney needs to do, is to figure out once and for all, who he really is up there on the stage -- what he really stands for and what his core convictions are.

Lost In Translation: 'No Moleste' Signs In Mexican Hotels

Posted 11.22.2011 | Latino Voices

The word for "to bother" or "to annoy" in Spanish is molestar, a fact which creeps out some English speakers. Watch comedienne Tig Notaro discusses...

EXCLUSIVE: Amy Schumer Talks Music And Drugs At SXSW

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.11.2012 | Comedy

Like many comics, Amy Schumer's first national exposure was on "Last Comic Standing." But in the years since, Schumer's salty, candid style of stand-u...

'Last Comic Standing' Finalist Dies

tmz.com | 36 Minutes Ago by TMZ Staff   | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Comedian Mike DeStefano -- one of the 5 finalists on last season's "Last Comic Standing" -- died last night ... TMZ has confirmed....

WATCH: Comedian Kurt Metzger On Ferguson

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Kurt Metzger is one of those comedians who has a lot of fans in fellow comics as well as regular people, and for good reason. He's got a presence that...

Kids Teach 'Last Comic Standing' How To Deliver A Punchline

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Before stepping on stage, Jason Weems, a Kindergarten teacher at Leith Walk Elementary in Baltimore, takes a comedic note from his kids. In an article...

Comedian Fortune Feimster Brings The Funny To Chicago's Lincoln Lodge

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

This Thursday, Chicago's longest running and most innovative independent comedy showcase--The Lincoln Lodge--is bringing the the hilarious Fortune Fei...

An Interview With Last Comic Standing Finalist Myq Kaplan

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

"If a joke is longer than 140 characters and cannot be abbreviated, then I will probably not put it on Twitter. If a joke involves spelling and might be confusing when spoken, I probably will."