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This is NOW, not A LONG TIME AGO!

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From a recent UCB Newsletter:

Top 5 Things That Have Got to Stop!
by tell-it-like-it-is road comic Jerry O'Hearn (Andy Daly)

1. Guys who come up to you and tell you "hey, this is how it is." Really? Excuse me, but I thought it was NOW, not a long time ago!
2. People who go out of the house looking just unbelievable! Hey pal, somebody called, they want their thing back!
3. This idiot who's always up to the same bullshit. Hey, I got an idea - get your act together!
4. Whoever invented that thing everybody's doing these days. I'd like to get my hands on that guy!
5. Those types of places.

(thanks Carol!)

Dave Hill + BoingBoingTV = Great News!

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Dave Hill rocks Boing Boing TV and the Blip Fest, which seems to be a party for people who make gameboy music.

I am JESSE THORN, TALENT SCOUT TO THE BLOGERATI... MATCHMAKER TO THE INTERNET STARS... DAVE HILL GOSPEL SPREADER WORLDWIDE. I take FULL credit for this alliance, with honorary mentions going to BB having fantastic taste and DH being fucking hilarious.

Previously:
Dave Hill on The Sound of Young America

Action Circle on Funny or Die

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Here's a new video on FunnyorDie.com. Written by Jordan Morris "Boy Detective" and Eugene "Big Time" O'Neill, featuring Jordan as the gamer and me as the voiceover (and random sight-gag guy). Watch, enjoy, and vote "Funny!"

Podcast: Chris Elliott

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Chris Elliott is an alternative comedy legend. He began his career as a runner on Late Night with David Letterman, before becoming an iconic writer/performer on that show. He turned his fame into a bizarre sitcom called Get A Life and a perhaps even stranger film called Cabin Boy. More recently, he's appeared in films like There's Something About Mary, Groundhog Day and Scary Movie and in many TV shows, including The King of Queens and Everybody Loves Raymond. He's now an author, with a new novel called "Into Hot Air: Mounting Mount Everest."

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Best Christmas Ever?

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I have no financial interest in AST Records. I do, however, have a strong fan's interest in supporting an indie comedy label that's supporting indie comedy.

Anyway, AST are offering a really amazing holiday deal: five CDs, a 7" single and some stickers and whatnot for $35. Paul F. Tompkins, The Sklar Brothers, Jen Kirkman, Jonah Ray, Never Not Funny and a special bonus CD from Scott Aukerman... all for thirty five bucks. You can't beat that with a bat.

Congrats to AST Records on a great first year!

Susan Ching's Blog, by Jarrett Grode

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Today was OK. I think Sung has a crush on me because his homiez always try to clown on him when I walk over to their group at lunch, like, “Hey Sung, why don’t you tell Susan about your plans to become a dope MC?” and “Susan, I bet you weren’t aware that our boy Sung here is campaigning to rename our clique Playerz United!” That is embarrassing because their name is already “Tha Remarkable Crew” and it’s not going to get any better than that! Then Sung gets all quiet and tries to compliment my calculator. Hell-o, you have the same one! I guess he’s cute but he’s so shy, but in a way where you know he wants to be cool. And he needs a haircut because his fade does not form right angles anymore. Re-bleach the tips while you’re at it! Ohmigod, that sounded mean. I’m not trying to be, it’s just that I don’t think I like him. More than a friend, I mean.

Susan Ching's blog, by Jarrett Grode.

Podcast: Comedy: Wyatt Cenac

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Wyatt Cenac is a Los Angeles-based standup comedian. This performance was recorded at The Sound of Young America Live! at the Westside Eclectic Theater in Santa Monica, California.

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Kasper Hauser Fan Film!

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Two guys apparently named Skye and Steve perform Kasper Hauser's legendary "Spicy Pony Head" sketch.

Hear Kasper Hauser's below:


Podcast: Live in Chicago: Comedy from Schadenfreude, Team Submarine, The Second City and Hannibal Burress

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The first of two podcasts covering our live show at The Second City in Chicago. Later this week we'll hear my interview with Steve Albini, but first here's comedy from the show.

Schadenfreude open things up with some Chicago jokes (Rick Sutcliffe, anyone?), then Team Submarine duo their way into your hearts. The Second City Tourco knock one out of the park, then Chicago's Funniest Man Hannibal Burress tears the club down.

Here're some wonderful photos of the show online! Photos are by David Facchini.

Special thanks to Bossman Graphics for designing our poster, and to The Second City for inviting us!

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Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant's "The Golden Years"

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This is Merchant and Gervais' first TV project, "The Golden Years." Not the show with the bickering elderly women... a very clear precedent of The Office, in which Gervais plays a boorish businessman, desperate for reality show fame.

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