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Can you identify this comedian from MTV?

In the 1990s on MTV's Half Hour Comedy Hour there was a comedian who, when bombing, would lean into the first row and yell at people who weren't laughing, "I'm going to be doing some comedy later on, you should stick around" — what was his name?
posted by critzer on Jan 26, 2014 - 5 answers

What I should have said was . . .

I’m trying to come up with a list of comedy albums to buy for my girlfriend. Her favorite is Mike Birbiglia, so I’m interested in finding other comics in his vein - story tellers, not too profane, pretty nerdy. My list is below the fold. [more inside]
posted by Think_Long on Aug 29, 2013 - 33 answers

Stand up comedy for a ten year old?

I'm looking for stand-up comedy appropriate for a ten year old. [more inside]
posted by bondcliff on Apr 24, 2012 - 48 answers

There's gotta be at least one person

There are plenty of male impressionists who impersonate female celebrities/politicians, or who put on a dress to play a female character. Help me find the female comedians who impersonate men. [more inside]
posted by oxfordcomma on Mar 4, 2012 - 27 answers

"Ladies and gentlemen, let's get this over with!"

Seeking the hive mind's advice on best practices for running a comedy open mic. Or, maybe I should call it a Mostly Open Mic. [more inside]
posted by EatTheWeak on Aug 25, 2011 - 9 answers

So, I was at my son's bar mitzvah, and...

Which stand-up comedians tell personal stories as opposed to gags, one-liners and impressions? (I already know about Louis CK, Ricky Gervais, Woody Allen and Bill Cosby.) [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Sep 20, 2010 - 57 answers

Videos of stand-up comedy...can I subscribe to something?

Is there somewhere I can download (for later viewing) videos of popular stand-up comedians? Legally? [more inside]
posted by ostranenie on Sep 28, 2007 - 7 answers

Wanted: Comedy albums

What are some good comedy albums to get? I recently purchased the two latest David Cross albums, as well as Bill Hicks "Rant in E Minor," and now I am hooked on this medium. Any suggestions?
posted by Quartermass on May 23, 2004 - 33 answers

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