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Funny or Die Presents: Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival feat. Aziz Ansari & Amy Shumer

posted by Oscar July 7, 2015

Oddball Fest 2015

Funny or Die’s annual Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival has announced its 2015 lineup and once again it rounds up the most important names in comedy today. The headliners include Amy Shumer as the “very special guest” and Aziz Ansari, who returns for a second year in a row with the fest.

The rest of the roster includes (in alphabetical order): Anthony Jeselnik, Ashley Barnhill, Bridget Everett, Dave Attell, Donnell Rawlings, Jay Pharoah, Jeff Ross, Jim Norton, John Mulaney, Michael Che, Nick Kroll, Nick Thune, Nikki Glaser, Rachel Feinstein, Rory Scovel, Sebastian Maniscalco, Tim Minchin, T.J. Miller, and Todd Barry. The Redd’s Apple Ale Festival Stage will be hosted by Big Jay Oakerson.

The tour itself will kick off on August 28 in Kansas City, MO and will continue on to cities  like Clarkston, MI; Toronto, ON; and Atlanta, GA; before finishing up in Dallas, TX. Tickets on sale Friday, 7/10 (7/17 for Tinley Park)!

Lineups vary by city; see local lineups at the tour’s website. See all of the dates below. Continue Reading

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The Onion and A.V. Club Announce The 2nd Annual ’26th Annual Comedy Festival’

posted by Oscar May 4, 2015

AV Club Onion ComedyFest

The Onion & A.V. Club have connected again to put together another comedy festival. The 2nd Annual  26th Annual Comedy Festival will run May 26-30 at various Chicago venues and will include stand-up, film screenings, and conversations.

This year’s stand-up lineup includes performances by John Mulaney, Kyle Kinane, Eric Andre, and Joe Mande. The fest also boasts a pair of screenings of Weird Al Yankovic’s cult classic film UHF with Weird Al and director Jay Levey doing post-show Q&As, plus panel discussions with writers from The Onion and The Simpsons (the roster including Al Jean, Bill Odenkirk, and John Frink!). Plus more!

Buy your tickets at 26comedy.com; tickets are on sale now. See the list of shows and event info below. Continue Reading

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Video: Speakeasy with John Mulaney

posted by Oscar September 29, 2014

This week’s episode of Made Man’s Speakeasy series hosted by Paul F. Tompkins, comedian John Mulaney stops by for cocktails and talking about his early love of Desi Arnaz, being an old soul, getting into stand-up comedy, the perks of getting married, struggles with TSA, and auditioning for commercials.

Check it out above.

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Funny or Die Presents: Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival featuring Dave Chappelle!

posted by Alberto June 17, 2013

Dave Chappelle 2013 tourFunny or Die has announced a new festival featuring many hilarious comedians including DAVE CHAPPELLE! You read that right, Dave Chappelle will be touring for the first time in nearly a decade. I was lucky enough to see him a few years after his trip to Africa, but this festival will be a must attend as he will be accompanied by many other hilarious comedians. Tickets will go on sale this Friday June 21st here. Hit the jump to check out the list of dates.  Continue Reading