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Comedy Central Launches Colossal Clusterfest, feat. Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Burr, Hannibal Buress, Broad City

posted by Oscar February 28, 2017

There’s a new comedy festival this year thanks to the unveiling today of Comedy Central’s Colossal Clusterfest. The TV network has teamed up with Superfly, which brings to the world Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, for its first music festival, and they’re making certain to deliver so many of the biggest names in the industry.

Headlining the inaugural Colossal Clusterfest are Jerry Seinfeld, Kevin Hart, Bill Burr, and Sarah Silverman (& friends). Some of the other notable comedians include Hannibal Buress, Broad City, Chris Hardwick, Fred Armisen, Reggie Watts, Anthony Jeselnik, Moshe Kasher, 2 Dope Queens, Kyle Kinane, Ron Funches, and Roy Wood Jr. The fest will also feature a music component, with artists like Ice Cube, Tegan and Sara, Chromeo, Vince Staples, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Jidenna, and Ty Segall.

Check out the full list in the poster above. There will also be some attractions revolving around iconic shows Seinfeld, South Park, and It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia.

Colossal Clusterfest will take place June 2-4 at San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza and Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. Continue Reading

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Download: ‘The Champs’ Podcast Hosts Danny Brown

posted by Oscar October 27, 2014

The Champs Podcast

This one may be coming to you a bit late after its release date but it’s worth sharing either way. The latest guest to appear on Neal Brennan and Moshe Kasher’s The Champs podcast is rising talent Danny Brown. The Detroit rapper talks to us about his upbringing in the Motor City, Crack, how he discovered the idea of becoming a Hip Hop artist, and who he thinks are the top 5 best rappers in the game right now.

Also of note, apparently he’s “eskimo brothers” with Chief Keef. This whole episode is entertaining, to say the least!

Listen to it below or download it on iTunes. Continue Reading

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Funny or Die Presents: Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival feat. Louis CK, Aziz Ansari & Marc Maron

posted by Oscar June 25, 2014

Oddball Fest 2014

Hot damn have we got an awesome comedy tour in our hands… The second annual ODDBALL COMEDY & CURIOSITY FESTIVAL, presented by Live Nation and Funny Or Die, has announced this year’s lineup and it delivers one that will make you immediately excited about seeing when they will hit your town.

The roster for the 2014 edition of the world’s biggest comedy tour boasts Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Marc Maron, Bill Burr, Chris Hardwick, Dave Attell, Demetri Martin, Hannibal Buress, Jeff Ross, Amy Schumer, Jim Gaffigan and Sarah Silverman. Some of the other notable acts that are part of this lineup include Jim Jefferies, Julian McCullough, Michael Che, Moshe Kasher, Reggie Watts, Ron Funches, Rory Scovel, and Whitney Cummings.

This year’s festivities include 21 dates in all, kicking off on Aug. 8 at Tampa, Fla.’s MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre and finish off Austin’s Austin360 Amphitheatre. Like last year, Oddball 2014 will include two stages, the return of the Cut Throat Freak Show, a roaming troupe of misfit performers, tasty treats, libations and more. Citi card members will have access to presale tickets beginning Wednesday, June 25 at 2 p.m. local time through Citi’s Private Pass Program. For complete presale details, go here.

Tickets for Funny Or Die Presents The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival 2014 are available beginning Saturday, June 28 at 10 a.m. at www.livenation.com or www.funnyordie.com/oddball. See the tour dates and roster below. Continue Reading

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Recap: Just For Laughs Chicago at Stage 773 (6/13)

posted by Oscar June 14, 2013

Just For Laughs Chicago_ jflLast night we went out to Stage 773 again to check out some more hilarious shows and it turned out to be a great night of comedy once more. On our list of acts to see were standup and podcaster (The Champs) Moshe Kasher, Set List: Stand-Up Without A Net, and The Combo curated by Team Coco and not one of those disappointed. Continue Reading