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    • The (M)orons

    • The (M)orons is an American comedy and musical group consisting of Broadway performers and writers Drew Gasparini (Gaspo), F. Michael Haynie (F.), Andrew Kober (Andrew Rebecca Kober), and Tony Award nominee Alex Brightman (Brighty). The group has performed in various venues throughout New York City, including 54 Below ... Read »


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    • Ad Lib (comedy show)

    • Ad Lib is a comedy show consisting of ad lib conversations, usually between famous writers and comedians, each with a mutual interest. Ad Lib is the brainchild of Stuart Snaith, formerly Director of Comedy at BBC Worldwide and MD of 2entertain, and was launched on 21 August 2013 at the Edinburgh Festival, produced ... Read »


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    • Kip Addotta

    • Kip Francis Addotta (born June 16, 1944) is an American comedian notable for being featured on The Tonight Show, The Midnight Special, Don Kirshner's Rock Concert, and the syndicated show Make Me Laugh. Kip was also featured on The Dr. Demento Show for his music, "Wet Dream" and "Life in the Slaw Lane," songs featuring ... Read »


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    • Alla barnen

    • "Alla barnen" (Swedish for All the children) is a type of humorous poetic form, told primarily by schoolchildren in Swedish, although it originated in Denmark. This meme was most popular in the early 1990s, as they were very macabre which at the time was highly unusual but their popularity has since diminished. The com ... Read »


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    • Amusement

    • Amusement is the state of experiencing humorous and entertaining events or situations while the person or animal actively maintains the experience, and is associated with enjoyment, happiness, laughter and pleasure. Current studies have not yet reached consensus on the exact purpose of amusement, though theories have ... Read »


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    • Ask Dr. Science

    • Ask Dr. Science is a daily humorous radio sketch produced by the comedy troupe Duck's Breath Mystery Theatre. It is broadcast on many public radio stations, using a format that mixes elements of a commercial bumper and a public service announcement. A concerned citizen asks a question, which is answered by an expert, " ... Read »


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    • Authority figures in comedy

    • A recurring theme in the literary, theatrical and film tradition of comedy is the use of representing authority figures, designed to poke fun at officialdom by showing that its members are not immune to entanglement in the ridiculous. This is an old tradition, well illustrated in works such as Chaucer's Canterbury Tal ... Read »


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    • The Ball of Letters

    • The Ball of Letters (from the Spanish: La Pelota de Letras) is a stand-up comedy DVD released by Colombian comedian Andrés López Forero. More than 2.5 Million people have attended the show. López has presented his show in many Latin American countries. In 2005 he won the HOLA Award from the Hispanic Organizati ... Read »


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    • Bassprov

    • Bassprov is a two-person longform improvisational comedy show. The main characters, Donny Weaver (played by Mark Sutton) and Earl Hinkle (played by Joe Bill), are middle-aged central Indiana blue-collar men who spend their free time fishing and talking about sports. The show begins with an audience suggestion of a curr ... Read »


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    • Bert & I


    • The Best of The Colbert Report

    • The Best of the Colbert Report is a single-disc DVD compiling memorable segments from The Colbert Report's 2005, 2006, and 2007 seasons. It was released by Comedy Central on November 6, 2007. The compilation features a number of Better Know a District segments in which Colbert interviews members of Congress, including ... Read »


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    • The Bill Hall Trio

    • The Bill Hall Trio was a musical comedy act originally consisting of Bill Hall (violin), Johnny Mulgrew (double bass) and Spike Milligan (guitar). They met through the Combined Services Entertainment programme during World War II and the trio continued in its original form until 1947/8. After Milligan left, the Bill Ha ... Read »


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    • Blue Collar Comedy (radio)

    • Blue Collar Radio

      Blue Collar Radio is an uncensored comedy station on Sirius XM Radio. The station is affiliated with the Blue Collar Comedy brand. It was added to the channel Sirius lineup on 2006-03-14 and to the XM lineup on 2008-11-12. It also airs NASCAR Fans Show, a NASCAR news program. A similar NASCAR program called Dialed In p ... Read »


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    • Bouffon

    • Bouffon (English originally from French: "farceur", "comique", jester") is a modern French theater term that was re-coined in the early 1960s by Jacques Lecoq at his L'École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq in Paris to describe a specific style of performance work that has a main focus in the art of moc ... Read »


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    • Nicole Byer

    • Nicole Byer is a comedian and actress who starred in the scripted comedy based on her life, Loosely Exactly Nicole, as well as prank show Ladylike. Byer has also appeared in the sketch-comedy series Party Over Here, reality show Girl Code, and the Upright Citizens Brigade. Byer has described Whoopi Goldberg, Tina ... Read »


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    • Canadian clowning

    • The Canadian Clowning Technique is a mask-based style of performance created by Richard Pochinko. Also known as the "Pochinko Method", seven masks are used, each representing one of the six physical directions (North, South, East West, Above and Below). The final mask is the Clown. Variations include a three-mask tech ... Read »


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    • Cat Laughs


    • Catch a Rising Star (comedy clubs)

    • Catch a Rising Star is a chain of comedy clubs, founded in New York City in December 1972 and owned by Rick Newman. It has since spread to other areas, such as Las Vegas and New Jersey. Currently owned by Suzy Yengo Esq. The original club in New York City was notable for its role in starting the careers of many famous ... Read »


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    • Caustic humour

    • Caustic humour is a type of humour which relies on witty insults. As is implied by the name (which literally means humour which is designed to burn or to corrode), it involves the clever use of language to convey biting, insulting, or sometimes even cruel remarks. This kind of humour is often attributed to such comedi ... Read »


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    • Chase Champion

    • Chase Champion is an American action comedy web series that premiered on December 18, 2015. The series stars Caleb Thomas, Nathan Davis Jr. and Sari Arambulo. After discovering an old video game cartridge in his garage, Chase Champion unlocks a series of magical video game powers. ... Read »


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    • Chestnut (joke)

    • Chestnut is a British slang term for an old joke, often as old chestnut. The term is also used for a piece of music in the repertoire that has grown stale or hackneyed with too much repetition. A plausible explanation for the term given by the Oxford English Dictionary is that it originates from a play named "The Brok ... Read »


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    • Chewing gum bug

    • A chewing gum bug is a practical joke gag used to play tricks on people, usually adults. The appearance is of a 5-pack of chewing gum, with one stick of gum remaining. The trick works when the prankster tricks the victim into pulling out the last stick of gum. A small rubber bug, (folded back to fit in the pack), sprin ... Read »


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    • Chris Rock: Big Ass Jokes

    • Chris Rock: Big Ass Jokes is the title of comedian Chris Rock's first HBO special. It premiered on June 16, 1994. Entertainment Weekly rated the special an "A-". It is featured as a bonus feature on the DVD of Rock's fourth HBO special, Never Scared. ... Read »


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    • Clinton: His Struggle with Dirt

    • Clinton: His Struggle with Dirt was a 1998 one-off satire, written and narrated by Armando Iannucci in a similar style to his later shows, notably Time Trumpet. Purporting to be a documentary from the future (2028), it cast actors as older versions of real people, such as Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky) who were depi ... Read »


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    • The Clown's Prayer


    • Clowntown City Limits

    • 2 Headed Dog is a four-man comedy troupe based in Los Angeles, composed of comedians Jim Turner, Mark Fite, Craig Anton, and Dave Allen. The Steve Allen Theater currently serves as home base where they perform monthly. The group has appeared at numerous comedy clubs and festivals such as Festival Supreme over the year ... Read »


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    • Club act!one

    • Club act!one is a regular stand-up comedy event in Finland, held since 2003. The event mostly occurs once per week in the Studio Pasila venue of the Helsinki City Theatre in Pasila, Helsinki, but performances may also occur in other cities, and private performances for events such as company parties can also be ordered ... Read »


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    • Cold Dead Hand

    • Cold Dead Hand

      "Cold Dead Hand" is a single and accompanying music video created for Funny or Die by comedian Jim Carrey with The Eels, playing as "Lonesome Earl and the Clutterbusters". The title is a reference to a statement Charlton Heston made while acting as spokesperson for the National Rifle Association, "I'll give you my gun ... Read »


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    • Colin "Bomber" Harris vs Colin "Bomber" Harris


    • Comedia (festival)

    • Comedia is a comedy film festival taking place in Montreal in July as part of the larger Just for Laughs comedy festival. The Comedia festival started in 1996. It celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2006. For a few years, Comedia was held as part of the Fantasia Festival which also began in 1996. It gives awards for f ... Read »


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    • Comedy album

    • A comedy album is an audio recording of comedic material from a comedian or group of comedians, usually performed either live or in a studio. Comedy albums may feature skits, humorous songs, and/or live recording of stand-up comedy performances, but the most common type of comedy albums are stand up, and are often made ... Read »


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    • Comedy Albums

    • Comedy Albums is a Billboard chart that lists the "top-selling spoken word and musical comedy albums" each week, as ranked by sales data compiled by Nielsen SoundScan. The chart debuted as Top Comedy Albums in November 2004 when it was published for the first time exclusively in Billboard's websites. The first number- ... Read »


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    • Comedy club

    • A comedy club is a venue—typically a nightclub, bar, or restaurant—where people watch or listen to performances, including stand-up comedians, improvisational comedians, impersonators, magicians, ventriloquists, and other comedy acts. The term "comedy club" usually refers to venues that feature stand-up comed ... Read »


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    • Comedy festival

    • A comedy festival is a celebration of comedy with many shows, venues, comedy performers (such as stand up comics, sketch troupes, variety performers, etc.) and is held over a specific block of time. Normally, each festival has a diverse range of comedy themes and genres. A partial list of well-known comedy festiva ... Read »


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    • The Comedy Festival

    • The Comedy Festival, formerly known as the US Comedy Arts Festival, was a comedy festival that ran from 1985 to 2008. The festival included stand-up comedy performances, appearances by the casts of television shows, and has a film component called the Film Discovery Program. The first 13 editions of the US Comedy Arts ... Read »


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    • The Comedy Garage

    • The Comedy Garage is a documentary by director Logan Leistikow, released in 2011, depicting a day in the life of five rising star comedians who produce a stand up comedy show performed on a self-made stage in their garage in Burbank, California. Shot cinéma vérité style, the film highlights the unique personal ... Read »


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    • Comedy in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    • Comedy has a long and rich tradition in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and its people have long been associated with humor in various forms. The humor is usually directed towards the different ethnic groups in the former Yugoslavia, and there are many racial slurs, but they are usually taken lightly. During the 1980s and 199 ... Read »


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    • Comedy Masala

    • Comedy Masala is a venue for stand-up comedy located at Hero's, Circular Road, Singapore. Founded in September 2010 by Umar Rana, Comedy Masala offers a weekly stand-up comedy show featuring a mix of Singaporean and international comedians that attracts close to 200 fans every week and has hosted well-known comedians f ... Read »


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    • Comedy music

    • Comedy music is music that is comic or humorous in nature, encompassing a wide variety of music genres. Popular types of comedy music include parody music, novelty songs, comedy rock and comedy hip hop. ... Read »


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    • Comedy of errors

    • A comedy of errors is a narrative work (often a play) that is light and often humorous or satirical in tone, in which the action usually features a series of comic instances of mistaken identity or other misunderstanding, and which typically culminates in a happy resolution of the thematic conflict. A slight varia ... Read »


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    • Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen


    • Cool Guys Don't Look at Explosions


    • List of Corner Shop Show characters

    • This article is a list of fictional characters who are featured in British web series Corner Shop Show. ... Read »


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    • Cowznofski

    • Cowznofski is a running in-joke heavily used in the early years of MAD magazine, usually as a character's last name, often with the first name "Melvin", occasionally "Lance" or "Irving." Its Eastern European feel was a perfect fit for the New York City Jewish style of the magazine. It is also one of the units in the ma ... Read »


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    • Cringe comedy

    • Cringe comedy is a specific genre of comedy that derives humor from social awkwardness. Often a cringe comedy will have an air of a mockumentary and revolve around a serious setting, such as a workplace, to lend the comedy a sense of reality. It could be argued, therefore, that the film This Is Spinal Tap (1984) was a ... Read »


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    • Cuddles the Monkey

    • Cuddles the Monkey was one half of Keith Harris's puppet act, the sidekick and nemesis of Orville the Duck. The monkey was orange, with a blue face. He wore a white shirt collar and blue tie, and his catchphrase was "I hate that duck." In the TV show actress Ruth Verrall played the part of Cuddles when movement was nee ... Read »


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    • Dane Cook: Vicious Circle

    • Dane Cook: Vicious Circle

      Dane Cook: Vicious Circle is a live stand-up comedy special performed for HBO written and produced by Dane Cook. It was aired on September 4, 2006. It was then released on DVD November 28, 2006, with the tagline, "What goes around has come around." The DVD includes the original unaired version and a "DANEgerous" editio ... Read »


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    • Nick Danger

    • Nick Danger is a fictional character featured in several of the albums produced by the comedy group The Firesign Theatre: How Can You Be in Two Places at Once When You're Not Anywhere at All (1969), Nick Danger: The Case of the Missing Shoe (1979), The Three Faces of Al (1984) and The Bride of Firesign (2001). Voiced ... Read »


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    • Dara & Ed's Big Adventure


    • Dave Attell's Insomniac Tour


    • Dov Davidoff

    • Dov Davidoff is an American comedian. Davidoff is originally from Englishtown, New Jersey. In addition to performing regularly in clubs and colleges throughout the country, Davidoff also acted in Invincible with Mark Wahlberg, and has made guest or recurring appearances on various TV shows including Crashing, Chelsea L ... Read »


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    • Eric Davis (clown)

    • Eric Davis (born in Kansas) is an American actor, comedian, director, writer and clown. Davis is best known for his one man show Red Bastard and performing in the Cirque du Soleil productions Quidam and the role of Allan Smithee in Iris. ... Read »


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    • Dawson's Weekly


    • Kevin Day

    • Kevin Day (born 1965) is a British stand up comedian, comedy writer and sports presenter, born in London. He came to prominence in the British alternative comedy stand up scene of the late eighties and early nineties, playing clubs like The Comedy Store. This led to him hosting the comedy discussion programme Loose Ta ... Read »


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    • Decalegrón


    • Demetri Martin. Person.

    • Demetri Martin. Person. is a 2007 Comedy Central special featuring comedian Demetri Martin. It was directed by Jay Karas and filmed at The Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas. It first aired on January 14, 2007, and a DVD was released by Paramount Home Video and Comedy Central on September 4, 2007. Martin sings a s ... Read »


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    • Dick joke

    • In comedy, a dick joke, penis joke, balls joke, cock joke or a knob joke is a joke that makes either an indirect or a direct reference to a human penis (known in slang parlance as a dick), also used as an umbrella term for dirty jokes. The famous quote from Mae West, "Is that a gun in your pocket or are you just excite ... Read »


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    • Dan Dion

    • Daniel James Dion (born December 11, 1970) is an American photographer and comedy producer. He is best known for his location portraiture of comedians, and has been the house photographer of the legendary San Francisco venue The Fillmore since 1993. Dion grew up in Kenwood, California. He attended Santa Clara Univ ... Read »


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    • Disassociated Press

    • Disassociated Press, or The Disassociated Press, is a common spoof on The Associated Press used by satirists to depict a fictitious news organization. It has been used throughout the years in entertainment and literature in a variety of vehicles, ranging from Looney Tunes cartoons from the 1950s through to modern Inter ... Read »


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    • Documentary comedy

    • Documentary comedy is a form of comedy. The comic material used is presented in documentary style—usually, a report on a particular theme or issue—and with the same investigation and reporting methods used to gather the material. Well-known documentary comics include Dave Gorman,Danny Wallace, Tony Hawks, Al ... Read »


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    • Double-talk

    • Double-talk is a form of speech in which inappropriate, invented, or nonsense words are used to give the appearance of knowledge and so confuse or amuse the audience. Comedians who have used this as part of their act include Al Kelly,Cliff Nazarro,Danny Kaye,Gary Owens, Irwin Corey,Jackie Gleason, Sid Caesar,Stanley Un ... Read »


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    • Drengene fra Angora

    • Drengene fra Angora (English: The Boys from Angora) is a Danish television satirical comedy series. First airing in 2004, it has acquired cult status in its native Denmark. Among its more popular sketches are Team Easy On, Landmandssønnerne og far, and Spændende mennesker. The current actors are Esben Pretzmann, ... Read »


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    • Dribble glass

    • A dribble glass is a drinking glass that has holes hidden in the etched design. The purpose of a dribble glass is for pranks. When a person tilts the glass to take a drink from this glass, they will end up spilling the liquid on their clothing as the drink trickles through the holes. The dribble glass was invented by ... Read »


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    • Duck's Breath Mystery Theatre


    • Vic Dunlop

    • Vic Dunlop (November 6, 1948 - August 13, 2011) was an American stand-up comedian and film and television actor. Dunlop gained national attention appearing in such television series and films as Make Me Laugh, The Richard Pryor Show, Harper Valley PTA, Skatetown, U.S.A., The Devil and Max Devlin, Martians Go Home and ... Read »


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    • Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2001

    • The 2001 Edinburgh Festival Fringe was the 54th Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The Fringe ran from 5–27 August 2001 and presented 1462 shows over 176 venues. Week One: Week Two: Week Three: Winner: Nominees: Winner: Nominees: ... Read »


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    • Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2003

    • The 2003 Edinburgh Festival Fringe was the 56th Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The Fringe ran from 3–25 August 2003 and presented 1541 shows over 207 venues. 2003 was the first year that over one million tickets were sold at the Fringe. The Pod, a 400 seater theatre on Festival Square, was erected for the first t ... Read »


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    • Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2006

    • The 2006 Edinburgh Festival Fringe was the 59th Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 2006 was the first Fringe following the introduction of the new legislation banning smoking indoors. During a photocall at the Assembly Rooms for a play in which he was playing Winston Churchill, the actor Mel Smith lit a cigar, flouting th ... Read »


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    • Elbow grease

    • Elbow grease is an idiom for working hard at manual labour. It is a figure of speech for humorously indicating nothing else but manual work is required. It is sometimes reported in the form of a snipe hunt, a prank where an apprentice or recruit is sent on an errand to retrieve "elbow grease" by his supervisor. ... Read »


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    • Epitome of Hyperbole

    • The Epitome of Hyperbole is a 2008 Comedy Central Presents special featuring comedian Brian Regan. It first aired on September 6, 2008. An extended DVD with 42 minutes of uncensored content was released by Paramount Home Video and Comedy Central on September 9, 2008. During the show Regan jokes about the truth behind ... Read »


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    • The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show

    • The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show was a comedy variety show, transmitted on BBC Radio 2 in four series from 1975 until 1978. It starred Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise. It was written by Eddie Braben and produced by John Browell. ... Read »


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    • Eric the Half-a-Bee

    • "Eric the Half-a-Bee" is a song by the British comedy troupe Monty Python that was composed by Eric Idle with lyrics by John Cleese. It first appeared on the LP Monty Python's Previous Record but is also on Monty Python Sings and The Final Rip Off 2-CD set. The song followed the routine called "Fish Licence" in which M ... Read »


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    • Erotic Laser Swordfight

    • Erotic Laser Swordfight is a one-person show by Canadian comedian/performer Sean Cullen. Erotic Laser Swordfight won the 2002 Canadian Comedy Award for Best One-Person Show. ... Read »


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    • An Evening Without Monty Python

    • An Evening Without Monty Python is a stage show produced by WestBeth Entertainment and directed by Eric Idle and BT McNicholl in celebration of the comedy troupe Monty Python's 40th anniversary, featuring sketches and songs from the show hand picked by Idle. The show debuted at the Ricardo Montalbán Theatre in Los ... Read »


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    • The Existential Negation Campaign

    • The Existential Negation Campaign was a former project of the now-defunct Flat Earth Society website (http://www.flat-earth.org). The Campaign was an absurdist venture. Visitors to the website could download an image that read, "WARNING: THIS OBJECT DOES NOT EXIST" and were encouraged to make stickers or signs out of t ... Read »


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    • Fake vomit

    • Fake vomit is a flat rubber or plastic disc with indentations and protrusions designed to look like mucus or vomit. It is a practical joke often used by pranksters to disgust victims. Fake vomit may also be made as a concoction of liquid non-staining substances made to look like more realistic human vomit. Children so ... Read »


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    • The Foot of Cupid

    • The Foot of Cupid is a trademark of the BBC television series, Monty Python's Flying Circus. It is often seen in the opening animation credits at middle, then at the end of the opening, dropping down on the title and everything around it with a sound similar to that of a short burst of flatulence (except during the fi ... Read »


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    • Form-versus-content humour

    • Form-versus-content humour is a type of humour in an between a statement's content and the way it is communicated makes it humorous. It is one of the basic techniques of tragicomic humour.Form-versus-content humour can be delivered, for example, by presenting a message in a form that inherently defeats the ostensible ... Read »


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    • The Freddie Starr Comedy Express

    • The Freddie Starr Comedy Express was a one off television show containing short comedy sketches and standup jokes. The show is most famous for the sketch with Starr spoofing the Mick Jagger and David Bowie music video Dancing In the Street. ... Read »


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    • Free The Army tour

    • The FTA Tour ("Free The Army"), a play on the troop expression "F--- The Army" (which in turn was a play on the army slogan "Fun, Travel and Adventure"), was an anti-Vietnam War road show designed as a response to Bob Hope's USO tour. It was first organized in April 1970 by activist Fred Gardner, and actors Jane Fonda ... Read »


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    • FunnyFest Calgary Comedy Festival

    • FunnyFest Calgary Comedy Festival is an annual summer comedy festival held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It was founded by Stu Hughes (stand-up comic and social entrepreneur) in 2001 and has since grown to become Western Canada's largest comedy festival. It showcases over 70 performers both local and international. Funn ... Read »


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    • Don Gavin

    • Don Gavin is an American stand-up comedian and actor best known for such films and television series as Shallow Hal and Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist. ... Read »


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    • John Gilkey

    • John Gilkey is an American actor, director, comedian, juggler and clown. Gilkey is a native Californian and best known for his work with Cirque du Soleil productions such as Iris,Quidam,Dralion and Solstrom. He was also cast in Varekai in 2003 as one of the main clowns. Gilkey also worked as a consultant on the anima ... Read »


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    • Wayne Gladstone

    • Wayne Gladstone (also known as Gladstone) is an American writer, humorist and novelist perhaps best known for his work with Cracked.com and the novel Notes from the Internet Apocalypse, the first in a trilogy of books entitled The Internet Apocalypse Trilogy. Following the release of Notes from the Internet Apocalypse ... Read »


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    • Glasgow International Comedy Festival

    • Coordinates: 55°51′32″N 4°15′25″W / 55.859°N 4.257°W / 55.859; -4.257 Glasgow International Comedy Festival is a comedy festival in Glasgow, Scotland. The comedy festival started in 2002 and is held annually in March. The largest comedy festival in Europe, it attracts ... Read »


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    • God Is a Twelve-Year-Old Boy with Asperger's


    • Jami Gong

    • Jami Gong is a Chinese American stand-up comedian. Jameson ("Jami") Gong was born in 1969 and raised in New York City's Chinatown. Jami's first attempt at stand-up comedy came on a dare while he attended Syracuse University. After graduating from Syracuse with a geography degree, Jami moved back into his family's ... Read »


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    • Umar Rana

    • Umar Rana is a Pakistani stand-up comedian based in Singapore. Umar began his comedy career performing improv. He was a founding member of Pakistan’s first English-speaking improv troupe, Black Fish, which represented Pakistan in an international theatre festival in Manchester, England. He later moved to Bahrain ... Read »


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    • Governor's Comedy Club


    • Gracioso

    • The (pronounced [ɡɾaˈθjoso]) is a clown or jester in Spanish comedy of the 16th century. Clarín, the clown in Pedro Calderón de la Barca's Life is a dream is recognized as a gracioso. Benjamin Ivry describes Gracioso as "scatological, sexual, anti-feminist, anti-Semitic, and a vehicle for wild, an ... Read »


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    • Groucho glasses

    • Groucho glasses, also known as nose glasses or the beaglepuss, are a humorous novelty disguise based on the stage makeup that caricature comedian Groucho Marx wore (i.e., large fake mustache, eyebrows, and glasses). They typically consist of black horn-rimmed glasses with attached eyebrows, large plastic nose, bushy mo ... Read »


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    • Gud Ugh

    • Gud Ugh was a musical comedy show performed by GUD in 2003 at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and on tour. It won The Age Critic's Choice Award for Best Show Of The Festival. ... Read »


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    • Ha! (TV channel)

    • Ha! (TV channel)

      Ha!, owned by Viacom, was one of the first American all-comedy channels available to basic cable subscribers. Launched on April 1, 1990 at 7 p.m. ET, it competed with another startup comedy-oriented cable channel, HBO-owned The Comedy Channel. In 1991, the two channels merged to form Comedy Central. MTV Networks had c ... Read »


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    • Halifax Comedy Festival

    • The Halifax Comedy Festival (often spelled in promotional materials as Ha!ifax Comedy Festival) is an annual comedy festival held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The festival is sponsored by the CBC which tapes and broadcasts the comedians' sets as a series of television specials, and is usually about one week long. S ... Read »


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    • Argus Hamilton

    • Argus Hamilton is an American stand-up comedian and writer. Hamilton began his stand-up comedy career at The Comedy Store. Hamilton has made a number of appearances on The Tonight Show and has written for television series such as The Richard Pryor Show and Laugh-In. Hamilton is also a syndicated comedy columnist. ... Read »


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    • Having It Off

    • Having it Off is a one-off TV comedy series for BBC Choice made by Red Production Company in 2002. It was set at a cheap hairdressing salon in Eccles, Greater Manchester. It was shown only once and is not available yet on DVD. Out gay bitchy stereotype Guy La Trousse (played by Antony Cotton, Coronation Street, Queer ... Read »


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    • High comedy

    • High comedy or pure comedy is a type of comedy characterized by witty dialogue, satire, biting humor, or criticism of life. Today, high comedy can be seen among sitcoms and talk shows targeted at cultured and articulate audiences. Examples of high comedy include Arrested Development (TV series), The Simpsons, The Marx ... Read »


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    • HK International Comedy Festival

    • The HK International Comedy Festival is an annual comedy festival in Hong Kong. Founded by The TakeOut Comedy Club Hong Kong in 2007 for English and Chinese-speaking comedians resident in Hong Kong, the festival has expanded to include comedians from all over the world. There are separate English and Chinese language ... Read »


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    • HubCap Comedy Festival

    • The HubCap Comedy Festival (French: Festival de l'humour HubCap) is an annual festival of Canadian comedic talent, taking place in Greater Moncton, New Brunswick and surroundings. The festival features stand-up comedy and sketches, among other genres of comedy. ... Read »


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    • I Kinda Like It When A Lotta People Die

    • I Kinda Like It When A Lotta People Die

      I Kinda Like It When a Lotta People Die is the 20th album, and first posthumous album by stand-up comedian George Carlin. The album contains unreleased material, opening with a home recording done in 1957 to an entire show recorded live from the MGM Grand Las Vegas on September 9 and 10, 2001; this show would be shelv ... Read »


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    • I'm Here to Help


    • I've Got Two Legs


    • IFHT

    • IFHT

      IFHT (I F*cking Hate That) are a Vancouver, BC based internet comedy group specializing in YouTube music videos and spoofs. Originally started by friends Matt Dennison and Jason Lucas, the duo has formed into a group of fellow Vancouverite filmmakers Mike Russell, David Wiggins, and Kaz Yamamura, who have previously ma ... Read »


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    • Improv Comedy Mumbai

    • Improv Comedy Mumbai is an Indian improv comedy troupe. The group was founded by Adam Dow who was originally a member of Unexpected Productions in Seattle. It was one of the first improv troupes in the country. Improv Comedy Mumbai has been part of the International TheatreSports League since 2014. ... Read »


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    • In Exile (TV series)

    • In Exile is a 1998 UK Channel 4 television sitcom about a deposed African military dictator, played by Patrice Naiambana, in exile in Britain. The series was created by Nigerian screenwriter Tunde Babalola. The series ran for 7 episodes. ... Read »


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    • Insult comedy

    • Insult comedy is a comedy genre in which the act consists mainly of offensive insults directed at the performer's audience or other performers. Typical targets for insult include individuals in the show's audience, the town hosting the performance, or the subject of a roast. An insult comedian often maintains a compet ... Read »


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    • Iranian stand-up comedy

    • Iranian stand-up comedy refers to stand-up comedy by Iranians or based on Persian satire. ... Read »


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    • Island joke

    • Desert island jokes are jokes about a person or group of people stranded on a desert island. This setting is typically used to play on stereotypes of the people present. This may refer to their profession, religion or nationality, or the people involved may be famous figures. The island setting highlights the absurdity ... Read »


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    • Itching powder

    • Itching powder refers to a group of powders or powder-like substances that induce itching when applied onto human skin. This is usually done as a practical joke or prank to an unsuspecting victim. The cause of the irritation can be mechanical, such as products containing ground rose hips. Itching powder has also been ... Read »


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    • Guy Jenkin

    • Guy Jenkin is a British film director and comedy writer who is best known for working together with Andy Hamilton on sitcoms and comedies such as Drop the Dead Donkey (1990-1998), Outnumbered (2007-2014), and Ballot Monkeys (2015). He wrote the 2002 satirical comedy Jeffrey Archer: The Truth, with Damian Lewis portray ... Read »


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    • Charlie Kadau

    • Charlie Kadau, is an American comedy writer and editor. Along with his writing partner, Joe Raiola, Kadau has been a member of the editorial staff of Mad magazine since 1985 and currently holds the title of Senior Editor. Born in 1956, Kadau grew up in Staten Island, NY, graduating from Tottenville High School in 1974 ... Read »


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    • Are Kalvø


    • Know Your History: Jesus Is Black; So Was Cleopatra

    • Know Your History: Jesus Is Black; So Was Cleopatra, is a 2007 stand-up comedy film starring comedian Paul Mooney and directed by Bart Phillips. The show was filmed at The Laugh Factory before a live audience. ... Read »


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    • Howard Kremer

    • Howard Kremer

      Howard Michael Kremer (born February 3, 1971), also known by his stage name Dragon Boy Suede and his nicknames H. Michael Kre and Howie Michael Motorcycle, is an American comedian and comedic rapper. Howard Kremer is the host of the Who Charted? podcast, co-hosted by Kulap Vilaysack and available on the Earwolf podcast ... Read »


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    • Rob Kutner

    • Rob Kutner is an American comedy writer. As a writer for Dennis Miller Live, he was nominated for a 2003 Writers' Guild of America Award. After Dennis Miller Live left the air, Kutner went on to write for The Daily Show, where he has won five Emmies to date. Additionally, he has won a Peabody Award and an award fr ... Read »


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    • The Laff Stop

    • The Laff Stop was a comedy club, with locations in Texas and California. The Laff Stop originated in Newport Beach, California and featured comics such as Steve Martin, David Letterman, and Robin Williams. There were also Laff Stop clubs in Claremont, California and Austin, Texas (which changed its name to Cap City Co ... Read »


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    • Elizabeth Laime

    • Elizabeth Laime (born September 19, 1979) is an American comedy writer, actress, and former host of the podcast Totally Laime on the Earwolf Network. She currently hosts the weekly podcast Totally Married, which features relationship advice, and the weekly Totally Mommy podcast. Laime was born on September 19, 1979 in ... Read »


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    • Lark News

    • Lark News is an online comedy website satirizing contemporary American Christian culture, specifically evangelicalism. It is written by author and freelance journalist Joel Kilpatrick. ... Read »


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    • The Laugh Resort

    • The Laugh Resort was one of the most popular stand-up comedy clubs located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For several years it was the only competition to the Yuk-Yuks chain in downtown Toronto. Because of this fact well known visiting comedians frequently visited the club, and it became a home of Canada's independent an ... Read »


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    • Laughing Cows Comedy

    • Laughing Cows Comedy Night was set up in 1998 after a London comedy promoter inadvertently threw down the proverbial gauntlet. "We were discussing female comics and I asked why there's never more than one female comedian on the bill and he said, oh we wouldn't take that risk," she explains. O'Keefe proved to have more ... Read »


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    • Laughing Horse

    • Laughing Horse is a British comedy promotion company and venue operator. The company was established in the UK in 1998, and now operates venues in Aldershot, Brighton, Cirencester, Hitchin, London (Brixton, Covent Garden, Lancaster Gate, Paddington), Manchester, St Neots, Thetford and Wyboston. They run three venues a ... Read »


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    • Leicester Comedy Festival

    • The Leicester Comedy Festival is an annual comedy festival held in a number of venues across Leicester, England early in the year. The festival started in 1994 with 40 events in 23 venues over 7 days throughout Leicestershire, attracting 5,000 people. The festival now attracts over 60,000 people from all over the world ... Read »


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    • Lindeman (characters)

    • Lindeman is the name of a large family of fictional characters, all played by Swedish comedian Hans Alfredson, portrayed by improvised monologues. Every day, the interviewer, Lasse O'MÃ¥nsson or Tage Danielsson, would talk about a topic from today's newspaper and introduce a Lindeman with a relevant occupation. Then, ... Read »


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    • Kerri Louise

    • Kerri Louise is an American stand-up comedian. Louise was a finalist on the second season of Last Comic Standing and has appeared on television programs such as Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn and The View. Louise has performed at many of the leading comedy clubs throughout the world, including Caroline's, The TakeOut Com ... Read »


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    • Madcap Theater

    • Madcap Theater is a shortform improvisational comedy group located in Westminster, Colorado. Opened in 2006 by improv actors Russ Faillaci and Brian Harper, the group perform weekly improv shows along with offering classes in improv comedy. In 2007, 2008, and 2009 it was voted Denver's best live comedy venue by ABC Cha ... Read »


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    • Manchester Comedy Festival

    • The Manchester Comedy Festival is an annual Comedy Festival held in Manchester, England during the last two weeks of October. Unlike the Edinburgh Fringe festival the Manchester Comedy Festival concentrates mainly on stand-up comedy. The Manchester Comedy Festival comprised over 90 shows in 30 individual venues w ... Read »


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    • Oi Mikromesaioi

    • Oi Mikromesaioi (Greek: Οι Μικρομεσαίοι) is a Greek comedy series. It was aired by Mega Channel during the 1992-1993 television season. ... Read »


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    • The Mimic

    • The Mimic is a British television series shown on Channel 4, starting 13 March 2013. The series centres on the fortunes of Martin Hurdle, an everyday maintenance man with an uncanny ability to mimic voices and stars Terry Mynott in the lead role. ... Read »


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    • Mixed Doubles (comedy)

    • Mixed Doubles is a comedy sketch group. Mixed Doubles comedy sketch group was created in the summer of 2012. Members are Megan Smith, Rose Robinson, Paul Aitchison and Will Close. All 4 members met and trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts In 2012 the group formed for the Henley Fringe but under the name of "B ... Read »


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    • Monteith and Rand

    • Monteith and Rand are a comedy team who had their own Broadway show at the Booth Theater in 1979, produced by James Lipton, after a successful off-Broadway run. Suzanne Rand and John Monteith are graduates of Second City; Suzanne was in the famed company that included John Belushi and Bill Murray in Chicago, and John p ... Read »


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    • John Monteith (actor)

    • John Monteith is an improvisor, writer, actor and director; namely known for his work with Monteith and Rand comedy team who had their own Broadway show at the Booth Theater in 1979, produced by James Lipton, after a successful off-Broadway run. Their shows performed for the BBC were repackaged and sold to ABC as Whose ... Read »


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    • National Theatre of Brent

    • The National Theatre of Brent is a British comedy double act, in the form of a mock two-man theatre troupe. Patrick Barlow plays Desmond Olivier Dingle, the troupe's founder, Artistic Director and Chief Executive. The role of his assistant (or as Desmond likes to call him, "my entire company") was first performed by Ju ... Read »


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    • Benedikt Negro

    • Cirque du Soleil

      Cirque du Soleil (pronounced [sɪʁk dzy sɔ.lɛj], "Circus of the Sun" or "Sun Circus") is a Canadian entertainment company. It is the largest theatrical producer in the world. Based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and located in the inner-city area of Saint-Michel, it was founded in Baie-Saint-Paul on July 7, ... Read »


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    • New York Clown Theater Festival

    • The New York Clown Theatre Festival is an annual festival of the art of clown, held at The Brick Theater in Brooklyn, New York. Kicked off every year by a parade beginning in Union Square and heading on the L train to Williamsburg, the festival opens with a huge indoor pie fight. Festival performers come from across th ... Read »


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    • Newbury Comedy Festival

    • The Newbury Comedy Festival was a festival of comedy which took place every July in the West Berkshire town of Newbury, in England. The last festival took place in 2012 although the You Must Be Joking new act competition continues on its own steam. It was launched in 2004. Committed to showcasing the best comedy t ... Read »


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    • North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival

    • The North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival is an annual comedy festival in Carrboro, North Carolina, United States. The festival was started in 2001 by Zach Ward (of Dirty South Improv Comedy Theater) as an improv showcase and improv seminars. The festival has grown year over year. In 2009 it added stand up comedy and in ... Read »


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    • Oh, with the verbing!

    • Oh, with the verbing! is a phrase commonly used in TV shows and movies, first used by comedian Jerry Lewis. The literal phrase "Oh, with the verbing!" itself is normally used with a verb replacing "verbing," such as "screaming, stabbing, bleeding," hence the name of the phrase. Similar lines related to the phrase are s ... Read »


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    • On the Blog

    • On the Blog is a BBC Radio comedy series starring Caroline Quentin (Men Behaving Badly), Simon Greenall (I'm Alan Partridge) and Andy Taylor (Red Dwarf). It is written by Kris Dyer, Dave Marks and Andy Taylor and is an Above The Title Production for BBC Radio 2. "Original and twisted - the don't-miss comedy appoin ... Read »


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    • On Thin Ice

    • On Thin Ice, (OTI) is a Harvard College Improvisational comedy group. OTI specializes in short-form improvisational theater taking the form of various comedy games in the style of Whose Line Is It Anyway?. Founded in 1984 by Brigit Fasolino Vucic, On Thin Ice is Harvard's oldest improv troupe. Shows performed once ... Read »


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    • Packet of Three (TV series)

    • Packet of Three, later known as Packing Them In, was a 1990s comedy series broadcast by Channel 4 between 2 August 1991 and 4 November 1992. It starred Frank Skinner, Jenny Eclair and Henry Normal. For the re-titled 2nd series, Normal was replaced by Roger Mann and Kevin Eldon. ... Read »


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    • Patton Oswalt: Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time

    • Patton Oswalt: Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time

      Patton Oswalt: Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time is a 2014 stand-up comedy special written and performed by Patton Oswalt, and directed by Bobcat Goldthwait. The performance was recorded at Spreckels Theater in San Diego, California. It was to be released on January 16, 2014 via the online movie streaming website Epix H ... Read »


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    • Physical comedy

    • Physical comedy is a form of comedy focused on manipulation of the body for a humorous effect. It can include slapstick, clowning, mime, physical stunts, or making funny faces. Physical comedy originated as part of the Commedia dell'arte. It is now sometimes incorporated into sitcoms; for example, in the sitcom Three' ... Read »


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    • The Playground Theater

    • The Playground Theater, founded in 1997, remains the only continuously operating non-profit theater in Chicago dedicated to an art form invented in Chicago - Modern Theatrical Improvisation. The Playground was founded in 1997 by its original member companies. The Playground theater exists as a non-profit co-op, governe ... Read »


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    • Pleasance Islington

    • Pleasance Islington (also known as Pleasance London or, if the location is clear, simply the Pleasance Theatre) is a fringe theatre in Islington, London, opened in 1995. It is run by the Pleasance Theatre Trust and is the sister venue of the original Pleasance Edinburgh. It has hosted popular comedians including Micha ... Read »


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    • Dave Podmore

    • Dave Podmore is a fictional English cricketer. Co-written by the English actor and writer Christopher Douglas, Andrew Nickolds and Nick Newman, his column appears in The Guardian. Podmore began his career with Leicestershire, and he is married to Jackie Podmore,a lap-dancer. He owns a psychotic dog called Saxon. He v ... Read »


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    • Chandan Prabhakar

    • Chandan Prabhakar is an Indian stand-up comedian. He was the first runner up in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge 3. He played the role of Kapil Sharma's servant on Colors show Comedy Nights with Kapil. He plays the role of tea-stall owner Chandu in The Kapil Sharma Show which airs on Sony TV. Some of his most popul ... Read »


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    • Ollie Joe Prater

    • Ollie Joe Prater (born Gilbert Hartzog) was an American stand-up comedian and television personality. He made frequent appearances on The Tonight Show. Prater got his start in stand-up comedy in the 1970s at The Comedy Store and eventually performed in comedy clubs throughout the United States and was a featured perfo ... Read »


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    • Prop comedy

    • Prop comedy is a comedy genre in which performers use humorous objects, or conventional objects in humorous ways. The stages and films term "prop", an abbreviation of "property", refers to any object an actor handles in the course of a performance. Though some form of prop comedy has likely existed as long as there hav ... Read »


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    • Pull my finger

    • Pull my finger is a joke or prank regarding flatulence in which a mark is asked to pull the finger of the joker, who simultaneously farts so as to suggest a causal relationship between the two events. A comparable activity is attributed to a character in a short story by Mordecai Richler (collected in The Street, 1969 ... Read »


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    • Punch Festival

    • The Punch Festival (in Slovene phonetically also Panč festival) is the most visited stand up comedy festival held in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The festival started in 2008. The festival now attracts around 1.200 people. From 2011 on, it is held twice per year as the Summer and Winter Punch. ... Read »


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    • Radio Four Roadshow

    • The Radio Four Roadshow was a 1980s UK radio comedy series, broadcast on BBC Radio 4. The programme's comedian presenters, who included Tony Hawks, would visit a different town or city in the UK in each edition. The running joke was that the presenters were trying to entice young people away from BBC Radio One, a pop ... Read »


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    • Red Bastard

    • Red Bastard is a live bouffon clown theatre show written and performed by Eric Davis. What begins with a surreal monologue by a twisted clown named Red Bastard quickly devolves into full blown audience participation. ... Read »


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    • Redneck joke

    • A redneck joke is a joke about rednecks — working-class, rural or southern white Americans. For example, Jeff Foxworthy is a comedian that specializes in telling redneck jokes. For example: ... Read »


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    • Reno (comedian)

    • Reno is an American stand-up comedian and actress known for such films as Quiz Show, The Manchurian Candidate, The Hard Way and Kinsey. She also hosted her own 2001 reality documentary television series on Bravo called Citizen Reno which was produced by Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner. ... Read »


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    • Murray Roman

    • Murray Roman (March 8, 1929 – November 6, 1973) was an American stand-up comedian whose career was cut short by a car crash. Many consider his style, and material, to be similar to Lenny Bruce. Roman was also a writer on the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour and, as part of the Comedy Hour writing team, won an Emmy fo ... Read »


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    • San Jose Improv

    • The San Jose Improv is a comedy club located in San Jose, California. Formerly known as the Jose Theater, built in 1904, is the oldest theater in San Jose, located on Second Street, near San Fernando Street. Construction of the Jose was started in 1903, under the ownership of David Jacks, a Monterey landowner (who was ... Read »


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    • Sattanna

    • Sattanna (Telugu:సత్తన్న) Satish Kumar is a Telugu humorist anchor and comedian. He acted in more than 70 films as a character artist. He is best known as Nizam Babu and hosts TV news and entertainment shows. He is presently doing a program in ETV plus called Patas. He also interviews ... Read »


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    • The Second City Training Center

    • The Second City Training Center was founded in the mid-1980s to facilitate the growing demand for workshops and instruction from the world famous The Second City theatre. Training Centers are located in Chicago,Toronto and Los Angeles. Satellite centers formerly existed in Metro Detroit, Las Vegas, Cleveland and New Yo ... Read »


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    • Sex to Sexty

    • Sex to Sexty was a sexually-oriented humor magazine published in Arlington, Texas by John W. Newbern, Jr. and Peggy Rodebaugh, with art direction (and cartoons, covers, etc.) by Lowell Davis (later to become known as a creator of bucolic art)), under the respective pseudonyms of Richard or Dick Rodman, Goose Reardon, a ... Read »


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    • Shocking gum

    • Shocking gum is a practical joke that delivers a harmless electric shock. The victim is offered a stick of gum from a box, and touching this triggers the shock. A few novelty companies in the 1950s produced these 'Shocking gum' packages. The most popular brands of Shocking Gum are Fruit Juicy and JB. ... Read »


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    • Snake nut can

    • A snake nut can is a practical joke device that closely resembles a can of nuts, but contains a long wire spring covered by a cloth or vinyl sheath, printed like snake skin, which leaps out of the can and startles the unsuspecting victim. The item was invented by Samuel Sorensen Adams of the S.S. Adams Co. circa 1915. ... Read »


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    • Sneezing powder

    • Sneezing powder refers to a group of powders or powder-like substances that induce sneezing when someone is exposed to them. This is usually done as a practical joke or prank to an unsuspecting victim. Sneezing powders containing Veratrum album alkaloids have been linked to poisoning, including upset stomach, fainting ... Read »


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    • Sound effect comedy

    • During the 1960s a new series of 'sound effect' comedies began with Dick Lester, Spike Milligan and Peter Sellers's Running Jumping & Standing Still, continued through Eric Sykes's The Plank, Barbara Windsor's San Ferry Ann and included four films with Ronnie Barker: A Home of Your Own, , The Picnic, and By the Sea. T ... Read »


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    • SpeedMouse

    • SpeedMouse

      SpeedMouse is a Stage Show and DVD by The Umbilical Brothers. It was released in November 2004. Taking advantage of the latest advances in performance technology, the boys have upgraded their acting to digital. Using this technology they are able to immediately jump to any routine or fast-forward through the borin ... Read »


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    • Spit-take

    • A spit-take is a comic technique or reaction in which someone spits a beverage out of his or her mouth when he or she reacts to a statement. In this context, the word "take" is used in the sense of taking in information. It is similar in construction to the phrase "double-take." Spit take made it into the Oxford Dicti ... Read »


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    • Stiller and Meara

    • Stiller and Meara (Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara) were a husband-and-wife comedy duo that was popular primarily in the 1960s and 1970s. They made frequent appearances on television variety shows such as The Ed Sullivan Show. Stiller and Meara were among the earliest graduates of the Second City improvisational comedy t ... Read »


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    • Straitjacket (comedy duo)

    • Straitjacket were a comedy duo from North East England, who wrote original comedy sketches. A lot of their material was transferred to the screen by the original three members: Tom Bennett, Keith Dickinson and Ian Todd. Keith left the group in July 2007, leaving Tom and Ian to continue as a duo until October 8 when the ... Read »


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    • Struck Off and Die

    • Struck Off and Die were a British comedy duo consisting of doctors Tony Gardner and Phil Hammond during the 1990s. Their material drew heavily on their knowledge and experience of healthcare, and took a particularly cynical view of the problems that beset the UK's National Health Service. They met while junior doctors ... Read »


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    • Studio Braun

    • Studio Braun is a Hamburg, Germany comedy ensemble consisting of Rocko Schamoni, Heinz Strunk and Jacques Palminger. ... Read »


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    • Studio Julmahuvi

    • Julmahuvi (julma = cruel; huvi = fun) is the name of a group of comedic actors which created several comical TV-series and mockumentaries for the Finnish TV-channels Yle TV1 and MTV3. Julmahuvi collectively are Tommi Korpela, Jukka Rasila, Janne Reinikainen, Petteri Summanen and Jani Volanen. The group first worked to ... Read »


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    • The Super Serious Show

    • The Super Serious Show

      The Super Serious Show is a live comedy show that mixes stand-up, sketch, musical comedy and videos from a blend of up-and-coming performers and established comedians. Embracing a wide variety of non-polished acts and spontaneity, The Super Serious Show combines elements of tradition club comedy and alternative comedy. ... Read »


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    • The TakeOut Comedy Club Hong Kong

    • The TakeOut Comedy Club Hong Kong is a venue for stand-up comedy and improvisational comedy located at 34 Elgin Street, basement, Central, Hong Kong. Founded in February 2007 by Jami Gong, a leading Chinese American stand-up comedian, TakeOut Comedy is the first full-time comedy club in Asia. The club fosters local Eng ... Read »


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    • Telephone Entertainment Line

    • Telephone Entertainment Line refers to a telephone number or numbers with (usually) an announce only answering machine, maintained for the purpose of providing entertainment over the telephone. These were most popular in Southern California in the 1960s and 1970s. Most lines played one short joke out of a pool that wou ... Read »


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    • The Thanksgiving Song

    • "The Thanksgiving Song" (also known as "Happy Thanksgiving") is a song performed by Adam Sandler discussing Thanksgiving. The song was written by Sandler, Ian Maxtone-Graham and Robert Smigel. It was first performed during the Weekend Update segment of the season 18 episode of Saturday Night Live on November 21, 1 ... Read »


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    • Three Worms and an Orchestra

    • Three Worms and an Orchestra is a DVD of a performance of the Canadian comedy music group The Arrogant Worms with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. It includes their most popular songs performed live, as well as two music videos. The original, and heavily edited, version of this performance aired on Bravo! Canada. The ... Read »


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    • Throwaway line

    • In comedy, a throwaway line (also: throwaway joke or throwaway gag) is a joke delivered "in passing" without being the punch line to a comedy routine, part of the to another joke, or (in the context of drama) there to advance a story or develop a character. Throwaway lines are often one-liners, or in-jokes, and often ... Read »


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    • Ti Kwan Leep

    • Ti Kwan Leep is a sketch comedy recording by the Canadian comedy troupe The Frantics. It appears on their 1987 album Boot to the Head. In the skit, an Eastern martial arts master starts off his class by explaining the basic philosophy of a fictional martial art called "Ti Kwan Leep" (take one leap). An impatient stude ... Read »


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    • Times Square Comedy Festival

    • The Times Square Comedy Festival is an annual comedy festival started in 2015. The festival is produced by American Egyptian producer Hatem Gabr and Rethink Production. The Times Square Comedy Festival consists of few live stand up comedy shows like "Up Close & Personal" and "Live From Broadway" as well as new comedian ... Read »


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    • Tinder Live

    • Tinder Live is a critically acclaimed comedy show created and hosted by comedian Lane Moore where she goes on the popular dating app Tinder (application) and interacts with Tinder matches in real time. Moore's comedy show was called one of the best comedy shows in NYC by The New York Times, The Village Voice,Time Out ... Read »


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    • Toilet humour

    • Toilet humour, or scatological humour, is a type of off-colour humour dealing with defecation, urination, and flatulence, and to a lesser extent vomiting and other body functions. It sees substantial crossover with sexual humour, such as dick jokes. Toilet humour is popular among a wide range of ages, but is especiall ... Read »


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    • Ton of Fun

    • A Ton Of Fun (also called Tons Of Fun) was a comedy team who appeared in a series of slapstick silent short films for FBO from 1925 to 1927. The three heavy actors Frank "Fatty" Alexander, Hilliard "Fat" Karr, and Kewpie Ross were each over 300 pounds. Karr was also billed as Fatty Karr. Their first film together was T ... Read »


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    • The Two Faces of Mitchell and Webb

    • The Two Faces of Mitchell and Webb was a live stage tour undertaken by the comedy team of David Mitchell and Robert Webb, accompanied by their frequent collaborators James Bachman and Abigail Burdess, who played supporting roles. The show toured forty-four venues in the UK between October and December 2006. The conten ... Read »


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    • Unessential Listening

    • Unessential Listening

      AustereoSony BMGRoadshow Music Unessential Listening is a 2-disc compilation album by the comedy duo Hamish & Andy. It features segments included on their radio show between 2006 and 2008. The album won Best Comedy Release at the ARIA Music Awards of 2009. ... Read »


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    • Varayarangu

    • Varayarangu (Malayalam: വരയരങ്ങ്), is an experimental Infotainment art genre from Kerala, which explores the performing level possibilities of Fine Art as a Stage Art . This 'Cartoon Stage Show' is a blend of poetry, anecdotes and socio-political satire with high speed drawing. P ... Read »


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    • Visual pun

    • A visual pun is a pun involving an image or images (in addition to or instead of language), often based on a rebus. Visual puns in which the image is at odds with the inscription are common in cartoons such as Lost Consonants or The Far Side as well as in Dutch gable stones. For instance the "Batenburg" stone from Pri ... Read »


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    • W. Morgan Petty

    • W. Morgan Petty is the creation of Brian Bethell. W. Morgan Petty would write crank letters to numerous organizations expressing typical concerns for mid-1980s Britain like nuclear war and the common market. Collections of his letters include: ... Read »


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    • Warm-up comedian

    • A warm-up comedian or crowd warmer is a stand-up comedian who performs at a comedy club or before the filming of a television comedy in front of a studio audience to get the crowd into the mood ready for the show or main act. Their role is to make the audience feel integral to the show and encourage reactions during th ... Read »


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    • We Are Klang

    • We Are Klang

      We Are Klang is a comedy sketch show that was broadcast for one series in 2009, between 30 July to 10 September on BBC Three. The show was a TV version of the comedy antics of a three-piece comedy sketch group of the same name, consisting of the comedians Greg Davies, Steve Hall and Marek Larwood, whose brand of comedy ... Read »


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    • Welsh Comedy Festival

    • The Welsh Comedy Festival is the first Welsh Comedy Festival to be held in partnership with the Welsh children's hospice charity, TÅ· Hafan. It hosting a wide range of comedy performances and acts during the period 6–15 July 2007. The inaugural festival opened at Gio's and moved to locations such as The Point at ... Read »


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    • Wharf Revue

    • The Wharf Revue is a series of musical comedy revues presented by the Sydney Theatre Company. Each show features four comedians - usually Jonathan Biggins, Phillip Scott and Drew Forsythe, accompanied by a female performer - satirising media personalities and political events in sketches and songs. The music and lyrics ... Read »


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    • Dermot Whelan

    • Dermot Whelan (born 16 February) is an Irish comedian and radio presenter on Today FM. A native of Limerick, Whelan is a regular contributor on RTÉ's The Panel. He is also the former host of Republic of Telly and has performed at major comedy festivals, including the Kilkenny Cat's Laugh Festival and the Edinburgh ... Read »


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    • Winnipeg Comedy Festival

    • The Winnipeg Comedy Festival is an annual comedy festival, held in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Created by the Osborne Village Cultural Centre in collaboration with CBC Radio, performances from the festival are also broadcast as a radio series on CBC Radio One and as a television series on The Comedy Network and CBC Television ... Read »


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