Day: July 18, 2012

Frank & Funny: A greeting card line written by professional stand-up comedians

David Crowe has been a stand-up stalwart in Seattle for two decades, and now he’s ready to help his fellow touring comedians cash in on another way to make audiences laugh — their very own greeting-card line. Called “Frank & Funny,” Crowe launched the line with Seattle-based Compendium, Inc., last month. It’s the only greeting-card line written completely and exclusively by professional stand-up comedians. “The response to Frank&Funny by the greeting card industry at conventions in New York, Dallas and Atlanta has been fantastic,” Crowe tells The Comic’s Comic. The Frank & Funny line has 48 cards for sale currently,...

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Louis C.K.’s take on Daniel Tosh’s heckler incident, and what it all means

When Louis CK wrote a Tweet last week expressing his joy over Comedy Central’s Tosh.0, he had no idea about the Internet commotion going on right then about a comment Daniel Tosh had directed to a female heckler in the audience at The Laugh Factory. So Louis CK explained how he really felt about the whole matter on Monday night’s episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. “This is a fight between comedians and bloggers. Which is, we’re all just hyperbole and garbage comes out of those two places,” CK said. “We’re also very similar groups,” Stewart said. CK...

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