Day: October 24, 2012

Pauly Shore gets political for a change, in “Pauly-Tics”

Pauly Shore has long since popped “The Weasel.” And Shore is not dead, either — that was merely a ploy to attract viewers to his 2003 mockumentary, Pauly Shore is Dead. No. At 44, Shore has taken his comedy career in a completely different direction. As in, inside the Beltway. That’s right. Shore is revealing his political side, business suit and all, in a new comedy special, digital download and tour, Pauly-tics. An hourlong version of Pauly-Tics premieres Friday on Showtime. When The Comic’s Comic caught with Shore, he was relaxing between stand-up gigs in Cincinnati, but looking forward...

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Free events to enjoy at the 2012 New York Comedy Festival

Key & Peele, live, for free? You betcha! A live performance by Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele is but one of several free events and things to do if you’re in New York City this November during the 2012 edition of the New York Comedy Festival. It all comes courtesy of the city’s official marketing and tourism group, NYC & Company. Other free funny fun stuff to enjoy during the week of Nov. 5-11, 2012, will include bus and/or walking tours, and improv comedy. “From live television and theater to comedy clubs and performance artists, comedy is embedded in...

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Comedy Headlines for 10/24/12

What’s happening in the comedy world right now… NBC has ordered five additional scripts of Guys With Kids. That makes the network’s new fall sitcom offerings three for four in terms of staying alive through the season and into 2013. Showtime’s House of Lies will welcome two new cast members for season two in January 2013: Larenz Tate will play Don Cheadle’s younger brother, and Nia Long will play a former classmate of his. Vanity Fair will publish its first “Comedy Issue” in January 2013, and lined up Judd Apatow to guest edit the mag for that issue. Please...

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