Day: June 3, 2009

Bill Cosby’s friendly competition with George Carlin

All of the buzz Monday night had comedy fans watching and talking about Conan O'Brien, but over on the CBS television network, David Letterman had Bill Cosby on as a guest, and Cosby — though he gets sidetracked a lot easier now in his advanced age — recounted a story of a friendly competition he had with the late George Carlin. But first, a little story about a routine Cosby and Carlin both used onstage about pro athletes hawking products in TV ads. It'll all make sense...

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Sara Benincasa gets wet with Donald Glover (30 Rock, Community)

Want to see Sara Benincasa in a bathtub with Donald Glover, asking him about how he got his gig writing for (and appearing in this season's finale of) 30 Rock, as well as why he had to leave the show (Jack McBrayer is involved!), and his upcoming NBC sitcom, Community? Well, here is a video of just that sort of thing to wet your whistle, so to speak. Video contains some language...

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Ticket giveaway: TuRae tapes “No Limitations” in Philly

TuRae is taping his new stand-up comedy special June 4 at the Trocadero Theatre in Philadelphia, and we here at The Comic's Comic have two pairs of tickets to bestow upon you, should you like to witness this taping live and in the person. Just email me at — put "TuRae tickets!" in the subject line and I'll reply with the details. Ages 21 and up, please. The show is tomorrow, so best be hurrying up that Internet of yours. If you need catching up, here are five minutes from TuRae, filmed in 2008 at the Comedy and Magic Club: If you want to pay for tickets, you may also do so, just by visiting...

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