stand up comedy

‘Brand X’ set for second innings


July 31st, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) It's party time for British comedian Russell Brand as his stand up comedy show "Brand X" will have a second season. The deal is reportedly worth ... Read more...

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Try standup comedy, Shekhar Suman exhorts women


July 31st, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) When it comes to judging a comedy show, Shekhar Suman has been there and done that! But the actor rues that Indian women are still ... Read more...

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Russell Brand plans acting break?


July 24th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Comedian Russell Brand reportedly wants to take a break from acting and focus on his stand-up comedy show "BrandX".The 37-year-old says he feels "unfulfilled" starring in ... Read more...

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Neil Nitin Mukesh loses his iPhone! (Movie Snippets)


June 9th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Gadget freak Neil Nitin Mukesh lost his iPhone while shooting for his upcoming film "3G" in Fiji."Shoot's going great. But I'm a little upset ... Read more...

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Shailesh Lodha now wants to shed tears on small screen (With Images)


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Actor Shailesh Lodha, popularly known as Tarak Mehta of the hit comedy show "Tarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chashma", is now interested in melodramatic shows where ... Read more...

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Cancer survivors celebrate Christmas, life


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Magic show, stand-up comedy acts and gifts, it was the "best ever" party for 12-year-old Gurnoor Singh as he celebrated Christmas and life, ironically inside ... Read more...

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Have to be smart in role selection: Vir Das


July 9th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) He has been overloaded with scripts ever since his role in "Delhi Belly" received rave reviews, but stand-up comedian and actor Vir Das doesn't want ... Read more...

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Being in a good mood may increase forgetfulness


March 31st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): A University of Missouri researcher says that forgetfulness may have something to do with being in a good mood.Elizabeth Martin, a doctoral student of psychology in the College ... Read more...

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Good mood can fog your memory


March 31st, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Though good mood brings along cheerfulness and positive feelings, it is also linked with forgetfulness, as such a state of mind decreases your working memory capacity."Working ... Read more...

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BA sets new world record for ‘highest stand-up comedy gig in the world’


March 14th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): British Airways has set a new Guinness World Record for the 'highest stand-up comedy gig in the world' in aid of Comic Relief.Comedians including Dara O Briain joined ... Read more...

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Larry King Returns to Television in New Sitcom Gig


January 13th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to 'TV Guide's' William Keck, Larry King has booked his first television gig since he left the 'CNN' show 'Larry King Live'. The television personality will be ... Read more...

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The Green Hornet: Seth Rogen Playing Superhero


January 11th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, the flick releasing worldwide on the 14th of January and distributed by Columbia pictures has a star cast boasting of names like Christoph Waltz, Jay Chou, Cameron Diaz in supporting ... Read more...

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Reality shows are scripted, says comedian Vir Das (Lead)


December 28th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) He has carved a niche for himself as a stand-up comedian and is now trying his luck on big screen, but Vir Das has no intention ... Read more...

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Aniston pal Chelsea Handler calls Jolie a ‘homewrecker’


December 7th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Chelsea Handler, a close friend of Jennifer Aniston, verbally slaughtered Angelina Jolie during a recent stand-up comedy show in New Jersey.The comedienne threw a handful of foul-mouth ... Read more...

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Sam Kinison Remembered On Comedy Central


November 14th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The "Rock n' Roll Comedian" Sam Kinison left for the heavenly abode in 1992, when a car crash claimed his life, while he was on his ... Read more...

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A funny view of Indian history - courtesy comedian Vir Das


November 13th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actor and stand up comedian Vir Das has rewritten history, but with a comic touch. His forthcoming show, called "History Of India - VIRitten", is set to ... Read more...

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Artie Lange Is Back To Howard Stern’s Comedy Show


September 28th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Comedian Artie Lange emerged as a true winner when he decided to get back to Howard Stern's Comedy Cellar. Artie Lange, who had been subjected to ... Read more...

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Stephen Colbert Takes His Stand-Up Act To Congress


September 25th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, Sep 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Stephen Colbert, the renowned Goofball TV comic, brought his stand-up comedy act to the Congress on Friday, when the latter was testifying before a House ... Read more...

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Comedian Robert Schimmel Admitted To Medical Facility In Serious Condition


September 4th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Much-acclaimed stand-up comedian Robert Schimmel has been admitted in a medical facility after he suffered major injuries in a car accident that took place on Thursday. ... Read more...

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Jay Leno Raises $100,000 For Oil Spill Recovery Efforts


August 23rd, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Stand Up comedian and talk show host Jay Leno showed another side to his personality as he was seen raising $100,000 towards the recovery of the ... Read more...

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Winner of Comedy Circus is about to be revealed


August 22nd, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kapil Sharma and Parvati Singhal have won Sony TV's, Comedy Circus Ke Superstars by defeating the duo of Krushna Abhishek and Sudesh Lahiri. Kapil was earlier ... Read more...

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Whitney Cummings On “The Roast Of David Hasselhoff”


August 17th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The highly anticipated "The Roast of David Hasselhoff" was aired on Sunday night on Comedy Central and it surely tickled the funny bones of its viewers. ... Read more...

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Saliesh A.k.a Tarak Mehta Is A Multi-Talented Personality!


August 13th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actor Shailesh Lodha, who is popularly known as Tarak Mehta of SAB TV's "Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah', is a person with multiple talents. Apart from ... Read more...

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Krushna Favourite To Host Sony’s Chat Show


July 30th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): History hasn't been kind towards chat shows in the recent past, with most attempts failing miserably. That though hasn't deterred TV channels from trying their luck ... Read more...

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John Mayer tries out comedy again


June 30th, 2010 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 30 (IANS) Musician John Mayer returned to a stand-up comedy club in New York, almost four years after his first outing as a comedian proved to be a ... Read more...

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India gets its very own Comedy Store


June 23rd, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Comedy Store, a live stand-up comedy theatre originally launched in London, now has its branch in India's entertainment capital, courtesy co-founder Don Ward and stand-up comedian-actor ... Read more...

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“My Character Is A Typical Jholler (Fraud) Type”- Rehman Khan


June 8th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Rehman Khan, the comedian known for his stand-up acts, which are original and include remarkable one-liners, will soon be seen on SAB TV's latest venture "Papad Pol ... Read more...

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Obama Too Cool To Be Joked About: Chris Rock


June 7th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Comedian, Chris Rock whose comments on the 1996 Presidential elections earned him an Emmy nomination, revealed that it's very difficult for him to crack jokes ... Read more...

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Iliza Shlesinger Has Her Own Half Hour Special After Winning Last Comic Standing


June 5th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Iliza Shlesinger became the first female and youngest person to win the 'Last Comic Standing' show and got to perform on her own half hour show ... Read more...

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Bill Cosby Delivers A Perfect Humorous Performance On The Tonight Show


May 20th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Bill Cosby is prolonging his career as a comedian in the world of entertainment with a positive and upbeat mindset. After functioning for several decades ... Read more...

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Boogie Woogie, Comedy Circus Bash Rocks!


May 18th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Saturday night was celebration time for Sony, which is all set to get two of its popular shows "Boogie Woogie' and "Comedy Circus Ke Superstars' on air. ... Read more...

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Jimmy Fallon All Set To Host The Emmys This Year


May 5th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) All Jimmy Fallon fans out there take note. The noted stand up comedy artist who is known for his appearance in the NBC sketch comedy show ... Read more...

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The Video Tape Revelation Ruined Chelsea Handler’s Christmas Surprise


May 1st, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chelsea Handler has come forward to clarify and justify her own homemade sex tape. After an online publication house claimed that it has got hold of ... Read more...

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Chelsea Handler Describes Her Sex Tape As A Joke


May 1st, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Chelsea Handler sex tape does live. Chelsea, nevertheless, is not taking it too seriously. Seemingly, the sex tape was executed as a joke. ... Read more...

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Chelsea Handler Sextape Was Meant As An Audition Joke


April 30th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chelsea Handler has revealed, in her own talk show, that the sex-tape that everyone seem to be talking about nowadays in, indeed, very much in existence, ... Read more...

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