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    October 2, 2014
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    September 18, 2014
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    June 25, 2013

    Top Five Chappelle's Show Musical Sketches

    Growing up around the time that Chappelle's Show was on the air, it was like a cult. Literally the moment that a new episode aired, you'd have any number of hilarious new quotes to throw around with all your friends. Dave Chappelle invented memes on a nightly basis for a generation of teens, and it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    Mayor Annise Parker to Appear on Colbert Report Tonight

    In case you hadn't heard, Mayor Annise Parker will be a guest tonight on Comedy Central's The Colbert Report tonight, which airs locally at 10:30 p.m. after The Daily Show. The announcement of her appearance camer earlier this week. It should be interesting to see the interaction between the two. P ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
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    February 9, 2012

    The Happy Humor of the Harvard Sailing Team

    Before there was "Shit Girls Say," there was "Boys Will Be Girls." The funnier take on the concept from the Harvard Sailing Team made the Internet rounds in the spring of 2010 and forever popularized the phrase "Totes the best hun-cal fro-yo." Now, the sketch comedy group comprised of neither Harvar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    The 8 Best Diamond-TV-Ad Spoofs On The Web

    If there's anything that can bring people together during Christmas, it's the unanimity of hatred for cheesy jewelry ads on TV. Cynical in conception, gooey in execution, the ubiquitous spots appall most everyone. On the other hand, they must make somebody buy crappy jewelry, or they wouldn't be on ... More >>

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    April 28, 2011
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    April 28, 2011
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    February 28, 2011

    Tosh.0 to Make Fox 26's Isiah Carey Even More Viral

    If you've been on the net anytime in the past two years, you've probably seen the above (very old) clip of Isiah Carey going nuts when a bug gets in his mouth during a stand-up. It's about to get new life: Carey announced on his blog that he'll be appearing on the hit Comedy Central show Tosh.0, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2010

    Drowning In A Sea Of White Liberal Elitists At The Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Fear

    ​Just thought I'd head off the obvious criticisms. CBS estimated that the crowd at Saturday's Rally to Restore Sanity And/Or Fear in Washington DC drew some 215,000 attendees, though my favorite part of that story was this: TBD reported that because of the high turnout many would-be rally at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    Pop Rocks: 100 Episodes In, Here Are Futurama's Finest

    ​So what if the total run of episodes was broken up by six years? This still counts: Leela leads an army of underground mutants in a revolt against the surface people in the milestone 100th episode of "Futurama," premiering Thursday, September 2 at 10:00 p.m. on Comedy Central. This sixth sea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2010

    The Week In TV: Back For Another Round

    Lost may be gone, but these other shows are returning for another season.​Summer is upon us, television is a rocky wasteland, and you're probably out grilling right now. This was the week in TV Land: • Summer's a weird time for TV viewers and often a terrible one for TV fans: There are lo ... More >>

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    April 26, 2010

    The Week In TV: Lost Takes A Break, South Park Takes A Dive

    ​The sun chased the rain, I can feel summer coming, and I was greeted at the door by a rabbi that looks like Joaquin Phoenix. This was the week in TV Land: • So, this is dumb: South Park has been forced by Viacom to bend to the will of Muslim extremists. The show's 200th episode was a two- ... More >>

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    February 11, 2010

    Jim Gaffigan

    We don't want to call him a food comic, but he does talk a lot about eating

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    This Week In TV: The Return of 24 and American Idol, Fox's Advertising Revenue

    It's the middle of winter, we're about to get new shows, and this is the year I make contact. This was the week in TV Land. • So, New Year's happened. This was my first year not to ring it in with a regular party of friends who get dangerously drunk and watch the ball drop on Telemundo. But my ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    Anjelah Johnson's Houston Special Airs Tonight

    ​Stand-up comic and actress Anjelah Johnson came through Houston last summer to tape her first special for Comedy Central. Hair Balls spoke with Johnson, a former NFL cheerleader, who appears in the just-released film Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel and will soon be seen in the upcoming Ou ... More >>

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    December 17, 2009

    Greg Giraldo

    Comedy Central darling leaves wife, keeps party lifestyle

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    The Week In TV: Trauma Dies On the Operating Table

    It's a beautiful weekend, the rain has stopped, and my Batman voice sounds like Cookie Monster. This was the week in TV Land: • I take nothing but pleasure in the misfortune of the untalented, which is why it's my pleasure to pass along the news that ratings for Comedy Central's The Jeff Dunham S ... More >>

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    September 3, 2009

    Jay Mohr

    Last Comic Standing founder still finds time for the road

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    June 25, 2009

    Funny Girl

    Jokes of the Female Persuasion

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    January 29, 2009

    David Alan Grier

    The star of The Chocolate News says Barack Obama is better than a “pretty, pretty unicorn”

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    December 4, 2008

    Gabriel Iglesias

    This big man gets some big laughs

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    November 20, 2008

    South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut

    Trey Parker and Matt Stone give their animated series the big-screen treatment

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    November 20, 2008

    Dan Cummins

    Web exclusive!

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    October 23, 2008

    Greg Behrendt

    The co-author of He's Just Not That Into You doles out advice and jokes

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    September 4, 2008

    Mitch Fatel

    Aspen Comedy Festival’s Best Comedian winner gets funny — and naughty

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    August 21, 2008

    Kyle Cease

    Comedian delivers jokes faster and furious…uh…er

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    July 3, 2008

    Patrice Oneal

    This comedian knows funny, so shut up and listen

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    May 8, 2008

    Tig Notaro

    Spanish translations keep this comedian tossing in her sleep

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    April 17, 2008

    Brian Regan

    Comedian appeals to both fans and performers of comedy

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2008
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    February 2, 2008

    Q&A: Chewing the Fat with Christian Finnegan

    Fans of Chappelle’s Show and Best Week Ever will recognize Christian Finnegan — if not by name, by face. The comedian played the “crazy” white roommate on the Chappelle’s Show parody skit “The Mad Real World,” and always has a clever quip about celebrities on Best Week Ever. Finnegan i ... More >>

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    January 24, 2008
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    September 27, 2007

    Q&A: Greg Giraldo Talks about Carrot Top, Carlos Mencia, Ray Romano, Lewis Black, Patton Oswalt, Dick Cheney and, of course, Paris Hilton

    Greg Giraldo drops into the Improv this week, but last week Assistant Night & Day Editor Dusti Rhodes talked to him on the phone about roasting celebrities, stealing jokes, being a dad, and his upcoming show on Comedy Central. Houstoned: You’re kind of known for being really good at roasting peop ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 23, 2007

    Carlos Alazraqui

    Arresting comedy by Reno 911’s Officer Garcia

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    August 16, 2007

    Al Madrigal

    Comedian spreads the yucks around

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2007

    Gonna Be an Earthquake

    Comic Earthquake comes to town on Saturday with a show that he promises is "more mature." The comedian, who has had specials on HBO, BET and Comedy Central, says his show is definetely for adults. "It''s a little more sophisticated, on the topics that's going on." While much of his work centers on r ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 19, 2007

    John DiResta

    This NY comic’s got two TV shows and lots of shtick

  • News

    May 24, 2007

    Funny Business

    Once upon a time Houston was a hot spot for comedy clubs. Now it's anybody's guess on who'll turn out on any given night

  • Home Entertainment

    February 16, 2006
  • Music

    February 9, 2006

    Sam Winch

    The Lullabadeer

  • Film

    December 8, 2005

    Jesus Saves

    Sarah Silverman speaks the unspeakable. And funny? Oh, hell, yes.

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    June 2, 2005

    Quite a Stretch

    Dance goes far and wide at the Big Range Dance Festival

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    April 8, 2004
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    June 19, 2003
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    March 27, 2003
  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Comedian

    Mike MacRae

  • Culture

    July 26, 2001

    It Happens

    Ohmigod! Five seasons in, South Park's the funniest show on TV.

  • Film

    July 1, 1999
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