UPROXX Interview: Bill Burr Talks About His New Netflix Special, The Internet’s Wrath, And ‘Better Call Saul’

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For his newest Netflix comedy special, Bill Burr offers us insight on touring, ignoring outrage and his undying respect for Vince Gilligan.


What The Hell Is Wrong With Artie Lange And Why Did He Make A Slave Joke About An ESPN Reporter?

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Artie Lange made some really weird jokes about Cari Champion, a black reporter for ESPN. What are your thoughts?

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How ‘In Living Color,’ MTV’s Guy Code, And Stoner YouTube Comedy Brought Together truTV’s New Sketch Show

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Any sketch show thrives on its cast: Here's how the Friends of the People first met.


Comedians Who Really Used The Internet Effectively To Make A Name For Themselves

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Without the Internet, we wouldn't have these comedians.


Meet Kobian, Japan’s Robot ‘Comedian’

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Kobian is stiff, his material is weak and cliched, and his pacing is terrible. OK, so maybe this is actually a pretty good imitation of your typical stand-up comedian.


Oh Awesome, Kevin Hart Is Guest Starring On Next Week’s Monday Night Raw, Cool, Perfect

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Because he isn't in enough shit already, ubiquitous celebrity Kevin Hart will guest host next week's WWE Monday Night Raw. HILARITY ENSUES.


Comedian John Pinette Dead At 50, After Losing 200 Pounds And Getting Sober

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Comedian John Pinette dead at age 50, months after losing 200 pounds and getting sober.

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5 Bill Hicks Stand Up Bits That Everyone Should Know On The 20th Anniversary Of His Death

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Bill Hicks passed away 20 years ago today. Let's remember him for his 5 most legendary bits.

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Aziz Ansari & Chelsea Peretti Are Raising Money For A New York Comic Who Was Hit By A Train

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Liza Dye was hit by a subway train, so her funny friends are helping her pay her medical bill.


Dave Chappelle’s New Comedy Tour Kicks Off Tomorrow. It Sounds Like He’s Got His Groove Back.

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Dave Chappelle's first official comedy tour in years kicks off Friday in Austin, Texas. Praise Jesus -- Dave is back!


Andy Kindler roasted Adam Carolla, others in Just for Laughs speech

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UPDATE: We found a longer transcript of Kindler's speech, posted below, and honestly, it sounds like kind of a non-story in context.


Watch A Man Freak Strangers Out On The Street With An Body-Cut-In-Half Illusion


Andy Gross obviously loves f*cking with people. That's okay in our book.


Pete Holmes Discussed How Difficult It Is To Cover Your Junk In Little League


You may know Pete Holmes as a successful stand-up comedian, the host of the Nerdist's You Made It Weird podcast or, if you are one of my parents, as the voice of the baby in the E-trade commercials.


Mitch Hedberg’s Comedy Notebooks Are Just Delightful

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Mitch Hedberg wrote all of his jokes in notebooks. Those notebooks belong in a museum of some sort.


Attempting to Recap Katt Williams’ Epic Meltdown

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A High-Speed Tricycle Chase and a $300K Pirate Ship: Katt Williams' Crazy Week Not many people are covering the insane meltdown that Katt Williams has been having for the past few weeks, I suspect because there's just too much to cover.


VIDEO: Comedian brings heckler on stage, finds cocaine on him

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Here's a fun little video that's been making the rounds among my stand-up comedian friends: comedian Jake Weisman, performing at the Hell Yes Fest in New Orleans over the weekend, finds himself dealing with your typical drunk jackass who thinks he's helping entertain the audience by interjecting dumb comments in the middle of Weisman's set ups (you'd be amazed at how common it is for drunk people to talk to the the guy on stage as if it's a private conversation between just them two - I mentioned this phenomenon in my Dave Chappelle story a while back).


Of Course ESPN Hired Frank Caliendo

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Back in August, NFL fans everywhere rejoiced as “comedian” and impressionist Frank Caliendo announced on his Facebook page that he had “parted ways” with Fox Sports and would not be returning to the network’s Sunday NFL coverage.


Oh no. Frank Caliendo Fired? The Horror.

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I was pleased as hunch punch this morning when I saw that my cooler UPROXX cousin Christmas Ape had already covered the news that Frank Caliendo was out at FOX Sports as the go-to guy for the NFL pre-game’s horrible impressions of impressions.


Russell Crowe to make Bill Hicks biopic his directorial debut. Wait, what?

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Bill Hicks was a legendary American comic who was always more famous in England and Europe than he was in the US (mainly from touring there in the early nineties).


Mike Birbiglia's 'Sleepwalk With Me' Finally Has A Trailer

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After torturing us with rave reviews out of Sundance and SXSW, Mike Birbiglia’s directorial debut Sleepwalk with Me will finally hit theaters on August 24, albeit in limited release.

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