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Tig Notaro’s Second Show at Treefort: Tix On Sale Tomorrow

Posted in Comedy with tags , , on 02/23/2023 by korzeck

One of the biggest acts to anchor this year’s edition of Treefort Music Fest in Boise isn’t even a musician.

Headlining Comedyfort, the self-described offshoot of the March extravaganza, is Tig Notaro. The veteran entertainer started performing more than 20 years ago and is now one of the most talked-about comedians in the U.S.

To wit, the Notaro performance scheduled for Comedyfort — specifically, at the Egyptian Theatre on March 25 at 8 p.m. — sold out quickly. Earlier this week, organizers announced a second show; they told the Bad Penny that it will happen on the same evening at 10:30 p.m.

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Outrage Over Bill Burr’s Abortion Bit Is a Joke

Posted in Comedy, Essays with tags , , on 11/10/2022 by korzeck

Bill Burr is splitting the Internet again. A bit about abortion on his latest comedy special, Live at Red Rocks, is tearing up social media. But, as usual, anyone shocked over the always-hilarious, always-controversial comedian is clearly not a fan.

In his latest special, Bill Burr closes by saying, “I know I said I lot of divisive sh– here tonight. So, before I get out of here, let’s bring the room together. It’s a very divisive time. Everyone wants to feel safe. Let’s do a nice, normal, mainstream topic so everybody can drive home happy, no fights. All right? Sound good? All right, great. Let’s talk abortion.”

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Every Song by Tim Heidecker’s Dekkar, Ranked

Posted in Comedy, Lists with tags , , , , on 07/05/2022 by korzeck

1. “Empty Bottle“: The hit song that broke the band like a broken lantern. That dared us to check out life on the dark side but then stuffed us with everything good and light. With this timeless and unparalleled gem, Tim, Axiom and Manuel drained us of everything — and filled us up again.

2. “Empty Bottle (Acoustic)

3. “Empty Bottle (1.5 Remastered Edition)

Yakov Smirnoff Was Right

Posted in Comedy, Videos with tags on 07/03/2022 by korzeck

The 3 Best Podcasts on the Internet in 2022

Posted in Comedy, Lists on 06/04/2022 by korzeck
Mailin’ It!: The Official Podcast of the USPS

1. “Mailin’ It!“: “A lighthearted look into the history, innovation, and inner workings of the United States Postal Service.” Recommended episode: “Stamps, an American Obsession

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Bob Odenkirk: 20 Must-See YouTube Videos With the Better Call Saul and Mr. Show Star

Posted in Comedy, Lists, Videos with tags , , , , on 05/05/2022 by korzeck
Bob Odenkirk

On Tuesday, we presented you, dear reader, with an exceptionally (and probably unnecessarily) long examination of Bob Odenkirk’s recently released Comedy Comedy Comedy Drama: A Memoir. The post included a list of facts and details likely unbeknownst to even the most devout fans of the actor/writer/director/sketch-comedy icon.

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Bob Odenkirk’s New Memoir: 20 Key Takeaways

Posted in Comedy, Lists, Reviews, What You Readin' For? with tags , , on 05/03/2022 by korzeck
Bob Odenkirk’s Comedy Comedy Comedy Drama: A Memoir

Thanks to his breakthrough role as Saul Goodman a.k.a Jimmy McGill in Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, Bob Odenkirk finally got his due in mainstream culture starting in 2009. Landing the part was a game-changer for the actor/writer/director/sketch-comedy icon who had spent more than a decade toiling on dozens of projects that never saw the light of day.

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Exclusive: Fu-Schnickens Finally Re-Form for Foo Fighters Fest

Posted in Comedy, Fun And Games with tags , on 05/02/2022 by korzeck
Fu-Schnickens and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl

“To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar” screening and Q&A with Wesley Snipes and John Leguizamo also confirmed for Foos’ Ball, happening July 8, 2023, in Roswell, New Mexico.

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Poll: Which Hair-Metal Band Should Reunite?

Posted in Comedy, Fun And Games, Polls with tags , , , , , on 04/18/2022 by korzeck

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Louis C.K. Jokes About Having Bestiality Sex with a Goat on ‘SNL’

Posted in Comedy, Reviews with tags , , on 04/09/2017 by korzeck

Louis C.K. jokes about goat sex during his stint hosting last night’s “SNL”

Check out my review of Louis C.K.’s monologue from last night’s “Saturday Night Live” on Monsters and Critics.