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Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: Kristen Schaal – Live at the Fillmore

Kristen Schaal has been a stand-out star on TV for a long enough time — in live action shows like Flight of the Conchords and The Daily Show as well as cartoons like Bob’s Burgers and Gravity Falls — that it’s hard to believe that Live at the Fillmore is her first full-length standup special. But even if it’s surprising, it’s true; this week Comedy Central is releasing Schaal's debut Live at the Fillmore on DVD. In addition to Schaal's one-hour special, the DVD also features material from her performances on Comedy Central Presents and John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show, and her favorite appearances on The [...]

Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: 'Eugene Mirman – An Evening of Comedy in a Fake Underground Laboratory'

Maybe you know Brooklyn comedian Eugene Mirman from his stand up or variety show hosting gigs, or perhaps you recognize his voice as weird kid Gene Belcher on Fox’s Bob’s Burgers. Either way, this week you can buy his first hour-long Comedy Central special An Evening of Comedy in a Fake Underground Laboratory on CD/DVD combo pack. The DVD special features include extra material cut from the show as well as a highlight reel from Mirman’s Comedy Central pilot Eugene! in which Mirman ran a fake television network — “like Oprah, but also, not like Oprah.”

New Crop of Comedy Central Half-Hours Premiering this Friday

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Goodbye Comedy Central Presents – hello The Half Hour. Ostensibly, they're the same thing but The Half Hour sounds cooler. The list of specials includes a diverse assortment of dudes and Garfunkel & Oates. Besides G&O, there is: Joe Mande, Neal Brennan (famous for co-creating The Chappelle Show), Na'im Lynn, David O'Doherty, Michael Palascak, Jesse Popp, Theo Von ("famous" for being on Road Rules), Rory Scovel, Maronzio Vance, Nick Vatterott, and Brendon Walsh. The series premieres this Friday, May 11th, at 11:00pm with Rory Scovel, followed by Michael Palascak at [...]