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Anthony Jeselnik

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2013

    Rape jokes: Comedian debates feminist on FX's Totally Biased

    On last Thursday's Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, comedian Jim Norton got in a verbal sparring match with Jezebel writer Lindy West. For the most part, their positions were fixed and predictable -- but rarely have two people in the reactionary careers of standup comic and feminist author achieve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    Nerdist's Erotic Fan Fiction leaves Denver filthy with laughter

    Typically found at L.A.'s Nerdist Theater, the Erotic Fan Fiction competition made itself at home at the Bug Theatre last night, dirtying the minds of a roomful of comedy fans with its unsettlingly hilarious mix of pop culture and hardcore pornography. Troy Walker earned himself the top ranking in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    Think Mommy Dearest was tough? Consider these divas of the animal world

    And you thought you had it bad when your mom said, "No cookies until after dinner"...at least your mother didn't devour her young! According to Brian Aucone, vice president for animal care at the Denver Zoo, a wide variety of animals have been documented killing and occasionally cannibalizing their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Comedy review: Chris Hardwick gets cozy in Kigurumi pajamas at Comedy Works

    "Normally, whenever I'm doing a show, I like to find out what people do for a living. Should there be a zombie apocalypse -- which there will be -- I want to find out if their skills are applicable," comedian Chris Hardwick told his Comedy Works audience last night after doing extensive crowd-work. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    Comedian Chris Hardwick on hipsters, sobriety and the true meaning of being a nerd

    In 2013, being called a nerd isn't the insult that it once was. Practically no one uses the term negatively anymore, and there's no shortage of those who proudly wear the nerd badge as a cultural identity. But if there's still such a thing as a king of the nerds, the honor would probably go to stand ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    The ten best comedy events in May

    Now that we've finally eked our way into the warmer weeks of spring (fingers crossed), it's time to get off the couch and head out into the fresh air to get to May's ten best comedy events. We've got albums being recorded, albums being released, two Latino-themed shows, nerd heroes Aziz Ansari and C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Obama talks getting stoned and Conan rips GOP at D.C. Correspondents Dinner

    On Saturday night Conan O'Brien took on hosting duties for the second time since 1995 at the annual White House Correspondents Dinner, and apparently his years on network television have not affected his ability to skewer politicians and pundits with some unrelenting jabs at the most sensitive news ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    Anthony Jeselnik celebrates baby-death, bulimia and domestic violence at DU

    The appearance of sociopathic dreamboat Anthony Jeselnik at the University of Denver's Newman Center Saturday was filled with unthinkable rape jokes and reverse-pandering to the backward-hat bros and "Woo!" women who populate the college campus. Despite the fact that nearly half his set was recycled ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Anthony Jeselnik's five most deliciously offensive moments

    Between his standup performances and his Comedy Central show, The Jeselnik Offensive, handsome asshole Anthony Jeselnik has slapped the P.C. button of just about every sociopolitical demographic the world over. Whether you're a liberal female with an eating disorder or a conservative Catholic who su ... More >>

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    April 25, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    Fred Savage: Horrible romantic advice from Wonder Years to Ladies Night

    Last Friday, the news broke that one-time tween-dream Fred Savage will direct Charlize Theron in the upcoming female buddy-pic Ladies Night. The film is being described as Bridesmaids-esque, which means it will most likely be another mildly funny, wholly predictable rom-com attempt at proving that w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    Chris Tucker: Five reasons why we love him

    If it weren't for his recent, surprisingly tender performance in the Oscarific Silver Linings Playbook, Chris Tucker would be in danger of only being known for his massive IRS debt. But now he's back, not only in his first film in years but on the road performing standup, which was what first brough ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    When Obama appears as Satan, where's Stephen Colbert?

    Stephen Colbert, as a real human being, is useless to us. Yes, that's a very selfish thing to say, but we all know it's true. When he's stepped out of character in the past for interviews on Fresh Air or Meet the Press, it's mildly interesting, but it's interesting in the same way that it was intere ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    Mara Wiles on her return to comedy following a kidney transplant

    Comedian Mara Wiles hasn't had it easy the last few years. After establishing herself as an intelligently goofy performer on the local comedy scene, she was diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening kidney disorder that, to say the least, interrupted her ascending career as a standup. And Denver ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Offended: Why Anthony Jeselnik will never be Joan Rivers, or The Onion

    Comedy Central's The Jeselnik Offensive ran its fourth episode Tuesday, characteristically taking on the politically sensitive news of the day with an irreverent send-up of Adam Strange, a recent victim of a shark attack in New Zealand. "Was he killed? You bet your sweet ass he was," Jeselnik laughe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    Chelsea Peretti on writing standup and talking to creepy podcast callers

    Whether she's posting hilarious observations on Twitter, accepting calls from random strangers on her podcast, or performing her delightfully judgmental standup, comedian Chelsea Peretti does it all with sharp wit and magnetic observational humor. Peretti, also a former writer for the Emmy-nominated ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    Anthony Jeselnik on his jerk persona, Comedy Central roasts, and why he likes hecklers

    In his comedy act, Anthony Jeselnik plays the asshole, cracking dark, arrogant, and hilarious one-liners. The persona has gotten him far; Jeselnik is now a prominent figure on Comedy Central's roasts, has a successful stand-up career, and is in development for a television show on the same network. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 1, 2011
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