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Louis C.K. delivers dark but hilarious comedy

Although comedian Louis C.K. has gained prominence in the last few years for his leading role on the critically praised FX television series “Louie,” C.K. continues to reach out to live audiences across the country.

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King of NY comedy makes his comeback

King of NY comedy makes his comeback

Perhaps George Costanza described the plot of his own show best: “It’s about nothing.” For a series with such an underwhelming slogan, the impact “Seinfeld” has had on television, comedy, and culture is difficult to underestimate.

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Comedian Demetri Martin discusses new show

Despite the seemingly basic title of his new Comedy Central special Demetri Martin. Standup Comedian., Demetri Martin is anything but one-dimensional.

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Watchmen joins list of exploited comics

Watchmen joins list of exploited comics

Ever since comic books broke into the mainstream, fans have weathered systematic bastardization of their favorite series (Smallville, the Green Lantern and Captain America movies).

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Frog Thor, Line, and Geeks Galore: 6th Annual NYCC Convention

Geeks. Nerds. Otaku. Whatever you want to call them, you’ll find them at the Sixth Annual New York Comic Con (NYCC). An East Coast Mecca for all things nerdy, NYCC is located at the Javits Center and can be divided up into three different sections: panels, Artist Alley, and the show floor.

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Comic Review: “Scott Pilgrim: Scott Pilgrim’s Finest Hour” Volume 6

You spent the first five years trying to get with the plan, and the next five years trying to be with your friends again.

After six years, six volumes and seven evil exes, was she worth it? That’s the big question about Bryan Lee O’Malley’s “Scott Pilgrim: Scott Pilgrim’s Finest Hour.”

‘How we got here: Scott Pilgrim is 23 years old, played bass in the band Sex-Bob-Omb with his friends and fell in love with this awesome delivery girl, Ramona Flowers.

Problem: Scott must defeat the aforementioned seven evil exes before he and Ramona can date.

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Comic Review: “Scott Pilgrim’s Finest Hour” Volume 6

In three weeks, either your comic book nerdlet friend, twee-as-fuck boyfriend or the beguiling charms of Michael Cera will force you to see “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.” And it will be glorious, and everyone will talk about how Cera broke out of his typecast role, how director Edgar Wright is god’s gift to geeks and how everyone wants Scott Pilgrim’s precious little life.

But why wait? For the third topic, I mean. ‘Cause if you want to jump on the bandwagon and have the street cred for the inevitable conversations, then picking up “Scott Pilgrim’s Finest Hour,” the sixth and final volume in Bryan Lee O’Malley’s landmark comic series, is probably the best way to feign the sexy confidence of a comics connoisseur and make the jean shorts drop.

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