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11 Movies About Stand-up Comedy

Jenny Slate in Obvious Child

With Jenny Slate currently in theaters playing a stand-up comic in the wonderful Obvious Child, it's a good time to look back at 10 other depictions of stand-up on film. Have there been very many good movies about the art form? Check out this list and decide for yourself.

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Christian Finnegan: The Fun Part - Review

Read a review of Christian Finnegan's 2014 stand-up comedy special The Fun Part, which debuted on Netflix.

Carrot Top - Biography

Read a biography of famous prop comedian Carrot Top, a onetime hit with college audiences with his own successful show in Las Vegas.

Whitney Cummings: I Love You - Stand-up Special Review

Read a review of "I Love You," the second hour-long stand-up special from comedian Whitney Cummings. Comedy Central premiere date 6/28/14.

Five Comedians Who Use Props

Not every stand-up comic takes the stage with just a microphone. Here are some comics who bring stuff on stage with them, from puppets to props to magic tricks.

Blended - Movie Review

Read a review of the 2014 comedy Blended starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore. Release date 5/23/14.

Saturday Night Live Andy Samberg S39 Recap

Former cast member Andy Samberg hosted the final episode of Saturday Night Live's 39th season with musical guest St. Vincent. Special appearances by Bill Hader, Martin Short, Maya Rudolph, 2 Chainz, Kristen Wiig, Fred Armisen and Paul Rudd. Original air date 5/17/14.

Saturday Night Live S39 Charlize Theron Episode Recap

Read a recap of Saturday Night Live episode 3920 hosted by Charlize Theron with musical guest The Black Keys. Special appearance by Barbara Walters. Original air date 5/10/14.

Spike Lee Directing New Katt Williams Special

Despite being "retired" from stand-up after a weird couple years of meltdowns and arrests, Katt Williams is taping a new hour-long comedy special for HBO to be

First Comics Announced for Just for Laughs 2014

The Just for Laughs festival in Montreal continues to be the biggest comedy festival in the world -- a month-long monster with hundreds of shows and comedians

Saturday Night Live S39 Andrew Garfield Episode Recap

Read a recap of Saturday Night Live episode 3919, hosted by Amazing Spider-Man 2 star Andrew Garfield with musical guest Coldplay. Special appearances by Emma Stone, Kiefer Sutherland and Mary Lynn Rajskub.

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