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5 Funniest TV Shows You Should Illegally Download

Five funny TV shows you’re probably not watching, that are on now, and that aren’t named “30 Rock” or “Family Guy”… (Or Tosh, or Modern Family, or The Simpsons). Sorry, “Rob”…


#5 Inside Comedy (Showtime)
Comedians talk to other comedians about comedy. Is there anything better?


#4 The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (IFC)
If “David Cross + Will Arnett” isn’t enough to entice you, this is the best mix of US and UK comedy styles I’ve ever experienced. This show could have saved lives in the American Revolutionary War.

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The 3 Funniest Books of 2011

No not my funniest books of 2011, the funniest books of 2011. Cause I read every funny book in 2011. All four of them…

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Compliments friends and family give me about my comedy

Friends and family offer unsolicited feedback for their creative loved ones. I wish Verizon have a special phone plan where I can call them all for free to thank them. Here’s some encouraging messages…

  • “Hey, how’s the big stand-up comedy star doing??”
  • “That was a great set! You killed! But I didn’t get that one joke. Everyone else was laughing, but I didn’t get it.”
  • “You’re really getting better!”
  • “What do you do when no one laughs?”
  • “I really love your tweets. But they’re not ALL funny.”
  • “You really have a lot of time on your hands!”
  • “You know who was really funny? That guy who went last. He was my favorite.”
  • “How would describe your comedy style? Is it like Seinfeld? I really like George Carlin.”
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    Top 10 Comedy Albums of 2011

    The comedy album in 2011 is purely a niche North American artform (why no albums, UK?). With the popularity of TV specials and DVD’s, it often seems the only people listening to comedy albums is other comics. A shame because every year turns out a slew of comedic gems.

    Here’s my ten favorite…

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    Better! Funner! is a blog written and curated by Phil Schwarzmann. You’ll find funny original pieces, some not-so-funny pieces, plus stuff that made Phil laugh from around them internets. Enjoy!

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