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  • Gary Gulman on Conan, “We whine everything into perfection”

    Gary Gulman is no stranger to late night. He has performed on every late night show, and last night he returned to Conan. Gulman’s set was all about the technology revolution. Things were much different when his parents we’re growing up; orange juice has less pulp, books are on Kindle, movies are available for the lazy on iTunes, and phones are no longer used to talk to people. Check it out.

    Andrew Orvedahl on Tonight Show, “Sometimes I’ll forget I’m divorced”

    Denver comedian, and member of The Grawlix comedy group, Andrew Orvedahl was the guest comedian on last night’s The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. Orvedahl is a recently divorced father of one, and sadly, his comedy career causes him to miss semi-important things such as preschool graduations… well, sort of. “You can’t miss something that’s not actually a real thing.” Orvedahl goes to talk about it slips his mind from time to time that he’s divorced, parenting secrets, and the perks of owning a flask. Check it out.

    Watch a clip from Doug Benson’s new Netflix special “Doug Dynasty”

    We’ve already talked about the long list of stand-up special hitting Netflix this fall, but be sure to add this one to your calendar. Doug Benson’s new special, Doug Dynasty, will premiere on Netflix on November 6th. Benson has previously released six albums, but this will be his first hour special. Outside of his stand-up, Benson has become a popular panelist on Comedy Central’s @Midnight, he host the Doug Loves Movies podcast and the Getting Doug with High video podcast, as well as created the films Super High Me and The Greatest Movie Ever Rolled. Check out the first clip on his special in which Benson answers some audience tweets.

    Jerrod Carmichael’s HBO special, “Love At The Store” premieres tomorrow, here’s a preview clip

    Tomorrow night! Jerrod Carmichael’s first stand-up special Love At The Store premieres on HBO. It’s a big deal for the comedian on many levels. While we’re sure by this point you’ve all set the DVRs to record the Spike Lee directed special. Funny Or Die, who helped put together not one, but two killer promos for the special also just released this brief clip from the special in which Carmichael discusses the safety in street names.

    Jerry Seinfeld on Letterman, “I have knowledge and its all not about this”

    The next season of Jerry Seinfeld’s hit web series, Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee is about to launch again in November. So there’s no better time than now for the legendary comedian to drop by Late Show with David Letterman for a tight five minutes of stand-up followed by some couch time with the show’s host where he even revealed some of the upcoming guests on the show (Jimmy Fallon, Fred Armisen), in addition to discussing Joan Rivers who was to be a guest on the show but it never came to be. Read More

    Kurt Braunohler on The Tonight Show, “I don’t like biscotti and that’s ok”

    The wonderful Kurt Braunohler made his Tonight Show debut on Friday. Braunohler has done Conan in the past and had a great Comedy Central Half Hour this summer, but this was his first network late night stand-up set. Braunohler talked about his distaste for biscotti, amazing sights you see at the dog park, dating woes, and troubleshooting weird British washing machines. Check it out.