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With a Time Knife!
Via Milk and Cookies

GODDAMIT! This looked like a fun show with limitless possibilities. I am bummed it didn’t make it past the pilot.

Money shot:
Though he has been a big shot in stand-up circles for more than a decade, he is not a household name to general audiences, despite appearing on the HBO cult favorite “Mr. Show With Bob and David” in the 1990s and, more recently, on “The Sarah Silverman Program” on Comedy Central, which also showed [...]

Philly gets the love from Christian Finnegan:
CHRISTIAN FINNEGAN presents his first 1 hour comedy special Au Contraire!
Star of VH1’s “Best Week Ever”, Comedy Central’s “Chappelle’s Show”, “Comedy Central Presents” and MSNBC’s “Countdown with Keith Olbermann”
Learn more about Christian Finnegan at:
October 25, 2008
The Trocadero Theater
1003 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
7:30pm (Early Show) or
10:00pm (Later Show)

From this weekend’s New Yorker Fesival.
Money shot:
How he met Jon Stewart: Actually, he was hired but had yet to meet Jon, who had just been hired as host. There was a press conference with the head of Comedy Central to announce it, and Colbert, newly-minted correspondent, said, “Shouldn’t we be covering this?” So off he [...]