The show notes...
- Appearing on The Tonight Show doesn't have same impact it once did
- Three categories of comedy
- 1) Comics who came up as standups and leave it behind for acting
- 2) Comics who both act and do standup
- 3) New comics who are like indie rockers
- Comedians are getting the word out online, through podcasts, live shows
- The Dane Cook conundrum: his fans aren't necessarily comedy fans
- Howard Stern: Going to satellite meant too much of the dwarves and strippers
- YouTube is a goldmine for comedy fans
- The Onion News Network keeps National Lampoon aesthetic alive
- Ric liked The Onion Movie
- Comedy album is not what it once was
- Dube just bought new Doug Benson album directly from his site
- Adam Carolla does free podcast, sells downloadable live shows
- Sponsored podcasts are similar to 1950s television
- Comedians use online marketing to build their audiences
- Dube: Comedy is still very healthy
- Check out Dube's special comedy episode of More Lost Time
- Bonehead of the Week
Eternal Summers - A Salty Salute
Johnny Foreigner - The Most Beautiful Widow
The Thermals - Never Listen to Me
Teenage Fanclub - What You Do to Me
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The opening and closing theme of Completely Conspicuous is "Theme to Big F'in Pants" by Jay Breitling. Find out more about Senor Breitling at his fine music blogs Clicky Clicky and Keeping Some Dark Secrets. Additional music used in the show is by Me and Boris the Bull, which is the brainchild of the mighty Mark Campbell; find out more at . Thanks to Bob Durling for the album art; find out more about his photography at his blog.
Completely Conspicuous is a Tan God Production. Word.