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A comedian (French: comédien) or comic is a person who seeks to entertain an audience, primarily by making them laugh. This might be through jokes or amusing situations, or acting a fool, as in slapstick, or employing prop comedy. A comedian who addresses an audience directly is called a stand-up comic.
A popular saying, variously quoted but generally attributed to Ed Wynn, is, “A comic says funny things; a comedian says things funny”, which draws a distinction between how ...

Surprise, Surprise: YouTube Million Dollar Gift Was All A Hoax

Surprise, Surprise: YouTube Million Dollar Gift Was All A Hoax

You should probably sit down for this. Get composed, and ready yourself for really unexpected, bad news: The kid that asked for a million dollars on YouTube and then got it? Yeah, total hoax, exactly like I said it was. After staging a check-awarding ceremony …

HP Throws Big Brand Weight Behind Live Streaming Interactive Video

HP Throws Big Brand Weight Behind Live Streaming Interactive Video

I'm a sucker for improvisational comedy.  Back in college, my roommates and I got hooked on the original Whose Line Is It Anyway, and when Drew Carey created an American version several years later (including several cast members from the British version), we were there …

How To Make Money On YouTube: Just Ask for It?

How To Make Money On YouTube: Just Ask for It?

There's a story catching fire this week and I bet you've heard about it.  A kid goes on YouTube a month ago, asking rich people to give him a million dollars, and a few short weeks later he claims to have found the generous donor. …

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